Dec
20
to Feb 20

BiciSport Special Events

BiciSport Special Events  are targeted as premier participation events that includes full BiciSport support.     These weekends offer you the opportunity to coordinate your accommodation, transport arrangements & seek any assistance from the listed BiciSport organiser    Feel free to contact the BiciSport contact for each event.

BiciSport Special Events are targeted as premier participation events that includes full BiciSport support.

These weekends offer you the opportunity to coordinate your accommodation, transport arrangements & seek any assistance from the listed BiciSport organiser

Feel free to contact the BiciSport contact for each event.

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Apr
28
to Aug 4

Racing : BiciSport-NSW Team Time Trial Championship Weekend

The TTT Weekend features the popular Sunday morning ride

The TTT Weekend features the popular Sunday morning ride

NSW TTT Circuit @ 30.29k   The 30k circuit goes anticlockwise starting & finishing at the Glendon Rd & Glendon Lane intersection. The above profile somewhat exaggerates the predominantly flat to undulating profile.   Recce conducted 29 April   The 30k circuit is nestled between the Hunter River (to the south) and the Tangary Mountains (to the east). The road surface is smoothe & fast. The initial kilometres along Glendon Lane towards Elderslie Rd are undulating with three small hills towards the Elderslie Rd junction. The left hand turn at Elderslie is greeted by another brief hill then a long & straight descent towards Gresford Rd.  Another left hand turn at Gresford Rd (direction Singleton) sees the only significant hill of the day (at just 750m long) after Glendon Brook bridge. From there its a long and steady drag towards the local cemetary (direction Singleton). Approaching Singleton its a short and sharp descent down to the Hunter River (turning left at Glendon Rd), then its pan flat heading towards the finish at Glendon Lane with the Hunter River on your right.

NSW TTT Circuit @ 30.29k

The 30k circuit goes anticlockwise starting & finishing at the Glendon Rd & Glendon Lane intersection. The above profile somewhat exaggerates the predominantly flat to undulating profile.

Recce conducted 29 April

The 30k circuit is nestled between the Hunter River (to the south) and the Tangary Mountains (to the east). The road surface is smoothe & fast. The initial kilometres along Glendon Lane towards Elderslie Rd are undulating with three small hills towards the Elderslie Rd junction. The left hand turn at Elderslie is greeted by another brief hill then a long & straight descent towards Gresford Rd.

Another left hand turn at Gresford Rd (direction Singleton) sees the only significant hill of the day (at just 750m long) after Glendon Brook bridge. From there its a long and steady drag towards the local cemetary (direction Singleton). Approaching Singleton its a short and sharp descent down to the Hunter River (turning left at Glendon Rd), then its pan flat heading towards the finish at Glendon Lane with the Hunter River on your right.

The Weekend - The premier ‘teams weekend’ on the NSW racing calendar, with the teams event on the Saturday and a popular BiciSport club ride on the Sunday

2019 has a new venue - soon to be formally announced by CycNSW in mid May

Entry

  • Team nominations now open - please email to bicisport1@gmail.com or contact Ian Grainger (BiciSport President) on 0419 480 610

  • Team Selection Panel is Mike O’Reilly, Ian Grainger & Peter Budd

BiciSport Team Training Dates (on a selected Sunday)

  • May 26 - Hills Nursery Terrey Hills Car Park @ 7.30am for an 8.00am departure for Duffys Forest 3 or 4 laps. Coffee at Miramare Cafe Myoora Rd Terrey Hills @ 9.15am.

  • June 2 - ATTA @ Calga @ 8.30am

  • June 15 - Singleton Recce Ride @ 2.30pm

  • July 7 - ATTA @ Calga @ 8.30am

  • July 21 or July 28 (to be confirmed) - Hills Nursery Terrey Hills Car Park @ 7.30am for an 8.00am departure for Duffys Forest 3 or 4 laps. Coffee at Hills Nursery @ 9.15am.

  • August 2-4 Championship Weekend

Team nominations to be received

  • Elites, Masters Men All Ages, Masters Men 150+, Masters Men 180+

  • Masters Women, Sassafras Challenge & Team Support Personnel

Friday Ride @ 2 August

  • Depart from Mid City Motor Inn Singleton @ 3.30pm direction TTT circuit

Friday Night Dinner @ 2 August

  • Imperial Hotel (opposite Mid City Motor Inn) @ 6.30pm

BiciSport Team Accommodation @ 2 & 3 August

  • Friday & Saturday Night - Mid City Motor Inn Singleton (180 John St Singleton)

Saturday Race Circuit @ 3 August

  • Singleton - Start cnr Glendon Rd & Glendon Lane, along Glendon Lane, left into Elderslie Rd, left into Gresford Rd, left into Glendon Rd to Glendon Lane finish

  • Drive Time - Sydney to Singleton is approximately 2hrs 45mins, then another 20 mins to Glendon Rd race start. Need to allow 3 hours from Sydney to race start area.

