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New Australian champion Jack Bobridge says road win makes up for time trial failure

New Australian champion Jack Bobridge says road win makes up for time trial failure

Jack Bobridge stormed to victory by nearly three minutes in the Australian National Championships road race, having been in the breakaway all day Jack Bobridge wins the 2016 Australian Road Race Championship (Watson) Having finished a disappointing 10th in the Australian National Championships time trial last Thursday, Jack Bobridge more than made up for it by storming to the road race title on Sunday.

The three-time track world champion soloed to victory in Ballarat, beating Cameron Meyer ( Dimension Data ) by nearly three minutes, having been part of the day’s breakaway.

While he finished over four minutes down on Rohan Dennis in the time trial, Bobridge showed the kind of talent that prompted Trek-Segafredo to bring him back to the WorldTour after a year racing at Continental level.

“I wanted redemption for Thursday,” he said, quoted on Fox Sports .

“I came here for the time trial and it didn’t go my way. I just had one of those days when the body just didn’t want to work.”

Bobridge was part of a 20-man breakaway in the road race, a break that BMC and Orica-GreenEdge failed to see a threat in.Having stormed to victory, Bobridge – who failed in an attempt to break […]

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