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We ride and review a Shimano Ultegra-equipped custom MyO version of the latest Orbea Orca.

Urban traffic count specialists MetroCount recently took a look at seven random bike monitoring sites across Australia to see how COVID has affected cycling and to compare/contrast trends in different cities before, during and after initial lockdowns.

Two years ago, in May 2019, 60yo Terry experienced a subarachnoid haemorrhage, a bleed in his brain or a haemorrhage stroke.

It was a long time coming but the inaugural Mudgee Classic finally became a reality on the weekend with more than 2000 riders lapping up the major cycling event.

The 2021 Giro d’Italia will be broadcast live on SBS VICELAND and live streamed on SBS On Demand from Saturday 8 May. You can also catch up anytime on SBS On Demand.

Chris Miller of Nero Continental rides and rates the 170km Maxi Classic course at the 2021 Mudgee Classic.

Chris Miller: “The roads were challenging, a few water bottles did go missing, but once we hit that climb it was really nice. It was fun coming back in with a tailwind. 170k’s out here is never easy but I really enjoyed it.”

Matilda Raynolds (Specialized Women’s Racing) became the first woman to successfully defend her Melbourne to Warrnambool crown, winning the 2021 edition of the Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool after her 2020 triumph

It's a jam-packed edition of Bicycling Australia plus of course that bonus Black Sheep face mask on the front cover. Visit your nearest newsagent today and grab yourself a copy.

Bike ReviewsRead all

An Icon of 1980s cycling was France's Vitus 979 frame which exemplified many of the innovations of the decade which it outlasted to become one of the most successful racing bicycles ever.

A lightweight climbing bike, the new Emonda is super fast both up and down hill. Here we review the latest from Trek.

The obvious and common denominator of all the bikes reviewed by Bicycling Australia is two wheels ... but not this one. Here we take a look at the recently-released Wattbike Atom.

TrainingRead all

Perth-based Bicycling Australia MasterClass contributor Sarah Hunter has recently been riding the Wattbike Atom.

First spied at Eurobike 2019 and later at last year’s Bowral Classic, the release of the Volt smart trainer from Aussie-based JetBlack Cycling has been a little like a drawn-out drumroll.

It’s one of the more common ailments with 
a surprising percentage of the population suffering lower back pain and the dreaded effects of sciatica.

NutritionRead all

The focus of this article is the all-important question we as cyclists need answered: “will eating plants help me ride faster?”.

The hydration and nutrition world is overflowing, with pro & amateur riders spoiled for choice. High 5 was one of the pioneers and remains an industry leader to this day, as we discover here.

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.

DestinationsRead all

We investigate the undeniable allure of Brisbane’s ‘hill they call a mountain’

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.

Victorian-based Bicycling Australia contributor Coco Henry was so impressed by a recent trip to the Mornington Peninsula she’s tempted to move there! Here Coco explains why.