Saturday Night Dinner @ 3 August

  • Mid City Motor Inn Restaurant @ 6.30pm (drinks) & 7.00pm (dinner)

Sunday @ 4 August

  • Riders have the option of the Singleton Criteriums or the 50k BiciSport Club Ride

  • Singleton Criteriums - details to be announced … enter via the CyclingNSW entry portal

  • BiciSport Club Ride over 50k - depart outside Mid City Motor Inn Singleton @ 8.30am direction Glendon Rd & Saturday TTT Race Circuit. Predominantly flat to undulating 50k (approx 2 hours)

  • Post BiciSport Club Ride Coffee - Worn out Wares Cafe (George Street Singleton) @ 10.30am

  • BiciSport Support contact - Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244

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Jun
15
to Jun 16

Racing : Singleton TTT Recce + Gunnedah Tamworth Road Race

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The Weekend - Combined Singleton Team Time Trial circuit training ride on the Saturday afternoon together with the Gunnedah Tamworth Road Race on the Sunday

Saturday - depart Singleton Council Chambers 2.30pm for a training ride around Singleton TTT circuit

Sunday Entry - via CyclingNSW website

Saturday Accommodation - Quirindi RSL Motel

Saturday Dinner - Quirindi RSL

BiciSport Support contact - Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Aug
10
to Aug 18

Cyclosportive : Noosa Strade Bianche & Noosa Classic Cyclosportive (Noosa, Qld)

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Noosa Strade Bianche weekend features a Friday “show & shine”

Noosa Strade Bianche weekend features a Friday “show & shine”

Noosa Strade Bianche is on the weekend of 10 & 11 August 19

Noosa Strade Bianche is on the weekend of 10 & 11 August 19

Noosa Classic Cyclosportive is on 18 August 19

Noosa Classic Cyclosportive is on 18 August 19

The Week - Experience a geniune retro classic ride plus the Noosa Classic the following weekend. Some of the best cycling roads in Australia & nice holiday in between.

Entry - Noosa website

Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. Preferred options are in Noosaville.

Riders - Mike O’Reilly

BiciSport Support contact - Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Sep
14
to Sep 15

Cyclosportive : Amy Gillett Weekend (Great Ocean Road, Victoria)

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The Weekend - The Amy Gillett weekend is an outstanding event on the National & UCI calendar, with a combination of challenging coastal terrain & closed roads along the Great Ocean Road.

Entry - via www.amygillett.org.au/events

Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. Preferred stay is two nights (Friday, Saturday & Sunday).

Riders - Ian Grainger, Karl Hoad, Conor Tarlington, Peter & Melissa Budd, Mike O’Reilly & Team Griffith

BiciSport Support contact - Ian Grainger on 0419 480 610 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Oct
11
to Oct 13

Racing : Sam Miranda Weekend (NRS + VRS + Cyclosportive)

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The Weekend - Premier weekend on the NRS, VRS & Victorian cyclosportive calendar. Starting & finishing at the Sam Miranda Winery near Oxley (Wangaratta)

Entry - via Cycling Victoria

Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. Preferred stay is two nights (Friday & Saturday) at Milawa Motel. You must book your accommodation early.

Saturday Dinner Venue - To be confirmed at Milawa Hotel

Riders - Conor Tarlington (BiciSport Happy Wheels)

BiciSport Support contact - Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Oct
20
6:30 AM06:30

Cyclosportive : Bowral Classic (Southern Highlands)

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The Weekend - 4th Bowral Classic is the premier cyclosportive on the NSW calendar. Starting & finishing in Bowral with a picturesque loop via Bundanoon

Entry - via www.bowralclassic.com.au … entries do fill up, so enter early

Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. Preferred stay is two nights (Friday & Saturday) at the Bundanoon Motel on 4883 6068. You must book your accommodation early.

Saturday Dinner Venue - To be confirmed at Bundanoon

Sunday morning meeting point - Boolwey Street Bowral @ 6.30am

BiciSport Support contact - Stewart Campbell (Happy Wheels Waterloo) or Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Nov
28
to Nov 30

Rouleur Classic Melbourne

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The Classic exhibition will be held at the State Library of Victoria .

