Recently crowned National Champion, and owner of JML Racing, Jon Scotsman knows this very well and is passionate about encouraging new riders, young, medium and old, to the sport.
This week Jon presented keen young rider Yannick with JML Racing Primal Wear, Inc.racing kit along with advice and tips on reaching his two-wheeled dreams.
Thrilled with his new JML Racing bib knicks and jersey, 12-year-old Yannick held Jon Scotsman's Cycling Australia National Champion's medal and imagined winning his own one day.
He then left with step dad Nat from TeamCar for a trip to Bathurst where he met none other than Tour de France legend Mark Renshaw of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka
Team Car were in Bathurst with Bicycling Australia Magazine to promote the forthcoming B2B Cycling Festival - an event long-supported by JML Racing.
This year's Blayney to Bathurst Cyclo Sportif will be held on April 30 and JML Racing will have a full line up for the 110km event.
It was an exciting week for Yannick - holding the medal, meeting Jon Scotsman and Mark Renshaw and riding the famous Mt Panorama. Here are a few photos.