Lachlan Morton

McCabe wins Sunset Loop as Dal-Cin snatches GC victory from Acevedo at Redlands Classic

REDLANDS, CA (CT) — Twenty-four hours after a dramatic pile-up in the final turn of the Redlands Criterium sent him somersaulting over his handlebar, Travis McCabe returned with a vengeance, winning the Sunset Loop road race, the final stage of the 2016 Redlands Classic. With his fists in the air and a scream across the line, […]

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Powless wins Redlands TT as Acevedo clings to GC lead by one second

HIGHLAND, CA (CT) — Three young riders stood atop a wet podium at the Redlands Classic Friday, after a 7-mile time trial ushered in a new generation of names to watch in the years to come. American Nielson Powless (Axeon-Hagens Berman) took the stage win, covering the out-and-back TT in a time of 15:11. Canadians Matteo […]

Sepp Kuss wins summit finish at Redlands Classic as Janier Acevedo takes GC lead

OAK GLEN VILLAGE, CA (CT) — While the two best-known climbers at the Redlands Bicycle Classic marked each other, unheralded Sepp Kuss of the Gateway-Harley Davidson team jumped clear to win the second stage of the Redlands Bicycle Classic Thursday. With the win, Kuss, a 22-year-old student at the University of Colorado, Boulder, took the biggest […]

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Photo gallery: 2016 Fat Bike World Championships

On Saturday, January 30, the small mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado, played host to the first, self-appointed, Fat Bike World Championships. The non-sanctioned event — no, there was no rainbow jersey awarded — was organized by the mutton-chopped Dave Ochs, director of the Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce, and was sponsored by Colorado-based Borealis Fat Bikes. Crested Butte has […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Campbell Flakemore quits cycling; BMC Racing Team comments on Flakemore’s decision to retire; Fabian Cancellara confirms 2016 will be his last season; Contador’s 2016 season plan outlined – Is this the route to a final Tour de France victory?; Debt-riddled RCS Sport to sell races?; […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sagan takes first Grand Tour stage win in two years on day three of Vuelta a España; Rachel Neylan wins stage 2 of the Trophee d’Or Feminin, takes overall lead; Tom Bohli leads the Tour de l’Avenir after three stages; Cancellara out of Vuelta a […]

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Thereabouts Reprise

It’s been nearly 18 months since Australian professional cyclists Lachlan and Gus Morton rode from Port Macquarie to Uluru on an adventure they called “Thereabouts”. That ride for them was all about getting back to basics; about focusing on the simple pleasure of riding a bike, away from the pressures of professional racing. After moving […]

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Taylor Phinney on enduring pain and a changed outlook on cycling and life

Lying on the road with your legbones badly cracked changes things. There’s life before the impact, then life afterwards. Taylor Phinney has been through surgeries, therapies, sleepless nights and restless days, and is still trying to get back to where he was before. Well, to some extent. Because even if he returns to the pro […]

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Reunited with brother Gus, Lachlan Morton details “super-exciting” plans

The possibility that the sport could lose one of its most promising young climbing talents has abated with confirmation that Lachlan Morton will remain a professional cyclist in 2015. The Australian told CyclingTips last month that he wanted to step back from the WorldTour level, saying that he had had enough. “I’m looking elsewhere – […]

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Vaughters: Morton ‘needs to go back and rediscover why he loves his bike’

Speaking after one of the top young riders in the Garmin-Sharp team, Lachlan Morton, said that he wanted to step back from the WorldTour, the American squad’s CEO Jonathan Vaughters has said that he understands the Australian’s situation but that he hopes time will prompt a rethink. Speaking to CyclingTips, Morton said that he had […]