“It’s showtime!”, calls Lee Turner, through the megaphone at the Shimano Supercrit on a perfect summer’s day. A classy field of seventy-seven elite women’s riders congregate at the start line; the adrenaline is high as the gun goes off for the race start.
The start gun sounded and the pace was immediately high. The attacks were fast and furious. It was amazing to watch! Riders were breaking away, being caught and breaking away again all within the space of a few minutes.
This year’s Under 19 National Championships were held in Victoria, based around the coastal city of Geelong. We were treated to three days of glorious sunshine in the middle of winter. I saw Taswegians in shorts and a T-shirt while, as always, the Queenslanders wore their full winter rig! The first event was the time … Continue reading Junior 19 National Road Championships
At the start line, the commissaire’s words were a little unusual. “We are not yet sure where the race will end due to the severe weather. We will let you know as the race progresses.”