New Beginnings Cambodia
A good mate of mine is doing some brilliant selfless work in Cambodia helping those less fortunate than ourselves. $35 will by a kid a bike to get to school. $2500 will buy a family a home. What can you give this Christmas? We are aiming to get enough money together by Monday to buy 30 bikes at $35 each for kids needing to start at the local sc... read more
Dornum race report - Anaconda, Lo...
Lorne was yet again host to the Anaconda Adventure race this year. A 1.9km ocean swim, 13km ocean kayak, 15km trail run, 18km mountain bike and 1.5km beach run. Fortunately we were treated to cooler conditions than the 37degrees the previous day but predicted winds meant a revised 2 lap ocean kayak leg due to safety. Being both Bern and Elizabet... read more
Christmas Opening Hours
Saturday 22nd 10am-3pm Sunday 23rd Closed Monday 24th 9am-3pm Tuesday 25th Closed Wednesday 26th Closed Thursday 27th 10.30am-5.30pm Friday 28th 10.30am-5.30pm Saturday 29th 10am-3pm Sunday 30th Closed Monday 31st Closed Tuesday 1st Closed Wednesday 2nd Normal Hours ... read more
SASCHA BONDARENKO - PROUDLY SUPPO...
A quick update on my past month. I am currently at Falls Creek where the training camp with VIS has been held over the past three weeks. This Wednesday I will be returning home to Melbourne in order to race the Gatorade Triathlon which CBD has kindly entered me into. I have been invited on the VIS cycling camp, which I will be attending fr... read more
Levi Maxwell - Gatorade Race 1 Re...
Gatorade Series - Race 1 St Kilda What a great day to kick off the season. It wasn’t as hot as forecasted which was good and it was a little windy on the bike and choppy in the water but that’s Melbourne racing for you “tough” I have been building fitness for Ironman Busselton in two weeks (my first Ironman) so I haven’t done too mu... read more
Anna Francis - Shepparton Ironman...
Being my first race for the season, Shepparton Ironman 70.3 certainly helped me to get rid of a few cobwebs! My last race was Ironman Australia in May, and whilst I normally wouldn’t have an issue with such a big gap between triathlons, an injury kept me from racing in some of the Winter running events and I really felt it on Sunday! I was forc... read more
Up and Coming Star - Hannah Ross
Our latest CBD / Giant sponsored athlete; Hannah Ross was in this morning to pick up her new Giant Trinity Composite W! Hannah is a promising young Tri Response Group athlete coached by the legendary Julie Tedde. Good luck Hannah! See you out on the course!... read more
WIN A FREE SERIES ENTRY!!
Purchase any Giant Trinity Bicycle before December 24th 2012 and receive one FREE series entry into a Super Sprint Gatorade Triathlon Race for the 2012/2013 series. **Limited stock and race entries available. Giant Trinity purchase must be at full retail price. Conditions apply** ... read more
Olympic Gold Medalist Sophie Hosk...
At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Sophie raced in the lightweight women's double scull with Kat Copeland. The duo won their final by over 2 seconds ahead of China, to become Olympic Champions. Sophie dropped by Shop 2 this morning to pick up her loan bike from Dave and Cam so she can train while she's here in Melbourne! During th... read more
GATORADE TRI SERIES SPECIAL!!
Purchase any Garmin 910XT Heart Rate or Tri Bundle before December 24th 2012 and receive one FREE race entry into a Super Sprint Gatorade Triathlon Race for the 2012/2013 series. **Limited stock and race entries available. Garmin purchase must be at full retail price. Conditions apply** ... read more
SAM HUME RACE REPORT
It's been a busy few weeks but I’ve finally got around to penning this little race report (and trying out some new computer skills...) This was my first time back on the big island since 2008 and you couldn't wipe the smile off my face as I drove through town on my way out to White Sands Beach where I was staying. So many memories fr... read more
Garmin 910 XT Tri Bundles Now in ...
