The ToB is one of the most popular stage races on the calendar. A short ITT on the Friday near Bright, a medium road stage on the Saturday (if you call finishing on the top of Tawonga Gap as `medium`), and Sunday goes to the top of Mt Hotham. In Elite B grade - Conor Tarlington finished 55th @ 37min 36secs. In Masters A grade - Oliver Dharma Ratne finished 35th @ 15-06. In Masters 6+ - Mike Lawson finished 36th @ 43min
The annual BiciSport Christmas ride departs Piemonte Cafe carpark at 7.30am on Sunday 20 December and does the Akuna Bay loop. Then returning to Piemonte Cafe from 9.15am for a Christmas coffee. All welcome
MS Gong Crits on 1 November - Stewart Campbell took a Division 3 win the MS Gong Crits
Great Divide on 29-30 August
Breadalbane 29 Aug - Usual blustery conditions (cold strong westerly winds) greeted the 110+ competitors. Stewart Campbell finished 4th in 33min 45secs for the 20k ITT. Gunning 30 Aug - All races started at the Gunning Showgrounds and conditions were near perfect with only light winds and no rain. In A grade over 145k - Oliver Dharma Ratnefinished an excellent 19th for a strong peloton finish. In B grade over 90k - Conor Tarlington put in his best Open performance to date for 18th and apeloton finish. In womens B grade over 45k - Martinette Van Vuuren took the win in a tailor made uphill sprint.
National Capital Tour on 19/20 September
Monica Dalidowicz finished an outstanding 24th overall (from 55 starters) in the Womens NRS Tour around Canberra (ITT, Crit & 2 Road Races). Conor Tarlington also got his best Open result of the season in a combined A/B grade for 8th overall.
Amy Gillett Gran Fondo on 13 September
Oliver Dharma Ratne punched around the 110k from Lorne to Apollo Bay then up the Skenes Creek climb in a very good 2hrs 56min for 6th in Masters 35/39yrs category. Alternatively Neil Farquarhson got seriously punched by the adverse windy conditions from Devils Elbow across to Deans Marsh and posted 4hrs 45min.
World Masters Road Race in Denmark, September 2015
Peter Selkrig finished 61st in his Masters category from 250 starters despite a puncture for his efforts.
HEZ Womens Criterium on 16 August
Kristy Flanagan took a Womens Div 2 win at the HEZ Kurri Kurri. Sue Tierney punctured.