#8 Is your team doing bad? Follow Cycling!

Top left to right: Simon Gerrans, Richie Porte, Michael Matthews Middle left to right: Cadel Evans, Rohan Dennis, Lachlan Morton, Annette Edmondson Bottom left to right: Shane Perkins, Paul Van Der Ploeg, Caroline Buchanan, Craig Alexander

Pic: Some of the Aussies on the world cyling stage
Top left to right: Simon Gerrans, Richie Porte, Michael Matthews
Middle: Cadel Evans, Rohan Dennis, Lachlan Morton, Annette Edmondson
Bottom: Shane Perkins, Paul Van Der Ploeg, Caroline Buchanan, Craig Alexander

On the eve of the world cycling championships (which start tonight) I am filled with hope and anticipation since all of my other sports have finished miserably. My Cronulla Sharks lost their semi-final on Friday, the Aussie cricket team are regularly beaten by England, the Wallabies just get a win over Argentina and Mark Webber is wrapping up and winding down his year.

But I have to say, this is my first winter (European Summer) of seriously following all forms of road racing and I have loved it. Every morning I have woken up and checked the twitter feed to get my daily fix of Aussies going well.

Seriously, if you haven’t checked, Aussies in road cycling and for that matter, any form of Cycling – are Winners!!!! Continue reading