|Full name||Darren Lapthorne|
4 March 1983 |
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)|
|2011–2015||Drapac Professional Cycling|
|National Road Race Championships (2007)|
Lapthorne began his career in 2006 with the Australian Professional Team Drapac–Porsche. In his first year, he won the road race of the Teams Road Championships. He also finished third in one stage of the Herald Sun Tour. In January 2007 he achieved his greatest success by winning the Australian National Road Race Championships. He rode for the German Team Sparkasse in 2008 and for British team Rapha Condor in 2009.
- 1st Stage 9, Tour of the Murray River
- 1st Stage 7, Tour de Korea
- 1st Stage 4, Tour of Gippsland
- 1st National Road Race Championships
- 1st Stage 1b, Tour of the Southern Grampians
- 1st Stage 1, Mersey Valley Tour
- 1st Overall De Bortoli Tour
- 1st Stages 1a & 2
- 1st Melle
- 2nd Overall Tour de Hokkaido
- 1st Stage 5
- "Drapac Professional Cycling (DPC) - AUS". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
- "Lapthorne riding in Britt's memory". The Age. 11 December 2008. Archived from the original on 30 December 2008.
- "Partridge proves too good for his Ryedale Grand Prix rivals". Yorkshire Post. 7 June 2010. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
- Darren Lapthorne profile at Cycling Archives
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