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Gallery from Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Gallery from Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

All images: ©Kirsty Baxter

The third edition of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race for women was a spectacular race yesterday in Geelong. Crosswinds, undulations and constant attacks meant the Deakin University sponsored race was dramatic from start to finish.

The race was won by Annemiek van Vleuten (GEW) from Ruth Winder (UHC) and Mayuko Hagiwara (WHT) from a five rider break that formed in the closing kilometres.

Despite efforts from all five riders of CANYON//SRAM Racing, the team was unable to set up a winning situation. In form duo Alexis Ryan and Tiffany Cromwell were unable to match the leaders on the final two climbs...


Lisa Brennauer sprints to third at prelude to Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Lisa Brennauer sprints to third at prelude to Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Image: ©Kirsty Baxter

Lisa Brennauer has today sprinted to third place in the inaugural Towards Zero Race Melbourne criterium around Albert Park. Acting as a prelude to the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in two days time, the 63km criterium was won by Kirsten Wild (CPC) with Chloe Hosking (ALE) second.

Brennauer's teammates were active throughout the 12 laps race around the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix circuit. Tiffany Cromwell was present in an early break and Barbara Guarischi featured in the intermediate sprints. Brennauer praised the efforts of her team in delivering her to the finish with a strong lead out. 

"Throughout the...


CANYON//SRAM Racing at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

CANYON//SRAM Racing at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Image: ©Kirsty Baxter

For the first time CANYON//SRAM Racing will be on the start line for UCI 1.2 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on Saturday 28 January. In a coup for women's cycling the 113km race will be broadcast live on national television on Channel 7 and is set to showcase nine international teams competing against several Australian teams. After competing in the Santos Women's Tour in Adelaide, Young Rider classification winner Alexis Ryan and her teammates have travelled to Victoria for their final week of racing in Australia.

The women's road race, heavily sponsored by Deakin University is part of a spectacular weekend of events in...


Alexis Ryan wins the Young Rider classification at Santos Women's Tour

Alexis Ryan wins the Young Rider classification at Santos Women's Tour

All images: ©Kirsty Baxter

Alexis Ryan tonight reclaimed the Young Rider jersey on the final stage of the Santos Women's Tour in Adelaide. With full support from her CANYON//SRAM Racing teammates Ryan dominated the intermediate sprints to take back the white jersey after losing it on the second stage. The final stage was won by Kirsten Wild (CLC) with Annette Edmondson (WHT) and Chloe Hosking (ALE) filling the podium.

The one hour criterium around the free flowing Victoria Park 1.2km circuit was raced fast and furious. With bonus seconds available in four intermediate sprints and at the final, CANYON//SRAM Racing delivered Ryan to a clear victory in...


Alexis Ryan sprints to third on stage three in Lyndoch

Alexis Ryan sprints to third on stage three in Lyndoch

Image: ©Kirsty Baxter

Alexis Ryan has finished third in sprint final of stage three at the Santos Women's Tour today in Lyndoch, Australia. After a third place on the opening stage of the tour Ryan continues to show her early season. Today's penultimate stage was won by Chloe Hosking (ALE) from Kirsten Wild (CPC) in second and Ryan rounding out the podium.

With a temperatures close to 40 degrees celsius conditions were tough for the 92km stage. A lone breakaway rider with a lead of 1 minute 30 seconds was reeled in before the first Subaru QOM at Whispering Wall in Williamstown after 53km. The second time up the QOM created a lead...