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Race organisers of the Santos Women's Tour Down Under have overnight announced a 'world-tour' first with the female winners receiving a pay boost to match the prize money offered in the men's race.

Once is good, twice is great, three times outstanding and four may well be regarded as freakish. But today Richie Porte cemented outright ownership of the real estate, wowing the crowd with his fifth straight win of the Willunga Hill Stage 5 at the Santos Tour Down Under.

He won the Tour Down Under in 2004, spent a decade as a professional rider, rode in 7 Grand Tours and is a two-time Olympian - he even has an Adelaide veloway named after him!

Peter Sagan’s astonishing all-round abilities continues to amaze, the three-time world champion enjoying a magnificent victory at Stage 4 of the Tour Down Under in Uraidla.

Touted before the race as one of the best sprint lineups in years, up until today 3 of the world’s fastest men had savoured 2018 Tour Down Under wins - Sagan at Sunday’s People Choice Classic, Greipel on Stage 1 and Ewan at Stage 2.

Caleb Ewan has secured his first win of the 2018 Tour Down Under - the nuggety sprinter managing to hold on over a rolling finishing circuit before being led to a stunning win by his Mitchelton Scott teammates.

Lotto Soudal’s Andre Greipel has notched yet another stage win to his impressive Tour Down Under record, the German sprint star powering to victory at the end of Tuesday’s 145km Stage 1 from Port Adelaide to Lyndoch.

Three-time world champion Peter Sagan has started his 2018 season with a bang, outsprinting Andre Greipel and Caleb Ewan to victory in the People's Choice Classic in Adelaide.

With a sea of cycling supporters filling central Adelaide’s Victoria Square on Saturday night, riders and teams of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under were presented to the public by cycling legend, Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwan.

Bike ReviewsRead all

According to the Trek website the Madone 9.0 is the right bike for you 'if you want to go damn fast'.

We take a look at Team Dimension Data rider Lachlan Morton's very own Cervélo C5 endurance bike. Lochie uses this as his training bike and simply switches from road to gravel wheels & tyres according to where he’s riding

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

Want to be a stronger, fitter and faster rider? Of course you do. Here we list our top 5 tips to help you make the most of post-ride recovery. Yes, time on the beanbag or couch can be just as important as cadence!

“Ride to the numbers, not to fatigue – our programmes are about training wisely,” super fit 63yo Altin said, as we discussed training and preparation for South Australia’s Clare Classic on April 8.

In this third article, I'll be discussing how to benchmark and measure your power data to provide feedback on the efficacy of your training. Also the type of training to focus on, for your preferred discipline, so that you can be more efficient and effective when training with a power meter.

NutritionRead all

How much you need to eat and drink during a 100+KM ride depends on you body mass and event duration as David O'Reilly explains.

Getting your nutrition right for an event such as the Bowral Classic is imperative. Without giving due consideration to pre-ride nutrition you run the risk hitting the wall prematurely ...

You may not want to drink chocolate milk every day, but as an alternative to retail outlet recovery potions, it might be the miracle elixir! David O'Reilly explains.

DestinationsRead all

A fairytale vineyard located on a slight rise along a quiet and shaded country road in the Clare Valley, Kilikanoon estate is simply picture-perfect. We recently visited the winery by bike and found it the perfect way to get there ...

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.

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.

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