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Road/News18 Dec 2014

Hansen documents another Lotto training camp

Lotto-Soudal hardman Adam Hansen brought his usual levity and idiosyncratic insight to yet another team pre-season training camp.

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Track/News18 Dec 2014

Bobridge confident of smashing hour record

Individual pursuit world record holder Jack Bobridge has confirmed he will attempt to break the world hour record on Saturday 31 January, at the Darebin International Sports Centre in Melbourne.

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Road/News18 Dec 2014

Avanti to draw on Kiwi talent for New Zealand Cycle Classic

National Road Series champion Joe Cooper will headline the Avanti Racing team for the UCI 2.2 New Zealand Cycle Classic in January.

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Road/News18 Dec 2014

Drapac unveils new kit for 2015

Drapac Professional Cycling has unveiled a new team kit for the 2015 season.

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Road/News18 Dec 2014

Renshaw part of Etixx-Quick-Step's TDU squad

Australian sprinter Mark Renshaw will be part of the new-look Etixx-Quick-Step team to race at the 2015 Tour Down Under.

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Road/Blog18 Dec 2014

From Cobra to cobbler

He’s so over the top that if cycling did not have Riccardo Ricco it would have to invent him.

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Track/News18 Dec 2014

Dennis aims for the hour record with BMC

With Australian countryman Jack Bobridge set to announce details of his hour record attempt, BMC's Rohan Dennis today said he will also make a bid early next year.

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WEDNESDAY 17 DECEMBER 2014

News17 Dec 2014

Aru hopes to become a complete rider in 2015

Italian sensation Fabio Aru is hoping to round off his raw talent in 2015 with the goal a first career Grand Tour victory at the Giro d'Italia.

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Road/Blog17 Dec 2014

Furka Pass: Shaken not stirred

“Bond, James Bond,” Sean Connery uttered in the way only he could to the disgruntled Honor Blackman as she inspected her shredded tyres by the roadside of the Furka Pass.

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Road/News17 Dec 2014

What you read on Cycling Central in 2014

At Cycling Central we cover all sorts of stories throughout the year. In 2014 we’ve been experimenting with an even greater variety, straying further from professional road cycling than we have in previous years, and we’ve been pleased with the overall results. It’s proved that the interest of our audience is broad.

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Track/News17 Dec 2014

Storey first female to tackle revamped hour record

Dame Sarah Storey will be the first women to attempt to break the UCI Hour Record since its rules changed in May this year.

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TUESDAY 16 DECEMBER 2014

Road/News16 Dec 2014

Katy Perry's pimpin' ride

Pop star Katy Perry's ride has been pimped with a custom paint job.

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MONDAY 15 DECEMBER 2014

Road/Blog15 Dec 2014

Cycling is the best of the sporting rest

Last week was a depressing one for cycling, with the Astana fiasco representative of many of the sport's seemingly intractable problems.

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Road/Blog15 Dec 2014

Five things that couldn't help but inspire you in 2014

There were five key moments that defined the 2014 road cycling scene for Al Hinds. You may or may not agree.

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FRIDAY 12 DECEMBER 2014

Video12 Dec 2014

Koen de Kort Interview

The Dutchman has made an off season home in Melbourne and will race the St Kilda Supercrit.

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Video12 Dec 2014

Steele Von Hoff Interview

The Australian sprinter is set for a change of team and has some clear goals.

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Video12 Dec 2014

Greg Henderson Interview

The gregarious Kiwi has rebounded from injury and will race the Santos Tour Down Under.

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THURSDAY 11 DECEMBER 2014

Road/Blog11 Dec 2014

Meanwhile, at the cricket

As the cycling world falls into its umpteenth doping crisis this year, month, day, err, hour, fuelled by fresh allegations over the advice that banned doctor Michele Ferrari did or didn’t give to nearly 40 cyclists a few moons ago, Michael Clarke, Australia’s cricket captain was injected with, well who knows what exactly, “legally” to miraculously recover from a innings-ending back injury, score a hundred, and be an all-out hero.

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Road/Blog11 Dec 2014

Ast-ounding, Ast-onishing, Astana

No one in cycling today is happy about the decision by the UCI's Licence Committee to extend Astana's WorldTour status except Astana itself.

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