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Shane Archbold’s agonising year: ‘I definitely could have stopped at any time’

Shane Archbold helped teammate Sam Bennett to five victories in recent weeks, yet spent much of this season wondering if he’d ever get ba...

CyclingTips podcast, Episode 29: What happens to cyclists when they can't ride?

For most cyclists, riding their bike is more than a hobby — it’s a way of life. The bike can represent many things to many people — endor...

The comeback star: Marianne Vos on her stellar cross season and the pure joy of being back

What a difference a year can make. When we spoke to Marianne Vos around this time last year, her return to racing was still uncertain. Sh...

The White Line is Calling: An end to the year without Marianne Vos

That time of the year when everyone has been off on holidays is coming to an end. So as we are packing up our bags and heading back to th...

Former Bora Argon 18 rider Nerz suffering headaches and dizziness after multiple crashes

Recently retired German rider Dominik Nerz has opened up about the problems which forced him to walk away from cycling at just 27 years o...

Emotion into execution: my path to resilience

I’m sitting here trying to study for Uni, not getting far, because all I can think about right now is how much I want to be racing instea...

Marianne Vos is back to training, sets sights on Rio

Rabo Liv announced today that Marianne Vos is back to training with her sights set on Rio. This announcement is a follow-up to the team's...

Marianne Vos unlikely to compete this cross season as recovery phase continues

"She's  just riding at the moment, not training," said Henk Vos, the father of multi-world champion Marianne Vos when we ran into him at ...

Tips on choosing a sports doctor or physio

If you’ve been riding or racing for a while, there’s a good chance you have suffered an injury or illness- whether from overtraining, a b...

Chloe Hosking's injury recovery tips

A few weeks ago I woke up in Girona, my European base, and commenced my usual morning ritual —the social media check — before getting out...

Ignoring pain isn't a solution: How to deal with an injury

For this week's Weekly Wisdom, I wanted to write about dealing with injury because I’m just getting back from an injury myself, and it's ...

No La Course, no Worlds, no road racing at all for Marianne Vos

In consultation with the Rabo Liv medical staff, Marianne Vos has decided to not race in the few remaining months of road season, meaning...

Marianne Vos lets go of season goals as she enters yet another recovery period

It has been a spring filled with ongoing uncertainty and frustration for Marianne Vos, who continues to suffer from injury.  Her team tod...

Rib fracture disrupts Marianne Vos' return to racing

In an announcement issued by her Rabo Liv team, Marianne Vos revealed that she has sustained a rib fracture, likely from a crash during a...

Injury, self-doubt and rehab: Greg Henderson's comeback

Injuries are a part of any professional sport and cycling is no different. But even though injuries are an unavoidable part of being a pr...

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet

Two idealistic young students, Anna and Terese, created a revolutionary 21st-century design object everyone told them would be impossible...

Exercise Induced Arterial Endofibrosis

Every so often in the cycling press we'll read about a pro who has developed arterial problems in his or her leg. The headlines will ofte...

Do Compression Garments Really Work?

I've been a fan of compression garments for a couple of years now. Whether or not they actually perform the function that's declared has ...

Not Another Helmet Debate!

It's been far too long since I've posted anything on my Fairfax blog. This morning I got back at it and put something together that alway...

The Broken Collarbone - A Part Of Cycling

One of the most common injuries for a cyclist is the broken collarbone (or clavicle). I'm very lucky this has never happened to me, but t...

Why Cyclists Should Pay For Rego

image from Yukon White Light on flickr I just uploaded an blog post to Fairfax newspapers presenting an alternative argument on why cycli...