Richard Lang takes home the Leaders Jersey after Round 6
Riders Richard Lang and Phil Grenfell battled it out in Round 6 of the Real Insurance point score series held at Heffron Park this week.
Stretching for the line in a replay of last week, Lang and Grenfell had the jump on the main bunch and although Grenfell pipped Lang on the line for first, Richard took home the Jersey as overall points leader for the series.
This result comes on the heels of Round 5 which saw Lang second to Sky Team's CJ Sutton with Grenfell in third.
Madeleine Oldfield takes out the Falls Creek Long Course Triathlon
Madeleine Oldfield took out the Falls Creek long course triathlon over the weekend to be crowned, not only First Place Elite Female but Victorian Long Course Champion!
A fast bike transition saw her out on the bike in top speed and she soon overcame early leader Liz Blachford. Joined by Michelle Wu they stayed together till the transition where Madeleine smoked it to get out on the run in first place. She held of Michelle and Nicole Ward, both experienced racers, to reach the finish line in first place.
Ecstatic with her win she is looking forward to taking this good form with her to the USA for the coming season.
THE SMP SADDLES HAS CROWNED THE CHAMPIONS IN ROSE OF GIRO D’ITALIA
During the last weeks which close 2010 and open 2011, the winter cycling season sees always the SMP Saddles as protagonists, present during the greatest Italian races and with important and so much expected moments.
As a matter of fact, after six stages, the curtain dropped over Giro d’Italia, the challenge wanted by technical director both of the National and of Italian cycle federation supported by the Paduan trademark of Franco and Maurizio Schiavon brothers.
After the trials run at Paterno (Potenza) November 14th, Modena December 8th, Lucca November 21, Faè di Oderzo (Treviso) in the international seat on December 12, Borgosesia (Vercelli) December 12th, the grand final took place at Scorzè, in province of Venice, December 30th.
Those races were valid also for one one the latest appointments of 31st Triveneto Trophy.…