Michael Hepburn Wins Qatar 3rd Stage, Terpstra Keeps Lead

LOSAIL, Qatar, Feb 11, 2014 - Australia's double world pursuit champion Michael Hepburn (Orica) won the Tour of Qatar's third stage, a 10km time trial at the Losail motor circuit, ahead of Dutch rider Lars Bloom and Italy's Danielle Benati, on Tuesday. Niki Terpstra (Omega Pharma) of the Netherlands came in fifth to stretch his lead in the overall standings. Going into the final … [Read more...]

Australia Takes Gold In Team Pursuit

NEW DELHI - Australia won the battle of the track cycling superpowers with a lap to spare when they smashed their own Commonwealth record to take gold in the men's 4000m team pursuit on Thursday. Australia, who have taken all but one of the 11 golds on offer so far, coasted past New Zealand in a time of 3min 05.476sec at the Indira Gandhi velodrome. The team of Jack Bobridge, Cameron … [Read more...]

Australia Beat Britain In World Cup Team Pursuit

MELBOURNE, Nov 20, 2009 (AFP) – An untried Australian combination rode one of the fastest teams pursuit times here to beat arch-rivals Britain in the Melbourne World Cup round on Friday. Cameron Meyer, Rohan Dennis, Michael Hepburn and Luke Durbridge clocked three minutes 59.599 seconds to win the gold medal ride-off. The British, who broke Australia’s world record to win the teams … [Read more...]