Thereabouts 2

For those of you who missed the 24hr pre-screening of Thereabouts 2, you can now see it on Vimeo on Demand for a small donation that will go towards the making of next year’s Thereabouts 3 sequel. Just click play then “Watch Now” in the top right corner of the trailer. If you haven’t seen […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: UCI ready to change the 6.8 kg weight limit; UCI’s technical manager downplays risk of disc brakes; British cycling stunned after junior TT champion and masters road race winner guilty of doping; 2016 Vuelta could have 10 summit finishes; Cyclist killed in Sydney was ‘amazingly […]


Thereabouts 2: the feature length documentary – this Friday only

Hold onto your seats folks. This Friday, December 11 for one day only we’ll be showing the feature length documentary “Thereabouts 2” here on CyclingTips. Time details for the various timezones are listed at the bottom. Don’t miss it! Gus and Lachlan Morton aren’t your average professional cyclists. In addition to their day jobs of […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Report: China’s richest man Jianlin may try to purchase the three Grand Tours; Testing Chris Froome: Q&A with Dr. Jeroen Swart on Tour winner’s lab results, his conclusions and what comes next; Teams start naming their lineups for Santos Tour Down Under; UCI says agreement has been […]


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 […]


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 […]


An interview with Lachlan Morton

At this time last year Lachlan Morton had won a stage of the Tour of Utah, wore the yellow jersey for two days at the US Pro Challenge and won the Youth Classification for both races at 21 years old. A year later he’s admittedly having “the worst season I’ve ever had” because of a […]


Thereabouts – the doco

UPDATE: Please use the password “thereabouts” if prompted when trying to view the film. A few months ago we published the photo feature “Thereabouts” by brothers Gus and Lachlan Morton. It told the story of their 2500km journey from Port Macquarie to Uluru in just twelve days and how they attempted to reconnect with the […]



It’s easy to get wrapped up in the details when it comes to cycling. Distances, wattages, victories and other measures often lead us to forget the simple joy of riding a bike. Brothers Gus and Lachlan Morton (yes, the one who races with WorldTour team Garmin-Sharp), got back to basics in an attempt to recover […]