Beginners' Guide to the Australian racing season

The 2017 international Australian racing season gets underway early on January 1 with six events taking place in the first five weeks of the year. With a mix of criteriums, stage races, one-day races and national championships, the Australian 'summer of cycling' attracts the top names of the peloton, both men and women, and brings some warmth into the late-night and early-morning lounge rooms of the European and American audiences hungry for road racing.

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