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13 legends that every road cyclist should know

As each year goes by, more and more talented cyclists make a name for themselves with amazing feats of endurance and skill. But among the...

What's cool in cycling kits in 2015

Last year we shared some of our favourite cycling kits on the market and in that time many more designs and brands have emerged, and some...

New Summer Fashion Trends In Cycling Socks

With all the drama going on in professional cycling right now, I'd like to finish off the week talking about something that means a great...

Ghent Cycling Culture

I was once told that Ghent is the center of the cycling universe, but Melbourne is slowly taking over. While this is certainly debatable ...

TRIGON RCC613 Bike Review

Most of you won't have heard of TRIGON Exotic Material Technology. Just like most weekend photographers won't have heard of Hasselblad, T...

Col de Roll - The Best Bike Race On Earth

Out of the dozens of different bike racing formats in existence, one stands out as being my favorite. It's not sanctioned by the UCI but ...

Naked Bike Racing Comes To Melbourne

Image courtesy @margryan What a beautiful day it was to nude up and go for a bike ride around Melbourne. There were a number of crits bei...

To Shave Or Not To Shave?

As cyclists, almost all of us shave our legs. Why? Whenever this question comes up from non-cyclists we all know the unwritten code: Easi...

Tour Down Under Glossary

The Tour Down Under officially gets started today and I'm looking forward to getting in a full week of riding amongst everyone from the P...

10 things that make the pros different

Every so often I get the privilege to tag along for a ride with the pros when they're back here for the summer. The tolerate my bad jokes...

I'm Nearly A MAMIL!

It's been a long time since I've updated my blog on Fairfax but I just wrote a fun post this morning.  It's about the "not so elusive" MA...

Coming Out Of The Closet

I've been in denial for a long, long time now and I've finally come to terms with it. I'd like to publicly announce - I’m bi-cyclist. A b...

Negotiating A Leave Pass

I'm lucky that Mrs CT understands my addiction to cycling. If a couple days go by where I've eaten a mountain of food and done no riding ...

Guess Those Legs

Let's face it, as cyclists we're all a little strange with the way we're always checking out each others legs.  The appearance of someone...

Murphy's Law Of Cycling

Murphy's Law states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong.  This reminds me that Paris-Roubaix is quickly approaching and if Big ...

The Cyclist's Disclaimer

Photo by James Broadway.  BTW, congratulations to James for having a new baby girl this week! Cyclist are a peculiar bunch.  We can't let...

Inside Out Is The New PRO!

Make no mistake. To ride in the ProTour you have to be good.  No just good - the best of the best.  At this elite level, every detail out...

Lost In Translation

"After tucky we played bob-down-tiggy!" That's what my friend's daughter said to me yesterday.  Most of you reading will understand exact...

How To Dress PRO

I had a great question from a reader last week on how to look PRO. Q. Having formally been a fairly keen golfer who started as a hacker a...

What Does This Victory Mean To You?

I've had so many people send me this video that I'm guessing most of you have already seen it by now. If you haven't then here it is. I s...

You Can Tell It's Spring When...

Have you seen this little bugger?  He got me in right in the ear, neck and pecked at the eyes the other day.  Nearly drew blood!  At firs...