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The women's world hour record climbs again: Evelyn Stevens rides 47.98 km

American Evelyn Stevens (Boels Dolmans) has set a new women's UCI World Hour Record of 47.98 kilometres, comfortably beating the mark set...

Photo gallery: Evelyn Stevens’ Specialized S-Works Shiv TT Hour Record bike

On Saturday, American Evelyn Stevens will attempt to topple Jeannie Longo’s "all-time hour record" mark of 48.159km — a high bar that sti...

Road to Rio: Young Australian forges through tragedy to chase Olympic Dream

The past year on the bike has been one of those patches where things fell into place for young Tasmanian cyclist Georgia Baker. She gaine...

Stevens on the UCI Hour Record: "It's going to be one of the most painful hours of my life"

Just two weeks after Australian Bridie O’Donnell set a new women's UCI world hour record, USA Cycling announced on Monday that American E...

USA Cycling confirms Evelyn Stevens to take on world hour record

We broke the news on Twitter already but today USA Cycling confirmed that Evelyn Stevens of Boels-Dolmans will indeed take on the UCI wor...

Sprinting to her best road season yet, Jolien d’Hoore's biggest targets are still to come

Some of the world’s best riders are making their way to Paris for the second edition of La Course by Le Tour France. With the world’s eye...

Putting the hour record into perspective: How does an amateur compare?

Admit it. You've wondered how you would compare when stacked up against the pros. Most of us will never have the chance to find out, but ...

The human cost of gold medals

Earlier this week we published a piece written by Scott McGrory in which he reflected on his time under Australian Insitute of Sport (AIS...

Reflecting On A ‘Legend’ : Charlie Walsh

Off the back of Australia's Team Pursuit World Championship title last week in Cali, Colombia, Scott McGrory reflects on the AIS track co...

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 edition of the Austral Wheel Race and 2017 Austr...

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. It's one of the oldest standing bike rac...

Australian Track Nationals In Photos

Last week the Subaru Australian track championships were held in Sydney at the Dunc Gray Velodrome and photographer Tim Bardsley-Smith wa...

The Madison - Part Of Australia's Cycling Heritage

Summer is upon us and for many cyclists and enthusiasts track season is here. For over 30 years the Madison has been a mainstay of Austra...

Building the Perfect Athlete

An excellent short doco featuring Shane Perkins that gives you an appreciation for the science and methods behind shaving off fractions o...

Keirin Speed Racers

I have this strange fascination with Japanese Keirin Racing. Perhaps this is because of the massive betting sport it is in Japan (akin to...

113th Austral Wheelrace

On Saturday night the 113th edition of the Austral Wheelrace was held. Whoever said that track is dead was sadly mistaken. This was exact...

The World's Oldest Running Race - The Austral

Shane Perkins (2009 winner) will be the scratchman to watch. If the backmen can collude early and reel in the front markers, it will be a...

Melbourne Track World Cup

photos by Veeral Patel I was disappointed to miss the UCI Track World Cup over the weekend, but having too much cycling to choose from is...

Track Is Back - Or Is It?

I dropped by the Track World Cup training sessions at Hisense Arena yesterday to take a few snaps (tip: carry a big camera with you and t...

Jack The Rippa'!

Photo by OTB Photo I couldn't go another day without talking about 20yr old Jack Bobridge breaking the world record for the individual pu...

UCI Track World Cup Recap

What a weekend of cycling!  If you've never been to a Track World Cup it's an incredible experience.  I was fortunate to have received my...