The transformation cycle

Of the many, many things I love about cycling, one has nothing to do with me. All the same, it never fails to bring a beaming smile to my face. It’s the simple, and no doubt nostalgic, joy of seeing new riders discover the beauty of the bike and fall in love with it, just … More The transformation cycle

TV cycling wars: Channel 9 versus Channel 7

It’s not quite over just yet, but it’s already been a fascinating summer of cycling in Australia. Plenty of great racing. Huge crowds. Painful crashes. And glorious wins. But arguably the most significant competition has been taking place off the roads as several not-so-familiar media names (in cycling circles, anyway) have thrown their hats and money into the ring alongside … More TV cycling wars: Channel 9 versus Channel 7

Cadel 2.0

Late last year, I was fortunate enough to spend several hours with Australia’s first, and only, Tour de France champion, Cadel Evans, at his Australian home town of Barwon Heads. Here’s a link to the piece that appears in the current issue of Bicycling Magazine, with some superb photos from the very talented Eamon Fitzpatrick… … More Cadel 2.0