Whoever thought of selling bottled water to your average Joe, was clearly a marketing maestro, but the entrepreneur who realised you could sell water bottles minus the H2o to punters of the peloton was an absolute genius.

Endo makes his way to the US for a cycling trip around California.

Endo muses over the spontaneous splutterings, seabird calls and untoward actions of cyclists in his bunch; the Old Cranks.

The Old Cranks dabble in some off the bike training.

Forget about the Tweed Coast Battle on the Border, folks! Australian cycling’s newest conflict is unfolding a bit further inland where a move is underway to dethrone The Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic by re-casting the Gunnedah to Tamworth as “Australia’s toughest one day race”.

Endo devises his own regimen to prepare for his next gran fondo; the Bowral Classic.

Endo ponders the value of mental preparation in endurance cycling.

A comtemplative Endo searches for the meaning of cycling on the road to enlightenment.

We speak with Steve Bracks, the former Premier of Victoria, as he takes over as Chairman of Cycling Australia.

We speak to Australian National Champion Miles Scotson at the end of the final stage of the Santos Tour Down Under, his first WorldTour race in a pro team.

We speak to cycling legend and 2017 Santos Tour Down Under Ambassador Jens Voigt after Caleb Ewan's thrilling Stage 3 victory at Victor Harbour and ask him if Richie Porte will win the tour.

Australian National Road Champion Miles Scotson spent his 22nd birthday riding his second-ever stage of a WorldTour race. Doing it in emphatic style, Miles provided solid support for teammates including ultimate Stage 2 winner Richie Porte.

After winning a thrilling sprint finish at the People's Choice Classic the previous evening, in this short video Caleb talks about his goals for the next day's Stage 1 of the 2017 Tour Down Under.

Matthew de Vroet is an 18-year-old Aussie currently living in the cycling heartland of Belgium. Always up for a challenge, he crossed Australia by bike in 2015. A rider with much to share, we asked Matt to pen a blog for Bicycling Australia readers.

Ivan J Cook is a young Australian who rides professionally in Holland. Earlier this year he crashed heavily during a local criterium event. Here he describes his steps to recovery with the hope of helping others in a similar situation.