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Loaded with informative articles crafted by our team of expert contributors, Bicycling Australia is your bi-monthly dose of cycling performance enhancement, all in one tasty and easy to digest package of 'sit back and relax' goodness.

Alberto Contador is one of only a few active riders who have won all three Grand Tours but could be forced to look for a new team next season.

Australians abroad in the weekend wrap up of the major races.

Bike ReviewsRead all

Polygon may not be the best known bike brand in Australia and you won’t find them at your local bike shop, but when they can deliver a good looking, well specced bike at a really great price, maybe Polygon are worth a look.

The R3 is Cervelo's everyman machine but it’s no cookie cutter bike by any means. The R series has some serious props winning Roubaix many times, including under Stuart O’Grady. Our own one day specialist Pat Howard checked out the 2016 R3 during November.

Every time a new model bicycle comes out so too do the superlatives. Describing the Emonda at the time of launch, Trek has gone with ‘lightest' as in "lightest production road bike ever".

TrainingRead all

Mark Fenner, coaching guru, knows about training riders of all ages. Here he discusses training for masters aged riders. Should it be different to the sort of training you would do in your early twenties? And if so, why?

Lachlan Searle gives us a few cycling-specific tips to use the humble foam roller.

Recently there have been many articles concluding that stretching has little performance benefit to athletes. ‘Great!’, you may think, there is my ticket to no stretching!

NutritionRead all

When it comes to nutritional quality, not only does preparing your meals and snacks at home give you much more control over what you are eating but it also means that you have complete control over the amounts of carbs, proteins, vegies and good fats that you consume diet on a daily basis.

There is plenty of attention given to eating for recovery, carb loading and hydration but far less to macronutrient balance. So how much carbohydrate, protein and fat do cyclists of different levels require?

It almost seems unfathomable that a healthy cyclist would be at risk of poor bone health, but recent studies are prompting some to action.

DestinationsRead all

Thailand may not immediately spring to mind when you think of epic mountain riding, yet the far north has some of the finest tropical touring terrain around.

Steve Thomas heads into the remote regions of China in search of some high rolling road cycling.

"If you want to have a special experience, go to the Dolomites and have a go at the Maratona. You’ll come back a better cyclist, and a better person. "

Mountain Biking Australia

Santa Cruz has just launched the third edition of the venerable Tallboy, but this time it’s not just a 29er.

Rocky Trail Entertainment shows that racing with gravity on your side doesn't have to be extreme, elite or crazy!

Attracting over 500 riders, the 11th edition of the Golden Triangle Epic has been run and won!