It was a day of perfect endings for Nick White as he claimed his first Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic on Saturday.
They duo could represent some of the nation's best medal chances in 2020 but they could well have been riding for a different flag entirely.
Track cycling star Shane Perkins has defended his integrity and backed Russian cycling as controversy continues about the country's anti-doping regime.
Richie Porte notes if he's making everyone happy, he's probably not doing his job right.
Canberra cycling star Chloe Hosking has won stage one of the women's Herald Sun Tour.
Italian sprint ace Elia Viviani has held off Australian cycling rival Caleb Ewan for an outstanding win at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road race.
A brilliant start to 2018 meant, come August, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chloe Hosking had run out of petrol.
On the podium at Race Melbourne, Lotta Lepisto's cheeks were bright red after the flying Finn and the rest of the women's field had dealt with Thursday's blast-furnace conditions.
Anna Meares' long-time rival Victoria Pendleton has spoken of her issues with mental health after being diagnosed with severe depression.
Richie Porte is hoping less racing early in the European season translates into better form at the Tour de France.
Daryl Impey is the first back-to-back champion in the event's 21-year history, while Richie Porte is the King of Willunga for the sixth-straight year.
Overhead TV footage showed Ewan appearing to try to head-butt Jasper Philipsen as they jostled for position inside the last kilometre of the fifth stage.
Peter Sagan has claimed a third stage of the Tour Down Under that was almost shortened due to the hot weather conditions.
Australian sprint ace Caleb Ewan and Italian cycling star Elia Viviani have had a dramatic reversal of fortunes in stage one of the Tour Down Under.
Adelaide scorchers have been a recurring theme through the Tour's 21-year history, and this year is not expected to be any different.
Short-term it's Tour Down Under, medium-term is the Tour of Flanders, but Canberra cyclist Gracie Elvin is also thinking long-term and the Olympic Games.
Katrin Garfoot's retirement left a big gap in Australian cycling and Grace Brown is the first rider to take up the challenge of filling it.
It's a time trial in more ways than one, with how Rebecca Wiasak goes in the Australian titles potentially determining whether she realises her Olympic dream.
Teenager Sarah Gigante has confirmed she is a shooting star in Australian cycling with her shock win at the national road championships.
Three-time national criterium champion Caleb Ewan could skip the chance to make it four in a row by skipping the opening day of the national road titles.