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Geelong Tour 2011

Date range:
August 10-14, 2011

The fifth round of Australia's National Road Series, the second of the Scody Cup – the Geelong Tour is far from easy and kicks off with a 48km criterium on Wednesday, August 10. The 407 kilometre tour will also take in Lara, the You Yangs, Grovedale, Gnarwarre, Ceres and Anakie before ending in Geelong's Eastern Gardens on Sunday, August 14.

Headlining the six-stage race will be current NRS rankings leader Nathan Haas (Genesys) who holds a 190-point break on teammate Steele Von Hoff. Genesys come off dominant performances in the opening four events of the Series with Nathan Haas [Mersey Valley and Canberra], Pat Shaw [Toowoomba], and Von Hoff [Gippsland] getting the team's season off to the best possible start.

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Stages

  1. Riders came down in the slippery conditions on stage one in North Shore.
    Stage 1 - North Shore CriteriumWednesday, August 10 2011
  2. Stage winner Steele Von Hoff explains his victory to his Genesys Wealth Advisers teammates atop the You Yangs.
    Stage 2Wednesday, August 10 2011
    Location:
    Lara - You Yangs
    Distance:
    79.6km
  3. The peloton make their way up the home straight during the stage three criterium in the Geelong suburb of Grovedale.
    Stage 3 - Grovedale CriteriumThursday, August 11 2011
  4. Going against the clock as the fog slowly clears during the women's race in the Victorian Open Road Time Trial Championship.
    Stage 4 - (ITT)Friday, August 12 2011
    Location:
    Gnarwarre - Ceres
    Distance:
    28.2km
  5. The women’s podium (l-r): Jessica Mundy (2nd,Team SASI), Loren Rowney (1st,Bundaberg Sugar), and Kendelle Hodges (3rd,Jayco/VIS).
    Stage 5Saturday, August 13 2011
    Location:
    Anakie - Anakie
    Distance:
    143.1km
  6. Loren Rowney (Bundaberg Sugar) takes out the final stage of the Women's Tour of Geelong.
    Stage 6 - Geelong CriteriumSunday, August 14 2011

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