Tour Down Under proves its worth as the season opener

by Kate Smart Once a year Radelaide comes alive to the sights and sounds of wheel spokes, lycra and the grinding of cranks thanks to the Tour Down Under. The UCI World Tour kicks off in what is arguably one of Australia’s prettiest cities and no one can complain about the quality of the racing … Continue reading Tour Down Under proves its worth as the season opener

Old Man Evans steals the show

by crankpunk. this article originally appeared on The Roar.   Sometimes as a journalist you have to admit that you got it wrong and take off the hat (it’s an English flat cap, grey tweed) and shove it in your mouth. I think that’s part of the reason for the expression “…I’ll eat my hat”, … Continue reading Old Man Evans steals the show

Tim Renowden’s take on the Australian Men’s Road Champs

 by Tim Renowden, who was roadside for the race. All images courtesy of Tim.    While the Northern Hemisphere shivered through ice, snow, mud, and darkness, Australian cycling had its first major event of the 2014 season this weekend. Simon Gerrans of Orica-GreenEdge claimed his second national champion’s jersey after winning a promoter’s dream three-man … Continue reading Tim Renowden’s take on the Australian Men’s Road Champs

2013: Kate Smart’s Review

by Kate Smart It’s that time of year when we reflect on the year that was. So, in no particular order, and, at times, with tongue firmly planted in cheek, here’s my two cents worth of the moments in the 2013 cycling season that I enjoyed the most.   Cyclists with magnificent hair As I’m … Continue reading 2013: Kate Smart’s Review

Stage 3 analysed on PEZ

Corsica! you kind of stole my heart there on Stage 3 with that incredible little lace of road , all a-weavin' and a-groovin' like that through the red lunar landscape, the ocean calling my name in the background. you're kinda married to France but looking to divorce i hear, let me know and i'll be … Continue reading Stage 3 analysed on PEZ