Three-time Tour de France green jersey winner Robbie McEwen now fills his time with commentating and punditry on Australian television.
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He was on duty on Sunday when compatriot Mathew Hayman became only the second Australian to win Paris-Roubaix, after Stuart O’Grady in 2007.
McEwen gets understandably excited. See if you can spot his co-commentator leaving him hanging when he wants a celebratory hug/high five.
Giant people bike, Mexico
Over in Mexico there is a growing movement of sustainable transport and mobility, and to celebrate Bicycle Week over 3000 people gathered to form a giant bicycle. Very cool.
This Cycling Weekly video tells you everything you need to know about the three races in a handy essential guide.
Behind the scenes with Orica-GreenEdge
Along with most cycling media outlets around the world and plenty of fans on Twitter, we’ve already posted this video.
But it’s definitely worth another look. Prepare yourself, it’s 20 minutes long and defintiely worth watching all of it. Grab a cup of tea or a milkshake and watch this fantastic behind the scenes view of the Paris-Roubaix winning team.
Critical power test
Teaming up with Trainsharp, one of our tech writers rode on a static bike for “three minutes of sheer pain”.
Is this the hardest test you can do on a bike? His face suggests it probably is… what do you think?
Viviani’s moto crash, the full eight minutes
Thanks to Guy Wolstencroft who sent us this video. He was ideally placed to witness the aftermath of a huge crash on the Carrefour de l’Arbre during Paris-Roubaix.
A motocycle crashed into Team Sky’s Elia Viviani, causing the rider to need hospital treatment. This full eight minute video shows what happened afterwards, and just how long it took all the riders and cars to get through.