ROUND 1 – 6 MAY 2017
Handicap racing at Heffron Park is still alive! Round 1 of the KOMFA May Super Series saw a beautiful sunny afternoon and over 90 riders lining up for the Handicap race at 3pm. The atmosphere was electric and the race didn’t disappoint! Check out some of the awesome photos from our very own Bob Bykerk on the RBCC Facebook page. Round 2 is next Saturday, 13 May!
Special thanks must go to the Race Series major sponsor Dan Corbett of KOM Financial Advice, who presented the winnings to the following:
1st – Jeremy Hopson (Bicisport)
2nd – Daniel Roberts-Clarke (SuVelo)
3rd – Cameron Bowden (ADCC)
1st B Grade – Antoine Gizardin (RBCC)
1st C Grade – Ben Edols (MWCC)
1st Female – Gina Ricardo (SuVelo)
Don’t forget it is a four week pointscore series and the overall winner and the winner of the remaining two grades will receive a major prize from our sponsor Bikebug!
The D Grade Scratch race, held at 2.15pm was also well supported and congratulations to the following on their podium finishes:
D Grade scratch race:
1st – Hugh Phillips (MWCC)
2nd – Stuart Harvey (RBCC)
3rd – Paul Serov (RBCC)
Finally, a huge thank you to the volunteer team for the day (without them racing wouldn’t be possible): Alex Rosenwax, Birgit Raabe, Stewart Lawler, Jenny Spurgeon, Rick Jordan, George Masselos and everyone else who lent a hand!
While the KOM Financial Advice May Super Series is being run, we have changed the start time for D Grade to 2.15pm. D Grade will do a scratch race as per usual. Sign on from 1.45pm! See you there!
Some important information about the upcoming Club Champs events from Anna Murray…
ROUND 1 – Razorback Hillclimb – Sunday 30 April 2017
Don’t forget Round 1 is on this weekend! Sunday, 30 April 2017 is the Razorback Hill Climb. It will consist of an individual Time Trial up scenic Old Razorback with a distance of 4 km. Sign on at 7.30 am with the first rider leaving at 8 am.
Park in Lagoon Flats Road and the start line is on Old Razorback Road just past the junction with Cawdor Rd.
ROUND 2 – Penrith 20km ITT – Sunday 11 June 2017
This year Penrith CC have organised online entries for the time trial. This will enable them to put up the start times prior to the race and then people can organise themselves accordingly. The first riders will be off at 8am. RBCC entry will be free – thanks to the club for picking up the costs. Registration will be closed on Friday 9th June and times will be posted on PCC’s Facebook page and website on Saturday 10th June.
Use this entry link to enter and make sure you enter the promo code RBCC for a free entry. Number of entries have been capped at 130 so make sure you get your entry organised in plenty of time.
Any queries regarding the online entry please contact the President of Penrith CC – Keiran Hogan on 0418 446 134
“B” level Long Ride North is On!!
LONG ENDURANCE “B” RIDE (With Hills)!!
Start time: Depart at 6:30 am from the Randwick gate and pass by the Harbour Bridge north pylon before heading up Pacific highway.
Note: to avoid traffic from Anzac Day Memorial Services the ride will usually need to go down Oxford St then right onto College St (east side of Hyde Park) towards the Opera House and then left at Bridge St.
Pace: MEDIUM. For Riders who do Kellogg’s and Cronulla or similar rides.
Higher level riders who want an endurance ride are welcome but must stay to a medium pace on all but the 3 hills.
Ride time: 5 hours leading to a return time around midday.
Equipment: 2 bidons, food for 5 hours and at least one spare tube.
Ride Leader: John Buckton
Hope to see you out there!