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. She had been sidelined with injuries for over a year, and her comeback was much anticipated. The multiple world and Olympic champion admitted to being doubtful about her recovery and …

A chat with Jan Ullrich: The CyclingTips interview

Here are a few things you should know about Jan Ullrich, the first and only German to win the Tour de France, Olympic champion, perennial Lance Armstrong rival, and admitted drug cheat from an era when the use of performance-enhancing drugs was so rampant it’s become nearly impossible to discern who, if anyone, was actually …


Dave Tanner: Where will he go next?

By many accounts, one of Australia’s most under-rated professional cyclists is David Tanner. He wasn’t awarded the privilege to take a direct road to the World Tour, but did so with hard work and determination which has gone largely unnoticed by fans and media. It’s only a matter of time before Tanner snags a big …


Darren Lapthorne’s new beginning

Back in 2007 Darren Lapthorne won the Australian national road race championships with a solo attack 14km from the finish. Seven years on, Lapthorne took to 2014 nationals road race at the head of a 13-strong Drapac squad that was desperate to start its first year as a reborn ProConti squad in style. We caught …


Interview with Baden Cooke

Baden Cooke will forever be remembered as the green jersey winner at the 2003 Tour de France, a feat he achieved at just 24 years of age in only his second Tour. Tipped as the prodigal sprinter to take it up to Erik Zabel and Alessandro Petacchi alongside countryman Robbie McEwen, Cooke soon slipped from …


Interview with Tiffany Cromwell

Last weekend, Orica-AIS rider Tiffany Cromwell won the women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in a two-up sprint against Rabobank’s Megan Guarnier. Last night, she sat down for a Skype interview with CyclingTips in which she spoke about her Het Nieuwsblad victory, the season ahead, running a marathon with only a month’s training, riding with Formula 1 …


Interview With Pat McQuaid

GCN talks exclusively to UCI President Pat McQuaid in this multi-part interview. Here in part one, McQuaid answers questions on, what else? Doping…


Orica-GreenEdge 2013 Season Objectives

Up until now Orica-GreenEDGE fans have been blessed with as much behind-the-scenes footage as we can consume. Thanks to Dan Jones’ Backstage Pass we’ve gotten to know the riders and staff in a personal and fun way. In this short video, the Global Cycling Network has brought to us a more serious side of the …


Leigh Howard: Turning Heads

It was only a few years ago when Leigh Howard was walloping the Australian domestic scene and I knew from racing against him that he was going places. In his past three years as a professional he’s had a steady progression as a sprinter and started off by beating some of the best. After winning …


Tour Down Under Shoddy Interviews :: Philippe Gilbert

A quick word with Philippe Gilbert before he heads back home from the Tour Down Under.

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