The O2 Networks team claimed all the glory at the recent Jayco Bay Cycling Classic. The 20th anniversary edition of the race was held from January 3-6. Beginning at Portarlington, Victoria, and finishing in Geelong, the Jayco Bay Cycling Classic is one of the biggest cycling events on the Australian calendar. A record entry of 16 male and 11 female teams contested the event.
Famous Australian cyclists that previously participated include: Robbie McEwen, a three-time winner of the Tour de France Green Jersey and six-time series winner; Graeme Brown, a dual Olympic Games gold medalist and former world record holder (4000m teams pursuit); and Brett Aitken, an Olympic Games gold medalist and three-time Jayco Bay Cycling Classic Series champion.
Brown was overall series winner this year. The O2 team was sponsored by Blue Coat Systems.