News Shorts - 28 November

  The Bear Cottage Charity Ride started from outside the Fixed Wheel at Manly and attracted 100 starters for the ride to Church Point then returning to Pilu Restaurant at Freshwater Beach for coffee.

The Bear Cottage Charity Ride started from outside the Fixed Wheel at Manly and attracted 100 starters for the ride to Church Point then returning to Pilu Restaurant at Freshwater Beach for coffee.

  The Bear Cottage Charity Ride departs from the Fixed Wheel

The Bear Cottage Charity Ride departs from the Fixed Wheel

  DGV Team Pursuit training with John Crouchley deserves a good coffee

DGV Team Pursuit training with John Crouchley deserves a good coffee

BICISPORT MEMBER NEWS

*  Bear Cottage Ride on Nov 27 - A very good northside peloton turned up in support of Bear Cottage with four bunches doing Church Point & return to Freshwater. Big thank you to Danny Wright & Giovanni Pilu for making it happen.

*  Back on track - Tori Robinson has resumed cycle training after several months off the bike due to a shoulder reconstruction courtesy of a surf boat accident that went very wrong. 

  Tori Robinson gives her new shoulder a free trip around Akuna Bay

Tori Robinson gives her new shoulder a free trip around Akuna Bay

RACING THIS WEEK

Nov 29 - Heffron Park (ES) & Western Sydney Dragway (Marconi)

Dec 2 - HART Criteriums (St Ives) (MW)

Dec 2-3 - Bundaberg Track Spectacular (Qld)

Dec 2-4 - Tour of Bright (Vic) - BiciSport starter Conor Tarlington

Dec 3-4 - National Junior Track Series (Brisbane), NSW Track Champs (DGV)

Dec 3 - E'tape Australia (Thredbo) - BiciSport starters Tom Green, Graham & Sue Tierney

Dec 4 - Calga Time Trials (ATTA), Tour of Melburn (FXYO), Mt Ku Ring Gai (NS), Great Victorian Bike Ride (Geelong), Lansdowne (Waratah Masters), Ourimbah University Criteriums (Central Coast CC)

BICISPORT TRAINING THIS WEEK

Nov 28 - DGV Track Training (with John Crouchley) @ 3pm

Dec 1 - Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride Centennial Park @ 11am

Dec 3 - Meadowbank Bridge @ 7.30am, Piemonte Café @ 9.15am (coffee only)

  Centennial Pk every Thursday 11am

Centennial Pk every Thursday 11am

BICISPORT to Flanders CLASSICS in March 2017 (AUTOBUS is FULL)

The BiciSport grupetto to the Belgian Spring Classics 2017 is now full with Sue & Graham Tierney, Nigel Perry, Ian Masson, Mike O'Reilly plus Eddy Van Der Wally.  The BiciSport Grupetto will participate in three cyclo-sportives (Ghent Wevelgem, Tour of Flanders, Paris Roubaix) plus spectate at several professional classic races (Dwars Vlaanderen, E3, Ghent Wevelgem, De Panne, Ronde, Schelde Prijs, Paris Roubaix & Brabant Pijl).        

  The Haaghoek cobbles outside Oudenaarde feature in every Flemish Spring Classic

The Haaghoek cobbles outside Oudenaarde feature in every Flemish Spring Classic

 

EDDY VERBUST ... the GHENT 6 DAY Grand Patron

Eddy Verbust has kindly hosted & assisted several BiciSport riders in Belgium in recent years, and those lucky enough to go the Belgian Spring Classics in 2017 will be rewarded with a trip to the private Verbust Museum in De Pinte. Eddy remains the grand patron of the Ghent 6 Day as the Cavendish-Wiggins finish line picture attests. 

  Eddy Verbust between Cavendish & Wiggins at the Ghent 6 Day

Eddy Verbust between Cavendish & Wiggins at the Ghent 6 Day

  John Crouchley (BiciSport) meets Eddy Verbust at the Verbust Museum. The Museum features numerous Ghent 6 Day trophies, dernys, jerseys, medals, posters & track bikes from the 1950's up until today.   

John Crouchley (BiciSport) meets Eddy Verbust at the Verbust Museum. The Museum features numerous Ghent 6 Day trophies, dernys, jerseys, medals, posters & track bikes from the 1950's up until today.   

  Conor Tarlington (BiciSport) with Eddy Verbust at the Eddy Merckx Velodrome in Ghent

Conor Tarlington (BiciSport) with Eddy Verbust at the Eddy Merckx Velodrome in Ghent