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Bicycling Australia

May-June 2024
Magazine

Bicycling Australia is packed with interesting and useful information that will enhance your cycling experience. Our expert writers specialise in providing detailed information on training, positioning, health and nutrition, designed to help you ride better. There’s also unbiased, critical analysis of new products—from parts, and accessories, to clothing and nutrition, to full bike reviews—all with detailed photography to help you buy better. You'll also find Where to Ride suggestions in every issue, for destinations both in Australia and overseas. Download your copy now!

Bicycling Australia

Getting Back To Basics

Safer Cycling And The AGF • AS THE FALLOUT FROM THE RECENT AND SUDDEN CLOSURE OF THE AMY GILLETT FOUNDATION CONTINUES, JAMES YAFFA EXPLORES WHERE IT WENT WRONG AND ASKS IF THE FOUNDATION DID ITS JOB?

The Latest Gear • THE SPORT OF CYCLING IS MORE THAN JUST BIKES, IT’S A GEAR JUNKIE’S PARADISE! HERE WE TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE STANDOUT NEW PRODUCTS OF THE PAST COUPLE OF MONTHS.

The Big Picture • BOWRAL NSW

THE PUPPET MASTERS OF CYCLING • WE CHEER THE RIDERS. WE REVERE THE TEAM OWNERS. WE HANG OFF EVERY WORD OF THE COMMENTATORS. BUT WHO ACTUALLY SHAPES WORLD CYCLING? PETER MANIATY PEEKS BEHIND THE CURTAIN TO REVEAL 10 OF THE MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE IN THE SPORT WE ALL LOVE – AND YOU’D PROBABLY WALK STRAIGHT PAST MOST OF THEM IN THE STREET.

Junior Cycling: A Passing Fad or Enduring Passion? • OUR JUNIOR CYCLING COLUMNIST MAIZY EVANS IS BACK! NOW RESIDING IN QUEENSLAND, MAIZY DELVES INTO THE COMMON ISSUES THAT AFFECT YOUNG RIDERS.

50 Tips For BETTER BIKING • WHETHER YOU’RE COMPLETELY NEW TO CYCLING OR A VETERAN OF THE SPORT, WE LIST OUR 50 TOP TIPS THAT WILL HELP MAKE YOU A BETTER BIKE RIDER.

THE 2024 SNOWY CLASSIC • ALWAYS KEEN FOR A GETAWAY, WE TOOK A TRIP TO JINDABYNE AND THE SNOWY MOUNTAINS FOR THIS YEAR’S EDITION OF THE SNOWY CLASSIC ALPINE GRAND FONDO.

CÔTE D'OPALE: A Ride Through History • LONDON-BASED BA WRITER AMY MCPHERSON HOPS OVER THE CHANNEL TO SPEND A WEEK CYCLING NORTH EASTERN FRANCE.

Ere Research: Revolutionising Cycling with Swiss Precision • PIET VAN DER VELDE AND THE TEAM AT ERE RESEARCH ARE QUITE ACHIEVERS IN THE BIKE INDUSTRY. BUT HAVING DESIGNED FOR SUCH BRANDS AS PRO-SHIMANO, SRAM, COLNAGO, FSA, PROLOGO, SELLE ITALIA AND RAPHA, THEY HAVE QUITE THE STORY TO TELL.

The All-Electric Volvo C40 • THE IDEAL COMPACT COUPE FOR CYCLISTS? WE PUT A NEW VOLVO C40 THROUGH ITS PACES.

Ultralight Tubolito Tubes • THEY WEIGH A LOT LESS AND COST MORE, BUT HOW DO THE LATEST OFFERINGS STAND UP AGAINST TRADITIONAL TUBES OR TUBELESS SETUPS?

LOOK KEO Blade Ceramic Pedals • MADE IN FRANCE AND NOW LIGHTER, SLICKER AND FAR MORE REFINED THAN EVER, WE RIDE LOOK’S NEW KEO BLADE PEDALS.

Challenge Gravine 40mm TLR Tyres • CHALLENGE HAS A STRONG REPUTE FOR MAKING THOROUGHBRED OFF-ROAD TYRES. WE TEST OUT THEIR ALL-NEW RUGGED GRAVEL GRAVINE, IN BOTH OF ITS “BUILDS.”

Trek Velocis Shoes • TREK HAVE RECENTLY RELEASED A TRIPLE WHAMMY OF 2024 MODEL CYCLING SHOES. HERE WE RIDE THEIR MID-LEVEL OFFERINGS, THE LATEST VELOCIS.

Ribble Endurance SL e • AMY MCPHERSON RECENTLY SPENT A MONTH WITH A SURPRISINGLY LIGHT E-ROAD BIKE FROM UK-BASED BRAND RIBBLE. HOW DID SHE FIND THE ELECTRIC ASSIST EXPERIENCE? READ ON!

Trek Madone SL: Speed, style … and that slot. • THE 2024 TREK MADONE SL DELIVERS A FAMILIAR YET TWEAKED AND EVOLVED DESIGN FROM ITS RADICAL PREDECESSOR’S DEBUT IN 2022.

Maintaining Mojo • IT AFFECTS US ALL FROM TIME TO TIME, BEING A LITTLE LOW ON MOJO. HERE LEE ‘HOLLYWOOD’ TURNER OFFERS HIS TOP TIPS ON BEATING THE POST-SUMMER BLUES.

If Anyone Can, Tadej Can • ONLY SEVEN HAVE DONE IT AND THE LAST WAS MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO. BUT THIS MAN IS...


