Lachlan Morton

Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

SAN DIEGO (CT) — Beginning on Sunday, for an eleventh straight year, the Amgen Tour of California will be the highest-profile UCI stage race held on North American soil. The race, which began in 2006 and has held the same title sponsor throughout, begins in San Diego, not far from the Mexican border, and ends eight […]

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Photo gallery: 2016 Tour of the Gila

Celebrating its 30th edition in 2016, the Tour of the Gila took place in and around Silver City, New Mexico, consisting of three road race stages, an individual time trial, and a criterium. Stage 1 was a point-to-point road race ending on a 6.7-mile climb that peaks at a 19-percent grade en route to the ghost town […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel leads the Giro d’Italia after back-to-back stage wins; Bryan Coquard wins the Four Days of Dunkirk; Chloe Hosking victorious at the Tour of Chongming Island; Markus Eibegger takes overall title at the Tour d’Azerbaidjan; Morton, Abbott victorious at the Tour of the Gila; Pat Lane wins the Grafton to Inverell […]

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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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