PORTLAND pair Dylan Lindsey and Shannon Malseed will both be vying for success in the 2014 edition of the Road National Championships in Ballarat this week.
Lindsey will hone in his focus on the under-23 Men’s Road Race event while Malseed will ply her trade in three different events; the under-23 women’s road race, the criterium and the time trial event.
The race forms a showcase event for the Ballarat community and is set to be well attended in a crowd which may include Tour de France champion Cadel Evans who is racing on the Sunday.
The layout of the course forms a testing environment for all competitors due to the sheer quantity of steep uphill inclines which the riders will be forced to endure.
Read more in Wednesday’s Portland Observer, January 8, 2014.