Cycling race across Australia cancelled after British rider's death in event last year

07 February 2018 11:06
Indian Pacific Wheel Race will not go ahead until the outcomes of an inquest into Mike Hall’s death near Canberra in 2017 can be assessedAn epic 5,500km-long cycling race across Australia has been cancelled after the death of a rider during the event last year.Organisers of the Indian Pacific Wheel Race, an ultra-endurance ride in which cyclists journey solo from Fremantle in Western Australia to the Sydney Opera House, said this week that the race – which was due to start on 17 March – would be cancelled in 2018 because of the “potential outcomes” of an upcoming inquest into the death of British rider Mike Hall. Related: 'Completely shattered but incredibly high': inside the mind of an ultra-distance cyclist Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian