Even though it was a bit of a disappointing weekend, it was good to be back on the race track as Chris and I hadn’t raced since September. We’ve been riding lots but definitely had to dust off some cob webs when it came to race time!
The track in Adelaide was dry and dusty which made for slippery conditions. It was slightly longer than last year as they had to make it at least 2 minutes long to conform to UCI rules. Top mens time was 2:02:36 so they just made it work. Some fun corners, jumps, rocky sections and lots of sprinting out of corners made it physically challenging as well, not to mention the 35 degree C heat.