Jono Lovelock Columnist

Jono Lovelock

Roar Expert

  • 11,440 Article Reads
  • 15 Articles Written
  • 68 Comments Written


Member Since:
November 2012
Based In:
Melbourne, Victoria
Favourite Sporting Team:
Huon Genesys
Favourite Sports:
Cricket, Cycling,

Latest Articles

Showing articles 1 - 6 of 15 | More Articles >
The 2013 Giro d’Italia makes Le Tour second-best

The 2013 Giro d'Italia makes Le Tour second-best

27 May 2013

What does Italy do better than France? Coffee, gelati and grand tour bike races. It’s often asked which specific cycling event deserves the title of being the best. The world championships, one of the classics, or one of the grand tours? Naturally, most people gravitate to the French end of the spectrum. For most people, […]

Jono’s Giro: insider’s guide to stage seven

Jono's Giro: insider's guide to stage seven

7 May 2013

This coming Friday is stage seven. My roughie for one of the best stages of the Giro. Only three stages in we can clearly see that this bike race is like no other: all the transfers, the ferries, the presentations, podiums, pink confetti and countless coffees. This grand tour resembles more of a rolling mardi […]

The Oceania Championships: does anyone even care?

The Oceania Championships: does anyone even care?

20 Mar 2013

It’s Sunday morning in the bushy outskirts of Canberra. The sun is out, the temperature is on the rise and the wind is blowing. All in all, it’s a good day for a bike race. During the preceding three days the Oceania Championships have been in full swing. Men and woman from U19, U23 and […]

Sky-high ambitions for Paris-Nice victor Richie Porte

Sky-high ambitions for Paris-Nice victor Richie Porte

12 Mar 2013

Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Miguel Indurain, Bradley Wiggins and now Richie Porte. One race, one winner, many implications. Richie Porte has well and truly announced his arrival in the top echelon of world cycling with his overall victory in the Paris-Nice stage race. His breakout performance in the Giro d’Italia in 2010 was outstanding. His […]

Respecting routine reaps rewards

Respecting routine reaps rewards

7 Mar 2013

Daily life is a cycle of repetition – groundhog day after repetitious groundhog day leaves most lamenting the dreaded rat race. We dream of being a professional athlete. Flying high around the world living fancy free, our lives filled with a heavy sporting focus and just the right amount of recreational endeavour to keep us […]

Being a professional cyclist: A life on call

Being a professional cyclist: A life on call

27 Feb 2013

An elite cyclist is a peculiar being. One must be fit. One must be committed. One must be willing to sacrifice. But above and beyond everything else, one must be flexible. Yes, of course you want to be flexible to reach those handlebars down low, but flexibility in respect of your racing calendar will serve […]

More Articles >