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Vast numbers of riders came down or were held up by two crashes in the closing kilometres of last night's Stage 5 of la Vuelta in Spain. Sprinter Gianni Meersman of Etixx-Quickstep went on to win the stage amidst a heavily reduced bunch.

Designers from Trek have offered their take on the bike of the future with the release of a prototype they are dubbing the 2026 Zora Concept. And we love it!

University researchers are searching for volunteers to assist with a sports science study on the impacts of training breaks. With a specific focus on assisting cyclists return to the sport after a month off the bike, it will be a fascinating study.

Hold on tight for some fast-paced action as we get on board various bikes of the pro peloton racing the Vuelta a Espana. And a warning ... these video's may make you want to pack your bike and fly to Spain!

Orica-Bike Exchange rider Esteban Chaves continues to match it with race favourite Chris Froome at La Vuelta in Spain. After yet another tough mountain stage, Chaves sits in 4th position overall just seconds behind Froome.

Caleb Ewan shows us over his stunning 2016 Scott Foil and explains his preferred set-up in this interesting and informative video.

With 'honorary Aussie' Esteban Chaves matching it with hot favourite Chris Froome at the Vuelta a Espana last night, the 2016 edition of the race is shaping up to be a thriller. On-board cameras captured much of the stage - check out the action

After a relatively sedate Stage 2 of La Vuelta in Spain, Team Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski wears the red leader's jersey. Tonight the action ratchets up a notch with riders hitting the first tough mountain stage that includes a climb of almost 30%.

Cycling GPS and accessory manufacturer Lezyne has revealed its 2017 range of cycling computers with upgraded models, wide-ranging features and class-leading run times. The units are also exceptionally well priced.

Bike ReviewsRead all

Matt black with highlights in Bianchi's signature celeste green, the Intenso looks an attractive sportive package. Pat Howard has been riding the Intenso and filed this review.

In a tantalising glimpse into their 2017 line up, US manufacturer Felt has released details, photos and video of its new FR and VR series road bikes.

Specialized have revealed images and details of their 2017 range and, as you'll see here, are presenting a stunning range of machines to cater for the ever-demanding market.

TrainingRead all

Resistance bands are a great bit of kit to have in you training ‘arsenal’. They can be used to train all aspects of fitness including strength, power, core stabilisation and flexibility. Sarah Hunter explains.

A little structure in your training can make a big difference to your results. Michael Hanslip has devised a four month plan for rides of around 90km.

The great Eddy Merckx was once asked “Eddy; to win races, is it better to push a big gear slowly or a small gear fast?” Smiling, Eddy replied “I think it is better 
to push a big gear fast!”

NutritionRead all

Winter can sometimes be an excuse for poor eating habits and weight gain. Make your plan now to maintain your ideal weight, or lose those extra kilos. Here's the way to lose 5-10kg over a 6-12 week period without compromising your body composition or performance.

When it comes to nutritional quality, not only does preparing your meals and snacks at home give you much more control over what you are eating but it also means that you have complete control over the amounts of carbs, proteins, vegies and good fats that you consume diet on a daily basis.

There is plenty of attention given to eating for recovery, carb loading and hydration but far less to macronutrient balance. So how much carbohydrate, protein and fat do cyclists of different levels require?

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While we southerners blow the ice from our frosty cranks, the folks from Noosa are revelling in balmy weather and almost perfect riding conditions. After a recent visit I was surprised by how attractive life in Noosa really is.

What better way to encourage the whole family to cycle than with a picturesque ride along the Surfers Paradise coastline at this year's Oceanway Ride, taking place on the 3rd of September.

With the iconic Blayney to Bathurst (B2B) set for April 9-10, and a burgeoning multi faceted cycling precinct, Bathurst Mayor Gary Rush is spruiking the city as the new centre of cycling in NSW. With partners, kids and bikes in tow, we headed west to put Bathurst as a cycling centre to the test.

Mountain Biking Australia

Huw Kingston of Wild Horizons fame is out and about on a national speaking tour...

Mark Sunday the 4th of September in your diary as the Evocities Series is headed for Wagga Wagga!

More than just a carbon version of the Firebird, this new long travel enduro sled signals a real shift in Pivot's philosophy on frame geometry.