The Rouleur Classic is billed as the world’s finest road cycling exhibition. The show provides an opportunity to enjoy the very pinnacle of cycling in a relaxed but prestigious enviroment. There will be a stellar line up of guests & pro riders, together with cycling marques, cycling apparel, components, technology & much more.

BiciSport details to follow shortly

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Mar
16
to Mar 17

Cyclosportive : Blayney to Bathurst Weekend

The Weekend - B2B is an outstanding event on the NSW calendar, with a combination of criteriums & hill climbs on the Saturday combined with the Blayney to Bathurst cyclosportive on the Sunday    Entry - via www.bathurstcyclingclassic.com.au    Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. Preferred stay is two nights (Friday & Saturday). Rydges Hotel Bathurst    Riders - Ruth Strapp, Rhett Hall, Ian Grainger, Team Griffith, Mike O’Reilly, Stewart & Mirielle Campbell, Declan Jones, Team Happy Wheels, Adam Kibble, Eric Dole, Ken Edwards (driver), Frank Signor, Suzy Ladanyi, Mike Cori, Ben Pines, Roger Thompson Seagrave & Graeme Cocks    Dinner Venue - Saturday Night Dinner @ Rydges Hotel Mountain Straight (Chicane Bistro) @ 7.00pm in the name of Budd & OReilly. Please contact 0417 403 244 if you’d like a Saturday night dinner seat    Sunday Car Transport to Blayney - Meet Rydges Hotel car park @ 6.45am for a 7am departure    BiciSport Support contact - Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

The Weekend - B2B is an outstanding event on the NSW calendar, with a combination of criteriums & hill climbs on the Saturday combined with the Blayney to Bathurst cyclosportive on the Sunday

Entry - via www.bathurstcyclingclassic.com.au

Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. Preferred stay is two nights (Friday & Saturday). Rydges Hotel Bathurst

Riders - Ruth Strapp, Rhett Hall, Ian Grainger, Team Griffith, Mike O’Reilly, Stewart & Mirielle Campbell, Declan Jones, Team Happy Wheels, Adam Kibble, Eric Dole, Ken Edwards (driver), Frank Signor, Suzy Ladanyi, Mike Cori, Ben Pines, Roger Thompson Seagrave & Graeme Cocks

Dinner Venue - Saturday Night Dinner @ Rydges Hotel Mountain Straight (Chicane Bistro) @ 7.00pm in the name of Budd & OReilly. Please contact 0417 403 244 if you’d like a Saturday night dinner seat

Sunday Car Transport to Blayney - Meet Rydges Hotel car park @ 6.45am for a 7am departure

BiciSport Support contact - Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Mar
10
8:30 AM08:30

Cyclosportive : Shoalhaven Ronde (Shoalhaven-Currarong Beach-Shoalhaven)

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The Ride - Shoalhaven Ronde is a 100k ride from Shoalhaven Heads, then going coastal towards Greenwell Point, Pyree, Currarong Beach & return. Similar roads used in BiciSport Sunday ride at the Nowra TTT weekend in July.

Entry - you must confirm your start with an email to bicisport1@gmail.com.

Start & Finish - Meet up at Shoalhaven Heads Tabletalk Cafe (Corner River & Bolt Roads) at 8.00am for an 8.30am depart from the Cafe.

Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. You could drive down early on the Sunday morning or stay one night (Saturday) at either Berry, Shoalhaven Heads or Greenwell Point.

Riders - Mike O’Reilly, Noel La Rose, Joc Young, Peter Davis

BiciSport Support contact - Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Mar
9
to Apr 15

BiciSport in Italy & Flanders Classics

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Madonna de Ghissalo Church near Bellagio on Lake Como

Madonna de Ghissalo Church near Bellagio on Lake Como

Mike O’Brien & Mike Lawson on the Paris Roubaix cobbles in 2018

Mike O’Brien & Mike Lawson on the Paris Roubaix cobbles in 2018

In 2019 the BiciSport starters are Martin Wright, Mike Lawson, Mike O’Brien & Mike O’Reilly. Mike Lawson started solo with the Strade Bianche Eroica Challenge on 10 March, then on 23 March its Milan San Remo for Mike Lawson, Marty Wright & Mike O’Reilly. Mike O’Brien joins the group in Belgium from 27 March until Paris Roubaix on 14 April

The News Section on this website will have both an Italian & Belgian blog on the journey

