Tour de France stars to race in Dandenong

The international stars of Australian cycling, Baden Cooke, Simon Gerrans and Matt Wilson, will race in the Jayco Greater Dandenong Criterium on Sunday, December 18, 2005. The event is open to all registered racing cyclists, giving them a rare chance to match their skills and fitness with the world's best riders.

All funds raised on the day plus the proceeds from the Women's race go directly to the Amy Gillett Foundation.

There are six events (A-Grade Men 60 mins, Celebrity Race, Women 45 mins, B Grade 45 mins, C Grade 45 mins, M/W17 30 mins) and eight categories (Men, Women,M23, M/W19, M/W17 and Masters). Racing begins at 11:30 am on a course bounded by Pultney, Wilson, Langhorne and Wedge Streets (Melways 90 E9).

For more information contact John Trevorrow (Cycling Events Downunder) at

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