EROICA CHALLENGE 2019 - 9 MARCH
Eroica Challenge (Italy) on 9 March - Mike Lawson takes on the Eroica Challenge around Siena on 9 March. A chance meeting with Italians at the Tour of Flanders in Belgium last year opened up the opportunity for the Eroica participation. The 90k cyclosportive has just over 20k of white gravel.
BICISPORT MEMBER NEWS
John Elderfield has returned home to Perth after his serious motor cycle crash & now on the long road to recovery. Get well soon John.
BiciSport President Ian Grainger had a rubber side up on his MTB and suffered a broken nose. Get well soon IL Presidente
BiciSport Committee @ 4 Mar - Peter Budd is a new addition to the BiciSport organising committee
BICISPORT SPECIAL EVENTS
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.
NOWRA TEAM TIME TRIALs - 19 to 21 JULY
BiciSport will be again entering several teams into the NSW Teams Champuonships to be held in Nowra over the 19-21 July weekend.
BiciSport will provide team training, paid entry fees, full team assistance, paid Saturday night accommodation (at Greenwell Point) together with a fully supported Sunday training ride. The teams selection panel now includes Ian Grainger, Peter Budd & Mike O’Reilly
Nominations are now open and further details are on the Special Events page of this website.
RACING THIS WEEK
5 Mar - Heffron Park Criteriums (Maroubra)
7 Mar - Sutherland Criteriums (Waratah Park)
9 Mar - Strade Bianche (Siena Italy) - BiciSport starter Mike Lawson
8-10 Mar - NSW Elite Track Championships (DGV), Bendigo Madison (Vic)
10 Mar - Eastern Creek Raceway (Waratah Masters CC), 3 Peaks Challenge (Falls Creek, Vic) - BiciSport starter Michael Taylor
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
Mona Vale Rd (Bahai Temple to Mona Vale) … road widening has commenced.
All group rides are cancelled if wet
Hills Nursery Car Park Terrey Hills @ 8.00am to Akuna Bay & West Head
4 Mar, 6 Mar & 8 Mar
Centennial Park Lower Loop @ 7.30am (to 9.30am)
5 Mar & 7 Mar
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 Cafe 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
Bennelong Bridge (East Side) @ Rhodes @ 7.00am (6x10k loops around SOPA).
BiciSport Coffee at Miramire Sandstone Cafe (enter off Myoora Rd) @ 9.30am
Sydney Olympic Park @ Hill St Wharf @ 7.00am (for SOPA Loops until 8.15am)
Shoalhaven Ronde @ Shoalhaven Heads @ 8.30am