Nicole Cooke video interview part I: “My competitive spirit is still with me”
November 19, 2014
As a former world and Olympic champion, double World Cup winner and victor in races such as the Giro d’Italia Femminile, La Flèche Wallonne, the women’s Tour of Flanders and the Amstel Gold Race, Nicole Cooke is one of the best female riders of all time. She walked away from the sport in early 2013 …
Time is ticking: is Specialized-lululemon’s crowdfunding model sustainable?
September 4, 2014
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
August 14, 2014
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
June 17, 2014
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
November 13, 2013
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
November 13, 2012
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 …