An optimistic teenager, new to the sport, goes up against NSW’s best track cyclists. Who is Parramatta’s Finley Moutter, and what does cycling mean to him?
Imagine turning up to your local athletics meet and sprinting against Usain Bolt. Or, at a park cricket match, batting against Brett Lee. You’d lose every single time, but still, what an experience!
The 2018 edition of Parramatta Cycling Club’s Bent Crank Handicap attracted a large field of over 60 riders. My group rode the Oakville course at a brutal tempo in an attempt to catch the frontrunners and hold off the chasing bunches. Read my report on a tough but enjoyable handicap race!