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Australian Open Road Championships - CN, Ballarat, Australia, January 11-14, 2007

Darren Lapthorne (Drapac Porsche) gives his all
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They're away in the 2007 Open Men's Road Race
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Darren Lapthorne (Drapac Porsche) gives the thumbs-up
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On the podium are (L-R): Robert McLachlan (Drapac Porsche,2nd)
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Darren Lapthorne (Drapac Porsche) laps it up on the podium
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Riders make their way around the top of the course on
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Nathan O'Neil (Health Net) leads Chris Jongewaard (Jittery Joes) and
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The voice of cycling, Phil Liggett, has been signing plenty of autographs
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Cycling Australia President, Michael Victor (right) and Chief Executive Officer
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Darren Lapthorne (Drapac Porsche) powers the leaders out of the shade
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The lead group approach the Midland Highway turn-off where Darren Lapthorne (Drapac Porsche)
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Darren Lapthorne (Drapac Porsche) is about to get the bell-lap before huge crowds
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Lapthorne climbs Mt.Buninyong for the last time with the chase group
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Darren 'Lappers' Lapthorne (Drapac Porsche) has been improving with every race and gets his
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the field line up
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The 110 strong field
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Nathan O'Neill (QLD)
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Karl Menzies (TAS)
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Henk Vogels (WA)
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The drapac-Posche boys
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Rory Sutherland (ACT)
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Half way through the race
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Simmon Gerrans (VIC)
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Matt Wilson (VIC)
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It was anyones guess
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Darren Lapthorne (VIC)
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A huge crowd
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Darren Lapthorne (VIC)
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Darren Lapthorne (VIC)
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Robert McLachlan (ACT)
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Darren Lapthorne (VIC)
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Darren Lapthorne (VIC)
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Darren Lapthorne (VIC)
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The final podium.
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Darren Lapthorne (VIC)
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