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Peter McDonald (cyclist)

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Full name  Peter McDonald
2011  V Australia
Current team  Plan B Racing Team
Name  Peter McDonald
Discipline  Road
Role  Cyclist
2006-2007  FRF Couriers-Caravello

Peter McDonald (cyclist)
Born  22 September 1978 (age 37) Coonabarabran. Australia (1978-09-22)
2008-2010  Drapac-Porsche Development Program

Peter McDonald (born 22 September 1978) is a professional racing cyclist who won the Australian National Road Race Championships in 2009.

McDonald grew up in Armidale in country NSW. Both of his parents were school teachers. He worked as a school teacher in Darwin for a couple of years before returning to NSW where he began work as a bicycle courier in Sydney. A fellow courier introduced him to racing at Randwick Botany Cycling Club located at Heffron Park in Sydney's south east. Training very hard whilst working as a messenger he improved quickly on the bike, eventually quitting to ride full-time for a number of smaller local teams. Coached by Adam Hogan of Cheeky Transport Bike shop he won Australia's most prestigious race, the Grafton-Inverell, and snared his first National Road series win in Victoria at Bright. This led to riding for the Drapac Porsche team that gave him the experience and class to win over some of the world's best at the Australian road titles.

Palmarès

  • 2008
  • 3th Stage Tour of Taïwan
  • 5th Stage Tour de Hokkaido
  • 2009
  • UCI Oceania Tour
  • Australian National Road Race Championships
  • 2nd Stage Tour of Wellington
  • 1st Overall Tour of Wellington
  • 2nd Overall Tour of Taïwan
  • 2010
  • 1st Stage Tour of Wellington
  • 2nd Overall Japan Cup
  • References

    Peter McDonald (cyclist) Wikipedia


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