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A cost-benefit analysis of Lance Armstrong's career

Lance Armstrong is in the news again during the Tour de France. He has tweeted about the speculation around current Tour leader Chris Fro...

Is the Tour de France more dangerous than ever?

For as long as I can remember I recall the media and fans alike being overwhelmed with the feeling of shock and amazement during the firs...

How to dope in cycling and get away with it

Craig Fry, Victoria University As an academic researcher, I have studied drugs in society for the last 20 years. In my current job, I als...

Miles and miles: what it takes to attempt the year record

The last few years have seen a resurgence of interest in some of the historical world cycling records. The pro riders have been lining up...

Team Pane e Acqua’s 2015 Flèche Opperman 24hr Time Trial

Last weekend, Cycling Tips history writer Craig Fry and four friends attempted to break the Audax Australia Flèche Opperman 24hr Team Tim...

What makes the Austral Wheel Race so special?

This Saturday, the 20th of December, Melbourne will play host to 2014’s second running of the famous Austral Wheel Race – the first in 20...

Who should be in the Australian Tour de France Team of the Century

Tomorrow at the Australian Cyclist of the Year Awards in Melbourne, Cycling Australia will announce its Tour de France Team of the Centur...

Attempting the Oppy 24-Hour Record

On Saturday 15 March, CyclingTips' resident historian Craig Fry was part of a team that attempted the Australian Audax Flèche Opperman 24...

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...

The Sun Tour: Australia's oldest stage race

With the 2014 edition of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour now underway, CyclingTips' resident historian Craig Fry takes a look back at Australia...

Grafton to Inverell: the hardest one-day race in Australia?

The 53rd Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic will run this Saturday October 26 as the final race in the men's National Road Series. This 22...

The long history of the Melbourne to Warrnambool Classic

The 98th edition of the famous Melbourne to Warrnambool one-day classic will be held this Saturday, October 12. It is Australia’s oldest ...

The end of the Goulburn to Sydney Cycling Classic?

The Goulburn to Sydney Cycling Classic, one of Australia’s oldest road races, was supposed to be running this weekend but has been cancel...