Rider Diaries


After a very successful career on the track as a junior (medalling at junior world championships), Peta has turned her focus to the road and is making a big impression. Follow her as she races with the Australian U21 cycling team.

Rider Diary: Peta Mullens…Getting back on the bike

Rider Diary: Peta Mullens…Returning home

Rider Diary: Peta Mullens…A very successful tour in China!

Rider Diary: Peta Mullens…Culture shock in China.

Rider Diary: Peta Mullens…Taking on the NRS!


Watch out for this young talent from NSW. Angus Morton has an excellent palmares including an Australian championship, a win at the Jayco bay criteriums and wins in Italy as a junior. Currently riding in Colorado with the RAK Development Squad, you are sure to be entertained by Gussy’s diaries!

Rider Diary: Angus Morton…2007 DONE and DUSTED (sort of)!!!!

Rider Diary: Angus Morton…Training and having fun in the US of A!

Rider Diary: Angus Morton…Replacement bikes, racing & winning!

Rider Diary: Angus Morton…The Dead Dog Classic!

Rider Diary: Angus Morton…Riding ‘high’ in Colorado!


A member of the Australian U23 road team, Pat Shaw has proven his ability in races such as the Tattersalls cup and also in Italy. Read Shaw’s entries as he experiences the European culture from his base at the AIS in Varese, Italy.

Rider Diary: Pat Shaw…Timbercorp Cup Preparations – The Shepparton 150km Road Race

Rider Diary: Pat Shaw…Getting back into the swing of things!

Rider Diary: Patrick Shaw…Cobbles, Rain, Cobbles and well Rain! (more photos added)

Rider Diary: Patrick Shaw…From Adelaide to Amsterdam to Italy!


Joe Lewis narrowly missed out on selection for the Australian junior road team this team but this didn’t stop him. He went on to win some large races in Holland and Belgium over the Australian Winter.

Rider Diary: Joe Lewis…Van de Veenkolonian and Curitas Classic

Rider Diary: Joe Lewis…The Munsterland Tour

Rider Diary: Joe Lewis…A race I’ll never forget!

Rider Diary: Joe Lewis…First win in Holland!


Clay is currently racing in America as an U19 rider, experiencing racing at a new level. The Tasmanian has a strong track background which he uses to his advantage in the US.

Rider Diary: Clay Murfet…A great end to my US campaign

Rider Diary: Clay Murfet…Clockin’ up some UCI points!

Rider Diary: Clay Murfet…Top form in Phillie!

Rider Diary: Clay Murfet…Living in the USA!


NSW sprinter Joel Pearson is making a big name for himself in France, racing against some of the best ProTour teams with success. Joel has taken out many wins this year racing in the French Amateur series.

Rider Diary: Joel Pearson…Continuing a stellar season

Rider Diary: Joel Pearson…Racking up the wins in France


Mountain goat Tiffany Cromwell has been riding for both the Cola Vita women’s pro team in America and the Australian women’s development team in the Europe this year. A noted hill climber, Cromwell is one of many making her name on the women’s pro scene.

Rider Diary: Tiffany Cromwell…The Tour of Limousin


Ever consistent Helen Kelly is a proven performer on the women’s world cup scene. A past member of the Australian women’s team, Kelly shows that you’re never too young to ride well!

Rider Diary: Helen Kelly…Racing with the AIS


Drapac Porsche rider Dean Windsor rode for both his Pro Continental Team and the Australian U23 team this year in Europe with considerable success. A former Australian U23 criterium champion, Windsor is a star of the future.

Rider Diary: Dean Windsor…The Tour of Austria


Mark has been detailing the adventures of the U21 Australian development team. The first journey is the Tour of Berlin with the riders of Hayden Josefski, Nick Walker, Pat Shaw, Dean Windsor, Matt King and Luke Cridland.

Rider Diary: Mark Windsor…Drapac Porsche vs Tom Boonen (more photos added)

Rider Diary: Mark Windsor…Fighting fit in Germany.

Rider Diary: Mark Windsor…The Aussies score a victory in Germany!

Rider Diary: Mark Windsor…Tackling the Thüringen Rundfahrt.

Rider Diary: Mark Windsor…A tough day in Italy.

Rider Diary: Mark Windsor…Australian finish off strong in Berlin

Rider Diary: Mark Windsor…Storms and Cobblestones Can’t stop the Aussie Machine

Rider Diary: Mark Windsor…Young Aussies take on Berlin


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