Posts Tagged: Road Racing

A Big Week for Geelong

The biggest week ever for cycling in Geelong is upon us.  In fact the 2010 UCI Road Cycling Championships are probably going to be the most important sporting event that Geelong will ever host.  200,000 or so spectators are expected to line the course, with millions more from around the world watching the action unfold…

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The Belmont Criterium Track was officially opened yesterday.  Geelong Mayor John Mitchell,  councillor Bruce Harwood, and South Barwon MP Michael Crutchfield were in attendance, along with many members of the Geelong Cycling Club, the Geelong Veterans Cycling Club and the wider cycling community.

A new section of road has been completed in Eastern Park to create new possibilities for criterium races. The road links Hearne Parade with the existing Eastern Park circuit. The short steep climb of the link will make for a more challenging course. See the COGG media release for more information.