Randwick Botany Cycling Club

Located in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Everyone is welcome to join our Friday Coffee Ride!

Final Round RBCC Club Championships Sunday 21 September 2014

Next Sunday is the final round of the RBCC Club Championships and round 3 of the Criterium championships.  Race is at the Sutherland criterium circuit.  A Club ride will leave the Randwick Gates of Centennial Park at 7.30am for a nice warm up to Sutherland shopping centre where we will get race ready with a nice caffeine hit and some cargo loading.  Race starts at 10am at the Sutherland Criterium circuit.  If you can assist please let me know as poor Joanne has to try and get 7 placed in 3 grades.  See you there.

Sunday Waterfall Vehicle escorted “B” ride

Unfortunately I will be travelling back from the North Coast on Sunday and will be unavailable to assist with the Waterfall “B” ride.  Now if anyone wants to bite the bullet and escort the riders, Jeff Coulton has the lights and sign.  If you can do it drop me a line and I will put you in touch with Jeff.  Now the recent rounds of the club championships have put a dent in the Waterfall ride, (and for those still doing it you should be doing your club’s championships).  Having said that, please remember that the final round of the club championships is on Sunday 21st September at Sutherland Criterium circuit, so that basically puts me out for the next 2 Sundays.

Racing Heffron Saturday 13 September.

Well we have not raced for a month of Saturdays.  Since 9 August in fact.  Now we have had a couple of great sunny days so hopefully this would have given Heffron Park a good drying out.   Joanne and I can’t be at racing this Saturday 13 September but you will be in the capable hands of Vice President, Brad McGarry and Richard Jenkins will be Commissaire.  Crossing our fingers for a start this Saturday.  Weather zone says:

Saturday 13 September

Summary
Min 11
Max 20
Possible morning shower.

Sydney area

Cloudy. The chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Areas of fog early in the morning. Light winds.

So at this stage we are very keen to get an afternoon of racing happening.

 

URGENT ASSISTANCE REQUIRED

I am sure, after this terrible stretch of bad weather, that everyone is busting to get back to racing.  Unfortunately, looking at the Duty Roster for the rest of the year: http://wp.me/P2Otdl-1e4 there is absolutely no one rostered to help for the rest of the year.  We need urgent assistance especially after bad weather after which the track needs significant preparation.  Given the dire circumstances I am going to have to start rostering people again.  We thought that we might only have to call on you once per year but this did not work.  Now there are LOTS of people who did not have to perform their rostered duties this year due to wet weather, can I call upon these people first to come forward with an offer of assistance.  Let’s worry about tomorrow (6 September) firstly as we have ZERO helpers.  Please contact me urgently if you can assist.

RBCC Club Road Racing Championships at Eastern Creek.

Eastern Creek Cub Championship Race SATURDAY AUGUST 30 2014
 
Run and won. A great morning had by all as whilst it was pelting down in the Eastern Suburbs, it was fine at Eastern Creek despite for minor spitting on the last couple of laps of the race.  Results here…..   Don’t forget the next round of the Club Championships, the Individual Time Trial at Calga next weekend Sunday 7 September.

Buon viaggio Anna

On behalf of all RBCC members, and I am sure many from the other clubs as well, I would like to wish Anna Fortuna, Buon Viaggio as she heads off to Italy for a month tomorrow.  That’s the good news.  Now the bad news is that no one has stepped up to the plate to run the club canteen in her absence so unfortunately we have to shut the canteen over the following Satudays:  Saturday Aug 23, Aug 30, September 6 & September 13.  Make sure you bring sufficient water and eats to the club as nothing will be available for sale.  You think we have it tough?  Rocky does not even know where the soap powder goes into the washing machine.

Waterfall (Vehicle escorted) ride Sun 27 July

Firstly, Big thank you to Jose Rodriguez, Alex Rosenwax and Jeff Coulton, all who have offered to be escort car drivers for this ride.  Jose, I will take you up on your kind off for this Sunday but before we do lets get some indication of numbers of people who will be participating in this ride.  This training ride will be conducted, weather permitting, providing we get sufficient numbers, so please indicate your intention on the RBCC group Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/randwickbotanycc/

Round 2 Club Championships 2014

The 20km Individual Time Trial (round 2 of the club championships) is at Penrith Regatta Centre next Sunday 6 July
Thanks once again to Penrith CC for doing all the organising. Sign on is from 7am and Randwick riders will be going off first from 8am. There is a separate sign on sheet for RBCC.

