MICHAEL

RICE

Au

Canberra, AU

Age
22
Height
178
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Canberra, AU

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Au

Canberra, AU

Age
22
Height
178
Map marker
Training base

Canberra, AU

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Michael's Story

Words: Sean Weide Stripes Date: 4 March 2015

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 on this year's team by winning a stage of the Tour de Beauce in Canada last year - a race that saw Axeon Hagens Berman 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."

Rice looks forward to racing in the U.S., where he says there are always good hype around the sport and quality fields.

"This fulfills a dream of mine," he said.

  • Language spoken: English

  • Favorite app: YouTube

  • Favorite movie: “The Boat That Rocked”

  • Favorite actor or actress: Margot Robbie

  • Favorite musical group: Neil Young

  • Race he would someday like to win: Amstel Gold Race

  • After cycling, he would like to: use cycling as a means of travel to volunteer in and experience other cultures.
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Palmares

2017
90th Colorado Classic - Stage 1
64th Stage 2
63rd Stage 2
0th Stage 3
75th The Larry H.Miller Tour of Utah
86th Stage 1
86th Stage 2
61st Stage 3 (ITT)
39th Stage 4
75th Stage 5
79th Stage 6
67th Stage 7
74th Giro Ciclistico d'Italia
38th Stage 1
75th Stage 2
80th Stage 3
110th Stage 4
11th Stage 5a
62nd Stage 5b (ITT)
106th Stage 6
90th Stage 7
94th Tour of the Gila
145th Stage 1
4th Stage 2
43rd Stage 3 (ITT)
7th Stage 4
83rd Stage 5
69th Circuit des Ardennes International
98th Stage 1
112th Stage 2
83rd Stage 4
9th Stage 3
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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