Ryan and Kristine Bayley may be the first brother and sister combination to ride a major Australian track meet when they compete at the Sydney Thousand on November 27 at Dunc Gray Velodrome, Sydney, Australia. 23-year-old Kristine Bayley, who has recently taken up a position within the Australian Institute of Sport track squad based in Adelaide, South Australia, will ride sprint races against top Australian sprinters Anna and Kerrie Meares and New Zealander Liz Williams before riding the keirin, while brother and Olympic gold medallist Ryan Bayley will feature in the match sprint against German rider Rene Wolff.
Wolff is in good form, recently riding the Dortmund six-day in preparation for his time time in Sydney; he'll continue riding six-days until the Sydney festival. From Sydney riders will head to the Melbourne Cup on Wheels for a 'double-header' of international track racing on Australian soil. Tickets are $20.00 and can be obtained through Cycling New South Wales on +61 (0)2 9738 5850.