Stratford to Dargo

Whenever I climb up my favorite Victorian berg, Mt Hotham, I pass a sign pointing to this place called “Dargo”. It always makes me think about this infamous race that I’ve heard lots about but have never done – The Stratford to Dargo. From what I hear it’s tougher, longer and steeper than Mt Baw Baw and […]


There Goes The Warny

Out of the gates! photo by Leigh Schilling Never again. I know that’s what I say that every year, but I think I’ve sufficiently proved that I will never come close to winning this race.  It’s probably the most prestigious race in Australia that I think everybody dreams of winning (or even completing), but in […]


Changes To The Warny

The Melbourne to Warrnambool, or “The Warny”, as it’s affectionately known and abbreviated like most other nouns by the Aussies, has some big changes coming this year.   It’s the world’s second oldest race and was the world’s longest UCI sanctioned race at 299km.  You may remember me going on and on about the Warny in […]



Our overseas PRO tipster, Chris  D’Amelio, racing for Cinelli gives us the inside scoop for Sunday’s classic – Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Well the early season classics are truly into full swing! The cobblestone battles produced some exciting racing and amazingly we saw the same names itched onto the trophies as in the previous editions of both Paris-Roubaix […]


USA Race Calendar

Check out this gem I stumbled on  – – a nationwide USA race calendar.  Finally, the bike racing calendar comes out of the stone ages. Everything all in one place.  Its about time. When I first got into bike racing I remember having an extremely hard time finding when and where the local races […]


Fyxomatosis Presents Melburn Roobaix

Do something fun for a change.  If you live in Melbourne you may have no idea how lucky you are to have FYXOMATOSIS put on an event like this.  This only happens once a year and you can do your calendar full of serious races during the rest of the winter.  Sure the Mt. Baw […]