In warm, sunny conditions, a huge crowd saw Steele Von Hoff take out the 2016 Recycal Stan Siejka Launceston Cycling Classic in dramatic circumstances following a crash on the final corner.
The 28-year-old managed to stay clear of the fallen riders and take out the race that featured the highest quality field in the event's history, including local heroes Richie Porte and retiring greats Matt Goss, Bernie and Wes Sulzberger.
An impressive ride from German-born Australian Katrin Garfoot saw her take out the MyState Women’s Classic in impressive fashion this afternoon. The Commonwealth Games Bronze medalist showed her true class early on stamping her authority on the field to record an outstanding win.
SBS will broadcast full highlights of the 2016 Stan Siejka Launceston Cycling Classic on Saturday 17 December from 3:30pm AEDT.