Cameron Meyer Wins Tour of Switzerland Stage 2

SARNEN, Switzerland, June 15, 2014 (AFP) - Australian Cameron Meyer won Sunday's second stage in the Tour of Switzerland while time-trial specialist Tony Martin of Germany retained the leader's yellow jersey. Orica-GreenEdge rider Meyer won a sprint finish ahead of Sky's Philip Deignan and BMC's Larry Warbasse as the race headed into the mountains for the first time during the 181.8km … [Read more...]

Cameron Meyer Takes Opening Tour of Switzerland Stage

PARIS, June 08, 2013 (AFP) - Australian Cameron Meyer won the opening 8.1km time-trial around Quito at the Tour of Switzerland on Saturday. The Garmin rider beat Dutchman Niki Terpstra by 10 seconds in the Tour de France warm-up event. Gusty winds hampered later starters on the course, notably time-trial specialist Fabian Cancellara, who finished 16th, losing 22sec. Meyer, the … [Read more...]

Aussies Savour “Historic” Moment

Written by: Justin Davis ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 14, 2012 (AFP) - Australia's steady rise up the world cycling hierarchy will reach its peak on Sunday when the GreenEdge team makes its debut at the Tour Down Under. Since the pioneering Phil Anderson became the first non-European to wear the Tour de France yellow jersey in 1981, Australians have been consistently ranked among … [Read more...]

GreenEdge Adds Belgian Classics Hopefuls To Roster

PARIS, Sept 9, 2011 (AFP) - Australian cycling outfit GreenEdge have added up-and-coming Belgian Jens Keukeleire to their line-up, it was announced on Friday. GreenEdge are set to become the first Australian-registered team in the elite peloton and hope to acquire a UCI ProTour licence in order to compete in the 2012 season -- which should be helped by the signing of top names so far. … [Read more...]

Bobridge, Meyers Sign for GreenEdge

PARIS, Aug 5, 2011 (AFP) - Nascent cycling team GreenEdge have announced the signing of world pursuit record holder Jack Bobridge and brothers Cameron and Travis Meyer. All three Garmin-Cervelo riders will begin two-year stints with the team in January 2011, by which time GreenEdge hopes to have obtained an International Cycling Union (UCI) WorldTour license needed to participate in cycling's … [Read more...]

Cameron Meyer Leader Of Cycling WorldTour

Australian cyclist Cameron Meyer, the winner Sunday of the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under, took the lead in the WorldTour rankings, which were published Monday by the International Cycling Union (UCI). The next event on the WorldTour that will effect the rankings will be Paris-Nice (March 6 to 13).. WorldTour Ranking: 1. Cameron Meyer (AUS) 106 points 2. Matthew Goss (AUS) … [Read more...]

Meyer Pips Goss, And Armstrong Has His Swansong

If the 2011 version of the Tour Down Under is a window into the whole 2011 UCI WorldTour season, it appears we are in for a very competitive year of sprinting. The war of words between Cavendish and Greipel was nothing more than a gun with blanks, but it looks like the young guns are here to fit. We hope you are looking forward to the 2011 season as much as we are. Written by: Justin … [Read more...]

Meyer Doubles Up Down Under

Cameron Meyer Wins Stage 4 At TDU Stage 4

ADELAIDE, Australia - Australia's Cameron Meyer handed his Garmin-Cervelo team a reason to smile on the Tour Down Under when he took the race leader's ochre jersey after a deserved stage win Friday. Meyer, a world track cycling champion, worked hard to get into the only successful breakaway of the 124 kilometer fourth stage from Norwood to Strathalbyn in the Adelaide Hills. And … [Read more...]

Meyer Wins Australian Cyclist Of The Year Award

ADELAIDE - Cameron Meyer was awarded the Hubert 'Oppy' Opperman medal when he was named the 2010 Australian Cyclist of the Year at a gala ceremony in Melbourne late Sunday. Meyer, 22, won the medal for the first time ahead of former winners Cadel Evans and Anna Meares. He also claimed the track rider of the year award. While Evans was the favourite to win his fourth medal in five years, … [Read more...]

Australia Complete Commonwealth Games Glory With Scratch Gold, Silver

NEW DELHI - Cameron Meyer celebrated a third gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Friday as Australia's formidable endurance riders took gold and silver in the men's 25km scratch race. Meyer, who looked comfortable and in charge from the starting hooter, punched the air as he caught teammate Michael Freiberg, who won silver, on the last lap. Zach Bell of Canada took third spot on the … [Read more...]