News Shorts - 19 June

  Coonabarabran Gunnedah 17 - Conor Tarlington before the start in a chilly Coonabarabran

Coonabarabran Gunnedah 17 - Conor Tarlington before the start in a chilly Coonabarabran

  Coonabarabran Gunnedah 17 - cattle blocked the course with 50k to go, but eventually moved off the road

Coonabarabran Gunnedah 17 - cattle blocked the course with 50k to go, but eventually moved off the road

  Coonabarabran Gunnedah 17 - Conor Tarlington (blue helmet blue shoes) in the lead group with 45k to the finish

Coonabarabran Gunnedah 17 - Conor Tarlington (blue helmet blue shoes) in the lead group with 45k to the finish

  Gunnedah Tamworth 17 - Conor finished 16th in Division 1. Both races over the weekend were well conducted in ideal conditions . 

Gunnedah Tamworth 17 - Conor finished 16th in Division 1. Both races over the weekend were well conducted in ideal conditions

BICISPORT MEMBER NEWS

Gunnedah Weekend @ June 17 & 18 - The weather was perfect for the Coonabarabran 110k handicap with little or no wind and ideal racing conditions save for a few cattle on the road. Conor Tarlington finished 31st in the lead group after an excellent performance in the Coonabarabran Gunnedah handicap. Day 2 was the 108k Gunnedah Tamworth graded scratch race. Conditions were again ideal with a new finish on the outskirts of Tamworth. Conor finished 16th in Division 1 @ 7 minutes (being the Division 1 main peloton).  

RACING THIS WEEK

25 June - Melburn Roobaix Cyclosportive (Melbourne, Vic), Lansdowne Park (Waratah Masters)

BICISPORT TRAINING THIS WEEK

19 June - No DGV training until after the Nowra TTT in early July

21 June - Aero testing with Alex Simmons @ DGV @ 10am

22 June - No Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride this week

24 June - Meadowbank Bridge @ 7.30am, Piemonte Café (coffee only) @ 9.30am

25 June - BiciSport TTT Training @ Piemonte Café @ 7.30am (depart 8.00am)

NOWRA TTT - TRAINING on 25 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 you can compete in the Sassafras Road Race. Nominations are to Mike O'Reilly on bicisport1@gmail.com. Nominations received to date -

Sassafras Challenge

Men Conor Tarlington, Lachlan Haughey, Mike O'Brien, Rider 4 (tbc), Stewart Campbell (Reserve # 1)

Women - Ruth Strapp, Kirsty Flanagan, Su Preeto, Amber Walsh, Angela Smith (Reserve # 1), Lise Benjamin (Reserve # 2)

Masters 150+

# 1Stewart Campbell, Anthony Colantonio, Peter Verhoeven, Peter O'Sullivan, Mike O'Brien (Reserve # 1)

# 2Pilu - Mike Foster, Matt Coy, Giovanni Pilu, Ben Pines, Simon Lempriere (Reserve # 1), Dean Gale (Reserve # 2)

# 3 Graham Cockerton, Dom Zumbo, James Thornton, Tom Green, Stewart Campbell (Reserve # 1), Mike O'Brien (Reserve # 2)

TBC - David Browne, Brett Tarlington

Masters 180+

# 1 Ian Grainger, Graeme Cocks, Raoul Westbrook, Jock Young

TBC - Peter Davis

Team Managers

# - John Crouchley, Alex Simmons, Mike O'Reilly, Noel La Rose, Peter Davis  

*  TTT Training venues, dates, times -

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

*  2 July - Piemonte Café Terrey Hills (most teams with Mike O'Reilly) - meet at 7.30am in carpark, depart at 8.00am or Helensburgh (some teams with John Crouchley) on Sunday 2 July - meet at 8.00am, depart at 8.30am

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