Richie Porte: another year, another mishap for cycling’s unluckiest man

In 2014, it was pneumonia. In 2016, it was an untimely puncture. In 2017, it was a horror crash at 70kph on a steep descent. On Sunday, Richie Porte’s latest attempt at the Tour de France yellow jersey was prematurely ended by an innocuous pile-up early on stage nine which left the Tasmanian …

Road Cycling

Chris Froome suffers Tour de France crash as Brit tumbles in pile-up on Stage 9

CHRIS FROOME took a spectacular tumble on a chaotic Stage 9 of the Tour de France but recovered to finish among the leaders.<p>The Brit, 33, was around …

Road Cycling

Think you could keep up with the pros on the pavé? Think again

<b>Some scary stats from Strava for the Stage 9 pavé</b><p>It’s always a bit humbling when you see the speeds that pros record on Strava compared to the rest …


8 Top Carbon Fiber Road Bikes Under $2,000

If you’re looking for an upgrade or are ready to get serious about investing in a road bike, these top road bikes under $2,000 are a great place to …

Carbon Fiber

Photo gallery: Tears of pain and joy on Tour's cobbled stage 9

Barely 10km into the race, Porte came down and immediately grabbed his shoulder.<p>It’s hard not to feel for Porte, who crashed out of last year’s Tour …

Road Cycling

10 Ways to Improve Your Mountain Biking – Page 2

4. Relax<p>Whether you are riding a rigid bike or a full suspension, the best suspension you have is your arms and legs. Stand up, relax and allow them …

Mountain Biking

2018 Tour de France: Peter Sagan holds on to green jersey following stage 9

Peter Sagan maintains the green jersey after Stage 9 of the 2018 Tour de France.

Tour de France

FBM - Cody Diggs Bike Check

Get a closer look at Cody Diggs’ current FBM setup…<p>Curious what Cody Diggs is riding out in the woods these days? The crew at FBM caught up with Cody …


Pure Emotion for Degenkolb

The defending champion German football team exited this year’s World Cup in ignominy, but the country’s pride returned on Sunday when John Degenkolb …

Bicycle Racing

Video highlights, onboard footage and full reaction as Paris-Roubaix meets the Tour de France

Tour de France

10 Ways to Improve Your Mountain Biking – Page 4

7. Stop<p>Hopping and balancing skills really pay off when riding technical trails. Having the ability to come to a stop and then start again without …

Mountain Biking

Crusher in the Tushar Recap & Results

Beaver, Utah- The Crusher in the Tushar once again proved anything but predictable in both the weather and riders that would be standing on the …

Road Cycling

Taste of the Tour: Creamy cheese in 'Venice of the Alps'

ROUBAIX, France (AP) — At long last, it's time to climb.<p>But while the Tour de France's cyclists face the first of a triple-header of mountain stages in the Alps, the mere mortals in tow can relax in the "Venice of the Alps" and dip into France's second largest lake as well as taste some extra …

Road Cycling

Giro Rosa won by Australian team Mitchelton-Scott

Australian team Mitchelton-Scott are celebrating victory in the most prestigious race on the women’s road cycling tour calendar, the Giro Rosa, in Italy.<p>The team won six of the 10 stages with three different riders and their Dutch star Annemiek van Vleuten claimed the overall title after dominating …

Sport (UK)

John Degenkolb's voice was choked with emotion after winning Sunday's chaotic Stage 9 of the Tour de France, capping a two-year comeback. The German Trek-Segafredo rider sustained multiple injuries, including a near-amputation of his left index finger, after he and his former Giant-Alpecin teammates were hit by a car while training in January 2016. Degenkolb, 29, who had finished second in a Tour stage on six different occasions, becomes the first Paris-Roubaix champion (2015) to subsequently win a cobblestone stage in the Tour.

John Degenkolb's voice was choked with emotion after winning Sunday's chaotic Stage 9 of the Tour de France, capping a two-year comeback. The German …

Road Bikes

A tearful Porte crashes out on day of Tour carnage

Australian Tour de France hopeful Richie Porte ccrashed out of stage 9, with a broken collarbone – but his spill wasn’t the only crash of the day.The …

Sport (Australia)

Tour De France 2018 Daily Update S2018 Ep9

SBS looks at different stages and presents comprehensive updates on all the 2018 Tour de France action.

Tour de France

Brutal chart shows how much more efficient France was than Croatia in the World Cup Final

Matthias Schrader/AP<p><b>France's offensive attack was far more efficient than Croatia in the World Cup Final, and it proved to be part of the difference</b> …


The Dutch underground bicycle-park arms race

THE trilling of spokes, cyclists rounding the bend in unison: no, this is not the Tour de France. It is the new underground bicycle park at Utrecht …

Tour de France

Tour de France: Stage 9 highlights

The much anticipated cobbled stage of the Tour de France to Roubaix saw a former Paris-Roubaix champion John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) silence the …

Road Bikes

Sunday trading: Wheel deal special including Zipp, Mavic and more

<b>Here’s our weekly run-down of the deals on cycling kit we’ve found on the web this Sunday</b><p>It has been a long old week for us here at <i>CW</i> HQ. It has been …

Bicycle Racing

Friday Night Lights bike tour returns, brighter than ever

Friday Night Lights returned without incident Friday after a few bad cyclists last month put the event on hold.This time, two auxiliary police …

Southwestern Ontario

Porte crashes out of Tour de France with suspected fractured collarbone

A race doctor attended to Porte, while Australian teammate Simon Gerrans stood by in case Porte was able to continue.<p>However, as he was ushered away …

Road Cycling

Richie Porte out of Tour de France after early crash today

BMC Racing star was one of the favourites for the overall - but is first casualty of today's cobbled stage...

Tour de France


Today’s guest post is from Matt Goodwin, Co-founder of Hix Magazine<p>Learning mountain bike tricks are a great way to overcome obstacles on the trail …

Mountain Biking

Germany's Degenkolb takes Tour stage nine

John Degenkolb has won a dramatic ninth stage of the Tour de France.<p>It was a race in which cobbles caused chaos, with four-time winner Chris Froome crashing and Richie Porte abandoning the race with a suspected broken collar bone.<p>But German Degenkolb outsprinted the chasing pack to claim his first …

Sport (UK)

Strangers offer help after Ironman bike theft

The bicycle, a white Giant Defy with Mavic wheels, was locked to a bike rack on a car when it was taken.<p>Emma was still able to take part in her first …


VIDEO: Watch France lift World Cup, fans celebrate

The World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world, so the celebrations for Les Bleus supporters in Russia and in their homeland of France will …


Canberra is about to get its first bike scheme, and it'll be dockless

"We are optimistic that users will respect the cultural and symbolic significance of these areas by parking responsibly using existing, designated …


Part of popular Brisbane bikeway closed for 12 months

The design plans for the new section of the bikeway had sparked concerns from the council and cycling groups, with a feasibility study since …