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The South Australian Government and the Adelaide City Council have struck a $12 million funding deal to upgrade cycling infrastructure across Adelaide and expand the city's bike-share program.

Heralded "a great success" by event organisers, the 2016 Australian Triathlon, Endurance & Cycling Expo was held over the weekend in Sydney. Bicycling Australia was there to capture this image gallery of the action.

You’d think the morning after winning the Tour de France, Chris Froome might deserve a sleep in. As if riding 3529km over the past three weeks wasn’t enough him, Froomey backed up less than 24-hours later to win a post-Tour criterium.

Stage 2 of the 2016 Tour de France will remain etched in Richie Porte's memory forever. Puncturing 4km from the finish, Porte lost precious time he'd never get back. Time that quite likely would have put him on the podium in Paris.

Aussie cycling sensation Chloe Hosking takes out the 2016 La Course by Le Tour de France in thrilling sprint finish.

23-year-old Adam Yates has achieved one of the most astonishing feats imaginable for a young cyclist after finishing 4th in the 2016 Tour de France. He was also awarded the white jersey for 'best young rider'.

Aussie rider Chloe Hosking won the prestigious La Course by Le Tour de France in a thrilling bunch sprint on the famed Champs-Elysées in Paris overnight.

The podium of 103rd edition of the Tour de France has been decided with Chris Froome on the top step. Yes he's been there twice before but this time round we met a more aggressive Froome who wasn't afraid to push the limits. We'll call him Froome 2.0

Bike ReviewsRead all

While the brand is gaining some serious credibility from the international exploits of co-founder Jesse Carlsson, and race wins by sponsored riders, the Curve brand is still largely unknown to the masses. We were lucky enough to get hold of one of their Belgies for review.

There's widespread acceptance of the 'adventure road' and 'gravel bike' in Europe and the US, and the level of intrigue here is building. Will a first hand experience of the big tubes, big tyres, and big axles of the Norco Search solidify the appeal?

Over time, steel frame bikes were replaced by aluminium to lighten their weight and increase rigidity. Then came the ‘be all and end all’ of frame building materials with the arrival and introduction of carbon frames, giving cyclists the enjoyment of stiffness and lightness, and the bonus of customisable comfort.

TrainingRead all

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!”

Mark Fenner, coaching guru, knows about training riders of all ages. Here he discusses training for masters aged riders. Should it be different to the sort of training you would do in your early twenties? And if so, why?

Lachlan Searle gives us a few cycling-specific tips to use the humble foam roller.

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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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.

Tailwinds are a marvellous thing, but sadly very unreliable. Under deceptively sunny skies, riders in the Volta a La Marina earlier this year took on some nasty headwinds coming off the Mediterranean Sea.

Mountain Biking Australia

Take a look at what's in the latest issue of Mountain Biking Australia magazine...

The next round of the Evocities MTB Series is set to challenge with a great network of trails that'll test all-comers.

On paper it’s just another multi-lap XC endurance race but Melrose is different; expect to find a relaxed family oriented atmosphere with a good dose of fun thrown in.