News Shorts - 7 January

CA National Elite Road Championships @ Ballarat @ 5 Jan - Alex Simmons & Robin Tiffo frame the National Championship Lead Car before the start of the Championships at Buningyong

CA National Elite Road Championships @ Ballarat @ 5 Jan - Alex Simmons & Robin Tiffo frame the National Championship Lead Car before the start of the Championships at Buningyong

BiciSport  Distinguished Gentlemans Ride  @ Centennial Park @ 3 January - a decidedly motley crew formed up the  DGR  peloton last week and Ivan Sher led the  DGR  peloton on the last lap to claim the stage victory.    L to R - Ivan Sher, Martin Renwick, John Crouchley, Peter Stupka (with a very nice Pinarello), Glenn Vigar, Ian Grainger, John Robb, Marty Wright & Mike O’Reilly. All cyclists are welcome to this Thursday morning ride starting from the Spruce Goose Cafe in the centre of Centennial Park at 9.30am during January (going back to 10.30am in February).

BiciSport Distinguished Gentlemans Ride @ Centennial Park @ 3 January - a decidedly motley crew formed up the DGR peloton last week and Ivan Sher led the DGR peloton on the last lap to claim the stage victory.

L to R - Ivan Sher, Martin Renwick, John Crouchley, Peter Stupka (with a very nice Pinarello), Glenn Vigar, Ian Grainger, John Robb, Marty Wright & Mike O’Reilly. All cyclists are welcome to this Thursday morning ride starting from the Spruce Goose Cafe in the centre of Centennial Park at 9.30am during January (going back to 10.30am in February).

Jindabyne Training Camp @ 5 Jan - Stewart & Mireille Campbell

Jindabyne Training Camp @ 5 Jan - Stewart & Mireille Campbell

BICISPORT MEMBER NEWS

  • Hunter Valley Masters @ Kooragang @ 6 Jan - Ruth Strapp finished 6th in B grade. Rhett Hall rode A grade

  • Cycling Australia National Championships @ Ballarat @ 4-6 Jan - Alex Simmons was sighted driving the Chief Commissaires car during the Ballarat Nationals. Alex is acknowledged as the premier race convoy driver currently behind the wheel. It takes a high degree of skill & concentration to place a motor vehicle deep inside a professional peloton at full speed & Alex does an outstanding job. Alex’s next role is the Chief Commissaires convoy driver at the Herald Sun Tour from 30 Jan-3 Feb (HST stage details below), a race that features Ritchie Porte & Team Sky.

  • Sponsored Groups now renew contracts from 1 January each year - A reminder to all BiciSport riders that sponsored group contracts are now to be renewed from 1 January 2019.

  • Happy Wheels BiciSport Team renews for 2019 - The Happy Wheels team for 2019 includes Conor Tarlington, Declan Jones, Stewart & Mirielle Campbell, Randolph Baral, David Browne, Rolly Delaytz, Peter Budd, Ben Elliott & Ruth Strapp. In 2019 the HW team remains sponsored by Happy Wheels Waterloo, Kask helmets, Lazer sunglasses & S-Phyre shoes

2019 RACING & BICISPORT SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDERS NOW UPDATED

  • The draft CyclingNSW 2019 Racing Calender was recently published and this has been uploaded onto this website, as has the BiciSport Special Events calendar

BICISPORT SPECIAL EVENT - TUMUT CYCLE CLASSIC - 13 JANUARY

  • Details of the Tumut Cycle Classic are on the Special Events page of this website.

  • Peter Budd (BiciSport Master) & friends are attending and if you need further information check out the webpage.

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RACING THIS WEEK

  • 13 Jan - Lansdowne Park (Waratah Masters CC), Tumut Cycle Classic Cyclosportive (Tumut, NSW), Peoples Choice Classic TDU (Adelaide, SA), Ourimbah University Criteriums (Central Coast)

BICISPORT GROUP RIDES THIS WEEK

  • For further details please contact 0417 403 244  

*  Motor traffic conditions are now EASIER with the NSW School holidays in full swing

*  Note -

  • Roadworks of note

    • Forest Way (at Forestville) … taking longer to fix than the Operation Puerto cycling drug bust !

    • Warringah Rd (at Allambie Heights) … almost there !

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

All group rides are cancelled if wet

  • 7 Jan, 9 Jan, 11 Jan - Centennial Park Lower Loop @ 7.30am (to 9.30am)  

  • 9 Jan - Hills Nursery Car Park Terrey Hills @ 7.30am for Akuna Bay, West Head & return

  • 10 Jan (Thurs) -

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

    • Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride @ Centennial Park Spruce Goose Cafe @ 9.30am 

  • 12 Jan -

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

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

  • 13 Jan

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

BiciSport  Fashionista  Marty Wright sighted on McCarrs Creek Rd last week near Church Point in the new BiciSport white-blue summer training kit. Orders are now being taken for the next clothing delivery in just 4 weeks - simply email bicisport1@gmail.com

BiciSport Fashionista Marty Wright sighted on McCarrs Creek Rd last week near Church Point in the new BiciSport white-blue summer training kit. Orders are now being taken for the next clothing delivery in just 4 weeks - simply email bicisport1@gmail.com

Tumut Cycle Classic circuit over 100k & climbing profile

Tumut Cycle Classic circuit over 100k & climbing profile

The 2019 Herald Sun Tour this year is based in Gippsland with a start on Phillip Island, with stage finishes at Churchill, Warragul & Arthurs Seat. The final 90k criterium is in central Melbourne. The HST features Ritchie Porte & Team Sky.

The 2019 Herald Sun Tour this year is based in Gippsland with a start on Phillip Island, with stage finishes at Churchill, Warragul & Arthurs Seat. The final 90k criterium is in central Melbourne. The HST features Ritchie Porte & Team Sky.