Road Racing

Tour of Bright on 5-6 December

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 

Great Divide a Great Success

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.

Amy Gillett Gran Fondo - Dharma Ratne rides a cracker

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.