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Phil Anderson

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Phil Anderson OAM is an Australian cycling legend. After winning gold in the 1978 Commonwealth Games, Phil turned pro and joined the intensely competitive professional European road circuit. His 16-year career included 13 Tour de France tours and culminated with a Commonwealth gold in 1994, the year of his retirement. Phil now runs <a href="http://philandersoncycling.com.au/?utm_source=TheRoar&utm_medium=article&utm_campaign=bio">cycling tours</a>, offering cycling enthusiasts the chance to experience the sport he loves without the sweat and tears of competing.

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ANDERSON: My Australian cycling team of the century

ANDERSON: My Australian cycling team of the century

21 Nov 2014

In recognition of the first Australian to ever ride the Tour de France, Cycling Australia have planned to name a nine-man team – the Australian Team of the century.

ANDERSON: Gerrans came close, but history remembers winners

ANDERSON: Gerrans came close, but history remembers winners

3 Oct 2014

The World’s have been run and we have a new champion to wear the Rainbow Jersey through the 2015 season.

ANDERSON: Viva la Vuelta, the grandest of Grand Tours for 2014

ANDERSON: Viva la Vuelta, the grandest of Grand Tours for 2014

13 Sep 2014

The 2014 Vuelta has turned out to be one of the most stacked and hotly contested races of the year, and I’ve been fortunate enough to be on the roadside with an excited group of guys having a dream holiday.

French cycling success points to a clean peloton

French cycling success points to a clean peloton

7 Aug 2014

Another Tour de France has been comprehensively wrapped-up. Having just arrived back in Australia after three weeks by the roadside in France, I’ve a few takeaways to report.

Nibali, Porte point to a promising future for Le Tour

Nibali, Porte point to a promising future for Le Tour

21 Jul 2014

After the entree served up in the Vosges Mountains, the Tour de France has finally covered the meatier course of the Alpes. If things continue in the same fashion for Vinzenzo Nibali, the Pyrenees are looking to be his dessert.

ANDERSON: Porte may now see his chance for team leadership

ANDERSON: Porte may now see his chance for team leadership

11 Jul 2014

I always enjoy getting back to Europe to watch the big races with my tour groups.