Author: Iain Treloar

Iain joined CyclingTips in 2017 following several years as Editor at Ride On Magazine. Now working as Senior Editor, Iain has found a niche writing long-form features, annoying dictators, reporting from races including the Tour de France, dabbling in tech, and generally making a pest of himself. He likes gravel and solitude, and is based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Tom Pidcock wins Olympic gold in men's cross country

The 21-year-old multi-disciplinary rider soared free to claim a stunning victory for Great Britain.

How to get a pro cyclist to wish your dad a happy birthday

Which cyclists are using the Cameo video marketplace, and how much do they charge?

Richard Carapaz wins Olympic gold in men's road race

The Ecuadorian soloed to the line after a late attack, collecting his country's first ever cycling gold medal.

Tour green jersey winner Baden Cooke is competing on Survivor

The Australian rider, who retired in 2013 and is now a co-owner of Factor bikes, is a competitor on 'Team Brains'.

1,026 km: Austrian ultra-cyclist sets new 24-hour world record

Christoph Strasser has obliterated the previous record, covering 1,026.2 km at a mindblowing average speed of 42.75 km/h.

Tadej Pogačar responds to motor-doping insinuations

An anonymous report, citing three riders in the Tour de France, speculates that there is technological fraud taking place.

Want a COVID vaccine? Go to the Tour de France

Free vaccines of your choice – without an appointment – are available at the start of each stage of the Tour.

Philippe Gilbert and Chris Froome rescue crashed fan from ravine

A Tour de France fan descending after yesterday's stage went off the road, prompting the rescue.

This is the bike that Richard Branson didn't ride to his space launch

A closer look at the custom Trek Domane that Richard Branson pretended to ride to the launch of his spacecraft.

What a bad mix CD from 1997 can tell us about the Tour

Or, a soundtrack to Bjarne Riis' downfall.

Lachlan Morton has beaten the Tour de France to Paris by five days

More than five days ahead of schedule, after 5,510 km, Lachlan Morton's long journey is over.

Review: The new Specialized S-Works Recon Lace off-road shoe

Laces are back for Specialized with the high-end, technicolour S-Works Recon Lace gravel/MTB shoe.

Lachlan Morton conquers Pyrenees, has new sandals, and won't sleep 'til Paris

The Australian rider is on schedule to complete his Alt Tour five days ahead of schedule.

Gallery: Mark Cavendish's 34 Tour de France wins across 14 years

A visual history of Mark Cavendish's long, record-equalling love affair with the Tour.

Is Cofidis a team of vampires?

The French cycling team is in the crosshairs of the memelords, who are adamant that #cofidisisvampires.

Wout van Aert has conquered Mont Ventoux before

Before the 2019 Tour de France, Van Aert rode all three sides of Mont Ventoux in a day, notching KOMs along the way.

David Lappartient stands unopposed in bid for second UCI presidential term

The Frenchman's re-election is now a formality.

How much do riders and teams make at the Tour de France?

The Tour de France is cycling's biggest race – but does the prize money match the prestige?

Lachlan Morton has a 600 km buffer on the Tour peloton

On his Alt Tour, Lachlan Morton is one climb of Mont Ventoux down and almost two stages ahead of the race.

We need to talk about the Tour de France's Stuck Sausage Truck

The world's biggest bike race was almost disrupted by a wedged truck full of promotional sausages.