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Good racing and a healthy headspace: Lizzie Williams happier away from WorldTour pressure

“There are good days and bad days, and today I’m having a bad day.” It’s the middle of the week, and Australian rider Lizzie Williams is ...

Loren Rowney announces her retirement and the beginning of a new chapter

For the longest time now, I’ve tried to imagine what I would be doing if I weren't racing my bike. I’ve spent a good 10 years chasing the...

The transfer carousel comes to a stop: could we see a more level playing field in the Women's WorldTour?

As the year is coming to an end, so is the transfer season. Contracts have been inked, and by now most teams and riders have announced th...

One month after Rio crash, Annemiek van Vleuten returns to racing with dominance

UPDATE: With a speed of almost 49km/h, Annemiek van Vleuten (racing for the Netherlands) won the 4-kilometre Prologue of the Lotto Belgiu...

Roommate Rules 2.0

Last year’s “roommate rules” blog struck a chord with pro athletes, uni students, apartment dwellers, travellers and people living in clo...

Endless baguettes, blanketless beds and bedbugs: Tips on surviving the French tours

That part of the season is upon us…the beginning of the French tours. Yep, the Tour de France isn’t the only tour happening in France! Th...

Gracie Elvin: Why I'll be humming Smoke on the Water at the Olympics

There are so many things I want to say and people to thank now that it has been announced that I have been selected to represent Australi...

After failed appeal, Australian women's road cycling team for Rio finalised

The wait is over. Cycling Australia today announced its final roster for the Olympic Games in Rio next month, revealing its women's road ...

Twenty and thwarted: Why a world champion left pro cycling after just one season

Macey Stewart is a 20-year-old road cyclist from Australia who, after an amazing junior career, joined Orica-AIS in 2015. By the end of t...

A day in the life of pro cyclist Loren Rowney: Moto pacing, studying and Ronda Rousey

Last week, Aussie pro cyclist Carlee Taylor (Liv-Plantur) agreed to be the first in our "Day in the Life of..." Twitter takeover series, ...

Orica-AIS and Cervélo-Bigla on skipping WordTour events in pursuit of Olympic success

When the 24 teams for the 2016 Giro Rosa were announced on May 12, one team that was surprisingly missing in that line-up was Orica-AIS. ...

Photo gallery: Kasia Niewiadoma delivers Rabo-Liv its sixth Elsy Jacobs win

Rabo-Liv went into the Festival Elsy Jacobs as the team to beat, with five GC wins within the team over the last five years. Marianne Vos...

Loes Gunnewijk returns to Orica-AIS as sport director in training

Retired Orica-AIS rider Loes Gunnewijk is returning to her former Australian team as a sports director "in training". Gunnewijk completed...

Loren Rowney and Gracie Elvin's #CrepeMonday inauguration

Since about 2012, I have had an ongoing battle with my friend and fellow “Dutchie” (Yes, I hold a Dutch passport), Lauren Kitchen, about ...

On the scene in Drenthe: Boels-Dolmans takes another Women's WorldTour win

The attractive thing about cycling is that races take place on public roads, so it’s the same stretches of pavement that cars and cyclist...

Celebrating International Women's Day with women's voices and women's stories

We are honoured to be part of a wonderful community that celebrates women on bikes, and we love sharing the incredible stories and inspir...

Photo gallery: 2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar

Two former winners returned to the Ladies Tour of Qatar this year. Ellen van Dijk took the GC in 2014, Kirsten Wild already has four wins...

Ella Picks: Mud, tears, motors and rainbows

Every week we scan the internet for the interesting stories of women’s cycling that deliver unique insight, inspire or simply make us lau...

Photo gallery: 2016 women's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

GEELONG, Australia (CT) — It came down to a battle of two teams at the women's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, with Orica-AIS finishin...

Amanda Spratt finishes dream Australian run with victory at the women's Cadel Evans Race

GEELONG, Australia (CT) — Amanda Spratt took out the women's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race with a solo run to the line on Saturday, f...

Photo gallery: 2016 Santos Women's Tour kickstarts the 2016 UCI season

It’s heating up in the land down under and as temperatures rise, so does the level of racing. Now in its second year, The Santos Women's ...