Austral Wheelrace

The Austral Wheel Race: the world’s oldest track race

This Saturday, March 1, the Darebin International Sports Centre in Melbourne will play host to the 116th edition of the Austral Wheel Race. It is regarded by many as Australia’s greatest track cycling event, and is the world’s oldest track race. To get you ready for the 2014 Austral, Craig Fry delves into the archives […]

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Finnigan’s 1898 Austral Win And The Birth of Malvern Star Bicycles

This Saturday evening the 115th Austral Wheelrace will take place at DISC Velodrome in Melborne. It’s one of the oldest standing bike races in the world and after speaking with some of the folks at Cycling Victoria I’ve realised there are some fascinating stories that have come out of the race’s history. In this post […]

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