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What could be better than cycling for a great cause?

The top five finishers in the General Classification at the 2015 Tour de France will have their doping control samples kept for 10 years for the possibility of retesting.

Neil Van Der Ploeg of Avanti Racing Team took the out the individual time trial event on stage 2 at the Tour of China I on Friday last week.

Bike ReviewsRead all

Once renowned as quality steel framed bikes out of Adelaide, the Macini brand faded with the onset of carbon technology. The brand has been reborn and now produces sleek carbon racers. Mark Jewell rode their ‘Classic’ for review.

The name Lapierre may have slipped under the radar of many riders but the latest offering from this French company should make anyone in the market for an aero road bike sit up and take notice.

Bianchi's race bikes have a strong reputation and long heritage. Pat Howard climbed aboard their XR1 to review their latest offering.

TrainingRead all

We all strive to be the best we can; we train, diet, and purchase the latest and greatest, but sometimes suffer an injury or get sick just at the wrong time. What can we do to help in these disappointing situations so we don't go off the rails? How do we make the best of it and maintain our progress?

NSW and national supercoach, Brad McGee, discusses the administration landscape at the top of Australian bike racing.

We all know riders who relish it when the road begins to tilt skyward. They may not necessarily be built like whippets, and in some cases they may not even be that great at climbing, but they seem to enjoy it nonetheless.

NutritionRead all

For any cycling enthusiast the lure of a long weekend ride free from nagging, technology and external demands is the highlight of any week. Naturally, getting your nutrition right for long training rides or events is imperative, or you risk hitting the wall prematurely, ultimately ruining the entire ride.

For many athletes, the word sugar is synonymous with energy – lollies eaten in a feeding frenzy at the end of a long training ride, the banana before an interval session for a quick energy hit.

Arriving home after a long day and heading straight to the fridge to pour a glass of wine or grab a beer is daily habit of many and while there is nothing wrong with enjoying alcohol in moderation, there may be some side effects of excessive alcohol consumption.

DestinationsRead all

More than 900 kilometres of suffering and splendour, that’s the Haute Route Dolomites & Swiss Alp stage-sportive. Steve Thomas rides shotgun through Europe’s most dynamic mountains.

High in the Italian Alps you’ll find some of the biggest and baddest climbs on the planet. Steve Thomas guides us through the area around Livigno.

It’s home to some of Australia’s most accomplished pros and the jewel in the National Road Series crown. But the Apple Isle still offers considerable riches for riders of more modest abilities, as Peter Maniaty recently discovered.

Mountain Biking Australia

A sneak peek at the 2016 BBB Coolride pedal.

The winner of the Morewood Zula XT competition that was run in Mountain Biking Australia Aug/Sep/Oct 15 is Callum Wilyman of Wembley Downs WA.

Hans Rey has made more magazine covers than a major printer and been a household name in mountain biking for nearly 30 years. Steve Thomas finds there’s a lot more to his repertoire than just amazing bike handling skills.