Melbourne to Warrnambool

Hibburt takes out Royal Bikes Port Campbell to Warrnambool

In an event that harkens back to the great history of the Melbourne to Warrnambool as one of the great handicaps, the Royal Bikes Port Campbell to Warrnambool saw a fierce fight for the win, with Robert Hibburt of Melbourne University emerging victorious in the sprint. Xavier Coppock (Footscray) was second while Jade Frankel (Warrnambool) …

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Local Greig gets fitting send-off in final Melbourne to Warrnambool

Winning the Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool may just be as much a state of mind as being first across the line in a division, a feeling of achievement and completeness that comes after weathering the mighty challenge of the 267-kilometre course from Avalon Airport to Raglan Parade. Emblematic of this notion was Peter Greig of …

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Debut domination as Plowright wins the Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool at first attempt

A star-studded field including a number of riders destined for the Tokyo Olympics and stars of the domestic scene clashed in the 105th edition of Australia’s longest and oldest cycling classic, the Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool. The 267-kilometre course showed again why the race is renowned as one of the hardest races in Australian cycling …

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Raynolds’ triumph over adversity sees her achieve new first as she defends Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool title

Matilda Raynolds (Specialized Women’s Racing) became the first woman to successfully defend her Melbourne to Warrnambool crown, winning the 2021 edition of the Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool after her 2020 triumph. Raynolds pumped her fist as she crossed the line ahead of Justine Barrow (Roxsolt Liv SRAM) and Nicole Frain (Sydney Uni-Staminade) in a smaller …

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Double trouble: Top NRS teams bracing for classics battle at Warrny and Grafton

April 29, 2021 The top men’s National Road Series teams are excited to swing back into action at the 105th edition of the Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool this Saturday, with two of Australia’s toughest and most historic races coming back-to-back with the 60th edition of the David Reid Homes Grafton to Inverell next weekend. Fast, …

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Johnston coming into form for Melbourne to Warrnambool title defence

Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool defending champion Brendan Johnston (CCS Canberra) is coming into some good form ahead of the 267-kilometre race from its start at Avalon Airport to the finish in Warrnambool. The 2020 ‘Warrny’ winner also took out the overall National Road Series individual title, the premier honour for domestic road cyclists. The electrician …

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Attacking Melbourne to Warrnambool expected as the biggest names in domestic cycling come out in force

April 29, 2021 The 2021 Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool will be the 105th edition of the race, but the fact that the race has been run so many times doesn’t mean that there’s any consensus on how things are going to play out on Saturday. The race will be streamed live on SBS Cycling Central’s …

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Olympic stars take aim at Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool as key preparation

April 28, 2021  Luke Plapp of Inform TM Insight MAKE was the star of the Australian cycling summer, emerging as the next big thing in the sport with a stage win and a top climbing performance on par with Richie Porte at the Santos Festival of Cycling and then going on to win the Australian national …

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Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool is back with a new date for 2021

Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool organisers have moved swiftly to secure a new date for the 2021 edition of the race, with May 1 the new slot for the oldest and longest Australian classic. The initial running of the race on February 13 had to be postponed after the Victorian lockdown announcement on February 12. The …

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Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool postponed

By directive of the Victorian Government and as a result of the stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions imposed, the 2021 Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool classic and the Royal Bikes Port Campbell to Warrnambool handicap have been postponed. The race organisers and AusCycling are committed to conducting a successful 105th edition of the race and hope to …

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