Hepburn parlays late race attack into first Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic victory

He's won national titles, world championships and Olympic medals, but until Monday, Michael Hepburn (ORICA-Scott) had never won a stage of the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic. That changed in Portarlington when Hepburn attacked a four-man late race breakaway that included race leader Ian Bibby (JLT Condor) and Sunday's second place finisher Jesse Kerrison (IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness).

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica Scott1:00:23
2Ian Bibby (GBr) JLT Condor0:00:06
3Mathew Gibson (GBr) CondorRow 2 - Cell 2
4Brenton Jones (Aus) JLT Condor0:00:08
5Caleb Ewan (Aus) Orica ScottRow 4 - Cell 2
6Samuel Spokes (Aus) Total RushRow 5 - Cell 2
7Anthony Giacoppo (Aus) Isowhey Sports SwisswellnessRow 6 - Cell 2
8Benjamin Hill (Aus) GTR0:00:09
9Cameron Bayly (Aus) Isowhey Sports SwisswellnessRow 8 - Cell 2
10Nathan Haas (Aus) Vtwo TeamRow 9 - Cell 2
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Standings after day 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Ian Bibby (GBr) JLT Condor22pts
2Mathew Gibson (GBr) Condor16Row 1 - Cell 3
3Michael Hepburn (Aus) Orica Scott12Row 2 - Cell 3
4Anthony Giacoppo (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swisswellness)10Row 3 - Cell 3
5Jesse Kerrison (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swisswellness10Row 4 - Cell 3
6Samuel Spokes (Aus) Total Rush9Row 5 - Cell 3
7Cameron Bayly (Aus) Isowhey Sports Swisswellness9Row 6 - Cell 3
8Brenton Jones (Aus) JLT Condor7Row 7 - Cell 3
9Caleb Ewan (Aus) Orica Scott6Row 8 - Cell 3
10Patrick Lane (Aus) Vtwo Team5Row 9 - Cell 3

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