Bundaberg Regional Council has provided financial support to the Bundaberg Cycling Spectacular. There will be two action-packed days coming up as the Bundaberg Cycling Spectacular attracts cyclist from across Australia and New Zealand to the region to compete.
Elite, junior and master cyclists will race at the Kevin Brogden Velodrome on 25 and 26 November in the highest prized cycling competition in Queensland.
Bundaberg Cycling Club president Wayne Morden said the two-day cycling spectacular this year had a focus on equality across the racing categories.
“There’s a huge focus on equal prize money for male and females this year from the juniors to the elite,” Wayne said.
“The Bundaberg Cycling Spectacular is the highest paying prize competition in Queensland and in the top five in Australia.
“We’ve had a lot of interest from competitors in New Zealand and other international places, in particularly from high performance squads.
“It’s great for our region to attract such competition here.”Wayne said with international borders reopened, he expected between 180-200 competitors for future events.“Early indications are very good as we expect to have 150-plus riders this year,” he said.“When we previously held the international event, prior to covid-19, we would be happy to get 150 competitors, now we are getting that domestically – so it’s just fantastic!“Pre-covid-19 our cycling spectacular was a qualifying international event for the Olympics, and we will look to return to this in future years.”Wayne said local competitors would have a hometown advantage of knowing the velodrome track.“Our velodrome is very unique,” he said.“It […]