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Month: August 2008

6 DAY RACING MELBOURNE

Think that I did touch on 6 Day racing previously but will give you a bit of a run down on the Melbourne 6 held in March each year from 1959 to 1970. In all I attended and watched every event from 1959 to 1969 and always enjoyed the event. I really enjoyed the

GOT A RIDE IN

This morning was not too good when I got up but out I went to meet Col at East Burwood. Down through Mt Waverley and Huntingdale Rd Clayton and it bucketed down so waited under tree for ten minutes. Underway again to the Beach and no rain all the way plus coming back out

RIGHT UP THERE

I see in the Tour of Ireland Mat Wilson is 3rd on 11 seconds and Simon Clarke 7th on 15 seconds after 4 days. last year Simon did well in this race or might have been Tour of Britain ahead of some top name riders. Any pro team who offers Simon a contract will

DAY OFF

Today was a day off for me with our grand daugher's basketball, over for the weekend and her 9th Birthday party tomorrow. Yesterday I did an early ride with 6.00 o'clock group but cut down Warragul Rd and got picked up by a fast group just prior to Rickett's point. Quick ride back to

REAL SUCCESS

Last Sunday whilst having a coffee at Cafe Racer with Col, Jan and Shane a rider came an introduced himself to me, Graeme Robinson-Smith of Hawthorn club. Whilst talking to Stuart Vaughan on Monday at DISC he told me the story of Graeme and himself getting into sport. Here it is: Graeme and I

CCCC Club and Regional Road Championships

Written by Mal Sawford Good fields rolled out for the 2008 CCCC Club Championships, which incorporated the South Eastern Regional titles. Just under 100 riders tackled the hills around Modella, with both the Elite/Under 19 and Masters 1-3 bunches attracting close to 30 participants each. The weather was benign too, with the late rain

BOTH UP THERE

Good to see Zak Dempster and Simon Clarke right up there in GC in the Tour of Ireland. Cheers.

EARLY START

Early start tomorrow so off to bed soon. Trained at DISC late yesterday and night. Efforts in front of the motorbike and recovery behind on big gears. This is hard training so at least my heart is standing up to it but the legs scream. We go over 2000 metres just as well not

Brunswick Roller Derby #7

Written by Nonie Carr Tomorrow (Fri) Night: Roller Derby #7  Stupid roller fun at the Brunswick CC clubrooms from 6pm – will include raffling of a double seasons pass to the UCI Track World Cup in November worth $200 (Row AA upper bowl – good seats!). Come on down and have a spin, or

MORE FUNDING

Listening to the Prime Minister upon the return of the Olympics team today, he did say that funding to sports in the lead up to London will be increased. This is good news and hopefully Cycling gets in on the act. However unless the Australian contingent of coaches and handlers etc, change their mindsets