Peta Mullens produced the best performance from Bendigo riders at the National Road Championships in Buninyong.
Mullens narrowly missed out on adding the national criterium title to the road race championship she won in 2015.
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Mullens finished third behind Ruby Roseman-Gannon in a thrilling sprint finish on Friday night.
11 riders were in contention for the title heading into the sprint finish and it was Roseman-Gannon who produced when it mattered most.
The 2020 Bendigo Women's Madison champion edged out Josie Talbot, with 33-year-old Mullens third.
In Sunday's road race, Mullens finished 23rd behind her Roxsolt Liv SRAM team-mate Nicole Frain.
In Sunday's men's road race, Chris Hamilton and Tasman Nankervis were in contention for medals up until the final 20km.
Hamilton looked well-placed for a podium finish when was in the breakaway lead group of five riders with 70km to go.
Hamilton and the fellow four riders led the peloton by as much as a minute, but were reeled in with 50km to go. The effort took its toll on Hamilton and he dropped away from the peloton with about 25km remaining.
Fellow former mountain biking star Nankervis did a power of work for his team throughout the grueling 185km event. He eventually rolled across the finish line in 15th place just in front of Hamilton in 18th.
The race was won by rising star Luke Plapp, with James Whelan a brave second ahead of Brendan Johnston.
Just 21 of the 113 riders the started the race managed to complete it.
Meanwhile, Bendigo's Sam Eddy had a solid championship in the under-23 men's division.
Eddy was 15th in the time-trial, 42nd in the criterium and 17th in the road race.
Blake Agnoletto was 40th in the under-23 criterium.
Bendigo Cycling club's Jasmine Eddy and Belinda Bailey rode strongly in the junior women's road race. Eddy finished 10th - a little under five minutes behind winner Sophie Marr, while Bailey was 14th.
Curtis Harrison and Nate Hadden finished 18th and 26th respectively in the junior men's road race.
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