From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
High-powered thermal cameras using atomic research technology will be used on the Tour de France to help eradicate the threat of riders using hidden motors inside their bikes.
Australian cycling star Cameron Meyer has resigned from his professional team, citing unspecified personal reasons.
Stephen Cummings (Dimension Data) has won Stage 7 of the 2016 Criterium du Dauphine, as Chris Froome took the final yellow jersey, with his Sky teammates recovering after being put under some initial pressure.
Australia’s Richie Porte says he’s in good form for the Tour de France starting on July 2 after moving into second overall in the warm-up Criterium du Dauphine.
It was fitting that Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) and Esteban Chaves (Orica-GreenEdge) finished first and second on general classification at the 2016 Giro d’Italia.
Vincenzo Nibali cemented his reputation as one of the great grand tour riders when he claimed his second Giro d’Italia title in vintage fashion on Sunday.
The 2016 Giro d’Italia’s penultimate stage has been taken by Rein Taaramae (Katusha) after the breakaway managed to stay clear, but back in the peloton it was Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) who rode away from everyone to take the pink jersey.
Guys, I don’t mean to alarm you, but Esteban Chaves is leading the Giro d’Italia with just two stages left.
Colombian rider Esteban Chaves of Australian team Orica-GreenEDGE has taken the overall lead in the Giro d’Italia after Steven Kruijswijk crashed into a snowbank on a dangerous descent on the 19th stage on Friday.
Orica-GreenEDGE’s Esteban Chaves has claimed the Queen Stage of the 2016 Giro d’Italia.
Orica-GreenEDGE may have had more successful Grand Tours, but in terms of rider development, this Giro d’Italia is perhaps one of its most important.
Despite two top ten finishes, young Australian speedster Caleb Ewan is struggling to make an impact at the pointy end of the Giro d’Italia’s sprint stages.
Italian rider Diego Ulissi won the fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday by attacking on a climb shortly before the finish, while Tom Dumoulin crossed second to reclaim the overall lead.
Marcel Kittel’s stunning start to the 2016 road cycling season has continued at the Giro d’Italia, with the Etixx-Quickstep sprinter dominating the early sprint stages.
Another superb performance from Marcel Kittel saw the German cyclist claim a second successive sprint victory at the Giro d’Italia and replace Tom Dumoulin as the overall leader after the third stage on Sunday.
The first Grand Tour of the cycling season – the Giro d’Italia gets underway on Friday Evening (AEST), with many of the best cyclists in the world at the event. This is your full guide to the race, and coverage of it.
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The third installment of our Tour de France teams preview features Australia’s WorldTour team (featuring a new name).
With the first stage of the Tour de France, rolling out from Mont Saint-Michel, barely a day away, we continue our assessment of each team’s hopes for the world’s greatest cycling race.
It’s that time of the year when cycling fans get ready for the long days or for many Australians, nights in front of the television watching the Tour de France. With race start a matter of days away, let’s look at the teams are set to fare over the three weeks.
The world’s largest bike race starts in just over a week with a star-studded field set to contest the 103rd edition of Le Tour.
Last week on my journey up the M7 cycle way in Sydney’s North West I had a flat tyre. A slow leak that became flat rubber right at the base of a steady incline that always tests me as I am returning back to my starting point.
With the Criterium du Dauphine finishing on Sunday night (AEST), with Chris Froome once again showing his dominance. But still, the Dauphine raised plenty of questions ahead of the biggest race on the cycling calendar – le Tour de France.
Stage result: Stephen Cummings won the final stage of the Criterium du Dauphine, but it was Chris Froome who retained his lead to finish as the overall winner of the event.
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Stage Results: Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) has taken out Stage 6 of the 2016 Criterium du Dauphine in a two up sprint with Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) after a fascinating stage where Chris Froome (Sky) extended his lead in the yellow jersey.
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Stage Results: Chris Froome (Sky) has taken out Stage 5 of the 2016 Criterium du Dauphine with a brutal attack on the final climb, beating Richie Porte (BMC) in the final sprint.
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Stage 4 of the Criterium du Dauphine will be the last chance for the sprinters before the mountains take a hold of proceedings over the weekend. Join The Roar for live coverage from 11:55pm (AEST).
Stage results: Fabio Aru (Astana) has taken out Stage 3 of the 2016 Criterium du Daphine with a what seemed to be a dumb, yet ultimately successful solo attack in the closing stages.
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Stage 2 of the Criterium du Dauphine will provide the riders with the first uphill road finish of the race, climaxing at the peak of Chalmazel – Jeansagnière 167.5km after setting off. Join The Roar from 11pm (AEST) for all the live highlights and racing action.
Stage Results: Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) has claimed a very physical sprint victory at Stage 1 of the 2016 Criterium du Dauphine, with Jens Debusschere (Lotto-Soudal) and Sam Bennett (Bora-Argon 18) closing out the top three.
The first of two key warm up races before the Tour de France, the Criterium du Dauphine starts with a difficult prologue, a four kilometre ascension of the Montee de Chery. Join The Roar‘s live coverage of the Criterium du Dauphine from 9:30pm AEST.
It was a week for throwing away certain victories, Dutch cyclist Steven Kruijswijk most of all.
The Giro has just concluded, with Vincenzo Nibali securing victory. Here is what we learned across three exciting weeks of racing.
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