Gracie Elvin

Gracie Elvin: Why I’ll be humming Smoke on the Water at the Olympics

There are so many things I want to say and people to thank now that it has been announced that I have been selected to represent Australia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but first I want to tell you a story. It’s not my story – you’ve probably heard 100 like mine where a …

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After failed appeal, Australian women’s road cycling team for Rio finalised

The wait is over. Cycling Australia today announced its final roster for the Olympic Games in Rio next month, revealing its women’s road team after a failed appeal. The women’s road squad will be led by national road race champion Amanda Spratt who will be joined by her Orica-AIS teammates Gracie Elvin and Rachel Neylan. Rounding out the …

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Loren Rowney and Gracie Elvin’s #CrepeMonday inauguration

Since about 2012, I have had an ongoing battle with my friend and fellow “Dutchie” (Yes, I hold a Dutch passport), Lauren Kitchen, about the definition of a pancake. It’s basically become a crepe vs. pancake debate.  Lauren has a pancake Sunday tradition with the Dutch relatives she lives with in Holland. Me being a massive …

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On the scene in Drenthe: Boels-Dolmans takes another Women’s WorldTour win

The attractive thing about cycling is that races take place on public roads, so it’s the same stretches of pavement that cars and cyclists use every day. When the professional peloton visits your home country, it makes those familiar roads extra special. So I was quite looking forward to visiting Drenthe for the second round in …

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Caleb Ewan and Gracie Elvin win the 2016 Bay Crits

WILLIAMSTOWN, Australia (CT) – Caleb Ewan (Orica-GreenEdge) and Gracie Elvin (Orica-AIS) have been crowned the winners of the 2016 Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic, the former winning the final stage in Williamstown en route to securing his third title, the latter successfully defending the yellow jersey with fifth place. The final stage of the elite women’s …

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Daily News Digest

Good morning, Happy New Year, and welcome to the first edition of the CT Daily News Digest for 2016. In today’s edition we’ve got the latest news from the world of road cycling plus a collection of links to stories that you might have missed over the Christmas-New Year break. Have a great day and …

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Ewan, Elvin take stage 1 honours at the 2016 Bay Crits

GEELONG, Australia (CT) – Caleb Ewan and Gracie Elvin have ensured a perfect start to the 2016 racing season for Orica-GreenEdge, winning their respective races on the first day of the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic in Geelong. Elvin (Orica-AIS), a two-time former Australian road champion, added to her stage 2 victory from last year’s Bay …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Edmondson, Bullen win at the 118th Austral Wheelrace; ASO to withdraw Tour de France and other events from UCI WorldTour calendar; UCI says it ‘remains committed to WorldTour reforms’ despite ASO’s rejection; Study finds US$161 million economic impact of Richmond Worlds; Michael Matthews to target …

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Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

In this week’s internet roundup we are talking gender-free saddles with Selle Royal’s new line of Scientia saddles and bod image with fighter Ronda Rousey. We also want to introduce you to Katrine-Mari, a woman who completed two full Tour de France routes and the subject of Total Women’s Cycling profile story. We had a …

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Orica-AIS: What I know now that I wish I knew then

The tip section on the homepage just below the featured stories and newsletter sign-up is populated by responses to the question: “What do you know now that you wish you knew then?” It’s a question we ask repeatedly in interviews. We ask professional cyclists. We ask industry leaders. We ask the women we met on …

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