News Shorts - February 4

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Herald Sun Tour 2019 - the early stages and Team Sky were riding very well, but seemed locked out by the duo of Michael Woods & Ritchie Porte. Dylan Van Baarle (pictured left after the earlier Churchill stage finish) rode a brilliant race into Arthurs Seat and took the HST overall win in the Melbourne Botanical Gardens

Herald Sun Tour 2019 - the early stages and Team Sky were riding very well, but seemed locked out by the duo of Michael Woods & Ritchie Porte. Dylan Van Baarle (pictured left after the earlier Churchill stage finish) rode a brilliant race into Arthurs Seat and took the HST overall win in the Melbourne Botanical Gardens

Herald Sun Tour 2019 - the SRAM team offered full professional support to the HST led by Rob Eva (far left)

Herald Sun Tour 2019 - the SRAM team offered full professional support to the HST led by Rob Eva (far left)

BiciSport to Flanders 2019 - the above picture was taken at the Kokerelle B&B near Oudenaarde only last week with temperatures of minus 3 and heavy snow. BiciSport has a small group going over in late March for the Milan San Remo & Belgian Spring Classics, and again for a 5 week racing stint with Conor Tarlington (BiciSport Elite) from 19 June until 28 July.    There are a couple of vacant spots still going for the June July Belgian trip and if you’d like a few weeks cycling around Flanders then please email bicisport1@gmail.com. Conor’s Belgian racing program has been confirmed and will be detailed next week.

BiciSport to Flanders 2019 - the above picture was taken at the Kokerelle B&B near Oudenaarde only last week with temperatures of minus 3 and heavy snow. BiciSport has a small group going over in late March for the Milan San Remo & Belgian Spring Classics, and again for a 5 week racing stint with Conor Tarlington (BiciSport Elite) from 19 June until 28 July.

There are a couple of vacant spots still going for the June July Belgian trip and if you’d like a few weeks cycling around Flanders then please email bicisport1@gmail.com. Conor’s Belgian racing program has been confirmed and will be detailed next week.

B2B oVER 16-17 MARCH

  • A reminder that the B2B Weekend clashes with a major basketball competition in Bathurst, and accommodation bookings over that weekend will be tight

  • A volunteer is needed to drive the Happy Wheels Subaru from Bathurst to the Blayney start on the day. Emails please to bicisport1@gmail.com

BICISPORT MEMBER NEWS

  • Recovery Ward - Conor Tarlington is recovering after a hernia which has him off the bike for a few weeks. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

  • Waratah Masters @ Lansdowne @ 3 Feb - Ian Grainger was a C grade peloton finish

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 dates

BICISPORT SPECIAL EVENTS

WISEMANS FERRY TO WISEMANS FERRY LOOP - SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY

  • A new CyclingNSW open road race in 2019 is the Ferry to the Mountain 110k road race in May 2019. BiciSport has got behind this exciting new road event and supporting Paul Craft (of RAW Track fame).

  • BiciSport will be hosting a training ride over the circuit on Sunday 24 February with full car support. Ride starts from the Wisemans Ferry Bowling Club @ 8.00am (meet at 7.30am). Details of the Wisemans Ferry-Wisemans Ferry Loop training ride are on the Special Events page of this website.

  • A volunteer is needed to drive the Happy Wheels Subaru on 24 February. Emails please to bicisport1@gmail.com

RACING THIS WEEK

  • 5 Feb - Heffron Park Criteriums (Maroubra)

  • 8 Feb - Sutherland Criteriums (Waratah Park)

  • 7-9 Feb - Pro 3 Day Track Race (DISC Velodrome, Melbourne)

  • 9 Feb - Dubbo Track Open - BiciSport starter Damien Bottero

  • 10 Feb - Eastern Creek (Waratah Masters CC), West Head Road Race (Manly CC)

BICISPORT GROUP RIDES THIS WEEK

  • For further details please contact 0417 403 244  

*  Motor traffic conditions are HEAVIER with the NSW School back 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, sort of !

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

All group rides are cancelled if wet

  • 4 Feb, 6 Feb, 8 Feb

    • Centennial Park Lower Loop @ 7.30am (to 9.30am)  

  • 5 Feb & 7 Feb

    • Waratah’s Peloton @ pass the corner of Yulong Ave & McCarrs Creek Rd Terrey Hills @ 7.50am for Akuna Bay & Duffys Forest, then Terrey Hills shops @ 9.00am on the return leg

  • 6 Feb

    • M7 Cyclepath @ 75k @ Bella Vista end @ 7.30am

    • Berowra Railway Station Gruppetto @ 7.30am for 60k to Calga & return

  • 7 Feb

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

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

  • 8 Feb

    • Hills Nursery Terrey Hills carpark @ 6.30am for West Head

  • 9 Feb

    • Bennelong Bridge (East Side) @ Rhodes @ 7.00am (6x10k loops around SOPA).

    • Hills Nursery Terrey Hills @ 7.45am for Akuna Bay, Church Point & return  

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

  • 10 Feb

    • M7 Cyclepath @ BP Service Centre @ Wallgrove Rd @ 6.30am

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

BiciSport 130k ride around Griffith @ 27 Jan - Melissa Budd, Peter Budd, Frank Signor & Michael Taylor

BiciSport 130k ride around Griffith @ 27 Jan - Melissa Budd, Peter Budd, Frank Signor & Michael Taylor

Stuart O’Grady & Wallers Arenberg Forest @ Paris Roubaix

Stuart O’Grady & Wallers Arenberg Forest @ Paris Roubaix