Garmin 910 XT's back in stock!! New Tri Bundles now available - 910, Premium H.R Strap, Speed & Cadence Sensor, Quick Release Strap, Charging Clip & USB ANT Stick - All for ONLY $499!!!... read more
2012 Hawaii Ironman - Nugget Repo...
I remember seeing the Hawaiian Ironman for the first time when I was about ten years old whilst watching Wide World of Sports in my family living room. To me these guys were superhuman, the distances they travelled and the conditions in which they did so, were reserved for cars with airconditioning. I remember thinking, somewhat naively, that I w... read more
Kona One Last Time
Everything steps up a notch come Monday before the race. The early morning swim is like getting to the MCG to watch Collingwood play on a Saturday afternoon. I'm showing my age, that's when football used to be played. This year for some reason the swim training sessions resemble the post Christmas sale at Myers and DJ's...ever... read more
Ken Murley Wins in Auckland on hi...
Ken Murley had a great race on his new Cervelo P5, winning the Sprint Triathlon World Championships last weekend in Auckland Here is his race report: Was 5th out of the swim. Got left at the start. Jumped into the water with everyone else, put my head under to test if my goggles were leaking and when I looked up they were gone. It didn't... read more
Super Coach Foz's Hawaii Iro...
HAWAII IRONMAN Wow, what a Winter. A big load of work was put in by our Hawaii Ironman team (6members)over the cold Winter months in Melbourne. Qualifying can sometimes be the easier bit of racing Hawaii, but to bring a solid performance on the World stage can be the real challenge. Each of the guys raced close to their ability, which... read more
Sam Hume tears it up in Hawaii!
Congratulations Sam Hume!... read more
SASCHA BONDARENKO - PROUDLY SUPPO...
SASCHA BONDARENKO – NATIONAL U23 TRIATHLETE Sascha is a CBD Cycles Sponsored U23 elite triathlete. He has spent four years competing in the Junior ITU National Series and was ranked 4th in Australia in 2011. He is currently an athlete with the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) triathlon RACE RESULTS OVERVIEW 1st ITU Elite Junior Gatorade... read more
# 6 In The Bag!
Congratulations Rob Hill! ... read more
Congratulations Stephen Natoli!!... read more
Super Coach Foz and Team Checking...
Our team of six all had rock solid races in Kona yesterday. Testament to their commitment and consistency over the Winter. All were doing their first Hawaii Ironman Three of the boys went under 10hours, and all had sensational races. Check out the results Stephen Natoli - 01:07:34 05:11:15 03:12:37 09:37:20 Steve Guy - ... read more
HAWAII ONE LAST TIME...
It's an often stated cliche, but how time flies. Ten Kona's down and a week out from No 11 and maybe the last......maybe. 1987 does not seem that long ago when I won a raffle .... a slot to the Hawaiian Ironman. Prior to then you could actually write to the organisers and let them know you were fit, could swim, bike and run and that... read more
The Mighty Bloods Rule Again
If you're looking for a good deal on a Giant Bike... THIS IS THE WEEK TO GET ONE!! Anthony is feeling very generous after his boys the Mighty Bloods had an awesome win on Saturday! Well done to the Hawks too, on a well fought match. Swans 14.7 (91) Hawks 11.15 (81) IT was breathtaking and brilliant. The Sydney Swans had 22 heroes yesterd... read more
Congratulations Marianne Vos Worl...
The stage was set and Marianne Vos (Netherlands) didn't disappoint as she romped to victory in the women's road race at the world championships on home roads in Valkenburg on her Custom painted Gold and Black Giant TCR. After a remarkable and frustrating run of five successive silver medals, Vos ended her Worlds hoodoo in considerable ... read more
Fluid Ironman Training Program!!
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A Triathlete's Journey to Ir...
Day 6...Settling in. Today is the first real day that I have felt like I have settled in. My heart rate on both runs resembled something that I would have seen before I left and my body clock feels like it is on Hawaii time. It is so comforting knowing that after tomorrow, and the training really ramps up, my body is settled and ready to go. ... read more
Counting Down to Hawaii...
