As I write this Pat ‘Paddy’ Bevin has just won back-to-back events in the 2014 Subaru National Road Series, claiming superb victories in the National Capital Tour and, two weeks later, the prestigious Tour of Tasmania. A fine rider surely destined for bigger things, Bevin, 23, now sits fifth in the overall NRS rider standings … More All black? Why are the kiwis kicking our Aussie butts in the NRS?
http://bicyclingaustralia.com.au/2014/07/roadside-assistance Please excuse the self promotion here. But this is a link to an important article that appears in the current issue of Bicycling Australia magazine. It explores some of the key issues that are currently shaping the very future of road racing in Australia, and many other countries for that matter. It features exclusive interviews with numerous key road … More Roadside Assistance
Last month during the 2013 Grafton to Inverell Classic – depending on who you talk to, the greatest or second-greatest one day race in Australia each year – it occurred to me as a little odd the top domestic cycling team in the country, Huon-Genesys, wasn’t there. Huon-Genesys’ NRS rivals Budget Forklifts were the victors in Inverell with Jack Anderson, just as … More Something fishy?
Am I the only one staggered (albeit not surprised) by the cancellation of this year’s Goulburn to Sydney Classic? One of the most historic road races in Australia? A premier event on the Subaru National Road Series calendar and the only one that comes within cooee of the Nation’s largest city? I am well aware … More History…cancelled
Racing this weekend? Check out this link from Rob Arnold @ Ride Cycling Review … a good example of how not to take a high speed corner. Ouch. http://youtu.be/UqjOqgilwmQ
How good is this time of year? After spending two awesomely festive weeks riding ourselves, we can sit back and enjoy a string of world-class Aussie cycling events, one after another after another. But there is one thing I don’t love: the fact that the most picturesque, populous and touristed city in the land is … More Sydney needs…something