Melbourne to Warrnambool

Rice sprints to Lady Bay Resort Middle Island Criterium win

Canberra’s Michael Rice has made it two-from-two wins for the Nation’s Capital in Warrnambool at the weekend. Rice (ARA Pro Racing Sunshine Coast) out-sprinted a fast and furious peloton for line honours in the inaugural Lady Bay Resort Middle Island Criterium on Sunday. The victory comes one day after his friend and fellow Canberran Brendan …

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Warrnambool’s Des Lane takes line honours in Royal Bikes Handicap

The inaugural Royal Bikes Port Campbell to Warrnambool Handicap was raced in windy and rainy conditions with local Warrnambool rider Des Lane snatching victory from the limit group. The 65-year-old took the win in a six-up sprint to the line over Camperdown’s John Pearson and Bryce Morden in a time of 1h58:43. In trying conditions, …

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Raynolds races to Lady Bay Resort Melbourne to Warrnambool victory

Melbourne’s Matilda Raynolds (Specialized Women’s Racing) has held strong in tough conditions and fast racing to win the Lady Bay Resort Women’s Melbourne to Warrnambool. After losing contact with the front group with 100 kilometres still to race, Raynolds worked with a small group and eventually re-joined the remnants of the peloton. Raynolds finished the …

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Johnston joins the history books with unforgettable win

The first race of the NRS 2020 Series and the 104th edition of the Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic was won today by Brendan JOHNSTON from Team CCS Canberra Men’s after 6h16m in the saddle. He won a four-rider sprint to the line, beating Michael FREIBERG (ARA Pro Racing Sunshine Coast) and Mark O’BRIEN (Inform TM Insight MAKE) to the line with Israel Start-Up Nation Benjamin PERRY rolling …

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Who to watch at the 2020 Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool

Check out the Start List here. For details on how to follow the race, click here.  Nick White  (BridgeLane) The defending champion will be highly motivated having been given the green light to race after breaking ribs and puncturing a lung at last week’s Herald Sun Tour. He might still be in a bit of pain, …

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How to follow the 2020 Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool

The 2020 Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool begins at 7:30am at Avalon Airport this Saturday, February 15 before the peloton roars along the 267 kilometre race route, finishing on Raglan Parade in Warrnambool around 14:00pm. There are a number of ways you can follow the race: 3YB FM 3YBFM will be crossing to Ian Maher and …

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Stories of the 2019 Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool: Mark Seddon

The 2019 Melbourne to Warrnambool was my first mass start race experience, and at over 250kms it Wasn’t for the faint of heart. Preparation is key, and too much is never actually truly enough. After only finding the bike a few years Prior to starting the ‘Warrny’ it was the pinnacle of my short cycling …

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