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Attempting the Oppy 24-Hour Record

On Saturday 15 March, CyclingTips' resident historian Craig Fry was part of a team that…

The Austral Wheel Race: the world's oldest track race

This Saturday, December 17th, the Hisense Arena in Melbourne will play host to the 119th…

The Sun Tour: Australia's oldest stage race

With the 2014 edition of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour now underway, CyclingTips' resident historian…

Riding through history: the 1956 Olympic road race

In the early hours of Saturday December 7 2013, 12 riders set out from the…

Wheeling Matilda: The Story of Australian Cycling

Jim Fitzpatrick is widely regarded as one of Australia's foremost cycling historians and now the…

Tour of Bright: a legend two decades in the making

Hundreds of cyclists will descend on the Victorian alpine town of Bright this weekend for…

Where are they now? – Matt Bazzano

Years before we used Bitcoins to pay our iTunes account, cycling fans in Australia rarely…

Grafton to Inverell: the hardest one-day race in Australia?

The 53rd Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic will run this Saturday October 26 as the…

The long history of the Melbourne to Warrnambool Classic

The 98th edition of the famous Melbourne to Warrnambool one-day classic will be held this…

The end of the Goulburn to Sydney Cycling Classic?

The Goulburn to Sydney Cycling Classic, one of Australia’s oldest road races, was supposed to…

John Beasley -- Australia’s oldest living Tour de France rider

As you prepare to cheer on the Australian cyclists in the 100th edition of the…

Where Are They Now? Scott Sunderland

In this instalment of Where Are They Now?, Jamie Jowett catches up with one of…

Finnigan's 1898 Austral Win And The Birth of Malvern Star Bicycles

This Saturday evening the 115th Austral Wheelrace will take place at DISC Velodrome in Melborne.…

Where Are They Now? "Bulldog" Besanko

With the 117-year old Melbourne to Warrnambool being raced tomorrow I thought it would be…

Where are they now? | Clyde Sefton

“Racing is licking your opponent’s plate clean before starting on your own”, said Tim Krabbe…

The Madison - Part Of Australia's Cycling Heritage

Summer is upon us and for many cyclists and enthusiasts track season is here. For…

Where Are They Now - Micheal Wilson

"If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, or walk with kings -…

Where Are They Now? Danny Clark

Danny Clark’s racing career started as a 13 year old in Launceston, with a win…

Where Are They Now? Peter McDonald

I remember racing the 2009 National Road Titles in Buninyong. It was the who's who…

Where Are They Now? Stephen Hodge

When I asked Stephen Hodge what he thought his biggest strength as a rider was,…

The History Of Café Racer

Café Racer is an icon of Australian cycling. It's not only a place where cyclists…