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Memorable moments of women's cycling in 2017

The year 2017 is about to pass on by, but not without leaving us some incredible memories of edge of the seat wins, emotional comebacks, ...

Sarah Hammond doubles up with 2017 Race to the Rock win

Sarah Hammond has again won the Race to the Rock after slogging her way 3,010 kilometres across the remote Australian outback at an unrel...

Race to the Rock 2017: Following the dots from Albany to Uluru

On Saturday morning, at 6:22am Perth time, Race to the Rock riders will set out from Western Australia’s oldest settlement, Albany, and a...

Best of 2016: Trans Am reflections: Race lead, blue feet, altitude sickness and a gender paradigm shift

It’s the time of the year when everyone is heading off for the holidays, spending time with family and taking advantage of the opportunit...

The stories behind the stories: CyclingTips editors share their favorite articles of 2016 — and why

For this year-end "story behind the story," we asked our editors to pick their favorite article of 2016 — and to explain what made it the...

Race to the Rock: Unstoppable Sarah Hammond wins outback odyssey

Sarah Hammond, the sole female rider in the first edition of the 2,310 kilometre Race to the Rock, has won with a buffer of hundreds of k...

Race to the Rock: Hammond plays leading lady again

Australian endurance cyclist Sarah Hammond is at it again. Just a couple of months after stepping off the bike at the Trans Am, where she...

Jesse Carlsson leads the charge in the inaugural Race to the Rock

At 6am on Saturday morning roughly 20 riders got on their bikes and rode north-east out of Adelaide. In doing so they began the inaugural...

What it feels like to ride 7,000km in three weeks: Straight off the bike with Sarah Hammond

Nearly 7,000 kilometres, 320km per day, and more than 50,000 vertical meters of climbing over three weeks. These are just some of the inc...

The leading lady of the Trans Am's first week

An Australian woman little known in the world of endurance racing claimed the spotlight at the Trans Am during the first week of racing, ...

Trans Am: The race that makes a grand tour look short

There may not be a three-week trial like the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France in the Women’s WorldTour, but that doesn’t mean there aren’...

Finding motivation when the going gets tough

No matter how much you love the bike there is always the odd wet morning or can't be bothered day when getting out on it seems a chore. O...

The Oppy: slaying sleep monsters to chase an Australian women’s 24 hour record

Last week we learned that the two teams who last month finished the Audax Australia Flèche Opperman 24 hour team time trial with record b...

5 Reasons I Do Not Race

Sarah Hammond is a fixture in the Melbourne cycling scene. An endurance rider, Hammond is a serial everester (someone who has completed m...

Pushing the limits: why long-distance adventure racing is on the rise

Racing bikes over long distances isn’t new. Early editions of the Tour de France routinely featured stages of 400km+ and randonneuring ha...