Cycling Lifestyle News


That Day

I still think about that day. I get to use such an inspecific term as “that” to refer to the day that I nearly killed myself because it has taken on that kind of significance in my life.

It’s a dividing line in my life because the rides that came after that day were immediately different than those that came before. (Red Kite Prayer)

The Zwift Academy is back for 2017, now with eRacing

In keeping with the 2016 program, participants will be asked to complete a range of group rides, training rides, and structured training programs. The biggest change for 2017 will be the introduction of “eRacing” to the semi-final stage in November. (Velo News)

DeFeet Bespoke is a cycling specific crowdfunding platform for small batch product

It’s a new division for the brand created so they could do more creative projects and share some unique, limited run products.

In the future, it may also be a way for teams or athletes to throw a design on there to raise money for the team. (Bike Rumor)

Zwift Erupts with New “Volcanic Circuit Route”

Zwift users can now challenge themselves by racing around a mix of three new routes aptly called the Volcano, Volcano CCW, and Volcano Flat. (Capo Velo)

American state sets out plans to ban cyclists from riding on rural roads

A state legislator in Montana has set out plans to ban cyclists from riding on rural roads without a shoulder or cycle lane, and make them ride single file. (Cycling Weekly)

Two wheels in the Algarve: Roman cobbles, perfect scenery and the deep blue Atlantic

There’s a cycling nirvana waiting to be explored on Portugal’s south coast. (Bike Radar)

Six Questions to Answer Before You Choose Between Rollers And A Trainer

Both tools are great for indoor training, but choosing the right one for you depends on six key factors

Race Across Europe – Full Video

Feature film documenting amateur cyclist James Bowtell’s attempt to set a Guinness record by riding across Europe – from Russia to Portugal – in 45 days.


Former U23 world champion dies aged 31 after suspected heart attack 

Former under-23 world champion Dmitry Grabovskyy, who took victory in the 2005 World Championships in Madrid, has died of a suspected heart attack aged 31. (Cycling Weekly)

Awkward moment for Aussie journalist who doesn’t realise he’s interviewing Peter Sagan’s wife

“What do you make of Peter Sagan?” (Cycling Weekly)

Photo gallery: Next-level racing at Adelaide’s first Carpark Climb

Starting on the street in the middle of Rundle Place and ascending to the fifth floor some 550 meters later, the head-to-head time trial racing was fast, furious and more than a little loud. (Cycling Tips)

Wiggo reveals real reason he signed up for The Jump

Sir Bradley Wiggins has said there’s an underlying reason behind his decision to join in with Channel 4’s reality ski jumping show The Jump: his fear of getting fat. (

New cycling documentary tells story of Russian Olympic doping whistleblower

Film started out as amateur doping experiment. (

Number One Fan

The best face in the crowd at the Tour Down Under (The Peloton Brief)

Cycle hire schemes are getting more women on bikes

Women make a quarter of all city hire bike trips. (

For Inauguration Day, This Strava Artist Took His Message to the Streets

One cyclist’s 12 mile message to Obama. (Bicycling Magazine)

Video: Underwater cyclist rides 855m on static bike in one breath

And it’s not the only underwater cycling record. (

Cycling Maven: Riding With DurianRider!!

In VLOG EP. #308 Cycling Maven Rides with DurianRider.

Sex Abuse in Cycling—How Big Is the Problem?

Recent allegations of sexual abuse in pro cycling have some wondering how pervasive the problem is, and what we can do to stop it. (Bicycling Magazine)

Thereabouts 3: Discovering Colombia premiere

On Friday, January 20 at 6:30pm (Adelaide time), we will be hosting the premiere of Thereabouts 3: Discovering Colombia. For those of you who cannot make the live screening in Adelaide (sold out), you can see it here on CyclingTips where it will be launched at the same time. (Cycling Tips)

Video: Rider dodges falling tree, his buddy is not so lucky

Two of the riders on their way to the Tour Down Under get past just in the time, but the last man on the road is not so lucky; incredible footage and something you don’t see too often. (Sticky Bottle)