Time is ticking: is Specialized-lululemon’s crowdfunding model sustainable?

Confirming that the squad will continue next year but that the budget and roster size will depend in part on this weeks’ final push for crowd-funding, the owner of the team currently called Specialized-lululemon, Kristy Scrymgeour, has said that she is hoping for a good response prior to Friday’s deadline. The team has had a …


Scott Contessa Solace 15 review

The Scott Solace exists in both women’s and men’s models. It’s a model designed to be fast, with comfort elements, allowing the infrequent weekend rider to progress into the occasional weekday morning, and even through to riding every morning. CyclingTips’ Caz Whitehead put the Scott Contessa Solace through its paces and wrote this review.


The ups and downs of selection for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Cycling Australia recently announced the 41-rider squad that will represent Australia in various cycling disciplines at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in August. Chloe Hosking’s name was on the list and the Canberran is set to line-up in the women’s road race in her second Commonwealth Games. In this piece Chloe writes of the challenge …


Surviving the AIS women’s selection camp

The AIS women’s road cycling selection camp has attracted plenty of attention in recent years for being brutally tough and unforgiving, due largely to the fact it’s based on military special forces boot camps. Tess Fabry went along to this year’s camp, held over the past nine days, and filed this report.


Women’s Cycling Moving Ahead

Over the weekend Anna Meares accepted her second “Oppy” medal as Australian cyclist of the year which reinforced that cycling is not all about the men and that a woman are recognised as being equally successful and inspirational. So why is it that women’s cycling still struggles to receive coverage, recognition, decent wages and prize …


Limitless Performance, Sexism Or Publicity Stunt?

There are a lot of cycling brands trying to figure out the women’s market. It’s a massive opportunity that many brands have managed to get wrong because patronising color schemes, bad designs, and poor marketing. Some brands are inching closer to getting it right but want but if you’d like an example of a start-up …


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