Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

April 15, 2016

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: McClay wins GP de Denain; Johansson wins Euskal Emakumeen, stage 1; By the numbers: What it takes to win Paris-Roubaix; UCI makes it official: disc brake use is suspended pending further talks; Eddy Merckx: Disc brakes too dangerous for racing; How to beat the dreaded post race blues; Adriano Malori continues to improve; Philippe Gilbert to race Amstel Gold; WADA amends position on meldonium positives; Three Weeks To The Giro; Profile: Velocio’s Tayler Wiles; 1 in 20 among Melbourne roads closed this Sunday morning; Boonen on the 2016 Paris-Roubaix

1 in 20 among Melbourne roads closed this Sunday morning

by Matt de Neef

Cyclists in Melbourne should take note of changed traffic conditions in the Dandenong Ranges this Sunday with several roads closed for The RACV Ascent women’s-only bike ride.

The ride takes place from 7am to 2pm and there are several partial and full road closures planned during that window. Among the roads to get a full road closure will be the Mountain Highway from The Basin to Sassafras, known to cyclists as The 1 in 20.

Only event participants, event vehicles, escorts and emergency services are allowed on the route. The roads are closed to all other road users.” As such, non-event cyclists won’t be able to use the 1 in 20 and other closed-road sections of the route on Sunday morning

To find out more about the road closures, be sure to check out the Bicycle Network website.

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