Entries are free for RBCC riders so there is nothing stopping you coming out to try and beat the RBCC which is 25.59.Regatta centre group

A flash back a few years shows the beautiful backdrop and all the smiling faces.   It’s dead flat – so suits most people.  See you out there and bring your winter woolies !

First Round RBCC Club Championships Saturday 21 June 2014

The 2014 RBCC Club Championships started with the “One Lapper” at Heffron Park.  Thanks to all who assisted.  There was lots of coughing after so it was obvious that everyone gave it their best.  Congratulations to Tom Sacre, 1st place overall, in a time of 2min 41 seconds.

Grade
Name
Time
Points
ATom Sacre02:41.710
AMarcus Enno02:46.08
AMike Cameron02:47.26
ABlake Anderson02:49.15
ADaniele Vanolini02:49.14
ARobbie Cater02:50.13
AEivind Borgersen02:51.82
AJason Douglas02:52.11
ARandolph Baral02:55.981
ADave Jackson02:57.31
AAllan Smith02:59.21
BNick Bowd03:00.710
BDarren Byers03:00.78
BRocky Zhang03:03.16
BJohn Thomas03:03.25
BAndy Matthews03:04.14
BDarrin Tucker03:04.13
BCon Karantonis03:05.02
BBen Heuston03:05.81
BTom Griffiths03:05.81
BShane Mattiske03:07.71
CJohn Buckton03:09.110
CAndrew Galvin03:09.68
CAndrew Logan03:09.96
CPaul McCutcheon03:09.95
CAndrew Lang03:11.74
CAlex Rosenwax03:13.63
CPete Tancevski03:17.02
CGary Brouwer03:26.01
CAnna Murray03:26.61
CCharles Dalrymple Hay03:27.91
JJunior 1 lap0
JBraden03:58.90
JSimon Brophy04:04.50
JSandy Mititeld04:04.60
JRobert Matthews04:05.30
JWill04:10.00
JZachary04:34.70
JLachlan04:47.90
JDylan05:08.4
JJosh05:14.50
JLucas Walker05:18.30

PLEASE NOTE: To see running tally of 2014 Club Championship Pointscore, click button above entitled, PointScore 2014.

Benefits Of Membership:

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  • We are the Friendly Club.  Men women and children of all ages are welcome.
  • Lots of social occasions and nearly every ride finishes at a cafe.
  • Bikes available for juniors and club uniform for junior members is half price which is well under cost.
  • Cheapest membership fees of most of the Sydney cycling clubs.
  • Training Rides 6 days of the week (all free)
  • RBCC conducts criterium racing every Saturday of the year (except for public holidays)
  • RBCC sponsorship monies are funneled back to the members in the form of subsidized race entry fees for RBCC members. Currently 100% subsidised.
  • All Club Championship Races are free.
  • Access to specialist qualified trainers if required.
  • Subsidised Annual Training Camp (Jindabyne) and Annual Dinner.
  • Based in the City of Randwick in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.  Location.

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Randwick Botany Cycling Club

 Heffron Park – Saturday Criterium Racing START TIMES:-

  • Every Saturday (Except public holiday weekends) Weather permitting.
  • Juniors start at 2pm.
  • Seniors  A, B, C & D grades start promptly at 3pm.
  • You must race in your club uniform, unless entitled as a registered member of a Cycling NSW or Cycling Australian registered or International team, to wear registered team uniform.
  • All male (non junior) registered team members will be required to compete in the  A grade event.
  • Riders competing in their registered club uniform may compete in any grade, A, B, C or D, dependent on their ability as assessed by club handicapper.
  • Female registered team members will be allowed to compete in B grade event.

Assistants required to facilitate racing –  Marshal roster NOW PUBLISHED

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