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Month: September 2008

Women’s Track Cycling Development Series

Written by Gail Miller In October, CSV will be hosting 3 Women's Track Cycling Development sessions at the DISC Velodrome. Presented by CycleSport Victoria, the Women's Track Cycling Development Series is a great way for all female cyclists to enhance their track cycling skills and abilities. With three stand alone sessions catering for all

New CCCC Sponsor – Limar

Written by Mal Sawford CCCC is delighted to announce our new long term sponsorship by Limar. The more observant carnegiecycling.com.au readers will have noticed the Limar logo prominently displayed on the new CCCC Elite team kit and club kit modeled recently by two of our more photogenic members at time trials around Melbourne and

GOOD SESSION TODAY

In contrast to last Wednesday night's training session today I went well despite a head cold or something. My lap times are about where they should be and am confident of riding a competitive time in qualifying but in saying this we don't know how other will perform. All I can say is that

Southern Vets vote to join mainstream cycling

Written by Mal Sawford At a special general meeting on Monday night, Southern Vets members voted overwhelmingly to change affiliation from the Australian Veterans Cycling Council to Cycling Australia. This has some positive implications for the many CCCC members who currently take out a Southern Vets/AVCC licence in addition to their CCCC/CA license –

DISC TOMORROW

After 1.5 hours of massage this afternoon from son Tim we venture out to DISC tomorrow for the second last week prior to the Worlds. This week will do three track sessions plus ergo plus road rides so a full week. To anyone who reads my ramblings and is heading for Sydney I hope

DONE IT AGAIN

After winning that rich crit in Washington on the 21st September Hilton Clarke won the final crit of the season in Las Vegas. The other day I commented that (in my view) Hilton is currently the best crit rider Australia has which one of my friends disputed. My comment is based on results in

LAST ROAD RACE

Well! this morning Dan Ives and Mr Goldie ventured down to Lang Lang for the last road race of winter 2008 for Southern Vets. Coach ordered me to race for the second time over winter. My intention was to ride more races but the races I would have ridden were put aside to be

Core Strength Training

Written by Mick Cummings As all elite coaches and elite level cyclists know, it is essential to have good core strength to be able to perform at a top level of competition. CCCC are asking any riders who are interested in doing core strength training to contact the club by email if possible with

Regional TimeTrial Championships

Written by Mal Sawford CCCC's hill climbers were out in force at the Regional Time Trial Championships hosted by Blackburn CC. The familiar "1 in 20" course climbs from The Basin to Sassafras, over 6.7km. Our overall winners (the race, like both the Regional Road and Winter Crit Championships was open to all comers)

HILTON CLARKE WIN'S AGAIN

I see Hilton Clarke had another big win in Washington last weekend. Overall prize money was $50,000 with $10,000 going to the winner. Not a bad way to nearly finish a season. Am told the crits in the USA are harder and fasters than those in Europe so Hilton's results would surely see him