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An American in Aus: “Australian racing is very HOT, very fast and very well caffeinated”

Temperatures are heating up in Australia and so is the racing, with the national road championships ongoing and the Santos Women’s Tour and Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race coming right up. And so, while much of Northern Hemisphere is bundling up against wet and frosty conditions, the American-based Hagens Berman – Supermint Pro Cycling …

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Jessica Allen wins Australian criterium title, opens account for Orica-Scott

BALLARAT, Australia (CT) – Jessica Allen (Orica-Scott) took out the win in the elite women’s criterium at the 2017 Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships with a solo charge to the line. Allen had such a clear gap that by the second last lap there was no doubt she would deliver the first win of the Australian Road Championship’s …

Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2017 Bay Crits

As the calendar rolled over to January 1, 2017, some of Australia’s best riders — and many strong internationals — gathered in Geelong for the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic. Known more commonly as the Bay Crits, this season-opening criterium series was shortened from four days to three in 2017, to fit between the new year …

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Ewan, Allen victorious on stage 3 of the Bay Crits; Scandolara, Bibby win overall

WILLIAMSTOWN, Australia (CT) – The first race meet of the Australian summer of cycling is now complete and it was two internationals, Italy’s Valentina Scandolara (Ale) and the UK’s Ian Bibby (Condor-JLT), that were victorious overall, upstaging their local rivals. Scandolara and Bibby both took the overall lead in the 2017 Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic …

Clearing obstacles: Kaitie Antonneau’s journey from depression to self-acceptance

With the start of the new year comes Kaitie Antonneau’s sixth year with the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld team, and perhaps her biggest race of the season: the 2017 USA Cycling National Cyclocross Championships. As last year’s bronze medalist and a former U23 champion, plenty of eyes will be on Antonneau. Yet no matter what happens, …

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Solo victories for Spratt and Hepburn on stage 2 of the 2017 Bay Crits

PORTARLINGTON, Australia (CT) – After missing out on yesterday’s opening day of the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic, Orica-Scott made amends in emphatic fashion on stage 2, winning both the women’s and men’s races. Less than week out from her national title defense, Amanda Spratt took a commanding solo victory on the tough Portarlington course as …

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Scandolara, Bibby take stage 1 honours at the 2017 Bay Crits

GEELONG, Australia (CT) – The Australian summer of cycling is officially underway at the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic and it was the international riders that took the honours on the first day of racing. Italy’s Valentina Scandolara (Ale) and the UK’s Ian Bibby (Condor JLT) emerged victorious from stage 1 of the “Bay Crits” in …

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Best of 2016: Trans Am reflections: Race lead, blue feet, altitude sickness and a gender paradigm shift

It’s the time of the year when everyone is heading off for the holidays, spending time with family and taking advantage of the opportunity to explore some new locations on the bike. It’s also a great time to unwind by catching up on your reading, so we are revisiting some of our best articles of …

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Best of 2016: Five conclusions after five Women’s WorldTour races

It’s the time of the year when everyone is heading off for the holidays, spending time with family and taking advantage of the opportunity to explore some new locations on the bike. It’s also a great time to unwind by catching up on your reading, so we are revisiting some of our best articles of …

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Best of 2016: Bridie O’Donnell’s world record breaking hour in photos

It’s the time of the year when everyone is heading off for the holidays, spending time with family and taking advantage of the opportunity to explore some new locations on the bike. It’s also a great time to unwind by catching up on your reading, so we’ve decided to finish 2016 by revisiting some of …

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