Australia

  • This is a call: behind the scenes at SBS’ Paris-Roubaix broadcast

    - Apr 13, 2016
    As live images of Mathew Hayman riding his way into cycling folklore streamed into Australian households in the wee hours of Monday morning, commentary by Matt Keenan and Robbie McEwen gave viewers a more visceral connection to Paris-Roubaix than ever before....Read More
  • Financial cycles: International Cycling Executives

    - Jan 21, 2016
    The use of sport as a medium through which business executives network and broker deals is nothing new, but the growth of road cycling in this space is a relatively recent phenomenon. International Cycling Executives has...
  • 2016 UCI Road Cycling Calendar Asia-Pacific

    - Jan 12, 2016
    Ahead of every new pro cycling season, the UCI publishes its calendars for the World Tour and respective Continental Circuits here. All of the basic event information is tabled in a neat way but it’s hard to visualise. Following...
  • Canyon Bicycles enters Australia/NZ market

    - Jul 29, 2015
    Members of cycling forums in this part of the world have written with equal parts admiration and frustration whenever the name ‘Canyon’ has been mentioned in recent years. With its online business model, the German brand has no...
  • 2013 UCI Road Cycling calendar Asia-Pacific

    - Sep 25, 2012
    It’s that time of year again! The UCI has published its 2013 calendars for the WorldTour and respective Continental Circuits.  Cycling iQ has put together a simple map of all scheduled UCI World Tour, Asia Tour...
  • Pro Cycling: how far would you go? Oceania

    - Mar 28, 2012
    As professional road cycling continues to spread its global wings, it has been fascinating to witness the number of Asian, Australian and Kiwi cyclists breaking into the top echelon of professional road cycling; sometimes via quite long...
  • Corporate vehicles: a cycling strategy

    - Jan 17, 2012
    Corporate sector investment into cycling is diverse and fragmented. It could be the CFO of a major financial institution purchasing his first Colnago, an IT company sponsoring a local cycling club or a law firm providing...
  • Is Tour of Australia needed for Down Under’s rise?

    - Jan 11, 2012
    Watching Special Broadcasting Service’s (SBS) live coverage of the Australian national road cycling championships last weekend, it was impossible to ignore the weight of UCI WorldTour team jerseys. Whether Australia is a globally competitive road cycling...
  • Fuel Performance: changing gears of bicycle business

    - Jan 5, 2012
    As commerce increasingly migrates to online ‘pure play’ platforms, the reactions from high street businesses are diverse as the stores themselves. Cycling iQ speaks to one bicycle industry player with a dual-mode model that hedged against...
  • Spinning: BIA holds position in PC stoush

    - Dec 13, 2011
    The Australian Government’s Productivity Commission report on the ‘Economic Structure and Performance of the Australian Retail Industry’ was made public last week. The bicycle industry’s wholesale peak body, Bicycle Industries Australia, wasted no time in delivering...