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Michael Long was one of three cyclists involved in a shocking incident when a delivery truck plowed into the back of a peloton near Sydney. “I just ask why? It’s so completely unnecessary,” Michael told Bicycling Australia from his hospital bed.

Still only 26-years-old, the six-foot Slovakian enjoyed yet another standout season on the bike. During 2016 he won his second World Champions' jersey along with numerous races and stages. Here we take a look back at Sagan's sizzling 2016 season.

Relatively unknown to many of Sydney's locals and visitors, the Cooks River Cycleway connects Botany Bay on the coast and Homebush Bay in the west. 23km in length, it is the perfect destination for recreational cyclists of all ages & abilities.

Of all the cycling highlights of 2016 our number one choice is Mathew Hayman winning the the legendary Paris - Roubaix one day classic. On April 10, then 37yo Mathew Hayman of Orica-Bike Exchange made history.

While in the NSW Central West city of Bathurst Bicycling Australia's Peter Maniaty caught up with Australian cycling legend Mark Renshaw. During an early morning ride the pair stopped at the top of iconic Mount Panorama for this video interview.

Following a successful public campaign by cyclists and high-profile advocacy groups, Roads Minister Duncan Gay said the proposed mandatory ID laws and $106 fines will not be introduced.

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will face strong competition - including Orica-Bike Exchange’s Esteban Chaves - as he saddles up for the 2017 Jayco Herald Sun Tour.

Starting and finishing in seaside Torquay, riders of the 2017 RACV Great Ocean & Otway Classic Ride can enter one of four categories - 204km, 145km, 60km & the new 30km distance. Special earlybird discounts apply

With virtually hundreds of cycling apparel manufacturers out there one small Australian brand stands out from the crowd, not just due to its catchy name, but also its unique range of cycling wear. Meet Elian & Tanya, the brains behind 'Unbranded'.

Bike ReviewsRead all

Lapierre is the French form of the name Peter, originally meaning ‘the rock’. Who better then to cast his gimlet eye over their latest Xelius than our long standing reviewer, Peter Rox.

The TCR's reputation as a high quality race bike is well established. Pat Howard took the new look, slimmed down 2016 model for a spin to see if the legacy continues.

Cervélo have announced the release of the S3 Disc, a frame with all the features of the much-loved S3 and including a host of new additions.

TrainingRead all

Training with power is technical, but does bring results. David Heatley dives in the deep end, explaining the difference between heart rate and power training, and how to set up your power zones.

Pilates may have a less than strenuous reputation but adapting some moves from the pilates workbook can help increase your pedalling power.

Am I training hard enough? How do I set my training zones and intensities? How do I measure my performance, get feedback from my data and tune my training? Coaching guru David Heatley sets out to answer the first of these three important training questions.

NutritionRead all

How much you need to eat and drink during a solid ride depends on body mass and duration. David O'Reilly explains.

Low carbohydrate diets have become part of the fad diet landscape, and gained an almost universally negative reputation. However, some cyclists integrate a low carb regime in their training. David O'Reilly looks at how and why.

Performance Nutritionist, David O'Reilly, gives us the good oil on overtraining, and immune system overload.

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In part 1 of the Cycling Sydney special we rode the Cooks River Cycleway, a 23km bike path linking Botany Bay with Homebush Bay. Here we visit West Head - a challenging but rewarding ride on smooth, fast & traffic-free roads.

Having travelled to France for several years conducting cycling tours it wasn’t any surprise that I would eventually find a town that I would love to call my home away from home. To live in Vaison la Romaine before my old age would have to be the opening line on my bucket list.

Australia’s toughest ride is part of the Audax Alpine Classic a festival of cycling to be held on 28th January in the town of Bright in North East Victoria.

Mountain Biking Australia

The runner-up prize in the Ultimate Garage Giveaway includes a fully kitted out carbon dually from Niner Bikes - check out the details here...

Find all the best mountain biking in the Apple Isle, including some of the lesser known spots...

With three new bikes (trail, all-mountain & FAT) and a truck load of gear, first prize in our Ultimate Garage competition is worth over $16,000 - take a look through the extensive prize list!