Two-time Australian champion Gracie Elvin says the women cyclists union is pushing for equality in road racing by the Paris Olympic Games in 2024.
But Elvin's immediate focus is on the women's national road race title in Ballarat on Sunday, where she'll again be part of a strong Mitchelton Scott team looking to claim the crown.
While she'll go in with good form - having finished third in the criterium championships on Friday - given the strength of her teammates, Elvin's not guaranteed to get the green light to chase a third crown.
Elvin was only narrowly edged out for the criterium title by fellow Canberran Chloe Hosking.
The Canberra cyclist's more than just one of the world's best riders, she's also the communications director for the Cyclists' Alliance, which represents professional female cyclists.
There'll be 130 men riding in the road race at the Tokyo Olympics later this year, but just 67 women.
That massive disparity is something Elvin is working to address.
"Within the Cyclists' Alliance and alongside some other notable riders, like Marianne Vos, we're trying to push for the [female] quotas to be higher for the next Olympics, which is in Paris," Elvin said.
"Equal opportunity for the same amount of competitors is really our goal - for fairness."
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Hosking and fellow Canberran Rebecca Wiasak are also in the women's race on Sunday, while Team Cofidis rider Nathan Haas is in the men's.
Elvin won back-to-back titles in 2013-14, but is part of a strong Mitchelton team that has a number of chances.
The 31-year-old rates teammate Amanda Spratt and last year's winner Sarah Gigante as two of the favourites.
One of her goals for 2020 is make her second Olympics - having ridden in Rio in 2016 - but with only four Australian spots up for grabs that's not her sole focus.
She'll again target her favourite race, the Tour of Flanders, where she finished second in 2017.
Elvin was forced to flee Canberra's smoke and headed to Adelaide to train - where she'll return following the nationals for the Tour Down Under, which starts on Thursday.
"[Tokyo's] definitely a goal. I'm trying not to put all my eggs into that basket because it's a pretty tricky one to even get into that team because there's only four available spots," she said.
"That'd be really nice to go to another Games, but there's plenty of other things to look forward to - like my all-time favourite race Tour of Flanders and then some of the other classics in the next few months."