Michael Matthews

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Luis Leon Sanchez wins opener of Tour of the Basque Country; Giorgia Bronzini wins the GP Dottignies; Bannan – Matthews considering targeting the cobbled Classics in the future; Peter Sagan on his Tour of Flanders win – ‘This is something special’; 2017 Trek Domane SLR – full tech details […]


Bannan: Matthews considering targeting the cobbled Classics in the future

While many of the top one day riders were battling it out in the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, Michael Matthews was approximately 1000 kilometres away, focussing on the 1.1-ranked Vuelta Ciclista a La Rioja. The Australian rider triumphed in the event, sprinting in ahead of Russia’s Sergey Shilov, Caja Rural-Seguros RGA and the rest […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan solos to his first Monument success at the Tour of Flanders; Lizzie Armitstead wins the Tour of Flanders with a bike throw; Michael Matthews wins the Vuelta Ciclista a La Rioja; Ion Izagirre claims the GP Miguel Indurain; Cyril Gautier wins Paris-Camembert; Greg Van Avermaet out of Paris-Roubaix and Amstel […]


The Secret Pro: Processing death, race motos, terrorism, extreme weather, and more

What a week for pro cycling. It’s with a heavy heart that I weigh in on so many recent tragic events. I actually had an entire column written for the boys at CyclingTips before the events of the past week changed everything, and put this all into perspective. Of course I’m referring to the deaths of Antoine Demoitié, killed by […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Arnaud Demare wins a chaotic Milan-San Remo; Lizzie Armitstead wins race three in the Women’s WorldTour, the Trofeo Alfredo Binda; Demare’s monumental San Remo victory – One for the outsiders; Demare denies holding onto team car in Milan-San Remo finale; Matthews left devastated after Milan-San Remo crash; Alejandro Valverde to skip the Tour […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Timothy Dupont wins the 71st edition of Nokere Koerse; Opinion – Why Van den Driessche’s decision to walk away from cycling is a regrettable one; How not to organise a bike race – The ongoing chaos of the inaugural Tour of Sarawak; Campagnolo reveals prototype disc brakes; Campagnolo announces new mid-range […]


Delayed season start working wonders for Michael Matthews

For the past two seasons Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEdge) has skipped the Australian summer of cycling, preferring to stay in Europe and train through the local winter. In doing so he’s started the 2015 and 2016 seasons later than most riders — at Paris-Nice in early March. But as Matthews showed at the week-long French stage […]

Daily News Digest

Bouhanni bounces back to win stage four of Paris-Nice; Stybar takes stage two of Tirreno-Adriatico; Robbie Hucker wins Tour de Taiwan; Matthews: ‘Today was about saving energy’; Thomas hits deck but avoids time loss; Contador’s Paris-Nice ambitions dented by cancelled stage; Beaudin Communique: The smell of bike racing in the morning; Faces of the Future: […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Matthews takes stage two of Paris-Nice after Bouhanni is relegated; O’Connor moves into race lead in Tour of Taiwan after Schulting wins stage three; Matthews: It would have been a win either way; Bouhanni not impressed with decision; Marianne Vos to return to the peloton this weekend; […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Matthews defends Paris-Nice lead as Demare wins stage 1; Stepan Astafyev solos to Tour de Taiwan stage win and overall lead; UCI seeking lifetime ban and 50,000 Euro fine in mechanical doping case – report; New 2017 Trek Domane revealed beneath Fabian Cancellara at Strade Bianche; With bank guarantee deadline now […]