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Germany will host the Grand Départ of the 2017 Tour de France with riders hitting the road in Düsseldorf on July 1. The race will be won and lost in the mountains with organisers hoping for a "more open and less controlled race."

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 ...

There's a special, gilded esteem that all cyclists attribute to a good climber...the one who vanishes up the road like a vapor. Coach David Heatley gives us his tips on climbing better.

The LVL wrist band, currently listed on the Kickstarter fundraising platform, will offer real-time hydration alerts - letting users know precisely how much fluid they need.

One of Italy’s most accomplished riders of the past half century visited Australia earlier this year. Peter Maniaty caught up with a decidedly spritely Mauricio Fondriest to talk about everything from Eddy Merckx and rainbow jerseys to koalas and coffee.

The once homogenous road cycling market is fragmenting into smaller niches, with manufacturers providing frame options for all types of riders. Mike Humphries took the Felt AR2 for a spin to see how it performs.

With the Bowral Classic just days away, now's the time to give your bike a final checkover and ensure it's ready for the challenge.

Peter Sagan is World Champion for a second year after beating Mark Cavendish to the line in Doha. Belgian Tom Boonen was third as Australia’s Michael Matthews finished agonisingly close to the podium in fourth.

With Anna Meares - the Queen of the track - announcing her retirement from professional cycling we take a look at the many achievements of our most successful female cyclist.

Bike ReviewsRead all

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.

Cervelo have released a new model triathlon / time trial bike, the P5X. After 3-years of research and development, the company have come up with a futuristic design they say is the fastest, most technologically advanced tri bike ever made.

Fuji have announced details of their 2017 range of bikes with upgrades and advancements to classics the Roubaix and SL models plus an exciting new adventure model, the Jari.

TrainingRead all

Cross training is a useful way of keeping in shape. For cyclists stressing your body in ways that a tough ride doesn't, encourages a wider range of movement and increased overall fitness. Here is FTP Training's Sarah Hunter to give us the drum.

There are now about two months to go until the Bowral Classic is held. In this third instalment Michael Hanslip runs through some things anyone can do to assist getting through their chosen distance on the day with less stress and more fun.

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.

NutritionRead all

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.

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.

DestinationsRead all

While many cyclists dream of jetting off to ride in European climbs, the roads around Bowral and neighbouring villages in NSW offer some spectacular rides and challenging climbs much closer to hand.

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.

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

After being postponed due to a particularly wet winter, the Dubbo round of the Evocities MTB series now has a new date...

Join in on the fun as the Mt Buller team celebrate the upcoming 'green season'...

Still on track for a December opening, the Christchurch Adventure park will feature 100km of trails and the longest chairlift in the southern hemisphere.