Cyclists ready to reach moment of truth at Evandale

HOME HOPES: Tasmanian cyclists Anya Louw and Macey Stewart before competing in Devonport in 2017. Louw is one of the favourites for the women's race. Picture: Phillip Biggs
HOME HOPES: Tasmanian cyclists Anya Louw and Macey Stewart before competing in Devonport in 2017. Louw is one of the favourites for the women's race. Picture: Phillip Biggs

Time trial stages in road cycling are known as races of truth, according to Cycling Tasmania executive officer Collin Burns.

Fighting only against the clock, cyclists competing in the 2018 Oceania Road Cycling Championships will confront the truth at Evandale on Friday. 

More than 100 cyclists will descend on the village for time trial stage for the under-19, under-23 and elite categories for men and women.

“The town will hopefully be full on Friday and it’s a great event for the Northern Midlands,” Mr Burns said.

There will be road closures affecting Nile Road, Evandale between 10am and 1pm. 

For more information on road closures or disruptions, contact the council on 6397 7303.