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Graves continues blossoming form

QUEENSLAND’S Jared Graves had continued his brilliant form to take out the opening round of the four cross World series. Graves is the reigning world champion of this event held in Belgium.  “On those first two turns you had to be careful because anything could happen there,” Graves told Cycling Australia. “A good start definitely helps on this course, […]

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Evans climbs to fourth in the world

AUSTRALIAN cycling star Cadel Evans finished fifth in the last of the spring classics and that, along with his win in Flèche Wallonne  the week before, has moved him up from ninth to fourth place on the world rankings with a tally of 246 points. Belgian Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma – Lotto) is on top of […]

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Dyball holds off Clarke to win Canberra Tour

BEN Dyball took our the Canberra Tour despite a late challenge from defending champion Will Clarke. The Genesys Wealth Advisers team gave its all to close the gap between overnight leader Ben Dyball (Virgin Blue-RBS Morgans) and Clarke. The stage victory and its accompanying bonus seconds was everything Clarke could hope to achieve on the […]

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French wins drug defammation case

FORMER Australian Olympic cyclist Mark French has won a defammation case against a Melbourne newspaper that labelled him a drug cheat. The 25-year-old sued the Herald Sun over two articles that were published in 2004. He said he was happy with the win in which the court awarded him $175,000. He was cleared of doping […]

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Evans to lead BMC Racing Team

AUSTRALIAN cycling champion Cadel Evans will lead the US based BMC Racing Team at the final spring Classic. World Champion Evans claimed his first Classic on Wednesday at Flèche Wallonne. BMC director John Lelangue had plenty of confidence in Evans telling We know Cadel can do well in this type of race,” said Lelangue. […]

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Tanner takes final stage

FLY V AUSTRALIA team member David Tanner took out the final stage of this year’s La Vuelta de Bisbee. While David Lill won his second overall victory. Tanner was successful in the final 84-mile Tombstone Road Race whiched helped Fly V Australia take the points. “I wasn’t until the last two kilometres of the climb […]

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Flying high

FLY V AUSTRALIA did the country proud recently after claiming the teams standing lead in USA Cycling’s National Racing Calendar and finishing first and third at the weekend’s Sunny King Criterium. With former track rider Ben Kersten winning and team-mate Alessandro Bazzana placing third, the Australian Continental team secured enough points to add the teams’ lead to the individual […]

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Howard ready for a big 2010

GEELONG cyclist Leigh Howard took out a world championship along with fellow Aussie Cameron Meyer at the track cycling world championships recently.  The pair, who were silver medallists last year, gave Australia its sixth gold medal of the championship with one day remaining. “It was disappointing, but that’s bike riding, the decision was made and it […]

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Evans shows promising form

WORLD Champion and local hero Cadel Evans has shown some impressive form leading up to the Gio d’Italia event. Evans proved to be dangerous in the Keutenberg climb in which he was in the front group containing all the big-name favourites that fought for victory on the Cauberg. He lost a few seconds on the tough climb to […]

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Truck company probe into cycling deaths

A TRUCK company has been investigated over a number of cycling deaths on the roads of Sydney. In a statement Senior Sergeant Peter Jenkins said investigators will look at all the factors in the crash. “Officers are examining all relevant documents to determine if any breaches have occurred,” he said. A 37-year-old died and three […]

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