Mike Tomalaris

Mike Tomalaris is SBS's cycling presenter, who has covered the Tour de France for 15 years. Mike is a keen cyclist himself, and covers a few hundred kilometres a week in a social weekend bunch ride. For cycling fans around Australia, Mike Tomalaris is cycling.



Cadel's courageous ride

14 July 2010 | 0:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

Cadel Evans' disastrous collapse in the Col de Madeleine belied an inner struggle with a secret injury, a fact that now to how tough he is, writes Michael Tomalaris.

Team BMC's Cadel Evans (Getty)

Team BMC's Cadel Evans (Getty)

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Quiet success for Australia

26 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

Australian success at this year's Tour de France has been one of quiet personal achievement, writes Mike Tomalaris.

Saxo Bank's Stuart O'Grady (Getty)

Saxo Bank's Stuart O'Grady (Getty)

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Ensuring victory

20 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

Lance Armstrong now has no choice but to set aside his ambitions and help Alberto Contador to a second Tour de France win, writes Mike Tomalaris.

Team Astana's Alberto Contador (AAP)

Team Astana's Alberto Contador (AAP)

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Boonen a bust

16 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

How different things might have been for Team Quickstep in the Tour de France if they had picked an in form Allan Davis rather than an uninterested Tom Boonen, writes Mike Tomalaris.

Tom Boonen has just been going through the motions at the Tour de France (Getty)

Tom Boonen has just been going through the motions at the Tour de France (Getty)

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Damned if he does, damned if he doesn't

12 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

Unable to attack his opponents nor satisfy his fans, Cadel Evans finds himself in a difficult situation, writes Mike Tomalaris.

Cadel Evans attempts to animate the Tour de France (Getty)

Cadel Evans attempts to animate the Tour de France (Getty)

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Hope dies last

08 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

Cadel Evans has no choice but to change his style of racing and attack, writes Mile Tomalaris in Montpellier.

Cadel Evans needs to turn to plan B (AAP)

Cadel Evans needs to turn to plan B (AAP)

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It's the Cav show

07 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

It's the Mark Cavendish show over here in the Tour de France and I must say the folk who have crossed the Channel are becoming quite unbearable at the success of their British superstar.

Team Columbia's Mark Cavendish (AAP)

Team Columbia's Mark Cavendish (AAP)

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Vive le Tour

30 June 2009 | 0:00 - By Mike Tomalaris

How times have changed since my first visit to the Tour de France.

The Tour de France has gone from local to global (Getty)

The Tour de France has gone from local to global (Getty)

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Mike Tomalaris is SBS's cycling presenter, who has covered the Tour de France for 15 years. Mike is a keen cyclist himself, and covers a few hundred kilometres a week in a social weekend bunch ride. For cycling fans around Australia, Mike Tomalaris is cycling.

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