Season Review - 2012 Road

The NSW Team Time Trial Championships in mid July had a bumper entry list & was a great promotion by CyclingNSW. In the Masters All Ages, the #1 team of Austin/Campbell/O`Brien/Glanville took the Bronze. The #2 team of Keane/Worby/O`Keefe finished 18th from 44 teams. In the Masters Women the team of Tierney/Truskett/Crabb/Dolton finished a strong 4th from 8 teams (just off the podium). In the Masters 150+ the #1 team of Baxter/Verhoeven/Lawson/Feltham finished 6th. The #2 team of Grainger/Tierney/Westbrook/Edwards finished 20th. The #3 team of Young/O`Reilly/Davis/LaRose finished 24th from 26 teams. BiciSport took 5th in the Club Teams classification from 22 clubs entered. Sincere thanks to Alex Simmons, Peter & Vicki Austin, Sharon Glanville, Cleo Higgins & Manu Savaraj for all of their assistance.

BiciSport started 20 entrants to the Masters State Road Championships in the Goulburn Region from 7-9 September. Sue Tierney took Gold in the Womens W5+ Road Race, then Silver in the 22k Time Trial. BiciSport finished 8th (from 56 clubs) in the Masters Shield competition where results from ITT, Crits and Road Races are combined to give an overall ranking.

BiciSport fielded a strong line up for the 2013 Road Nationals in the Goulburn Region in early October. Both Sue Tierney (W5) and Jays Austin (M3) took out their respective Champion of Champions awards. In the Individual Time Trial at Breadalbane - Sue Tierney took Gold in W5. In M3 - Stuart Campbell was 8th, Matt Glanville 20th. In M4 - Stephen Brown was 13th. In M6 - Mike Lawson was 9th, Graham Tierney 13th. The Criteriums were at the Marulan Driver Training Centre. Sue Tierney took Silver in W5. In M3 - Jays Austin demolished the field and took Gold. Matt Glanville rode well. In M4 - Geoff Baxter was headed for a top 5 placing but crashed. In M6 - Mike Lawson was 10th and Graham Tierney was a strong bunch finish. The Gunning road races featured some great racing - Sue Tierney took Silver in W5. In M3 - Jays Austin was 23rd, with Matt Glanville a bunch finish. In M5 - Peter Verhoeven was 23rd (bunch finish). In M6 - Mike Lawson was 16th, Graham Tierney 26th. In M8 - Peter Davis was top 15 and a bunch finish. 

Brock Roberts (Elite) rode the full 2012 Road season for the John West NRS Team from March through till September.