Sapphire Tour: Nicholson seals GC, Belinda Bailey wins stage 2

Katelyn Nicholson (Team BridgeLane) has won the Sapphire Tour overall while Belinda Bailey has scored Team Hydraplay Femme’s first NRS win, sprinting to victory on Stage 2. It took a bike throw for Bailey, 19, to pip Odette Lynch (Butterfields Racing) on the 42-kilometre criterium at Lake Inverell. “I was positioned well at the start […]

Bentley Niquet-Olden wins Grafton to Inverell after flawless team performance

CCACHE x Par Küp have continued their winning ways, riding a tactically perfect race to set up Bentley Niquet-Olden for victory in the Grafton to Inverell today. Niquet-Olden, 25, sprinted from a reduced front group after teammate Ryan Schilt had spent much of the day in the early breakaway. The 63rd edition of the Squadron […]

Isla Carr sprints to maiden NRS win at Tour de Brisbane

Isla Carr has notched her maiden National Road Series win at Tour de Brisbane after a smart sprint finish that thwarted NRS powerhouse Team BridgeLane. The Western Australian, racing as a solo individual rider, capitalised on a chaotic technical finish to the 81.3-kilometre race to thwart Team BridgeLane’s sprint train that had come undone after the final […]

Graeme Frislie powers to Tour de Brisbane NRS win

CCACHE x Par Küp sprinter Graeme Frislie has won the 2024 Tour de Brisbane National Road Series race with an impressive display of cornering and speed after a frenetic race through the River City. Frislie finished off a near-flawless team performance from CCACHE x Par Küp to perfection on the tight, technical finale in Brisbane to win […]

Lucinda Stewart wins Warrnambool Classic from race-long breakaway

Nineteen-year-old Lucinda Stewart (ARA Skip Capital) has soloed away from her breakaway companions to win the Lochard Energy Warrnambool Women’s Classic today. Stewart was part of a quartet that broke away 40 kilometres into the 160-kilometre race from Colac to Warrnambool. She was joined by Amanda Poulsen (Team BridgeLane), Josephine Pepper (Butterfields Racing Team) and […]

Melbourne to Warrnambool: Mark O’Brien wins solo, 14 years after first podium

Veteran Melbourne cyclist Mark O’Brien has won the 108th Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic, soloing to victory today after an attack-filled finale to the 267-kilometre race. Competing as an individual, O’Brien outwitted and outrode the heavyweight teams of the AusCycling National Road Series in the crosswinds. Having placed second way back in 2010 and […]

What to know about the 2024 Melbourne to Warrnambool

The international peloton may have left our shores, but the Aussie summer of cycling rolls on with the start of the domestic season – and it begins with a doozy. This weekend, the 108th Melbourne to Warrnambool will kickstart the AusCycling National Road Series, with all the prestige that comes with our oldest and longest one-day […]

Preview: 2023 Tour of Tasmania (NRS)

The AusCycling 2023 National Road Series finale rolls away tomorrow at the Tour of Tasmania. Over five days of racing, the Spirit of Tasmania Cycling Tour (men) and Roll Cycles Tour of Tasmania (women) puts the best of the Apple Isle on full display, starting from the NRS men’s prologue up Bourke St in Launceston on […]

Preview: 2023 Cycle Sunshine Coast (NRS)

The AusCycling National Road Series returns this week for the penultimate race of 2023. From Thursday to Sunday, Cycle Sunshine Coast features five stages in Queensland’s namesake region, an hour north of Brisbane. Who will succeed Zac Marriage and Danielle De Francesco as the GC winners? Route The five-stage race offers two major changes from […]

Tristan Saunders reigns supreme at Tour of Gippsland, extends NRS lead

Team BridgeLane’s Tristan Saunders has extended his AusCycling National Road Series (NRS) lead following a spirited double-stage win finish to the Tour of Gippsland. Saunders lept into general classification contention with a determined bridge to the breakaway on Stage 3, which laid the foundation for his Pakenham Mazda Yellow Jersey victory. The 23-year-old’s sprint proved […]