Australian strength and consistency resurfaces in women's cycling | Simone Giuliani

29 January 2020 01:30
The stepping stones to help new riders reach the top level of the sport have grown in recent yearsAustralian women’s road cycling is riding back into the spotlight, with the running of the nation’s first Women’s WorldTour race in and around Geelong on Saturday adding yet another reason to be optimistic in the years to come.Australia has long punched above its weight when it comes to women’s cycling, particularly through the late 90s to mid 2000s. The top race series, the World Cup at that time, was then a fixture on the Australian calendar and the nation’s riders were almost as much of a fixture at the top end of the rankings. Now that strength and consistency looks to be rebuilding. Related: Amanda Spratt pipped by fast-finishing American in Women’s Tour Down Under Related: Australian sensation Sarah Gigante primed for first year as pro cyclist | Simone Giuliani Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian