Extreme winds cause stage abandonment in Geelong

Race organisers were forced to abandon the final stage of the 2009 GMHBA Tour of Geelong as gale force winds of up to 65 kilometres an hour struck Portarlington on Sunday. The winds were powerful enough to fell trees near the race compound and also saw the postponement of the road 2009 Victorian Open road championship, which had been held this year in conjunction with the final days of the Tour of Geelong.

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