WARRNAMBOOL Veterans Cycling Club will feature heavily at the pointy end of the Camperdown to Warrnambool Veterans Race this Saturday.
Over 100 veteran riders - older than 30 for the women and 35 for the men - will jump into the saddle for the major race on the Victorian Veterans Cycling calendar.
WVCC spokesperson Barry Warren, who is also riding in the event, said the Warrnambool members would forces the rest of the peloton should be weary of in this year's edition.
"The Warrnambool riders can really hold their own against some of Australia's best veteran cyclists," the 64-year-old said.
"From the back marks are Wayne Collins, Josh McMinn, John Watkinson, Harold Moton are a chance to steal victory.
"Jeff McLean, Luke Pontonio and Peter Fitzgerald should be prominent coming from the middle markers, while in the out markers Alan Hocking and Terry Noonan could be at the pointer end of the race for a long time."
The 74-kilometre course starts in Camperdown at 10am before traveling to Cobden then through to the newest part of the race in Allansford and along Hopkins Point Road to the finish line in Raglan Parade under the Melbourne to Warrnambool banner at 12.30pm.
Warren said the last 10 kilometres from Allansford had climbs that could combine the groups leading to a bunch finish.
Other riders from the club racing are Darren Ladhams, Robert Mann, Dan Hunt, Leigh McCarthy, Jeff McLean, Laurie Paltridge, Paul Scouller, Barry Warren, Jon Watson, Natasha Cross.
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