Sponsors and Partners



Fondo’s cycling apparel is made exclusively for women, by women. Launched in 2014 by three Melbourne cyclists, Fondo has quickly built a reputation for quality Italian-made kits, superior comfort and bold edgy designs. Fondo is a proud supporter of women’s cycling and thrilled to be involved with The Ascent. 




Launched in February 2015, Ella CyclingTips is the sister site of CyclingTips and the go-to source for all things women’s cycling, with a focus on women’s professional racing and recreational riding.





“Karmea Performance Coaching provides everything you need for your endurance cycling challenges.  Offering guidance and mentoring from qualified coaches, and providing you with a supportive community in which you can thrive as an athlete.

Athlete coaching packages - guiding you every step of the way towards your goal race.  Targeted, balanced, and specific to your goals.

Alpine training retreats – based in the Snowy Mountains, eat, sleep, train, repeat, under the guidance of your coaches.”