News Shorts - 5 June

Sydney Road Championships 17 - Ruth Strapp was 3rd in Womens B grade

Sydney Road Championships 17 - Ruth Strapp was 3rd in Womens B grade

Sydney Road Championships 17 - Kirsty Flanagan, Ian Grainger & Ruth Strapp

Sydney Road Championships 17 - Kirsty Flanagan, Ian Grainger & Ruth Strapp

BICISPORT MEMBER NEWS

*   Sydney Road Titles @ Penrith Regatta Centre @ June 4 - BiciSport take 2 Bronze

Under 23 - Peter Livingstone (Mobius) took 3rd. M6 - James Thornton 8th, Peter Verhoeven 16th. M8 - Ian Grainger 8th. Women B grade - Ruth Strapp 3rd. Women C grade - Kirsty Flanagan 4th

*  Marchialonga Gran Fondo (Italy) @ June 4 - Brad Mills & David Cooper had a "long last climb over the San Pellogrino Pass, a fantastic downhill run to the finish. Doing some nice rides in Austria and head for Bormio on Friday and the Stelvio Gran Fondo". 

Recovery Ward - Several BiciSport members in recovery mode at present. Lise Benjamin (ribs), Marty Wright (knee), Sue Tierney (knee), Bob Green (hip), Mike Lawson (hamstring) & Mike O'Reilly (stent). A speedy recovery to all.

Brad Mills & David Cooper are set for the Stelvio Santini on 10 June in the Italian Dolomites  

Brad Mills & David Cooper are set for the Stelvio Santini on 10 June in the Italian Dolomites  

RACING THIS WEEK

June 10 - Stelvio Santini Gran Fondo (Italy) - Brad Mills & David Cooper

June 11 - West Head Road Race (Manly CC), Eastern Creek Raceway (Waratah Masters)

June 12 - Cervelo Masters (Kooragang Island, Newcastle) 

BICISPORT TRAINING THIS WEEK

June 5 - No DGV track training until after Nowra TTT

June 8 - Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride @ Centennial Park @ 11am

June 10 - Moorebank Bridge @ 7.30am, Piemonte Café (coffee only) @ 9.30am  

NOWRA TTT - Next Training session Sunday 18 June at Terrey Hills

Nominations open - Nominations are now open for BiciSport teams to the Nowra TTT on Saturday 8 July. BiciSport will provide team managers, support team drivers together with accommodation at Greenwell Point outside Nowra on the Saturday night. Sunday is either a BiciSport club ride to Culburra Beach over 50k or alternatively ride the Sassafras Road Race. Nominations are to Mike O'Reilly on bicisport1@gmail.com. Nominations received to date -

Sassafras Challenge - Conor Tarlington, Lachlan Haughey, Tom Green

Masters 150+

#1 - Graham Cockerton, Dom Zumbo, James Thornton, Anthony Colantonio

#2 - Peter Verhoeven, Peter O'Sullivan, David Browne (tbc)

#3 - Team Pilu # 1 (team members to be confirmed)

#4 - Team Pilu # 2 (Giovanni Pilu, Matt Coy, Stewart Campbell, Mike O'Brien)

#5 - Stephen Brown, Paul Curgenven, Colin Edmonds, Mark Walsh

Masters 180+

# 1 Ian Grainger, Graeme Cook, Jock Young, Raoul Westbrook, Peter Davis, Brett Tarlington

Masters Women

# 1 Ruth Strapp, Kirsty Flanagan, Lise Benjamin, Su Preeto, Sue Tierney (Reserve)

Team Managers

# - John Crouchley, Alex Simmons, Mike O'Reilly, Noel La Rose, Mike Lawson, Sue Tierney  

*  TTT Training venues, dates, times -

*  Piemonte Café Terrey Hills - meet at 7.30am in carpark, depart at 8.00am on 

Sunday 18 June & Sunday 25 June

*  Helensburgh on Sunday 2 July - meet at 8.00am, depart at 8.30am

                                    TOUR DE BELLO

PIMP MY GIOS TORINO

John Elderfield (BiciSport Master) has purchased a new retro version of a 1970's classic Gios Torino ridden by the likes of Patrick Sercu & Roger De Vlaeminck. The Gios has the traditional chrome forks and famous purple-blue colour scheme. 

                                                             Patrick Sercu on the Gios Torino

                                                             Patrick Sercu on the Gios Torino