David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Cycling

Mathew Hayman begins his journey to last frontier, Tour de France

David Polkinghorne There's one ''big hole'' in Commonwealth Games gold medallist Mathew Hayman's 15-year career - he has never ridden in the Tour de France.

Cycling

Time to bury the past as new, clean breed embraces future

Michael Matthews

David Polkinghorne Michael Matthews will still join Orica-Greenedge next year and is adamant the sport is ''getting really clean'', despite team director Matthew White's admission of doping with Lance Armstrong.

Cycling

Crash brings Haas down

Nathan Haas celebrates

David Polkinghorne Nathan Haas is a week behind in preparing for his Herald Sun Tour defence after an ''embarrassing'' crash in Civic.

Cycling

Orica gives Matthews crack at Giro glory

Farrer's Michael Matthews

David Polkinghorne It's a new year, with a new team, wearing a new jersey for Canberra cyclist Michael Matthews.

Cycling

Hayman turns up the heat on GreenEDGE

Mathew Hayman

David Polkinghorne ORICA-GREENEDGE has ''everything to lose'' in the national men's road race championships in Ballarat on Sunday, according to Canberra cyclist Mathew Hayman.

Cycling

Matthews surprised by omission from GreenEDGE tour squad

Michael Matthews

David Polkinghorne CANBERRA cyclist Michael Matthews thought he'd done enough to earn a spot on the GreenEDGE Tour Down Under team, but was surprised by his omission from the seven-man squad this week.