Aaron Coghlan won the Nowra Velo Club's feature criterium on the Albatross Aviation Tech Park circuit on Sunday while Liam Wallis took out the D grade event on the same program.
Coghlan took Coby Muir and Phil Rice on a breakaway move at half distance in their 35-minute plus two lap race and they held a 20-second gap to the finish.
Coghlan was first of this three into the finish straight and raced ahead to the line with three lengths to spare.
Rice finished second after showing sprinting speed that he did know he had.
Muir clipped his pedal on the road as they cornered into the straight but never missed a beat as he contested the sprint to the line.
In a 20-rider field there was action all the way with numerous riders trying to get across to the three-rider lead and not ever getting there.
Steve Gendek almost made it but with a solo effort it was a big ask.
Jade Colligan punctured and took the regulation two laps to change a wheel and rejoin the chase.
The hectic sprint for fourth position went to Gendek with a two-length margin over Brag Oaten with Eli Beach in sixth position.
Dean Jackson was next to finish followed by Curtis Trkulja, Jade Colligan, Tim Devlin, Morgan Clarke, Tony Kuipers, Michael Berriman and Aaron Lauder with Jason Spence and Ian Kielly a lap behind.
The D grade race had a field of 10 riders where a split in the field saw four riders race ahead with half distance remaining.
Jo Chalain and Hubert Driehuis were attempting to break the field up then they missed the vital move when Wallis went ahead with Freya Robinson-Mills and they were joined by Jose Pereira and Mick Thompson.
Wallis had the finish speed while Pereira was a wheel better than Freya on the line.
Chalain was fifth ahead of Driehuis, Zac Peters, Matt Grootenboer, Bruce Jenkins and Jamie Overton.
Nowra Velo Club road championships continue next Sunday with the A elite event over 80 kilometres and the C grade over 54 kilometres.
These events start from the Albatross Aviation Tech Park at 8.30am using the Braidwood Road course.