Only 28 Days to go... Checking in with Sean Foster from Fluid Movements Tri Club - Super Coach Foz has 8 athletes racing in Hawaii this year; who all qualified at Ironman Melbourne in March. That’s more than 10% of the total allotment of slots from the race! Brilliant effort, a truly awesome result! If you are interested in joining this awe... read more
Congratulations Carole Cooke! Gol...
Congratulations to Carol Cooke who won Olympic Gold overnight in the time trial. Her interview with the Australian Media last night: "My mantra is if you believe in your dream it may come true but if you believe in yourself it will and I just kept saying that all the way through and thought I can do this," Cooke explained as tears w... read more
Liv/Giant Skills Clinic
If you're new to cycling, or just want to brush up on technique check out this awesome skills clinic from Liv/Giant! Get on board!!... read more
Sneak Preview... CERVELO 2013
Sneak Preview... CERVELO 2013.... Cervélo Cycles saw the light of day in 1995 when 2 engineers, Phil White and Gérard Vroomen, decided to take the work they had been doing on developing faster Time Trial bikes to market. Already involved in bicycle and Human Powered Vehicle design since 1986, the turning point came when a top-ranked Italian pr... read more
Marianne Vos's Olympic-editi...
Holland's Marianne Vos is arguably the world's most successful multi-discipline racer active today. Having won world titles on the road, on the track and in cyclo-cross, not to mention her victories in prestigious road events like the Giro d'Italia Femminile, Vos added another impressive line to her palmarès in London with a win in ... read more
Luis Leon Sanchez secures anothe...
After a perfectly timed attack late in the race, Luis Leon Sanchez (Rabobank) has a moment to savor his San Sebastian victory. Luis León Sánchez (Rabobank) won his second San Sebastian Classic with a daring attack inside the final 10 kilometres. The 2010 winner picked up his seventh win of the year, holding off a chase group of favourites. Sim... read more
Giant Wins at The Eneco Tour
Lars Boom (Rabobank) added to his already diverse and impressive palmares when he won the overall classification at the seven-day Eneco Tour on Sunday. It is the Dutchman’s second road victory of the season and demonstrates he’s on track for a strong opening week at the Vuelta a España which begins on August 18. Boom won a stage at Ster ZLM To... read more
2013 Giant Performance Range
Welcome to 2013... A fantastic launch party last night kicked off the exciting new range from Giant for 2013! And now you’re invited to see what all the hype is about! Be the first to experience months of anticipation and excitement. Ride the new and hotly awaited TRANCE 29ers, check out the fantastic 2013 Liv/Giant range including the all ... read more
See it... Touch it... In the fles...
It's finally here. The long awaited and highly anticipated P5!! Come in and see for yourself. The P5 itself is on display at 50 Bourke Street!... read more
Le Tour Tipping - FINAL RESULTS
Overall Time - YELLOW JERSEY 1. One Speed - 87:37:10 2. Mikey Fawcett - 87:44:05 3. Daniel O'Neill - 87:44:14 Overall Sprint Points - GREEN JERSEY 1. Mike Ellott - 455 2. One Speed - 414 3. Mikey Fawcett - 397 Overall K.O.M Points - POLKA DOT JERSEY 1. Andrew Young - 116 2. Mike El... read more
Rabobank's Marianne Vos Wins...
Rabobank's Marianne Vos of the Netherlands celebrates her Road Race win at the London Olympics. Marianne Vos of Netherlands celebrated as she crossed the finish line ahead of Lizzie Armitstead of Great Britain to win the women's Road Race Road Cycling on Day 2. The Dutch rider on her Rabobank Team Giant TCR edged ahead at the end of a... read more
LL Cool Sanchez
Luis Leon Sanchez smashed the field on his Giant Rabobank TCR Advanced SL to win stage 15 of the Tour de France.The peloton with yellow jersey Bradley Wiggins finally came in more than 18 minutes after the Spaniard joyously crossed the finish line. You want to ride like Sanchez then talk to us about a great deal on this pure race machine.... read more
It's Millar Time!
