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Sean Joyce: looking back on 2014

Sept 16th, ’14.  It’s never easy to start something on the back foot, but endofibrosis meant that Sean Joyce went into his 2014 season in exactly that predicament.  RoadCycling’s Ed Wright caught up with Sean to talk about this season for him, the highs and lows, and the near future as he prepares to return to New Zealand ... read more

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New Zealand to take on the world in Spain
Stage 21 - Greg Henderson 150Sept 18th, ’14.  This Sunday the 2014 UCI World Road Race Championships begin in Ponferrada Spain.  Over seven days the world’s finest will take on the Spanish roads for rainbow jerseys and medals to boot as they seek to be crowned the world’s best over the disciplines being held.  We thought we’d give you a quick heads up of where our riders have come from in Team New Zealand as the men and women get ready to take on the world.
 
Matt Zenovich & Nick Bain: returning to summer

Nick Bain  Matt Zenovich 150Sept 18th, ’14.  The season in Europe is closing for Terra Safety Shoes teammates Nick Bain and Matt Zenovich.  The duo have spent much of 2014 living, training and racing alongside each other and are looking forward to returning to the New Zealand summer.  We caught up with them to talk about life the other side of the sphere.

 
RoadCycling to Cambridge!
Simon van Velthooven 150Sept 17th, ’14.  Tomorrow RoadCycling will be heading off to Cambridge for the BikeNZ Classic & BikeNZ Cup at the Avantidrome in Cambridge.  The three-day event will see some of New Zealand’s finest returning to racing after a highly successful Commonwealth Games campaign in Glasgow.
 
Large field for North Island cycling series
17 Sept 2014. This Saturday’s opening round of the new Trust House North Island Elite Cycling Series in the Wairarapa has attracted a total of 27 teams and over 200 riders from all over the country, the opening race will feature some very big names of cycling. 
 
Book review: The Race to Truth
RaceToTruth smlSept 17th, '14.  In this feature Ed Wright reviews Emma O’Reilly’s autobiographical account of her involvement in the events surrounding Lance Armstrong as his physio and later whistle-blower in cycling’s biggest ever doping scandal.
 
 
Holden swaps engine power for pedal power
Holden sml17th Sept, 2014.  Holden New Zealand is swapping the technology and comfort of their cars to support the largest cycle event in the country.  The popular iconic car brand has teamed up with the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge and More FM and will participate in the Holden Corporate Challenge on November 29.
 
Daniel Barry & Samuel Horgan in Hokkaido
Sept 16th, ’14.  A busy three days in Japan saw Daniel Barry & Samuel Horgan play their parts in a very successful Tour de Hokkaido for the Budget Forklifts Team.  Barry raced to second in the mountains classification of the Tour de Hokkaido, with both him and Horgan supporting teammate Joshua Prete to overall victory in what was a highly successful stage race in Japan for the Budget Forklifts team. 
 
Bikes International Dealer Show

BI mavic ksyrium 125 hub sml Eugene BonthuysSept 16th, ’14.  Bikes International, the local distributors for Merida, Kona, Marin, Redline, Apollo, and now Mavic, held its dealer show recently, and roadcycling.co.nz was there to see what the 2015 season holds.

 
Kiesanowski 7th in Belgium Tour
Team TIBCO start smlSept 16th, ’14.  Joanne Kiesanowski and Team TIBCO have completed a successful five days of racing at the Lotto Belisol Belgium Tour.  The race finished today in Geraardsbergen where Rabo-Liv’s Anna Van Der Breggen took the final stage as teammate Annemiek van Vleuten won the overall crown.
 
 
Sean Joyce: looking back on 2014

Sean Joyce 150Sept 16th, ’14.  It’s never easy to start something on the back foot, but endofibrosis meant that Sean Joyce went into his 2014 season in exactly that predicament.  RoadCycling’s Ed Wright caught up with Sean to talk about this season for him, the highs and lows, and the near future as he prepares to return to New Zealand soil.