Cyclists gear up for carnivals

BENDIGO'S leg in the Christmas cycling carnival series is on Saturday, December 28 at the Tom Flood Sports Centre.

The junior program starts at 2pm at the Barnard Street track.

Night session begins at 6pm.

Feature event is the Lindsay Harrington Memorial Wheelrace (2000m).

A women's wheelrace is also on the card.

Other highlights on the program include the Victorian men's 10-mile motor pace scratch championship and the Victorian under-17 boys' scratch championship.

The carnival series begins next Friday at Horsham.

Other rounds are at Shepparton on December 29, and Wangaratta on December 30. 

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