9 Mar - Strade Bianche Pro Race 10 Mar - Strade Bianche Eroica Challenge Sienna 22 Mar - Moto Guzzi Museum-Ferrari Museum-Ducati Museum 23 Mar - Milan San Remo Pro Race

27 Mar - Bruges De Panne Pro Race 29 Mar - E3 Harelbeke Pro Race 30 Mar - Ghent Wevelgem Cyclosportive, 31 Mar - Johan Museeuw Cyclosportive, Ghent-Wevelgem Pro Race, Velle Antwerp Masters Retro Race

3 Apr - Dwars Vlaanderen Pro Race, 6 Apr - Tour of Flanders Cyclosportive, 7 Apr - Tour of Flanders Pro Race

10 Apr - Schelde Prijs Pro Race Antwerp, 13 Apr - Paris Roubaix Cyclosportive, 14 Apr - Paris Roubaix Pro Race

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Feb
24
7:30 AM07:30

BiciSport Special Ride : Wisemans Ferry Loop

Wisemans Ferry Loop near St Albans

Wisemans Ferry Loop near St Albans

Wisemans Ferry Loop Circuit Profile

Wisemans Ferry Loop Circuit Profile

Wisemans Ferry Loop Meeting Point at the Wisemans Ferry Bowling Club - meet at 7.30am, then depart 8.00am

Wisemans Ferry Loop Meeting Point at the Wisemans Ferry Bowling Club - meet at 7.30am, then depart 8.00am

BiciSport is assisting with the ‘Ferry to the Mountain’ Road Race on Sunday 19 May (from Wisemans Ferry to Calga (via St Albans, Wisemans Ferry, Spencer, Mangrove Mountain, Peats Ridge & Calga).

This BiciSport Special Ride on 24 February gives you the opportunity to ride most of the race route as an organised training ride with full vehicle support.

Note - there is 8.0k of high quality (hard) dirt road just after St Albans. Standard road bikes are satisfactory but fatter (25c) tyres are highly recommended

You have 4 ride options on 24 February -

  • 41k - Wisemans Ferry - St Albans - Wisemans Ferry (collect your car)

  • 92k - Wisemans Ferry - St Albans - Wisemans Ferry - Spencer - Wisemans Ferry (collect your car)

  • 115k - Wisemans Ferry - St Albans - Wisemans Ferry - Spencer - Bottom of the climb - Wisemans Ferry (collect your car)

  • 115k - Wisemans Ferry - St Albans - Wisemans Ferry - Spencer - Ride the Climb - Peats Ridge - Calga (your car needs to be at Calga !!!)

Meeting place is the Wisemans Ferry Bowling Club @ 7.30am and departing at 8.00am direction St Albans.

A volunteer is required to drive the following car. Contact : Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Jan
25
to Feb 3

Cyclosportive : Alpine Audax Classic (Bright, Victoria) + Herald Sun Tour (Vic)

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Alpine Audax is the premier event on the Victorian calendar, with challenging climbs of Tawonga Gap, Falls Creek & Mount Buffallo.

Entry - via www.alpineclassic.com.au

Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. Preferred stay is two nights (Friday & Saturday). Autumn Affair Cottages.

Weather forecast - to be confirmed

Riders - Mike O’Reilly …. Dinner Venue - 0417 403 244 for Bright Brewery @ 6.00pm

Herald Sun Tour (Gippsland Victoria)

In 2019 both Alex Simmons & Mike O’Reilly will be ‘on tour’ as Sun Tour race convoy drivers. If you would like assistance on how to best get the best out of your Sun Tour experience then feel free to contact Mike O’R.

BiciSport Support contact - Mike O’Reilly on 0417 403 244 or bicisport1@gmail.com

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Jan
13
6:30 AM06:30

Cyclosportive : Tumut Cycle Classic

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The Weekend - Tumut Cycle Classic raises funds in support of the local hospital in the most picturesque part of NSW just a 4.5 hour drive from Sydney.

Entry - via www.tumutclassic.com.au

Distances - 100k, 75k, 45k

Weather Forecast - 16 to 29 (mostly sunny)

Accommodation - Accommodation is your responsibility. Over night is one night (Saturday). Amaroo Motel, Tumut

Riders - Frank Signor, Mike O’Reilly, Peter & Melissa Budd … Dinner Venue - 0417 403 244

BiciSport Support contact - Peter Budd on 0431 012 174

Tumut Classic 100k circuit

Tumut Classic 100k circuit

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