Shara Gillow

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 team after a failed appeal. The women’s road squad will be led by national road race champion Amanda Spratt who will be joined by her Orica-AIS teammates Gracie Elvin and Rachel Neylan. Rounding out the …


Shara Gillow extends contract with Rabo Liv

Rabo Liv announced over the weekend that they have re-signed Shara Gillow’s for the upcoming the season. The Queenslander will ride for the Dutch squad through December 2016. Following three seasons with Australia’s Orica-AIS, Gillow made the move to Rabo Liv in January 2015 – and immediately opened her account with her fourth national time …


Photo Gallery: 2015 Australian National Road Championships – women’s road race

The Australian summer of racing continued with the Mars Cycling Australia National Road Championships. Kimberley Wells (ACTAS) took out the criterium title on Wednesday while Shara Gillow was crowned individual time trial queen for the fourth time in five years the following day. The final and arguably the most prestigious title was decided on Saturday …


Peta Mullens bests Rachel Neylan in two-up sprint for nationals road race gold

Victorian Peta Mullens (SRAM) won a two-up sprint against Rachel Neylan to take her first elite national road title, continuing the fine form she has shown during the Australian summer of racing. Mullens, reigning cross-country eliminator (XCE) mountain bike champion, could not contain her surprise and delight following her brilliant victory at the Mars Cycling …


The Week in Bike #51 – The Short Week

Granted, it hasn’t been a full week since the last episode, but there’s still plenty of news. Championships, non-championships, CAPS LOCK, a team launch…though I suppose another black kit doesn’t exactly justify stopping the presses. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.


Preview: Australian National Road Championships – women’s road race

The Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships continue on Saturday. The criterium and time trials titles have been decided, and the weekend is all about the road race in Buninyong. The women’s contest is the second of three weekend races, sandwiched between the U23 men on Saturday morning and the elite men on Sunday. CyclingTips …


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Richie Porte wins Australian time trial championship; Shara Gillow wins fourth national title at Australian time trial championship; Rohan Dennis believes he’s still on course to beat world hour record despite Australian TT nationals defeat; High5 Dream Team to provide rider pathway for elite female …


Shara Gillow wins fourth national title at Australian time trial championship

Shara Gillow (Rabo-Liv) earned her fourth national title in the individual time trial at the Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships. She bested her minute-man Bridie O’Donnell (Total Rush) by just over a minute, covering the 29.3 kilometre course in Buninyong in 44:21. The four titles in five years puts Gillow within striking distance of …


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Boost for anti-doping fight after agreement signed between WADA and Pfizer; MPCC suspends Neri Sottoli’s membership; Russia facing allegations of systematic doping; Cycling Australia’s Italian road base hit by thieves; Macey Stewart and Alexandra Manly join Orica-AIS; Merckx’s development team will return as Axeon in …


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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