MICHAEL

RICE

Au

Canberra, AU

Age
22
Height
178
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Canberra, AU

Age
22
Height
178
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Canberra, AU

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Michael's Story

Words: Chad Childers Stripes Date: 10 March 2018

Michael 1

The latest in a long line of Australians in the Axeon program, Michael Rice is anxious to follow in their paths to success as well.

He punched his ticket for a roster spot in 2016 by winning a stage at Tour de Beauce in Canada - a race that saw Axeon riders capture two of the six stages as well as the overall.

"I remember really targeting that stage from Day 1," Rice said. "The profile of the finish suited me. It was technical and fast as we veered off onto the finishing stretch - which went across a bridge before the finish line. I led out the sprint from 200 meters out and nobody came around me."

While Rice continues to enjoy racing in the U.S., where he says there is always good hype around the sport and quality fields, in 2018 he is setting his sights on winning a race in Europe.

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Palmares

2018
96th Amgen Tour of California
111th Stage 1
99th Stage 2
70th Stage 3
81st Stage 4 (ITT)
111th Stage 5
84th Stage 6
7th Stage 7
57th Tour of the Gila
76th Stage 1
6th Stage 2
21st Stage 3 (ITT)
1st Stage 4
77th Stage 5
73rd Circuit des Ardennes International
115th Stage 1
4th Stage 2
53rd Stage 3
64th Stage 4
31st Le Triptyque des Monts et Chateaux
50th Stage 1
79th Stage 2
37th Stage 3b
43rd Stage 3a (ITT)
64th Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde
64th Driedaagse Brugge - De Panne
40th Rabobank Dorpenomloop Rucphen
2017
90th Colorado Classic - Stage 1
63rd Stage 2
64th Stage 2
0th Stage 3
74th Giro Ciclistico d'Italia
38th Stage 1
75th Stage 2
80th Stage 3
110th Stage 4
62nd Stage 5b (ITT)
11th Stage 5a
106th Stage 6
90th Stage 7
69th Circuit des Ardennes International
98th Stage 1
112th Stage 2
9th Stage 3
83rd Stage 4
25th Joe Martin Stage Race
21st Stage 1 (ITT)
7th Stage 2
87th Stage 3
39th Stage 4
40th Oceania Continental Championships - Road Race
20th Oceania Continental Championships U23 - Road Race

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