Melissa Hauschildt Ironman World Champion

Melissa wins the ITU Long Distance World Championships in France. She is the 2nd athlete ever to have won both the ITU LD and Ironman 70.3 World Championships. And the 1st Australian female to win the event in 15yrs.

Melissa has her World Championship bikes built, serviced and repaired at Planet Cycles.

Sam Betten

Hometown: Brisbane, Australia
DOB: 07/02/1988
Height: 192cm
Drink: Double Espresso
Study: Bachelor of Business, Major - Sport Management, Minor - Marketing
Rides: Cervelo P5D & Cervelo S3 Disc with Shimano Di2 and Dura-Ace wheels.
Why I Choose Planet Cycles: Mark, Bronwyn and the entire team at Planet Cycles have a wealth of knowledge having been involved in cycling themselves for decades. As a professional triathlete, Planet Cycles gives me the confidence to know that my bikes and equipment are being built and serviced by the best in the business. They are big supporters of many of the local cycling and triathlon clubs and their members and it is no secret that Planet Cycles is the choice for so many others as they really do go above and beyond for their customers who they treat like family.

Best results

  • 3rd IRONMAN 70.3 Japan 2019
  • 1st IRONMAN 70.3 Xiamen, China 2016
  • 3rd IRONMAN 70.3 Liuzhou, China 2017
  • 1st 5150 Cebu, Philippines 2019
  • 3X Top 10 ITU Long Distance World Championships
  • 1st QLD Triathlon Series Raby Bay 2018
  • 1st Kingscliff Olympic Distance Triathlon 2018
  • 1st Airle Beach Olympic Distance Triathlon 2018

FaceBook: @SamBettenTriathlete
Instagram: @SamBetten

Sam has his World Championship bikes built, serviced and repaired at Planet Cycles.

Sam Betten

Sam Betton bike


1 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

Opening Hours

Sun & Mon

Repair and servicing

Open from 8am Tuesday - Friday, 9am Saturday