Richie Porte's new Pinarello Dogma F12

Richie Porte's first official outing aboard his new Pinarello Dogma F12 in Ineos Grenadiers colours was slightly different from expected. With the 2021 Tour Down Under being transitioned into the Santos Festival of Cycling - a National Road Series race - due to COVID-19, the Tasmanian slotted into the Garmin Australia National Team, alongside a smattering of other Aussie pros who were home for the southern summer. 

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Based on the Gold Coast of Australia, Colin has written tech content for cycling publication for a decade. With hundreds of buyer's guides, reviews and how-tos published in Bike Radar, Cyclingnews, Bike Perfect and Cycling Weekly, as well as in numerous publications dedicated to his other passion, skiing. 

Colin was a key contributor to Cyclingnews between 2019 and 2021, during which time he helped build the site's tech coverage from the ground up. Nowadays he works full-time as the news and content editor of Flow MTB magazine.