The VIS cycling program comprises two structured sub-programs, Road Cycling and Track Cycling, and services an exciting group of world class athletes from junior through to Olympic and professional level.
As well as training and competition support, the program provides athletes with medical, sport science, physiotherapy, psychology, nutritional and ACE services.
Through participation in training camps and daily training sessions, athletes push themselves and each other to obtain world class performances. The development of each athlete is monitored by program staff through regular monitoring and testing
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Lucas Hamilton is the new U23 Oceania Road Championships title holder after taking out the 160km Men’s Road Race in a gruelling final sprint in Canberra this weekend.
Monday, 06 March 2017
VIS para-cyclist Alistair Donohoe picked up the silver medal in the men’s C4-5 scratch race at the 2017 Para Track World Championships in Los Angeles.
Monday, 20 February 2017
Australia earned two top five finishes on the opening day of competition at the third round of the 2016-17 Tissot UCI Track World Cup in Cali, Colombia on Friday.
Monday, 13 February 2017
Cycling Australia has named a 13-rider team to contest the final two rounds of the 2016-17 UCI Track World Cup series.
Monday, 30 January 2017
Lucas Hamilton was awarded the best young rider, while Simon Gerrans finished runner up in the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on Sunday.
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
An amateur national wildcard team thrown together on the eve of the Tour Down Under has upstaged professional squads with $20 million budgets to be ranked No.1 in the world.
Tuesday, 10 January 2017
VIS cyclist Simon Gerrans finished second in the elite men’s road race, while Lucas Hamilton picked up a silver and bronze in the U23 criterium and road race respectively at the 2017 Cycling Australia Road National Championships
Wednesday, 04 January 2017
VIS cyclist Lucas Hamilton snared the silver medal in the under 23 men's criterium at the 2017 MARS Cycling Australia Road National Championships in Ballarat.
Thursday, 22 December 2016
The VIS is pleased to announce that Rob Tighello has been appointed the new VIS Cycling Assistant Coach (Road).
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Veteran cycling coach Dave Sanders moving to Aussie team.
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Australian National Championships, Sydney
Shane Perkins - 1st Men’s Keirin, 3rd Men’s Team Sprint
Braeden Dean - 1st U19 Men’s 1km TT & Team Sprint, 2nd Men’s Sprint
Jay Castles - 1st U19 Men’s Team Sprint, 3rd U19 Men’s Sprint
Alex Morgan - 2nd Men’s Individual Pursuit
Jacob Schmid - 2nd Men’s Keirin, 3rd Men’s Team Sprint
Caitlin Ward - 2nd Women’s 500m TT & Team Sprint, 3rd Women’s Keirin & Sprint
Matt Ross - 2nd U19 Men’s 10km Scratch, 3rd Men’s Team Pursuit
Lucas Hamilton - 3rd Men’s Team Pursuit
Alex Morgan, Shane Perkins, Jacob Schmid and Caitlin Ward – Selected into ‘Long Squad’ for 2014 Commonwealth Games
Alex Morgan and Caitlin Ward named male and female Victorian Track Cyclists of the Year 2013/14, respectively.
International & Domestic
Jess Allen - 1st Women’s Oceania Road Championships
Lucas Hamilton - 1st U19 Men’s Oceania Road Championships, 1st Stage 2 & 3rd Stage 3, Mersey Valley Tour (National Junior Men’s Selection)
Tessa Fabry - 1st General Classification, 2014 Battle on the Border (NRS) & 2nd Overall General Classification, Mersey Valley Tour (NRS)
Tom Hamilton - King of the Mountains Classification winner, Jayco Herald Sun Tour
Alex Morgan - Selected into Jayco-AIS U23 World Tour Academy Squad
Associate Scholarship Holders
Simon Gerrans - 1st Liege-Bastogne-Liege, 1st General Classification, Tour Down Under (UCI World Tour Race), 1st Australian Elite Road Championship, Victorian Sportsperson of the Year, 3rd Amstel Gold Race
Simon Clarke - 1st General Classification, Jayco Herald Sun Tour
Cadel Evans - 2nd General Classification, Tour Down Under (UCI World Tour Race)
Training VenuesVIS Gymnasium
Darebin International Sports Centre (DISC)
Various metropolitan and country road training courses