BICISPORT MEMBER NEWS
Recovery Ward - Conor Tarlington resumes training on the home trainer this week after his hernia operation.
Sprint Grand Prix @ DGV @ 16 Feb - Damien Bottero continues to see building form towards the coming Masters Championships at the Sprint Grand Prix Round 3 at the DGV.
VALE FRANS VAN EYCK
Sad to report the recent passing of Frans Van Eyck in Temse, Belgium. Frans was a great supporter of numerous BiciSport cyclists who have made the trip to Flanders over the years. Frans was 92 years young.
BELGIUM JUNE JULY 2019 - CONOR TARLINGTON RACE DATES CONFIRMED
Conor Tarlington heads of to Belgium in mid June with a racing program packed solid with 80k ‘kermesse’ style races all over Flanders. The team stays at the Kokerelle B&B (www.kokerelle.be) just outside Oudenaarde. The Flanders stay includes 3 stages of the 2019 Tour de France (Stages 1-3) which pass through Belgium. There are two spots still available at Kokerelle and if you’re interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org
June - 15 - Retro Tour of Flanders, 21 - Zomergem, 22 - Aardenberg, Retro Dwars Door Hageland, 23 - Eindhout, 25 - Wachtebeke, 28 - Lommel, 29 - St Amandsberg, 30 - Dikkelvenne
July - 3 - Ursel, 7 - Sinaai, 7 - Zottegem, Tour de France Stage 1 (Geraadsbergen) 8 - Adegem, Tour de France Stage 2 (Brussels Team Time Trial) 9 Tour de France Stage 3 (Binche start) 10 - Ursel, 13 - Vogelnaarde (NL), 14 - Merelbeke, 16 - Clinge (NL), 17 - Ursel, 20 - Laarne, 21 - Herne, 24 - Ursel, 26 - Beveren Waas, 28 - Duffel
BICISPORT SPECIAL EVENTS
WISEMANS FERRY LOOP - SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY
BiciSport is hosting a training ride from Wisemans Ferry on Sunday 24 February with full car support. Ride starts from the Wisemans Ferry Bowling Club @ 8.00am (meet at 7.30am). Details are on the Special Events page of this website
A volunteer is needed to drive the Happy Wheels Subaru to follow the ride. Please email email@example.com if you can assist
SHOALHAVEN RONDE - SUNDAY 10 MARCH
Based out of Shoalhaven Heads (just south of Berry) on Sunday 10 March over 100k on roads used by BiciSport over the Nowra TTT weekend via Nowra, Pyree, Greenwell Point & Currarong Beach. Ride starts & finishes from the TableTalk Cafe in Shoalhaven Heads starting at 8.30am. Details are on the Special Events page of this website.
BATHURST WEEKEND - SATURDAY SUNDAY 16-17 MARCH
A great weekend of racing in Bathurst on the Saturday with Blayney to Bathurst cyclosportive on the Sunday. Details are on the Special Events page of this website.
The B2B Weekend clashes with a major basketball competition in Bathurst, and accommodation bookings over that weekend will be tight
RACING THIS WEEK
19 Feb - Heffron Park Criteriums (Maroubra)
22 Feb - Sutherland Criteriums (Waratah Park)
23 Feb - Lake Hume Cyclosportive (Albury/Wodonga) - BiciSport starters Team Griffith
24 Feb - Lansdowne Park (Waratah Masters CC)
BICISPORT GROUP RIDES THIS WEEK
For further details please contact 0417 403 244
* Motor traffic conditions are HEAVIER with the NSW School Term back in full swing
* Note -
Roadworks of note
Forest Way (at Forestville) … taking longer to resolve than the Operation Puerto cycling drug bust !
Warringah Rd (at Allambie Heights) … almost there, well sort of !
Military Rd (Cremorne to Neutral Bay) with center lane reconstruction nearly done
All group rides are cancelled if wet
19 Feb, 22 Feb
Hills Nursery CarPark Terrey Hills @ 7.30am to Akuna Bay & West Head
18 Feb, 20 Feb, 22 Feb
Centennial Park Lower Loop @ 7.30am (to 9.30am)
19 Feb & 21 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
Wise Monkey Gruppetto @ Berowra Railway Station @ 7.30am for 60k to Calga & return
Happy Wheels Waterloo Ride @ 6.00am @ Happy Wheels bike shop at Waterloo.
Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride @ Centennial Park Spruce Goose Cafe @ 10.30am
Hills Nursery Car Park Terrey Hills @ 7.00am for Akuna Bay & West Head
Bennelong Bridge (East Side) @ Rhodes @ 7.00am (6x10k loops around SOPA).
BiciSport Coffee at Miramire Sandstone Cafe (enter off Myoora Rd) @ 9.30am
Wisemans Ferry Ride @ 8.00am (meet up at 7.30am) - See Special Events page
Sydney Olympic Park @ Hill St Wharf @ 7.00am (for SOPA Loops until 8.15am)