<!-- Deleted image removed: -->Cycling Australia
, the trading name of the Australian Cycling Federation Inc
, is the national governing body
for bicycle racing
, and represents the interests of affiliated cycling clubs and State federations. In 2009 there were 19,575 members in affiliated clubs.
Cycling Australia is a member of the Union Cycliste Internationale
(UCI) and the Oceanian Cycling Confederation
Under the direction of Charlie Walsh
at the Australian Institute of Sport
and national cycling coach from 1980 to 2001, Australia's international cycling performance ranking moved from between 20 and 30 in track cycling
in the world, to the number one ranked nation in 1993 and 1994, and placed third at the 2000 Summer Olympics
The national coaching team of Shayne Bannan, Martin Barras, Ian McKenzie and Neil Stephens built on this foundation to take Australia to the leading nation in track cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics
To race in Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) events and events around the world, cyclists must have an international licence, which requires for them to be a member of one of UCI-affiliated national bodies, such as Cycling Australia..
Australia also has a quickly... Read More