Cadel Evans

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 4: On road disc brakes and the needs of amateur vs. pro cyclists

Few equipment issues are more contentious in road cycling right now than disc brakes. Should they be legal or shouldn’t they? Are they as dangerous as some have made them out to be? And are they even worth the debate or is the whole thing just some grand conspiracy to sell more bikes? Our fourth …

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Disc brake trial stalls under continued rider objections

CyclingTips learned in May that the short-lived disc brake trial period for elite-level racing was to be provisionally reinstated this month but last week’s planned meeting between the three key invested parties didn’t go as smoothly as some had hoped. There was some progress — namely, that disc brakes are now officially legal worldwide for …

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Visiting the home of Canyon bikes in Koblenz, Germany

On a recent trip to Germany for the annual cycling Disneyland that is Eurobike, we took a detour to the town of Koblenz, sitting on the banks of the River Rhine roughly an hour west of Frankfurt. For many it’s just an ordinary German town, but for bike fans and especially German cycling fans it’s a destination — …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andre Greipel wins stage 1 of the Tour de Luxembourg; In wake of BBC doping expose, WADA says it is exploring claims the biological passport is flawed; Bardiani-CSF quits MPCC over Giro d’Italia cortisol case; Evans on Porte’s Giro and more; Orica-GreenEdge backing Caleb Ewan …

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Photo gallery: the long and distinguished career of Cadel Evans

As he crossed the finish line in Geelong on Sunday, in the inaugural race named in his honour, Cadel Evans called time on a professional cycling career that had lasted two decades, most of it on the road. It had been a long an illustrious career with victories in two of the biggest bike races …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Annalisa Cucinotta wins opening stage of Ladies Tour of Qatar; Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages; Boasson Hagen: The goal is to win more and more, including Roubaix; Full route revealed for Paris-Nice, Bradley Wiggins likely to …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gianni Meersman claims inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Rachel Neylan wins elite women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Jack Bobridge unsuccessful in hour record bid, covers 51.3km for new Australian record; Matteo Pelucchi wins two of the four Challenge Mallorca races, Valverde …

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Gianni Meersman wins the inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Gianni Meersman (Etixx-Quick-Step) has won the inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road race, sprinting to victory in Geelong at the head of a nine-rider group. Simon Clarke (Orica-GreenEdge) finished second while Cannondale-Garmin’s Nathan Haas was third. The final selection of the action-packed race was made in the third and final circuit around Geelong when several …

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Preview: Elite men’s road race at the Australian National Road Championships

The Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships are well underway in Victoria with the criterium and time trials titles having been decided already. This weekend the riders will take to the roads of Buninyong for the road races, culminating with the elite men’s road race on Sunday. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef put together this …

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Australian Road Nationals: A fitting end if Cadel Evans wins?

There’s been a lot of talk of the favourites going into the elite men’s road race at this week’s Australian Road National Championships. With Simon Gerrans recovering from a broken collarbone and no longer a contender, things open up considerably. Could this be the year for Richie Porte? Could Mick Rogers take victory? Or could …

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