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CYCLING NOTES. -0-- That Australia is in the throes of Continental style racing, as intro duced here by lMr. Bruce Small, was evidenced on Saturday last, when up wards of 20,000 people witnessed the £250 Mlordialloc Grand Prix, of 50 kilometres (311 miles), from various points of vantage round the pic tinresque 1Mbordialloc course. With the exception oflQueensland, all the States' in the Commonwealth and the Dominion were represented in the select field of 36 riders, who trav ersed the course 22 times, contestilg 11 sprints for premes, and 11 for points. The outstanding riders were the New Zealanders, A. Rals ton, L. Hill and HI. Turtill. In the early stages, Turtill was most con spicuous .until he punctured, Then Hill came into the picture, only to suffer a like fate when in a strong position. Ralston, a rugged rider, was seen at his best when the field tired at the half way mark. Se curing periodical breaks on the field. he succeeded in winning many inter mediate sprints,'and the final sprint, recording the highest points, 50. Other visiting riders who shone at various stages were Toseland aind Moritz (S.A.), E. G. Moore ('T'au.), and J. Walsh (N.S.W.). The win. ner of the classic, and the winning team are members of Bruce Small's Australian team of aces. At Mr. Small's suggestion, Ralston, who is 24 years old, came to Australia for the "Centenary 1000." In his in itial race in open company in Aus tralia, he won the special prize for the fastest interstate or Dominion competitor. The famous Tour of Tautaplcre classic was annexed by him three years in succession, while the following challpionships arc among Ralston's colorful list of Litle events-Otago 50 and 100 miles; road championship of North Island; 100 mile championship of N.Z. At the recent Tasmanian holiday carnd vol meetings, Ralston won tile big double at Shefehteld. After D'i.s Rene Rinno, the famous American comedienne, had presented the New Zealander with a bouquet of flowers, he announced his intention of return" ing to New Zenland, but said he woul' he back in Australia before the open ing of thle road season, when hl wouil comlpete in important event' in all the States. -Ie expressed himself as being hopeful of securing a place in the Australian Leam thaIt will tour England and the Contiii'll this yveur under the enlltain(ly of lilT* bert Olppllernllan.