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The July/ August edition of Bicycling Australia is out now. Packed with essential reading, inside you will find the following special features

Long-time Mitchelton-Scott General Manager Shayne Bannan will leave the team in the wake of the failed sponsorship takeover by Spanish group the Manuela Fundación.

Zwift have announced a virtual Tour De France and the introduction of two new 'worlds' to the training platform, Paris and France.

Cobbles. The mere thought of them conjures up excitement, anticipation, sweaty palms and dreams of adventure. Flanders is the home of cobbles so that's where we reviewed the latest Roubaix from Specialized.

Cold where you are? Yes the days are shorter and temperatures have dropped this week. It's not all bad news, follow these 5 tips and you may come out of winter a stronger rider than ever

Keen to come out of winter an even stronger rider? Bicycling Australia are thrilled to announce a partnership with the training professionals at Spokes Fit to present a free 4-week training plan.

Faster & Fitter at 50? Karen Forman asks the question Is it possible to ride faster once you hit the half century? Or, even take up the sport when you reach the big five-zero?

Turtur’s final race day in charge was Sunday January 26, Australia Day, which was entirely fitting, for surely few recent figures have been more influential in shaping Australia’s place on the world cycling stage than the proud South Australian.

Back for its fifth year and promising to be bigger, bolder and better than ever, the 2020 Bowral Classic will take place on Sunday 18 October.

Bike ReviewsRead all

A strong hint of the company's insight into a strong growth area in the cycling industry - and with seemingly impeccable timing given the current boom in bike sales - the Turbo Vado SL appears to have arrived on cue.

Somewhat of a cross between a mountain bike and a roadie, the inclusion of the Cutthroat from Salsa on the Bicycling Australia website may come as a surprise to some readers. But, as Editor Nat Bromhead discovered, this purpose-designed endurance machine may just be the perfect ‘N+1’ choice.

No fluffy intros, no witty analogies, no hyperbole ... none of that's required with this new offering. Instead we'll just stick to the facts and describe the moment this teal stunner was first wheeled into the Bicycling Australia office.

TrainingRead all

For many of us when precious bike time comes up it’s tempting to kit up, check the tyres, and start rolling. But it’s important to remember that stretching and preparing your body can make a big difference to performance.

Special Feature: Calculating the maximum potential power savings from the gear and accessories listed here we came up with a way to save just over 50 watts.

Should doctors be prescribing cycling for mental health and well-being? 
Yes, say a growing number of pre-eminent specialists, as Nicola Rutzou explains.

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Bicycling Australia journalist Karen Forman trials PREPD – a unique hydration enhancer that’s generating a lot of interest at home and abroad.

Anna Meares OAM is considered by many to be the greatest Australian cyclist of all time and made history in Rio in 2016 by being the first and only Australian athlete from any sport to have ever won individual medals at 4 consecutive Olympic Games.

Science in Sport is backed by the best athletes and tested to ensure optimum performance.

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It’s a surreal feeling to think that only 1 month ago we were competing in the 3 day Haute Route (HR) cyclosportif in the wonderful country of Oman.

The charming Catalan city of Girona is one of Europe’s best cycling bases for amateurs and professionals alike, as Peter Maniaty discovered.

With snow forecast to fall in the Snowy Mountains in early November, we took Bianchi's recently-released Impulso AllRoad to the cold country to put it to the test.

Mountain Biking Australia

Rocky Trail's NSW events will go ahead in addition to three new North Queensland offerings.

Hot on the heels of the Scorpion range, Pirelli have upgraded their rubber for e-MTBs.

The ever-popular trail bike is firmly in the sights of a lot of buyers and Intense have pushed hard with their new Primer models in this crowded market.