Jack Bobridge

Jack Bobridge on retiring at 27: ‘At the end of the day health comes first’

In an interview last week with the Adelaide Advertiser, Australian track and road cyclist Jack Bobridge revealed he was retiring from professional cycling at age 27. The news came three months after he’d mooted the possibility of leaving the sport, having ended his 2016 road season ahead of schedule. CyclingTips’ Australian editor Matt de Neef …


Jack Bobridge pondering retirement as his season comes to an early close

Reigning Australian road race champion Jack Bobridge is weighing up his future in the sport after bringing his 2016 season to a close ahead of schedule. Bobridge was set to line-up at the Tour of Britain with his Trek-Segafredo team last week, but withdrew from the race at the 11th hour, instead deciding to return …


Photo gallery: elite men’s road race at the Australian Road Nationals

It was a solo move that never should have worked. The rider himself admitted afterwards that he didn’t think it would stick. And yet when Jack Bobridge (Trek-Segafredo) rode off on Bernie Sulzberger (Drapac) with more than 90km to go in yesterday’s Australian Nationals road race, it was the move that ultimately won Bobridge his …


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jack Bobridge solos to remarkable Australian title; Amanda Spratt wins her second Australian road race title; Chris Hamilton crowned Australian U23 road race champion; Jason Christie wins New Zealand road race title; Rushlee Buchanan completes New Zealand nationals triple; UniSA-Australia line-up confirmed for Santos Tour …


Jack Bobridge solos to his second Australian road race title

BUNINYONG, Australia (CT) – Jack Bobridge (Trek-Segafredo) has won his second Australian road race title, soloing to a remarkable long-range victory on the final day of the 2016 Australian Road National Championships. Cameron Meyer (Dimension Data) finished second, nearly three minutes behind Bobridge, while Pat Lane (Avanti IsoWhey) completed the podium, a further minute behind. …


The Week in Bike #56 – The Apology Show

I’ll admit it—I’m human. Sometimes I get things wrong. So to make up for fifty-some-odd episodes worth of misdeeds, half-truths and false accusations, I present a show dedicated specifically to apologizing for all the snafus. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.


Dekker will attack hour record on February 25, is curious to see how Dennis will perform beforehand

Making official the date he will attempt to break the UCI world hour record, Thomas Dekker has outlined his plans and confirmed that he will attack the mark later this month. Dekker previously indicated his ambition to set a new world’s best and has now picked February 25 as the date for his attempt. He …

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gianni Meersman claims inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Rachel Neylan wins elite women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Jack Bobridge unsuccessful in hour record bid, covers 51.3km for new Australian record; Matteo Pelucchi wins two of the four Challenge Mallorca races, Valverde …


Obree on hour record: Bobridge should try again in four or five days

Responding to Jack Bobridge’s unsuccessful attempt on Saturday to take the world hour record, former holder Graeme Obree has urged the Australian to consider trying again. Obree set the hour record twice during the 1990s, first beating it on July 17 1993 in Norway. He was deposed by Chris Boardman but seized it again on …


Bobridge unsuccessful in hour record bid, covers 51.3km for new Australian record

South Australian Jack Bobridge has been unsuccessful in his attempt to beat the world hour record set by Matthias Brändle on October 30, 2014, clocking up 51.300km in Melbourne’s DISC Velodrome on Saturday evening. Bobridge had required roughly 207.5 laps of the 250m DISC track to beat Brändle’s mark of 51.852km, set in the city …


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