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Saying what everyone is thinking

30 September 2014 | 13:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

The women's road race at the UCI Road World Championships has certainly whipped up a hornet's nest online while several opinion pieces has kept discussions simmering.

Scene from the women's road race at the UCI Road World Championships (AAP)

Scene from the women's road race at the UCI Road World Championships (AAP)

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Ready to drop the Tour flag

03 July 2014 | 13:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

I have a confession to make. The idea of Yorkshire winning the tender to host the Grand Depart is still very difficult to comprehend but the UK’s biggest county in England’s north has worked extremely hard and rightfully deserves the accolade.

Lotto-Belisol in training before the start of the 2014 Tour de France (AAP)

Lotto-Belisol in training before the start of the 2014 Tour de France (AAP)

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Cycling's World Cup XI

16 June 2014 | 10:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

With the FIFA World Cup dominating world wide interest and the SBS television and online screens doing the same for the next four weeks, most viewers, including regular followers of cycling, have been gripped by the matches from Brazil.

Tomo dreams of cycling's best eleven playing at Maracana Stadium (AAP)

Tomo dreams of cycling's best eleven playing at Maracana Stadium (AAP)

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The Giro d'Italia, a groundbreaking moment for SBS

06 May 2014 | 8:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

The 2014 Giro d’Italia has arrived and for the first time SBS management has boldly decided to screen every stage of this year's race live. It’s another breakthrough in the network’s history, growth and support for world cycling, writes Mike Tomalaris.

A relaxed Cadel Evans ready for the Giro d'Italia. (AAP)

A relaxed Cadel Evans ready for the Giro d'Italia. (AAP)

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Sitting out the lies

12 March 2014 | 15:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

As much as it would be in my interest to get along and have a peek, I really don't have the urge to squirm through a two hour documentary highlighting cycling's biggest fraud, writes Mike Tomalaris.

Mike Tomalaris won't be attending a screening of the Armstrong Lie (Twitter)

Mike Tomalaris won't be attending a screening of the Armstrong Lie (Twitter)

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A call to arms

14 February 2014 | 10:30 - By Mike Tomalaris

It goes without saying the international TV coverage and worldwide exposure the Tour de France's new one-day women's race will be an enormous advertisement for the women's game at a time when it's screaming for global attention, recognition and respect.

Like the world championships, the ASO is bringing women's cycling to the crowds and television with a women's race on the final day of the Tour de France  (Getty Images)

Like the world championships, the ASO is bringing women's cycling to the crowds and television with a women's race on the final day of the Tour de France (Getty Images)

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Jensie: One last time around

17 January 2014 | 7:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

It’s always a delight to see the beaming face of German legend Jens Voigt at the Santos Tour Down Under.

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An Australian team that selects itself

25 August 2013 | 14:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

Cycling Australia's new High Performance director Brad McGee will have an abundance of talent at his disposal when selecting the elite men's team for the UCI Road World Championships.

Cadel Evans on the way to winning UCI Road World Championships in 2009 (Getty Images)

Cadel Evans on the way to winning UCI Road World Championships in 2009 (Getty Images)

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