michael rogers wants australian national road race title   Michael Rogers Wants Australian National Road Race Title

Australian cyclist Michael Rogers wants to take a break from time trials, and has his sights set on winning the Australian national road race on January 10th as his first goal of the season. He wants the title so bad that he will not be defending his national time trial title, so he can focus only on the road race. Columbia-HTC teammates Matt Goss and Leigh Howard will be joining him at the race. “It’s a very tough course, not overly long but long enough, and although there’s just the one climb, we do it 16 times and it’s usually very hot, too. It’ll be a race of attrition. For the Australian amateurs, the nationals are their last event of the season and they’re all in great shape, so it’s very hard to control. And of course, if they beat the professionals they get a lot…

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