Archive for Category: "Cycling"

South Australian’s dominate world cycling scene

South Australian’s dominate world cycling scene

South Australian cyclists almost solely make up the team of newly crowned World Champions in the Team Pursuit, writes Tish Custance.

Paralympic hopeful gives back to charity

Paralympic hopeful gives back to charity

Aspiring paralympian, Brandon Swain, will be the only handcyclist partaking in the inaugural Variety Cycle this year, raising funds for the same charity that once helped him. JESSICA BALL reports.

Weatherill’s betting reforms please South Australians

Weatherill’s betting reforms please South Australians

The South Australian Government recently introduced a plan to place betting advertisement restrictions on live sporting games which has been positively received by South Australians. TOM EDWARDS reports.

London Calling Meares’ name

London Calling Meares’ name

MATTHEW DORAN caught up with Anna Meares to talk about being selected for the London 2012 Australian Olympic Team and how she’s preparing for the big event.

Cyclists’ social networking success

Cyclists’ social networking success

Social media is the key to the success of new northern-suburbs-based cycling group Gawler Wheelers, which has become one of Adelaide’s biggest cycling groups with almost 180 members, writes ERIN WILLIS.

Cycling On Danger

Cycling On Danger

The continued fight for road safety has seen Adelaide’s cycling community band together to try and improve security for both cyclists and motorists on our roads… THEO PANAGOPOLOUS puts the issue into gear.

Riding for Pain raises awareness of chronic condition

Riding for Pain raises awareness of chronic condition

UniSA’s inaugural Ride for Pain was held last Sunday, with approximately 500 riders braving wet conditions in a show of support for the one in five Australians who suffering from chronic pain, writes ALYSSA-JANE TUCKER.

Local Hero Honoured

Local Hero Honoured

A memorial trail for young South Australian cyclist Shamus Liptrot has been proposed by the Balaklava Area and Wakefield Regional Councils after an anonymous donation. KATE SOMERS spoke to organising officials to see what is required for the project to go ahead…

VIDEO: Bupa Challenge

VIDEO: Bupa Challenge

Around 5000 riders participated in this year’s Bupa Challenge – part of the 2012 Tour Down Under. They tackled the stage 4 route from Norwood to Tanunda, just hours before the professional riders themselves.

Cycling Fever

Cycling Fever

It’s a breezy Sunday morning, at an hour when most people are still rubbing the sleep out of their eyes, but these men have already completed an 80km ride to McLaren Vale and back – with a latte stop in between, writes ELISE FANTIN