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Bicycling Australia is packed with interesting and useful information that will enhance your cycling experience. Our expert writers specialise in providing detailed information on training, positioning, health and nutrition, designed to help you ride better. There’s also unbiased, critical analysis of new products—from parts, and accessories, to clothing and nutrition, to full bike reviews—all with detailed photography to help you buy better. You'll also find Where to Ride suggestions in every issue, for destinations both in Australia and overseas. Download your copy now!

Bicycling Australia

Getting Back To Basics

Safer Cycling And The AGF • AS THE FALLOUT FROM THE RECENT AND SUDDEN CLOSURE OF THE AMY GILLETT FOUNDATION CONTINUES, JAMES YAFFA EXPLORES WHERE IT WENT WRONG AND ASKS IF THE FOUNDATION DID ITS JOB?

The Latest Gear • THE SPORT OF CYCLING IS MORE THAN JUST BIKES, IT’S A GEAR JUNKIE’S PARADISE! HERE WE TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE STANDOUT NEW PRODUCTS OF THE PAST COUPLE OF MONTHS.

The Big Picture • BOWRAL NSW

THE PUPPET MASTERS OF CYCLING • WE CHEER THE RIDERS. WE REVERE THE TEAM OWNERS. WE HANG OFF EVERY WORD OF THE COMMENTATORS. BUT WHO ACTUALLY SHAPES WORLD CYCLING? PETER MANIATY PEEKS BEHIND THE CURTAIN TO REVEAL 10 OF THE MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE IN THE SPORT WE ALL LOVE – AND YOU’D PROBABLY WALK STRAIGHT PAST MOST OF THEM IN THE STREET.

Junior Cycling: A Passing Fad or Enduring Passion? • OUR JUNIOR CYCLING COLUMNIST MAIZY EVANS IS BACK! NOW RESIDING IN QUEENSLAND, MAIZY DELVES INTO THE COMMON ISSUES THAT AFFECT YOUNG RIDERS.

50 Tips For BETTER BIKING • WHETHER YOU’RE COMPLETELY NEW TO CYCLING OR A VETERAN OF THE SPORT, WE LIST OUR 50 TOP TIPS THAT WILL HELP MAKE YOU A BETTER BIKE RIDER.

THE 2024 SNOWY CLASSIC • ALWAYS KEEN FOR A GETAWAY, WE TOOK A TRIP TO JINDABYNE AND THE SNOWY MOUNTAINS FOR THIS YEAR’S EDITION OF THE SNOWY CLASSIC ALPINE GRAND FONDO.

CÔTE D'OPALE: A Ride Through History • LONDON-BASED BA WRITER AMY MCPHERSON HOPS OVER THE CHANNEL TO SPEND A WEEK CYCLING NORTH EASTERN FRANCE.

Ere Research: Revolutionising Cycling with Swiss Precision • PIET VAN DER VELDE AND THE TEAM AT ERE RESEARCH ARE QUITE ACHIEVERS IN THE BIKE INDUSTRY. BUT HAVING DESIGNED FOR SUCH BRANDS AS PRO-SHIMANO, SRAM, COLNAGO, FSA, PROLOGO, SELLE ITALIA AND RAPHA, THEY HAVE QUITE THE STORY TO TELL.

The All-Electric Volvo C40 • THE IDEAL COMPACT COUPE FOR CYCLISTS? WE PUT A NEW VOLVO C40 THROUGH ITS PACES.

Ultralight Tubolito Tubes • THEY WEIGH A LOT LESS AND COST MORE, BUT HOW DO THE LATEST OFFERINGS STAND UP AGAINST TRADITIONAL TUBES OR TUBELESS SETUPS?

LOOK KEO Blade Ceramic Pedals • MADE IN FRANCE AND NOW LIGHTER, SLICKER AND FAR MORE REFINED THAN EVER, WE RIDE LOOK’S NEW KEO BLADE PEDALS.

Challenge Gravine 40mm TLR Tyres • CHALLENGE HAS A STRONG REPUTE FOR MAKING THOROUGHBRED OFF-ROAD TYRES. WE TEST OUT THEIR ALL-NEW RUGGED GRAVEL GRAVINE, IN BOTH OF ITS “BUILDS.”

Trek Velocis Shoes • TREK HAVE RECENTLY RELEASED A TRIPLE WHAMMY OF 2024 MODEL CYCLING SHOES. HERE WE RIDE THEIR MID-LEVEL OFFERINGS, THE LATEST VELOCIS.

Ribble Endurance SL e • AMY MCPHERSON RECENTLY SPENT A MONTH WITH A SURPRISINGLY LIGHT E-ROAD BIKE FROM UK-BASED BRAND RIBBLE. HOW DID SHE FIND THE ELECTRIC ASSIST EXPERIENCE? READ ON!

Trek Madone SL: Speed, style … and that slot. • THE 2024 TREK MADONE SL DELIVERS A FAMILIAR YET TWEAKED AND EVOLVED DESIGN FROM ITS RADICAL PREDECESSOR’S DEBUT IN 2022.

Maintaining Mojo • IT AFFECTS US ALL FROM TIME TO TIME, BEING A LITTLE LOW ON MOJO. HERE LEE ‘HOLLYWOOD’ TURNER OFFERS HIS TOP TIPS ON BEATING THE POST-SUMMER BLUES.

If Anyone Can, Tadej Can • ONLY SEVEN HAVE DONE IT AND THE LAST WAS MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO. BUT THIS MAN IS...


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