Garmin-Sharp's David Millar took his fourth career Tour de France stage win aboard his Cervelo S5 Di2 as he outsprinted other breakaway riders to win stage 12 by more than 12 minutes on the bunch towards the end of the longest stage of the race. Davids bike was a standard S5 Team Cervelo with shimano Di2 Dura Ace and Mavic cosmic wheels. You t... read more
2013 Giant Recreational Range now...
2013 Giant Recreational Range now in store!!! Awesome new colour's and specs for 2013! Comeback of the Sedona! Internal Hubs! 29er Mountain Bikes! A huge range of women's specific bikes! In store now!... read more
G3's are here!
A Complete Power Solution -ENVE 4.5's with NEW G3 powertap hub from Cycleops The very first wheel set in Australia - here at CBD Cycles - 45mm deep section, hand-built carbon clincher and tubular versions - PowerTap G3 rear hub - CycleOps front hub - DT Swiss Aerolite spokes - 1,250/1,540 grams (tubular/clincher wheelsets) - Perfect... read more
Le Tour Tipping... It's back
Get ready the CBD Cycles Le Tour tipping competition is back! Our Tipping portal is complete and ready to go. So get on board, sign up and sign in! There are some great prizes up for grabs, as well as bragging rights! Who will it be... Cadel... Wiggins...Moloney.... To sign up: http://www.sparxsol.com.au/letourcbdcycles/CreateUser.php ... read more
Christmas starts 25th June
So finally it will make sense to be wearing furry hats in Australia at Christmas time! We are having our six days of Christmas half way through the year and you will be receiving the presents!!! We start on June the 25th with a free Nalini Winter Jersey Valued at $149.95 with any bike purchased. This includes the already ridiculously cheap specials... read more
Hey June.......Let's have a ...
Lets take some great bikes and make them cheaper. Then they, will walk out the door. With happy customers. They will be riding better better better better.... La la la da da da dar ...dar da da dar hey June. I'm happy to butcher the Beetles to make my point. Biggest Sale we have ever had!!!... read more
Custom @ CBD
CUSTOM BIKES CBD CYCLES Check out our latest custom bike design. The sharp looking, stealth Cervelo S3. Decked out with Shimano Ultegra Di2, Smart ENVE 6.7 wheelset, and 3T team bars and stem. $5,999 (with Fulcrum 7 wheelset) or $7,999 (with Smart ENVE 6.7 wheelset) Aero road bikes are the essence of what Ce... read more
Ironman Cairns Course Preview
Ahead of this weekend's Ironman Cairns and Cairns 70.3 this video gives a great insight into the course. It's a long one, but worth the watch, especially if you have friends or family who have headed up to race. That bike course looks awesome!! Good luck to all our athletes and friends, we're looking forward to following you... read more
Ryder 0n the Storm!
Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin - Barracuda) has won the 2012 Giro d'Italia leaving it to the last days time trial to secure the overall victory on board his super fast Cervelo P5. To celebrate this great win CBD Cycles is having some fantastic deals on Garmin and Cervelo products. Let us help keep you in the pink. Pink is the new black baby!... read more
Celebrating Giant Rabobank rider Robert Gesinks' win of the Tour of California CBD Cycles is happy to offer a super special for a great Bike the Giant TCR Advanced 0. rrp $3999 now just $3299. It's time to get electric! this bike features the very latest Shimano Ultegra Di2 eletronic shifting. Advanced carbon materials with lifetime frame... read more
Unbelievable and worth the wait!
Tim Deveson picking up the first S5 VWD Di2 bike delivered in Australia yesterday. It has been a long wait but his feedback this morning "UNBELIEVABLE AND WORTH THE WAIT!!!!" Loving that Argyle :) From the Official Cervelo Website: S5 VWD - At under 1000 grams- some 270 grams lighter than Cervélo S5- this bicycle combi... read more
BIG weekend of racing!
CBD Cycles wishes all our associated athletes and friends good luck this weekend with racing in Busselton, the big one in Port Macquarie tomorrow, and even Utah USA! Ironman 70.3 Busselton is on as we type! Make sure you check out IRONMAN.COM for all results this afternoon. This week has gone a little under the radar - especially with the wav... read more
Densham Ticks Boxes
VIS Triathlete Erin Densham proved her impressive World Cup win in Mooloolaba wasn't just a one-off performance, when she again blitzed the field in the run to claim her first ITU World Triathlon Series win in Sydney and further stake her claim for Olympic selection. Two years after having surgery to correct a congential condition,the 26-ye... read more
Nathen "D" Hill race re...
