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"It's going to be a bit more difficult wearing the Uni SA colours because the WorldTour riders do not like to see us at the front. So trying to fight for position is going to be a little bit harder"

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STEELE VON HOFF

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17.01.2015 @ 21:32 Posted by Joseph Doherty

After being recently crowned Australian Criterium Champion, Steele von Hoff is looking for success in his first outing in the jersey at the People’s Choice Classic.

 

He told Cyclingnews that the course suits him but it will be more difficult to win as he is riding for the Uni SA-Australia team, rather than a trade team.

 

"It's going to be a bit more difficult wearing the Uni SA colours because the WorldTour riders do not like to see us at the front," von Hoff explained. "So trying to fight for position is going to be a little bit harder. As far as they are concerned we are the small people but I am quite capable of it and will see how we go."

 

Despite his crit success, he needed a strong ride in the national road race to cement his spot in the team, which is comprised of deserving Australian’s whose teams can compete at the vent, and is notoriously tough to get into.

 

"It is a very good team here," he said when asked what he hopes from the race. "Basically [it will be] to try and get up and get good results in the sprint finishes and to try and assist the team wherever I can in the 'GC' aspirations and the Under 23 jersey aspirations with the squad. We definitely have a few cards to play.”

 

When asked if the team will attack to get results, he sais he wasn’t sure, saying the team is talented enough to wait and go with the big boys on occasions.

 

"I am not sure. We have not really sat down and had a chat about it yet," von Hoff said. "We definitely do not want to waste the talent we have by just sending them up the road unnecessarily.”

 

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