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Month: October 2017

Lucy Kennedy to join ORICA-SCOTT in 2018

ORICA-SCOTT has confirmed the signing of talented Australian riderLucy Kennedy for the upcoming season with the 2017 Tour de l’Ardeche winner the latest addition to the team’s 2018 roster. A strong time triallist who can also climb well, Kennedy has great stage racing potential as a future general classification contender after a stage win followed by the overall victory and points classification at the Tour de l’Ardeche in September. Third place in the road race at the Australian National Championships in January was followed up by victory in the individual time trial at the Oceania Continental Championships and solid results at...

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Ruby Roseman-Gannon Wins Final Stage at 2017 Tour of Gippsland

After spending the final stage of the 2017 Tour of Gippsland in the breakaway, Ruby Roseman-Gannon has sprinted to her maiden National Road Series stage win to cap a stellar week of racing that saw the High5 Dream Team claim three stage wins. Roseman-Gannon broke away early in the hour-long criterium with Sarah Gigante (Holden Women’s Cycling) and Anya Louw (Tasmanian Institute of Sport). With the three strongest teams represented in the break, the trio were given the opportunity to stay away and made the most of it, extending their lead to over two minutes. As the rain continued...

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Chloe Moran Sprints to Tour of Gippsland Stage 2 Victory

Chloe Moran has claimed her maiden National Road Series stage victory, sprinting to the win on Stage 2 of the 2017 Tour of Gippsland today in Sale. The win moves Moran up to third on General Classification, just one point behind joint leaders Nicola MacDonald, and Moran’s High5 Dream Team teammate Rebecca Wiasak. In a stage littered with attacks and counter-attacks, it was Moran who took the race by the scruff of the neck midway through the 45-minute criterium, launching a blistering attack to protect the race lead of Wiasak. Moran was quickly joined by MacDonald, and two became...

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Wiasak Wins Wet & Wild Tour of Gippsland Stage 1

Rebecca Wiasak has continued the incredible winning streak of the High5 Dream Team, storming home from a long way out to take the victory in Stage 1 of the 2017 Tour of Gippsland. In wet conditions in Inverloch, the High5 Dream Team animated the early stages with multiple attacks, then controlled the front of the peloton in the closing kilometres, setting up Wiasak to launch her sprint from the final corner of the 900m circuit. To cap a stellar stage, the High5 Dream Team had four riders in the top 10 as Kristina Clonan finished 5th, Chloe Moran 7th,...

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