Bikebug Athletes

Today’s stars of cycling all started somewhere and Bikebug realises this. That’s why the wholly Australia-owned bicycle retailer supports athletes at the grassroots level – to ensure that they’re given every chance of becoming the best riders they can. Bikebug also understands that our sport needs constant nurturing at all levels and a positive contribution to our two-wheeled community means that cycling can continue to thrive in Australia.

 
ROBBIE MCEWEN
Bikebug Ambassador – Former Pro Cyclist
Robbie is s an Australian former professional road bicycle racer. He last rode for Orica-GreenEDGE on the UCI World Tour in 2012. His palmares include 12 Tour de France stage wins, 12 Giro d’Italia and 12 Tour Down Under stage wins, 3 green jerseys, 2 Australian Road Championship titles, and the list goes on. Depending how you count them, Robbie McEwen has around 120 wins in his 17 year professional career. Robbie now works part-time as a tv commentator, brand ambassador for Bikebug, corporate guest speaker and has a line of cycling apparel – RMC along with an all natural chamois cream that is available in stores & online. 
 
DAVID MCKENZIE
Bikebug Ambassador – Former Pro Cyclist
David McKenzie carved out a career as a professional cyclist for 9 years on the European circuit. Competing for foreign teams in Spain, Italy, Belgium,UK and the USA, his biggest victory came in the 2000 Giro d’Italia when he rode solo for 164km to claim line honours. He won bike races on no less than 4 continents and is also a former National Road Race Champion of Australia.
He now works as a coach for echelon1.com, a commentator for SBS and hosts cycling tours all over the world.
 
HENK VOGELS
Bikebug Ambassador – Former Pro Cyclist
Henk Vogels has been involved in cycling for most of his life, turning professional at the age of twenty one. As a Professional Cyclist Henk competed in two Tours of France, two Tours of Italy and two Tours of Spain. He competed in eight World Championships, claimed podium finishes in Classics such as Gent Wevelgem and finished in the greuling Paris Roubaix inside the top ten. He was also Australian Professional Road Champion in 1999.
He now shares his wealth of knowledge and experience by speaking at events, commentating and coaching athletes dedicated to taking their performance to the next level. 
 
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