Mel Hoskins

Orica-AIS: What I know now that I wish I knew then

The tip section on the homepage just below the featured stories and newsletter sign-up is populated by responses to the question: “What do you know now that you wish you knew then?” It’s a question we ask repeatedly in interviews. We ask professional cyclists. We ask industry leaders. We ask the women we met on …


New challenges and the pressure of playing support: a pre-Thüringen Rundfahrt diary with Mel Hoskins

Melissa Hoskins (Orica-AIS) flew from Holland to Germany this morning. A seven-day stage race and two one-day races are all that stand between the track world champion and the end of her road season. Like many of you, Mel followed along as Tiffany Cromwell (Velocio-SRAM) and Lizzie Williams (Orica-AIS) shared their stories out of the Giro …


Mel Hoskins’ pasties

If you follow Mel Hoskins on social media, chances are likely that you’ll see some of the delectable dishes she whips up on the regular. She claims that she’s most comfortable when it comes to baked goods, but I’ve found nearly anything that comes out of her kitchen to be dependably delicious. A few months …


Jolien d’Hoore wins uphill sprint in stage 2 of Aviva Women’s Tour

Belgium national road champion Jolien d’Hoore won the second stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour in Clacton on Thursday. The Wiggle Honda rider outsprinted de facto overall leader Lisa Brennauer (Velocio-SRAM) and Christine Majerus (Boels-Dolmans) in a technical uphill sprint. “There was a lot of pressure on us and the team before the race,” said …


Best of Adelaide: helpful hints from the local pros

In Adelaide for the Santos Tour Down Under and looking for things to do and places to ride when you’re not standing sideline cheering on the world’s best? We’ve got you covered. We asked Adelaide locals Tiffany Cromwell, Stuart O’Grady, Nettie Edmondson, Rohan Dennis, Carlee Taylor, Gene Bates, Mel Hoskins, Tim Roe and Amber Halliday …


The ups and downs of selection for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Cycling Australia recently announced the 41-rider squad that will represent Australia in various cycling disciplines at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in August. Chloe Hosking’s name was on the list and the Canberran is set to line-up in the women’s road race in her second Commonwealth Games. In this piece Chloe writes of the challenge …


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