Sophie Williamson reversed last year’s result in the Benchmark Homes Festival of Cycling’s elite women’s 90 kilometre road race, beating last year’s winner Reta Trotman in an exciting sprint finish today in Waipara, North Canterbury.
New Zealand sprinter Eddie Dawkins battled pain and an injured hand to finish fourth in the men’s sprint at the UCI track cycling world cup in Mexico today.
A bruised and battered Eddie Dawkins showed courage to get on his bike today to protect New Zealand’s place in next year’s track cycling World Championships.
The New Zealand men’s team pursuit will ride off against Olympic champions Great Britain for the bronze medal on the opening night of finals at the UCI World Cup in Mexico.
Injured cyclist Eddie Dawkins will take his place in the team sprint combination for the opening day of the UCI Track World Cup in Mexico tomorrow.
An informal 160km end of season cycle ride around the Pisa Range is the inspiration for a new three-tier classic one day event on February 22 2014 flying under the flag of La Pisa Ronda.