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Wes Gough retires from track

April 22nd, ’15.  Double Olympic medallist Wes Gough has announced his decision to retire from track cycling; focussing his efforts exclusively on the road.  Gough has won two bronze medals in the 2008 and 2012 team pursuit squads in Beijing and London but will not attempt to make it a third medal in ... read more

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Dion Smith third in Fayetteville
Dion Smith Crit Nats 150April 25th, ’15.  Dion Smith has finished third on the second day of racing at the Joe Martin Stage Race.  Backing up his recent great run of form in yesterday’s time trial and the USA team time trial championships, Smith was the second of two Hincapie names on the podium today.
Courteney Lowe - my ‘comeback’ year
Courteney Lowe photo Jeffrey Olsen 150April 26th, ’15.  Courteney Lowe has a new team for 2015 and she has gotten stuck into the season.  With her Pepper Palace Pro Cycling Team she is embarking on what will hopefully be a return to great form after two surgeries put a damper on proceedings.  RoadCycling caught up with her after the Redlands Classic.
Villumsen third in Joe Martin TT
Womens TT - Linda Villumsen 150April 25th, ’15.  New Zealanders have converged en mass at the Joe Martin Stage Race p/b Nature Valley, with both the men’s and women’s races getting underway yesterday with the prologue time trial putting the riders to the test, and UnitedHealthcare’s Linda Villumsen landing her third podium of the season.
Henderson in hot water over Aru accusation
Greg Henderson STDU pre-race shot 150April 25th, ’15.  Greg Henderson of Lotto Soudal finds himself in a little spot of bother after a Twitter outburst aimed at Astana’s Fabio Aru could land him in a legal situation.  The Kiwi fast man’s outburst follows Aru’s withdrawal from the Giro del Trentino.

Dion Smith on his national title

Dion Smith profile 150April 24th, ’15.  This week Dion Smith was crowned national champion for the first time.  With his Hincapie Racing teammates in the States he took the gold in the USA team time trial championships in a close run race that saw them beat Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies and UnitedHealthcare.  We spoke to him afterwards.

Scorecard: track side

Mens scratch - Alex Frame 150April 23rd, ’15.  And it all seems so long ago!  The world championships saw a number of promising performances come from New Zealand’s big guns.  From the triumph of the team pursuit, to the tragedy in the team sprint; we recount the last few months on the boards.

Joshua Aldridge on the highs and lows
Joshua Aldridge leads Gentle Annie photo Don Kennedy 150April 23rd, ’15.  For Joshua Aldridge 2015 has brought it’s highs and lows.  Back in New Zealand and based in Auckland, we caught up with him to look back on the season so far and his new team at AMR Renault Racing.
Scorecard: the blue force

Avanti Racing - Adelaide Tour stage 4 150April 22nd, ’15.  So the Ardennes campaign is underway, the 2015 season is in full swing and we’ve already had so much to enjoy looking back on just a few months of racing.  We thought we’d have a little summary of the year so far, starting with the tremendous run of form enjoyed by the Avanti Racing Team.