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Leaving Michael Freiberg off the TDU team isn’t popular but it does makes sense

There are plenty of people who believe Michael Freiberg should be racing the Tour Down Under. That’s pretty clear from the 2,500+ signatu...

Michael Freiberg Q&A: On being left off the UniSA team for Tour Down Under

It’s been a tumultuous few days for Michael Freiberg (Pro Racing Sunshine Coast). On Sunday he stunned rivals and onlookers alike when he...

Heroics and heartbreak: How the Aussie men's road title was won (and lost)

“I’ll try not to cry too much,” says Cameron Meyer (Mitchelton-Scott), his bottom lip quivering as he addresses a small media contingent....

The making of a champion: Sarah Gigante's extraordinary Nationals win

Simply put, it’s a win that will go down in Australian cycling folklore. Eighteen-year-old Sarah Gigante (Roxsolt-Attaquer), in her first...

The first-ever eCrit National Championships: Gimmick, great spectacle, both?

It’s a little after 8pm in the heart of Ballarat. Traffic management crews charge up and down Sturt Street with purpose, pulling advertis...

Preview: The elite men’s road race at the 2019 Aussie Road Nationals

The Australian Road National Championships are currently underway in Ballarat, Victoria. The “Road Nats” look a little different this tim...

Preview: The elite & U23 women’s road race at the 2019 Aussie Road Nationals

The Australian Road National Championships are underway in Ballarat for another year. There’s been a calendar reshuffle this time around,...

Green and gold rush: Ballarat, home of the Nationals

Ballarat is a place where history is made. It was this way in the 1850s, when the city was the focal point of the Victorian gold rush; it...

Australian Road Nationals to run Friday-Tuesday in 2019, Bay Crits to return

Australia’s Road National Championships have been restructured for 2019 with the summer carnival set to run from Friday January 4 to Tues...