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)

(Image credit: 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.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.