Lachlan Morton

The story behind the story: The untold tale of Thereabouts 3

VeloClub is a CyclingTips community that provides members with first access to our best content, industry offers, exclusive events, and content you won’t find anywhere else. Every Wednesday, exclusively on the VeloClub hub, we publish a ‘story behind the story’, an exclusive look behind the scenes at some of our most important and most interesting …

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Thereabouts 3: Discovering Colombia

We’re thrilled to finally present to you, Thereabouts 3: Discovering Colombia. We’re extremely proud of being a part of bringing this to life and the work that everyone did to tell this story. All of the Thereabouts films have been feature length productions done off the backs of industry favours, however this one was largely …

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Haas on Lachlan Morton: ‘His potential is limitless if he wants it to be’

He’s been one of the biggest talents in pro cycling, but also one of the most unpredictable. However, with Lachlan Morton now set for a WorldTour return, a future teammate has forecast that he is on the verge of really delivering on his potential. “I think having a few years back in the minors over …

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Lachlan Morton to ride with Dimension Data in 2017

Australian climbing sensation Lachlan Morton will return to the European peloton in 2017 after signing a contract with Dimension Data, several sources have confirmed with CyclingTips. The 24-year-old Morton rode for Garmin-Sharp in 2013 and 2014 before spending the past two seasons with the U.S. Continental team Jelly Belly-Maxxis. After walking away from the WorldTour in …

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Photo Gallery: 2016 Leadville Trail 100 MTB Race

The Leadville Trail 100 is a race for the professionals who take the start, but for everyone else it is a battle. It’s either a battle to finish within a certain time, or to merely finish within the 12-hour cutoff. Completing the grueling course is an accomplishment and no matter the time or the placing, a …

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FireRoadies! WorldTour riders get wake-up call at Leadville 100 MTB Race

An orange glow from the rising sun lit the sky and awoke the locals of the old mining town of Leadville, as the frosted breath of thousands of cyclists filled the air. As the temperature crept near the 40-degree mark and the bright red start-line clock counted down the minutes to the start of the …

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WorldTour pros showdown at Leadville 100 mountain bike race

This weekend, a handful of pro roadies are swapping the sound of smooth rubber on freshly laid tarmac for the heavy metal of Rocky Mountain singletrack. A WorldTour showdown, past and present, is set for the Leadville Trail 100 mountain-bike race on Saturday. Among them are Joe Dombrowski and Alex Howes (Cannondale-Drapac), Laurens Ten Dam …

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With Tour of Utah winner Lachlan Morton, there’s more than meets the eye

First came the joy, as he threw his arms into the air, energizing the crowd. Then, as he approached the finish the raw emotion came over him. His hand moved to his mouth, tears began to stream down his face, which scrunched up as the gravity of what he had just achieved came over him. On …

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Atapuma, Dombrowski headline Tour of Utah GC battle, host of others look to spoil the duel

A hot wind blows across the desert landscape and does little to cool the body, as the temperature nudges triple digits. The dry heat saps the energy and the melting tarmac does a psychological number on the mind: it feels that much harder to push the pedals. Dubbed “America’s Toughest Race,” the Larry H. Miller …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Boasson Hagen dedicates Dauphiné stage win to injured Dimension Data development rider; Domagalski dominates Tour of Korea stage; Nizzolo wins GP du canton d’Argovie; Commentary: Bahrain prince’s torture allegations too big for cycling to ignore; Lachlan Morton: “I’d like to have another shot at the WorldTour”; Kwiatkowski battles sickness at …

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