Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships - Race Overview

With the first race of the season – the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic - a successful one for both ORICA-GreenEDGE and ORICA-AIS, attention immediately turns to the Cycling Australia Road National Championships.

The national criterium championship in the centre of Ballarat will kick off racing tomorrow evening before the big engines race against the clock in the time trial on Thursday.  The weekend's action moves to the famous Buninyong circuit for the road races, elite women on Saturday and the final championship, elite men on Sunday, 11 January.

Our sport directors preview each of the championships here.