The World Championships will lure many of the best international riders to Australia as this event holds a great deal of importance and prestige, second only to the Tour of France.
The event will be held over 5 days of competition from 29th September to 3rd October and the competitors will include Elite Men and women and Under 23 Men's. Previous winners include: Lance Armstrong, Eddie Merckx, Greg Lemond Mario Cipollini and Australian Michael Rogers and Cadel Evans, current World champion.
This year there is a large field of Aussie riders trying to win on home soil, such as Cadel Evans, Michael Rogers and Simon Gerrans. Cadel has announced he is shaping up perfectly for the World Championships.
It's going to be an exciting time in Melbourne, there will be a buzz in the air.
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Go Aussies, ride hard and ride fast!