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Month: November 2006

Cycle Racing in the 50′s & 60′s Compared to Today

Recently I was asked how racing in my young days compared to today. Actually I went to the bikes with my dad in the early 50′s onwards. Cycling had a very big following in Australia in the 50′s but remember there was no TV until 1956 and sport generally had a good following. Blokes

Huge CCCC contingent for Tour of Bright

Written by Mal Sawford 62 CCCC members will tackle the demanding 4 stage Tour of Bright this weekend – that’s 15% of the amazing 416 entries. We’re represented in every category, and make up a quarter of the Masters 2&3 bunch. Good luck to all competing, and remember to give me a push when you

Northcote CC Track Nov 23

Written by Craig Neiwand Results A Grade – Scratch race 1 Stuart Vaughn (Hawthorn) 2 Timothy Bennet (New Zealand) 3 Peter Johnson (Chelsea) A Grade – Points race 1 Travis Meyer (Midlands) 2 Timothy Bennet (New Zealand) 3 Peter Johnstone (Chelsea) A Grade – Motor pace 1 Andrew Shannon (New Zealand) 2 Timothy Bennet

Sandown Twilight Series Nov 28

Written by Mal Sawford With big bunches, and a relatively still night, the sprinters had a field day, with all four races decided by bunch sprints. There were plenty of aggressive riders in A Grade, with the usual suspects including Peter Barnett (SHM), Guy Green (Le Tour Cycles), Grant Matthews and Ross Mueller (Salter

Congratulations to Roger and Ebony Lancaster

Written by Doug Moody Congratulations to Roger and Ebony Lancaster who on Monday 20th November brought into the world a new baby daughter Madeline.  Imogen now has a baby sister. Roger says with two girls he will need to ask advice from our president Mal Sawford.

Track Racing Nov 25

Written by Doug Garley Results  A Grade Seniors1. Toby Dite2. Mark Howard3. Doug Garley4. Steve Hickey B Grade Seniors1. Patrick Lane2. Nic Marc3. Davern White4. Zac Alexakos A Grade Juniors1.Oliver Legrice2.Calvin Watson3.Angus Cramp4.Murray Bult B Grade Juniors1.Jacob Schmidt2.Ricky Sanders3.Clement Boydell4.Munro Boydell C Grade Juniors1.Josh Kevin2.Bailey Watson3.Jack Quibell4.Mackenzie Homann   2006/07 Aggregate Clement Boydell 20

Cycling Fatigue Study

Written by Scott Clarke My name is Scott Clarke, I am currently involved in a cycling fatigue study at Monash University, Clayton. We are investigating the effects of different nutritional supplements on performance during endurance cycling,with the aim of developing a supplementation regime to improve performance. At the moment we are looking to recruit

Glenvale Crescent Criteriums, November 26

Written by Mal Sawford Say what you will about Melbourne's weather, but another fine Sunday morning saw another huge field of 234 riders roll up at Glenvale Crescent, despite a number of regulars who were missing due to commitments at the Oceania Track Chmapionships. Brendan Rowbotham (SHM) didn't make many friends with a big

A Position Vacant @ Gran Prix Bicycles

Written by Stephen Hart Location : Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia Vibrant professional and growing bicycle shop requires a bicycle mechanic/customer service assistant to join our team.Previous experience working in a bike shop ESSENTIAL – Mechanical knowledge, experience and ability to perform bicycle servicing unsupervised is a must. Job will involve repairing, assembling bicycles and serving

Training Wheels – Edition 4

Written by Graham Fryer In this Issue: Psst, wanna buy a bike…? .Training – the month ahead – Important Notices – Racing, Racing and more racing – Milestones – Did-you-know…? Everything you wanted to ask about rollouts but were afraid to ask…. – Question of the month ….- Even more racing (and pics) –