From working in high finance to announcing the Tour de France, Simon Gerrans has tackled multiple challenges since retiring in 2018.
In our Aussie Week reporting, we heard stories of Australian riders looking out for one another in the cutthroat European racing scene.
Simon Gerrans and other Australian pros explain why the Tour Down Under is such an important race for the home riders.
BMC left the starting line 15 minutes behind Team Sky, and the position allowed the American squad to use Sky as a reference point.
News Roundup: Gerrans out of Sanremo; van Aert recons De Ronde; Hodeg wins Handzame; Quintana decries use of image in politics
News Roundup: Gerrans out of Sanremo; Quintana decries use of his image in politics; van Aert recons De Ronde; prospect Hodeg wins Handzame Classic
Simon Gerrans, 37, said his role on BMC Racing will be to help Richie Porte try to win the Tour de France this summer.
With the Tour de France concluding in a few days, news about potential rider transfers is heating up.
As teams ramp up for the Tour de France, a few prominent riders, like Simon Gerrans and Bryan Coquard, will be left home in July.
Here's a quick recap of what took place during the 2012 edition of Milano-Sanremo.
German sprinter Nikias Arndt wins Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race after pipping Australians Simon Gerrans and Cameron Meyer at the line. first UCI WorldTour sanctioned Elite Men’s Race today with a thrilling finish, concluding a successful third edition of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race which was attended by over 100,000 spectators across the weekend.
Simon Gerrans accepts his role on Orica-Scott is now different than "a couple of years ago" when he was still the Aussie team's best winning hope.
The Australian points to the increased infrastructure on European roads as a reason why there are so many crashes.
Mining services company Orica announced it will back the team through 2017 before ending its relationship with the Australian squad.
Simon Gerrans endured a 2015 season filled with crashes and injuries, but he hopes his Tour Down Under win is a sign of things to come.
Richie Porte (BMC) kicked away from the field on Willunga as Gerrans fought to retain his overall lead by 8 seconds
"This season has been full of comebacks," says the Orica rider, who has broken a collarbone, elbow, and wrist this year
Several riders returned to action over the weekend, including Fabian Cancellara at the Vuelta a Espana.
The Australian squad brings a mix of veterans and younger riders to the season's third and final grand tour.
Due to a major crash, Tour de France officials temporarily stop the race ahead of stage 3's first notable climb near Huy, Belgium
The Giant-Alpecin star has eight Tour de France stage wins but will miss this year's race after an illness
The Critérium du Dauphiné kicks off Sunday in Ugina, France, with several challenging ascents along the eight-day route
After a rough start to 2015, Simon Gerrans can celebrate riding into the Giro's pink leader's jersey on stage 1
Orica-GreenEdge takes a team time trial victory to kick off the 2015 Giro, putting Simon Gerrans into the pink jersey
The Australian-based squad wants to start the race by successfully defending its opening-stage TTT win
Sunday's Liège-Bastogne-Liège could cap the spring classics season in dramatic fashion, pitting young guns against experienced veterans
The Orica-GreenEdge rider has tackled the Giro once before, in 2009, and won a stage
Several former winners will start Saturday's Strade Bianche, a 200km race in Tuscany that includes 45km on hilly, gravel roads
Gerrans will also miss the Australian national championships because of the injury
The 2014 season saw fresh faces emerge in the spring classics, worthy grand tour winners, and a revived interest in the "longest hour"
Australia’s Road Cyclist of the Year relishes opportunity to teach team’s young guns, targets Amstel Gold Race and Tour de France in 2015
Orica-GreenEdge aims for record fourth Tour Down Under title for Simon Gerrans
Global Cycling Network breaks down the list of favorites in the men's and women's elite road races in Ponferrada, Spain
Alejandro Valverde has a tough row to hoe if he is to win the rainbow jersey on his home turf, with the Aussies and Belgians gunning for him
Simon Gerrans shows his late-season form with a pair of wins in Canada, indicating that he will be a rider to watch at worlds
Gerrans became the first rider in the event’s five-year history to sweep the Grands Prix Cyclistes Québec et Montréal weekend of WorldTour races
Simon Gerrans, winner of the 2012 GP Quebec, wins again, overcoming a late crash to out-sprint Tom Dumoulin
Gerrans went down hard in the opening stage and had been trying to make it to Paris ever since
Talansky tangled with Simon Gerrans at the finish of stage 7. Who's to blame remains up for debate
Stage 7 a difficult day for American GC contenders, as both van Garderen, Talansky down in separate crashes inside the final 20km
Cavendish abandons the Tour after stage 1 and may face surgery, but maintains perspective about the crash that he says was his fault
Bike racing sometimes goes according to the book, but there are days when it respects neither plot nor narrative
The stage winner and his colleagues marvel at the crowds, but say spectators need to take more care on course
Simon Gerrans’ victory in Liège-Bastogne-Liège capped a spring classics season that was wide open and unpredictable in the peloton
Defending champ Martin crashes in the final corner, chasing a late breakaway, and in the finale Gerrans rockets to the victory at Liège
While the rest of the contenders raced 199km at Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday — where Valverde won and Gilbert finished 10th — Gerrans was resting and waiting
For the third time in four years, Simon Gerrans finished third in the Amstel Gold Race on Sunday
Simon Gerrans isn't forgetting Milano-Sanremo, but admits the Ardennes suit him better than the sprinter-friendly course to open the spring classics
In an extensive interview, Simon Gerrans discusses sharing the Tour lead with a friend and building a team of committed mates at Orica
Riders forecast the eventual sprint finish in the WorldTour opener and the stage winner says the favorites didn't show much on day 1
Australian champion surprises himself with a sprint win over Greipel
The Australian could become the fourth three-time winner in the race's 61-year history come February
The Orica-GreenEdge rider won a stage at the Tour de France and spent two days wearing the yellow jersey
A number of riders that finished the Tour de France will line up for Saturday's one-day classic in Spain