Simon Gerrans

Get your head in the game with the Scott Cadence

Simon Gerrans (Orica-BikeExchange) is one of the most decorated Australian cyclists of all time. He’s won Milan-San Remo, he’s won Liege-Bastogne-Liege, he’s won stages in all three Grand Tours. In this spot from team sponsor Scott, Gerrans models the new Cadence helmet while providing an glimpse into what it takes to become a champion of …

Simon Gerrans out of the Tour de France with collarbone fracture

VIVIERS, France (CT) – Simon Gerrans’ Tour de France campaign has been cut short for the third time in as many years with the Orica-BikeExchange rider crashing on the chaotic 12th stage of this year’s race. Gerrans was leading the peloton in chasing a 13-rider breakaway with roughly 35km to go in the stage when …

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Matthews or Gerrans? Orica-BikeExchange with options ahead of Tour’s second stage

SAINT-LO, France (CT) – The Tour de France hasn’t been kind to Michael Matthews (Orica-BikeExchange). The Canberran crashed ahead of his Tour debut in 2014 and never started the race. And when he did make his debut last year, he crashed heavily on stage 3, ruling him out of contention for stage wins. Today, on …

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CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 6: 2016 Tour de France preview

In this first podcast from the 2016 Tour de France, Elden and U.S. Editor Neal Rogers discuss what it’s really like to cover the Tour de France as a journalist. Our team on the ground in France — Shane Stokes, Matt de Neef, and Dave Everett — provide context to pre-race interviews with Peter Sagan, …

Daily News Digest

Kangert wins queen Trentino stage, Landa holds lead; Nizzolo adds second stage win in Croatia; On the verge of a WorldTour slot, the Tour of Turkey has lost momentum. Here’s why.; Gerrans, Porte to recon Rio Olympics road race course next month; Gilbert ruled out of Liège-Bastogne-Liège; Contador backs lifetime bans for motor doping; Bike …

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Gerrans, Porte to recon Rio Olympics road race course next month

Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) has speculated on his Rio Olympic objectives ahead of a trip to South America with compatriot Richie Porte (BMC) and Cycling Australia management next month. Gerrans outlined his intentions to make a career third Olympic appearance at the beginning of the year and will soon determine his capacity for the 256.4km elite …

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Preview: The 2016 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Race is back in 2016 for its second edition and this time around the elite men’s race has been upgraded to 1.HC status (the second-highest classification for one-day races). Introduced as a tribute to one of Australia’s greatest-ever cyclists, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race features a course that …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Simon Gerrans wins the 2016 Tour Down Under, Caleb Ewan takes the final stage; Dayer Quintana wins Tour de San Luis as Jakub Mareczko nabs final stage; Bridie O’Donnell takes UCI world hour record with a carefully paced 46.882 kilometres; Australian one-two as O’Connor beats O’Brien to …

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Simon Gerrans extends Tour Down Under lead with stage 4 win

VICTOR HARBOR, Australia (CT) – Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge) has the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under in a stranglehold after taking a second consecutive victory on stage 4 this afternoon. Gerrans won the sprint from a group of roughly 40 riders after the peloton split in the closing 20km and after another impressive supporting ride from …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Simon Gerrans wins Corkscrew Hill stage, takes race lead at Santos Tour Down Under; Brad Evans wins stage 2 at New Zealand Cycle Classic; Tyler Farrar crashes, and finishes TDU stage on a spectator’s bike; Former Cofidis rider Robert Sassone has died at the age …

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