Randwick Botany Cycling Club

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

Month – September 2017

Monday 4G/3G ride

A group
This is the main RBCC ride which leaves CP Randwick gates at 6am sharp.
Captain (the ever capable) Morry. 
This is mainly  for the stronger riders ie B graders and A graders.
B group – please sms me your mobile number.
This is designed for those C grade and D grade riders not quite up to the A ride pace.
It will leave Hyde Park (college and william) usual spot at 6am  prompt.
The idea is to have a bit of an easy  head start up the highway to Turramurra.
If the A ride catches us we will maintain our B ride pace.
We will not expect them to wait for us at any point but if they wish to slow down they are of course welcome.
It is advisable to choose your group at the beginning and then stay together.
The core B group will stay together and will not chase the A group.
All recruits to the B ride will be waited for at the usual strategic spots ie after each hill.
Make sure you have my phone number 0405554347 and SMS your phone number to me in case of an unusual delay.
The assumption is that you are capable of a 100km ride and have done so fairly recently.
BOTH groups will decide on their 4G options at the Galston summit.
Safety is important at all times:
Please check your tires, air pressures, batteries, cleats etc before you leave.
At traffic light changes the B group will not necessarily chase the A group through if the groups are big.
Do the descents at your own pace as it makes little difference if you are slow.
All riders need to be sure you each have sufficient water, a spare tube, air,  food etc
The front riders of each group will make the call on amber lights so be prepared for both options ie to stop or to roll.

October Long Weekend

Due to the long weekend, there are some changes to our usual calendar!

SATURDAY – No racing in the afternoon!  However for club members only we will be running our club champs at 8.30am at Heffron Park (see other post).

SUNDAY – Usual rides are ON!  Our Waterfall and Cronulla rides will be on as usual.

MONDAY – Gorges Ride departing 6.00am.  As is the tradition on a public holiday, we will again be riding north with options to do 3 or 4 gorges!

Have a fun and safe long weekend!

Club Champs – This Saturday at 8.30am

When:    Saturday, 30 September 2017 at 8.30am

Where:   Heffron Park

What:     Back to Back Crits

As there is no usual Saturday racing on this day due to the long weekend, we are going to run the back to back crits in the morning starting at 8.30am.  If you don’t feel like racing we would love some people to come down and assist with running the race – so don’t be shy!

September Race Series – Last Race this Saturday!

ONLINE ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE SEPTEMBER SERIES!

The KOM Financial Advice September Race Series is proudly sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Sydney. The race series is being run by Randwick Botany Cycling Club and will consist of an A, B & C Grade Handicap race commencing at 3pm on 2, 9, 16 & 23 September 2017. There were be fantastic prize money and a great atmosphere, so get amongst it! Numbers will be capped per grade, so get your entry in to avoid missing out!

ENTER ONLINE NOW!

 

Women’s Criterium Series – Race 2 – This Saturday, 9 September 2017

Okay ladies, we would love to build on the huge success of race 1 and get as many of you along as possible to race 2 of the series. The race will start at 2pm! Please enter online using the link below, so we can work out handicaps prior to the start. Like last time, anyone that wants to back up for the handicap race starting at 3pm will get a free entry!
https://www.trybooking.com/312104

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