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The UCI announces final 7 successful applicants of the 2016 WorldTour licenses making 18 WorldTour teams competing next season.

Disc brake road bikes will be introduced into the WorldTour peloton starting 1 January 2016. Ongoing trials and collaboration with manufacturers and teams has helped support the move to accept these devices.

Cycling Australia has altered the Australian National Road Championship's schedule to include the Women's Elite Road Championship race on the Sunday in a bid to promote women's cycling through a live broadcast.

Bike ReviewsRead all

Disc brakes, 25mm tyres, capable of winning cobblestone classics, and a 58cm frame that weighs just 7.6 kilos? Trek’s domane 6.9 is a beautifully engineered bicycle. We jumped at the chance to review this black beauty.

Bianchi's race bikes have a strong reputation and long heritage. Pat Howard climbed aboard their XR1 to review their latest offering.

With the resurgence of the FDJ team and high hopes for young talent Thibaut Pinot in the Tour de France, Lapierre bikes are also in the spotlight. We had a look at their performance endurance bike, the Pulsium.

TrainingRead all

The tour may be won in the alps, but it's not just the uphill that can determine the winner. Descending with confidence and speed is integral to superlative performance. The speed doctor has some tips on how it's done. 

We all strive to be the best we can; we train, diet, and purchase the latest and greatest, but sometimes suffer an injury or get sick just at the wrong time. What can we do to help in these disappointing situations so we don't go off the rails? How do we make the best of it and maintain our progress?

NSW and national supercoach, Brad McGee, discusses the administration landscape at the top of Australian bike racing.

NutritionRead all

Preparation is everything when it comes to endurance cycling, particularly from a nutrition perspective. For any ride or event that lasts longer than 90 minutes, starting your ride with optimally fuelled muscles is the simplest thing you can do to perform physically for an extended number of hours.

A stimulant capable of improving perfomance, though not banned by the powers that be, caffeine is addictive and readily available. But how much is too much? 

For any cycling enthusiast the lure of a long weekend ride free from nagging, technology and external demands is the highlight of any week. Naturally, getting your nutrition right for long training rides or events is imperative, or you risk hitting the wall prematurely, ultimately ruining the entire ride.

DestinationsRead all

More than 900 kilometres of suffering and splendour, that’s the Haute Route Dolomites & Swiss Alp stage-sportive. Steve Thomas rides shotgun through Europe’s most dynamic mountains.

High in the Italian Alps you’ll find some of the biggest and baddest climbs on the planet. Steve Thomas guides us through the area around Livigno.

It’s home to some of Australia’s most accomplished pros and the jewel in the National Road Series crown. But the Apple Isle still offers considerable riches for riders of more modest abilities, as Peter Maniaty recently discovered.

Mountain Biking Australia

A handy guide on where to ride in the Southern Highlands of NSW.

Reid is best known for their low-end bikes but the $1,099 Terra Elite sees them step things up a notch.

With their new All-Mountain Trail and a revamped cross-country trail network, Thredbo is looking even better as a summer MTB holiday destination.