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Mike Turtur – will an “absolute coup” turn into “quite a mess”?

Mike Turtur – will an “absolute coup” turn into “quite a mess”?

Since late 2008 Turtur has arguably been the most powerful man in Australian cycling and his seat at the table of the body responsible for the world-wide administration of cycling makes him one of the most powerful in world cycling.

Lance Armstrong, “yes-men” and the brave new world of Australian cycling

Lance Armstrong, “yes-men” and the brave new world of Australian cycling

With the Texan backing Rann in his re-election bid cycling in Australia has now become entwined with local politics in a way not seen before. Cycling in Australia is now more than just circos y pan, now it is very much about marking out valuable commercial territory, about selling South Australia to itself and putting a very powerful spin on a very local political style.