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Now COVID is screwing up 2021: Tour Down Under and Cadel's Race officially cancelled

Today race organisers announced that both the Tour Down Under and Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race will not be staged in 2021. Due to th...

2021 Tour Down Under in doubt

The Advertiser newspaper out of Adelaide reports that fresh doubt has been cast on the 2021 Tour Down Under after organisers said they ar...

Tour Down Under dates announced for 2021

The Santos Tour Down Under race organisers have just announced that the 2021 event is scheduled to be held with the men's event taking pl...

Stuart O'Grady appointed new Tour Down Under race director

More than 20 years after winning the inaugural Tour Down Under, Stuart O'Grady has been revealed as the race's new director. A profession...

The story behind the story: Bunny hopping in the dirt with Peter Sagan

I’m the first to admit that my job at CyclingTips is something special. Friends and family have a hard time getting their heads around wh...

The story behind the story: The Philippe Gilbert interview that never saw the light of day

The Santos Tour Down Under provides access to pro riders like no other race. The casual atmosphere of the event allows for candid convers...

Stage 7 of the Tour Down Under: the inaugural Rickshaw World Championships

For most riders in the Tour Down Under peloton, the year's first WorldTour race ran for a measly six stages. But for four of the toughest...

Contador names his most important career victory…and it’s not the Tour de France

He’s won two editions of the Tour de France, taken two of the Giro d’Italia and also clocked up success in three editions of the Vuelta a...

The future of the Tour Down Under: what the UCI WorldTour reforms might mean

After years spent trying to reform the WorldTour -- the highest level of men’s professional road cycling -- the UCI is just weeks away fr...

The Week in Bike #54 - The Season Arc

Road season's just getting going while cyclocross prepares for that last big bang. The circle of life, really, but with more awkward—espe...

The Week in Bike #53 - CGFYN News

This Week's The Week in Bike will not be seen, so that we might instead bring you this special news presentation.

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...

The Week in Bike #48 - Grossly Disproportionate

A week of big announcements and bigger reactions. Is it the same old story in cycling, or is the UCI successfully threading needle betwee...

Tour Down Under vs Tour de San Luis

The Tour Down Under (Australia) and the Tour de San Luis (Argentina) are both currently underway and while the former is a WorldTour race...

The Bike Lane :: Season 1, Episode 5

In Episode 5 of The Bike Lane we talk about the WorldTour format and if it even matters, a review of the Tour Down Under, Matty Goss' per...

News Shorts - Jan 25, 2012

I never want to chase the news but I always enjoy talking about the news. From this Wednesday onwards a mystery journalist who will go by...

Wineries of the Tour Down Under

The Tour Down Under kicks off next week and I couldn't be more excited. In my opinion it's one of the best professional bike races you ca...

Tour Down Under Tips

State of Origin - NSW vs VIC up Willunga Hill (Photo Leigh Schilling) My head has been left behind in "Radelaide" this past week.  I had ...

More Thunder Down Under

Here are some more photos from James Broadway showing what you may have missed on the Willunga Hill stage.  How good are those colors tha...

Thunder Down Under

Cadel and Sulzberger attack up Willunga! What is up with Cadel's shoes?  Not PRO!  (photo Veeral Patel) I haven't had so much fun in a lo...

The Media Frenzy

(photo - James Broadway) For the past week I've been neglecting my media pass responsibilities (if there is such a thing).  I have to adm...