14 weeks to Ironman Melbourne: Training is going great! Had a fantastic lead-in, to Christmas. Then onto a three-week surfing trip (with virtually no training). Two days before I left, I discover the mother of all cracks, in the seat-stay on my race bike (we will keep the manufacturer out of it, but for those people who know me; you know what b... read more
Check out the CBD team video from out on the course at Ironman Melbourne. A big thank you to everyone involved and all the athletes that have represented CBD Cycles this year!... read more
Hawaii Qualifiers !
Checking in after the big day that was Ironman Melbourne, with Sean Foster from Fluid Movements/ Melbourne Tri Club - the first of out tri coaches to get back to us with some truly awesome results! Perfect race conditions and a fast course saw some quick times. The Fluid Movements/MTC team did exceptionally well with lots of personal bests, 3 po... read more
Cervelo P5 Launch
The Cervelo P5 launch was held at the Grand Hotel last night. Pictured are (click photo for larger image): Leslie Loughlin (centre, Marketing Project Manager for Cervelo International) Frederik Van Lierde and Rachel Joyce (Cervelo sponsored Pro Athletes and Pilots of the NEW P5's) The dealers from around Australia - including ... read more
IM Melbourne ... This Weekend!!
Good luck to all the CBD Cycles athletes competing in this weekend's Ironman Melbourne! It's going to be a cracker of a race, with some big names and a highly competitive field. The race starts at 7am and the winner will do it in around 8 hours. The race begins with a 3.8-kilometre swim course in Frankston; Suggested Supporter ... read more
Portarlington Race Report
What a stunner it was at this weekend's Gatorade Triathlon Series- Race 6 at Portarlington. With both long and short course races, and just a week out from I.M Melbourne, what a great turn out and an equally spectacular display from the weather... not to mention the amazing results by our athletes! Ideal conditions and a beautiful location ... read more
Garmin 910 XT back in stock!
This is our 6th delivery of Garmin 910 XT's. All previous deliverys have been presold, sight unseen!!! We now for the first time have stock on the self ready for you to get your "hands on" the power of this brilliant training tool. Get in quick before they all disappear.....again!! The Garmin 910 XT represents an update to t... read more
Falls Creek LC Aus. Champs
An excellent weekend was had by all who attended another epic Falls Creek long course race which this year was also the Australian Long Course Championships. CBD Cycles was well represented across many categories and we had some outstanding results. This weeks featured athelte is the ever youthful Jodie Morris who went up to Falls Creek for a "... read more
The Rix Report - Olympic Distance
Wow, the legs are nice and sore today!! Had a ripper race yesterday in the Gatorade Tri Series Race 4 at Sandringham. I was a little nervous going into this race, having never competed in an Olympic Distance before, but as with all Supersprint events still very excited! First thought was "That swim course is BIG", the water was a gr... read more
Clayton Fettell Rides Giant
Giant Bicycles Australia is proud to have Clayton Fettell on board for 2012! Clayton was recently touted by Australia's Triathlete Magazine as 'the next big thing' in long course Triathlon after taking out his first Ironman 70.3 title in Port Macquarie late last year. We look forward to seeing Clayton in action next weekend in Gee... read more
P5 Simply Faster
Our first look at the all new Cervelo P5 TT bike. As always Cervelo looks to be keeping true to form. "If we can't make it better, we don't change it." The P5 looks to be following the same "new" geometry concept found on the S5 with a higher head tube fitting. This will suit Triathletes and Road TT riders alike. First... read more
Garmin 910 XT Is Here!
The Garmin 910 XT represents an update to the previous generation triathlon focused 310XT. The goal of the multisport watches that Garmin makes has been to offer a watch that ‘does it all’ – and in the case of the 910XT – it really does seem to deliver here, covering the majority of needs for the triathlete.The 910XT is the smallest multisp... read more