Two amateur riders join Katusha-Alpecin for Bay Crits

Ian Boswell and Marco Haller lead Katusha-Alpecin on a training ride

The two amateur riders who will guest-ride for Katusha-Alpecin at the upcoming Lexus Blackburn Bay Crits near Melbourne, Australia, in early January have been announced by Katusha pro Nathan Haas . Tom Chapman from South Australia and Dylan McKenna of Victoria were the lucky winners of a competition launched by the WorldTour team in mid-December, with Haas announcing their names on sports radio station 1116 SEN on Christmas Eve. The pair will now be able to choose which of the three Bay Crits races – in Geelong on January 1 and 2, and in Williamstown on January 3 – they wish to participate in, joining their Katusha teammates Haas, Alex Dowsett and Marco Haller . "We had over 100 entries, so we were a little bit overwhelmed by it, and we couldn't pick just one winner," Haas told 1116 SEN . "So in the end we actually spoke to the ...

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