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Pedal power gains momentum

Ride2Work Day encouraged people to ditch the car seat for a bike seat, but Philippe Perez says our cities still aren’t bike friendly.

A wheely good idea

Melbourne’s newest taxi alternative, Bike Cabs, taps into everyone’s environmentally friendly inner child, writes Sherydan Fitzgerald.

Aussies vying to be pretty in pink

The Giro d’Italia may not be as well known as the Tour De France, but it will be just as entertaining, writes Jake Stevens.

Getting back on the bike

Can you ever forget how to ride a bike? Tara Watson explores cycling in Melbourne and abroad and sadly discovers the weakness of this childhood skill.

Ashamed Armstrong set to admit

The Lance Armstrong doping saga is coming to its inevitable zenith. After conceding to the USADA, his image is at stake in his upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, writes Dan Toomey.

Off all record books

Cycling’s governing body has ruled that Lance Armstrong has no place in cycling. But Liam Quinn says that it’s not just the sport he should be forgotten from.

Armstrong against the grain

Unlike most performance-enhancing drug cases, anti-doping agency USADA’s sanction against Lance Armstrong still hasn’t settled opinions, writes Paul Bastin.

Bike polo holds court

Hardcourt bike polo has emerged as a popular sport among the cycling community in Melbourne. Matthew Dixon and Liana Neri went along to the regular Sunday contests.

From the grandstand: A new sporting legend

Cadel Evans has joined the calibre in that of Sir Donald Bradman, Rod Laver, Cathy Freeman and Ian Thorpe after becoming the first Aussie to win the Tour de France, says Ben Waterworth.

Lance Armstrong: A drug cheat?

With seven Tour de France titles, Lance Armstrong is arguably the greatest cyclist ever. But after controversial claims from ex-teammates, Liam Quinn says it’s tough to believe Armstrong was the clean-cut athlete cycling fans came to love and know.

A breeding ground for Australian champions

From humble beginnings, the Brunswick Cycling Club has become one of the most successful cycling clubs in Australia. Kyle Sheldon headed down to the velodrome.

Bikes, business and helmet hair

Melbourne’s bike share scheme has had a bumpy beginning so what’s stopping it from picking up speed? Sofia Monkiewicz reports.