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Month: September 2009

CCCC at the 1 in 20 Time Trial Championships

Written by Mal Sawford Nine CCCC riders braved atrocious weather conditions on Sunday for the 6.7km 'race of truth' up the famous 1 in 20, from The Basin to Sassafras. The race is hosted by Blackburn CC, and special thanks go to all the volunteers who suffered siliently, and got very, very wet setting up

Madison success for Oli Le Grice

Written by Mal Sawford Maybe the long overdue hair cut had something to do with it, but Oli Le Grice has teamed with Blackburn's Gavin Sittampalan to win Briunwick CC's Padre Coffee 40km Madison. Tom Le Grice sent through this update: A great evening – free Padre coffee all evening! – tasted excellent  –

OFF BANNED LIST

I see Salbutamol has now been relaxed by WADA for use by asthmatics. Compared to when I was a kid there are many who get asthma these days and probably due to the amount of crap in the air. The relaxing of rules will assists cyclists who suffer with asthma. The fact is that

Murray Spink joins CCCC’s National Champions

Written by Mal Sawford Congratulations to the soon to be married Murray Spink (Giant), who claimed his first National Title in the Australian Marathon MTB Championhips, which has qualified him to represent Australiaat the 2010 World Championships in Germany. The Marathon was raced over 105km, with Murray dominating a three way sprint for the

CCCC MASTERS PROFILE – Darren Cathie

Written by CCCC Masters Masters Category: Masters 3 Resides: Berwick, Victoria CCCC Member Since: 1993 Preferences: Anything but a TT! Occupation: Police Prosecutor Coach: Me! Favourite Race: Tour de France Most admired professional cyclist: Stuart O’Grady My training partners: Amber, Frank, Mal, Matt, Ty, CJ… pretty much anyone who is prepared to wait for

THEO MUST EARN A PLACE

Reading on Cyclingnews.com that Theo Bos is leaving Rabobank because he is not be assured of a start in a Grand Tour. As a track sprinter Theo was fortunate to have such a sponsor and yes he did win 5 World Titles. I think they have been very good to support his move to

AT LEAST GOT OUT

Yesterday I rode from Ringwood to Mentone then up the Beach to StKilda for coffee then back out home around 80 plus k's. Today met Bruce and Col rode down Springvale Rd then up the Beach and out home to Bruce's. Probably about 75 k's. To be honest I felt much better than expected

GO MICHAEL GALLAGHER

Talking to Michael Gallagher the other night he was pretty happy with his Silver in the World Road TT. He told me the Austrian Wolfgang has not been beaten for 10 years or so and Michael has his sights set on being the first to knock him off. Next week Michael is back on

OFF TO MANCHESTER FOR THE DOWNINGS

Met Tess outside DISC last night with dad David. Understand David is on another diet at present. Tess told me the month in Holland racing with the AIS was fantastic. In Tess's words "The Chicks over there race real sick" a hundred top riders in a crit and all trying to make it into

TALKING TO DAVE SANDERS

Last night Dave Sanders was at DISC and his boys Ben and Rick were training and both moving well. Dave is very busy at the moment and has been for months. I think he said he was up to Sydney today and then the Tassie Tour from this weekend. I commented to Dave that