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Month: May 2017

Back to Back Mersey Valley Tour Stage Wins For Lucy Kennedy

After a stunning solo victory on Stage 2 of the Mersey Valley Tour, the High5 Dream Team’s Lucy Kennedy has made it back to back wins after outsprinting tour winner Grace Brown to take the Stage 3 victory. Kennedy also picked up six points over the three climbs, to stitch up the Queen of the Mountains jersey. For Kennedy, the two stage wins helped to offset the disappointment of crashing in the opening stage time trial. ‘I’m very happy to take a second stage win. I was highly motivated coming into this tour – I wanted to win the...

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Lucy Kennedy Bounces Back For Mersey Valley Tour Stage 2 Win

After hitting the cold, wet road on Stage 1 of the 2017 Mersey Valley Tour, High5 Dream Team rider Lucy Kennedy has bounced back in the best way possible, soloing to victory on Stage 2 by over 30 seconds. Kennedy also took maximum points on the two Queen of the Mountains climbs on the stage, and will defend the QOM leader’s jersey with one stage remaining. ‘I had a really disappointing day yesterday, crashing on the time trial. I am no longer a threat on general classification, but I wanted to take out my frustration with a win. It...

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High5 Dream Team Set For Tough Tasmanian Test

With no time to pause between National Road Series events, the High5 Dream Team heads to Tasmania eager to take on the tough terrain of the Mersey Valley Tour. Racing gets underway on Friday morning with a 16km time trial in Ulverstone that will be a chance for the General Classification favourites to lay down an early marker for the tour. After an extended block of training, 2017 Oceania Time Trial champion Lucy Kennedy is excited to return to racing and will be looking to do well in the time trial. ‘It’s been a while since my last race...

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Chloe Moran Third on Tour of the South West Stage 2

High5 Dream Team’s Chloe Moran has sprinted to third place on Stage 2 of the 2017 Tour of the South West, being narrowly beaten home by Sophie Mackay (Specialized Women’s Racing) and Macey Stewart (TIS Racing Team). For Moran, it was her first time on the podium as a member of the High5 Dream Team, in just her fourth National Road Series event. ‘I’m really happy to get my first ever National Road Series podium, it came down to the wire and I think there were a few things I could’ve done differently that could’ve changed the result, and...

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High5 Dream Team Eager For NRS Restart

After a two-month hiatus, the High5 Dream Team is eager to get back into National Road Series action at the 2017 Tour of the South West this weekend in Victoria’s picturesque regions of Port Campbell and Peterborough. Racing on Saturday sees a double stage day, with a 12.7km time trial in the morning followed by a 51km road race in the afternoon. On Sunday, the action heads to Peterborough for a fast and furious 40-minute criterium to determine the tour winner. One rider who is eager to get back into racing is Victorian Sam de Riter, who will be...

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