Interviews

Interview With Trent Lowe

Since January Trent Lowe’s name as been dragged through the mud. I don’t know Trent very well on a personal level but we have many mutual friends. Trent’s reputation among his mates is that he’s simply too nice for the world pro cycling. I’ve been following this drama ever since it began and things don’t seem …

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Jens Voigt Interview

This week Christopher Jones from Bicycles Network Australia contacted me about something exciting you’ll all be interested in. Christopher spends his time living between Sydney and Berlin and after months of trying to line up an interview with Jens he finally got his chance. Once he got Jens on the phone, the next day they …

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Anatomy of the Leadout With Mark Renshaw

Mario Cipollini was the first to master the leadout train to win an enormous amount of sprint finishes. Giovanni Lombardi is often credited as being one of the best leadout men back in the day for sprinters such as Cipollini and Zabel. Before Cipollini there was Jean-Paul Van Poppel who had a good leadout train …

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Interview With Darren Lapthorne

It was announced yesterday that Darren Lapthorne has signed a contract with Pegasus Racing for 2011. This means he’ll be stepping it up a notch and will hopefully be racing some of the biggest events on the PRO calendar.

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Kingdom of the Kermesse

The older we get, the better we were. Nearly every guy I know who races in Australia has done a season or two in the Belgian kermesses. I love the outrageous stories that I hear. They always start off as “Well back in the day when I used to race professionally in Belgium…” Quite often I’m …

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Interview With Dr. Aldo Sassi

Last month I solicited questions from you for an interview with Dr. Aldo Sassi.  

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Bradley McGee. Legend.

Bradley McGee is one of Australia’s most decorated cyclists. He retired in 2008 after an phenomenal career and is continuing that success as DS with SaxoBank. We also see Bradley’s major influence on Richie Porte as his coach and mentor.  You can see Bradley’s full palmares here.

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Chris Jongewaard Interview

In September of last year Chris Jongewaard was sentenced to nine months in jail over a hit-run accident which seriously injured his former training partner. For those of you who don’t know the background of Jongewaard’s controversial story you can start by reading a post I did here. Chris served 7 months in jail and …

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Alejandro Valverde Interview

A few weeks ago Alejandro Valverde agreed to an interview where the questions were asked by you, the readers of Cycling Tips.   As you all know, Alejandro is under a two year suspension for his involvement in Operación Puerto. He has contested the decision, is fighting to prove he’s innocent, and has announced that he …

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Alejandro Valverde Interview – Post Your Questions

I’ve always liked Alejandro Valverde as a bike racer.  He is a superb rider who has delivered on some dramatic victories including Liège-Bastogne-Liège,  San Sebastián, Flèche Wallonne and Grand Tour stage wins to name a few. As you all know he is under a two year suspension for his involvement in Operación Puerto.  Valverde was …

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