News Shorts - 15 October

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  World Masters Track Championships @ Los Angeles @ 8 Oct - Lise Benjamin took Gold in both Time Trial & Team Sprint

World Masters Track Championships @ Los Angeles @ 8 Oct - Lise Benjamin took Gold in both Time Trial & Team Sprint

  World Masters Track Championships @ 8 Oct - Lise Benjamin set a new World Record of 39.498secs

World Masters Track Championships @ 8 Oct - Lise Benjamin set a new World Record of 39.498secs

  World Masters Track Championships @ 8 Oct - Lise Benjamin

World Masters Track Championships @ 8 Oct - Lise Benjamin

  World Masters Track Championships @ 8 Oct - Lise Benjamin on the podium

World Masters Track Championships @ 8 Oct - Lise Benjamin on the podium

  World Masters Track Championships @ 12 Oct - Mike Smith (centre) takes Gold in the Team Sprint

World Masters Track Championships @ 12 Oct - Mike Smith (centre) takes Gold in the Team Sprint

  World Masters Track Championships @ 12 Oct - Mike Smith (centre) on the Team Sprint podium

World Masters Track Championships @ 12 Oct - Mike Smith (centre) on the Team Sprint podium

BICISPORT MEMBER NEWS - WORLD MASTERS TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS

LISE BENJAMIN - GOLD IN TIME TRIAL & TEAM SPRINT, BRONZE IN SPRINT

MIKE SMITH - GOLD IN TEAM SPRINT & SILVER in SPRINT

  • UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships @ Los Angeles @ 6-13 October

    • Individual Time Trial @ 8 Oct

      • W60-64 - Lise Benjamin took Gold (and a new World Record in 39.498secs (second was 41.359secs & third 41.487secs)

      • M45-49 - Mike Smith rode the second fastest first lap @ 19.601secs and finished 26th (report to come)

    • Sprint @ Oct 10-11

      • M45-49 - Mike Smith rode a ‘pb’ in Sydney just before he departed for LA, so the chances of a good result in the Sprint were high. Mike qualified 6th in qualifying (200m in 11.028secs), but them matched into the Gold medal round against Ainars Kiksis (Latvia). Mike took an outstanding Silver medal.

      • W55+ - Lise Benjamin qualified second fastest (in 12.927secs) then took the Bronze medal

    • Team Sprint @ 12-13 Oct

      • W65+ - Lise Benjamin teamed up with Anna Whitten to win the Team Sprint in 38.830secs

      • M45-54 - Mike Smith took the Gold with Gavin White & Daniel Rickard in 48.196secs

  • Heffron Park @ 9 Oct - Heffron Park kicked off the 33rd summer season in fine style with big fields in every grade. Conor Tarlington went top 10 in a hectic sprint with prominent rides by Stewart Campbell & Graham Cockerton

  • National Capital Tour (Canberra) @ 13-14 Oct - Conor Tarlington (Div 1) & Declan Jones (Div 2) both had a tough day at the Canberra office. The stage 1 time trial was 16k alongside the Majura Freeway and was super fast. The road stage used much of the same roads as the time trial then finished with the Mt Majura climb (similar to the climb out of Akuna Bay). Sunday was a Criterium around the Australian Institute of Sport.

  • Newcastle Kooragang @ 13 Oct - Both Ruth Strapp & Rhett Hall were both a peloton finish.

BICISPORT AT BOWRAL CLASSIC - SUNDAY 21 OCTOBER

  • Happy Wheels is coordinating a BiciSport group ride at the upcoming Bowral Classic on Sunday 21 October at 6.45am.

  • Meeting Point is the corner of Boolwey St & Bowral Main Street (B73). For further information contact Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244.

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RACING THIS WEEK

  • 15-20 Oct - Alice Springs Masters Games (NT)

  • 16 Oct - Heffron Park Criteriums (Maroubra) from 6.00pm

  • 18-21 Oct - Cycling Aust Masters Road Championships (Gippsland, Vic) - BiciSport starters Ian Grainger, Jeremy Hopson & Randolph Baral

  • 21 Oct - Western Sydney Dragway Enduro (Waratah Masters CC), Bowral Classic Cyclosportive

  • 21-28 Oct - Silver Linings Charity Ride for Ovarian Cancer Research (Canberra-Melbourne) supported by BiciSport & Happy Wheels

BICISPORT GROUP RIDES THIS WEEK

  • For further details please contact 0417 403 244  

*  Motor traffic conditions are HEAVIER with the NSW School term resuming 15 October.

*  Note -

  • Major roadworks

    • Forest Way (at Forestville) … its just never ending

    • Warringah Rd (at Allambie Heights) … so is this !

    • Military Rd (Cremorne to Neutral Bay) with center lane reconstruction

All group rides are cancelled if wet

  • 15, 17, 19 Oct - Centennial Park Lower Loop @ 8.00am (to 9.15am)  

  • 17 Oct (Wed) - Berowra Gruppetto @ 7.30am @ opposite Berowra Railway Station for 60k to Calga & return. 

  • 18 Oct (Thurs) -

    • Happy Wheels Waterloo Ride @ 6.00am @ Happy Wheels shop at Waterloo. 

    • Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride @ Centennial Park Spruce Goose Cafe @ 10.30am 

  • 20 Oct -

    • Bennelong Bridge (East Side) @ Rhodes  @ 8.00am (4x10k loops around SOPA). 

    • HART St Ives-Hornsby-Bobbin Head-Miramare Sandstone Cafe Terrey Hills - departs outside HART St Ives at 7.10am.

    • BiciSport Coffee at Miramire Sandstone Cafe (enter off Myoora Rd) @ 9.30am 

  • 21 Oct - Sydney Olympic Park @ Hill St Wharf @ 7.00am (for SOPA Loops until 8.15am)

  National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 13 Oct - Before the start with Declan Jones & Mike O’Reilly

National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 13 Oct - Before the start with Declan Jones & Mike O’Reilly

  National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 13 Oct - Conor Tarlington at the Time Trial

National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 13 Oct - Conor Tarlington at the Time Trial

  National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 13 Oct - Declan Jones in the Division 2 Road Race

National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 13 Oct - Declan Jones in the Division 2 Road Race

  National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 14 Oct - Declan Jones in the Division 2 Criterium

National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 14 Oct - Declan Jones in the Division 2 Criterium

  National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 14 Oct - Conor Tarlington in the Division 1 Criterium

National Capital Tour @ Canberra @ 14 Oct - Conor Tarlington in the Division 1 Criterium

  Heffron Park @ 9 Oct - Rolly Delaytz, Ben Elliott & Conor Tarlington

Heffron Park @ 9 Oct - Rolly Delaytz, Ben Elliott & Conor Tarlington

  Heffron Park @ 9 Oct - Graham Cockerton (white helmet)

Heffron Park @ 9 Oct - Graham Cockerton (white helmet)

  Heffron Park @ 9 Oct - Rolly Delaytz leads Stewart Campbell

Heffron Park @ 9 Oct - Rolly Delaytz leads Stewart Campbell