Lizzie Armitstead scratch race win Manchester world cup

After dominating the Manchester round of the World Cup, only three British riders have travelled to Melbourne for the second event this weekend (November 20-22).

Lizzie Armitstead, who won three golds in Manchester earlier this month in the team pursuit, scratch race and points race, will take part in the same events in Melbourne.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.