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by Matt T
16 May 2017, 17:13
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Cycling caps
Replies: 49
Views: 2339

Re: Cycling caps

1.Neil 2.Rod 3.Todd (bandana would also be good) 4.TimC (+1 for a bandana - bald heads burn through helmets) 5. Simon (I'd be all over the bandanas , I'd get multiples: skin cancer is the enemy) 6. Peter B 7. Nick Fogarty 8. Nick Lazaris (long overdue item) 9. Damian T 10. David E 11. Farid B 12. Li...
by Matt T
25 Feb 2017, 15:53
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free cycling mags
Replies: 0
Views: 242

Free cycling mags

Hi all, I'm decluttering my study, getting rid of a bunch of cycling mags. They're mainly issues of "Ride" from about 2008-2015 (including Tour de France guides), plus the odd issue of Roleur, Ride On, Treadlie, BIcycling Australia. Free to anyone who wants them - call on Z&O4O3914723&...
by Matt T
28 Dec 2016, 10:50
Forum: Track
Topic: Volunteers for the Tempe Xmas Carnival
Replies: 18
Views: 2050

Re: Volunteers for the Tempe Xmas Carnival

Hi John,
I wasn't sure if I could make the Xmas Carnival, so apologies for the late notice, but I can help out tonight from approx 5pm-10pm. I'll be with the kids though and have to work tomorrow, so won't be able to hang back late.
You can call me on 0403 914 723. Cheers, Matt
by Matt T
23 Nov 2016, 08:46
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC Wool Jersey - ORDERS now open. End 25 Nov
Replies: 37
Views: 3656

Re: DHBC Wool Jersey - ORDERS now open. End 25 Nov

Just spoke to Gerard at Eleven Velo, and have changed my size. PLACE ORDERS HERE: 1. Marc Rerceretnam Mens Size: 40 inches or 101cm. ONE long sleeve jersey only. 2. Lachlan Burnham. Mens Size 96cm. ONE short sleeve jersey only. 3. Peter Tregillgas. Mens size 38 Short Sleeve 4. Michele Moss Womens si...
by Matt T
22 Nov 2016, 17:33
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC Wool Jersey - ORDERS now open. End 25 Nov
Replies: 37
Views: 3656

Re: DHBC Wool Jersey - ORDERS now open. End 25 Nov

Hi all, these look great - thanks for sorting it out. I measured up my old club jersey, so fingers crossed. What's the policy if we get the size wrong? PLACE ORDERS HERE: 1. Marc Rerceretnam (mobile 0426 897247). Mens Size: 40 inches or 101cm. ONE long sleeve jersey only. 2. Lachlan Burnham. Mens Si...
by Matt T
15 Oct 2015, 19:40
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Omafiets vintage bikes on eBay
Replies: 0
Views: 658

Omafiets vintage bikes on eBay

Hey all,

The good folk at Omafiets in Redfern are selling a bunch of their vintage road bikes on eBay, with bids starting at $99.

http://www.ebay.com.au/sch/omafietsdutc ... pg=&_from=

Check it out, y'all!
by Matt T
30 Sep 2015, 15:37
Forum: Road
Topic: Flemish TV series about the Tour of Flanders
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Flemish TV series about the Tour of Flanders

Hi all, If you've been through Game of Thrones, The Wire, Borgen, The Bridge, etc and are looking for a new binge-TV experience, may I point you in the direction of "De Ronde". It's a 2011 Flemish series set against the backdrop of the 2010 Tour of Flanders. There's some fantastic behind t...
by Matt T
05 Sep 2015, 16:02
Forum: Road
Topic: 2015 DHBC Individual Time Trial Champs Sun Sep 6th
Replies: 72
Views: 7256

Re: 2015 DHBC Individual Time Trial Champs Sun Sep 6th

I'm thinking of giving this a go. Can you just turn up on the morning and pay the fees then?
by Matt T
07 Jun 2015, 22:02
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free Stuff
Replies: 305
Views: 34338

Re: Free Stuff

Hi Brendan,

Just sent you a text message - cheers, Matt
by Matt T
02 Jun 2015, 12:23
Forum: Track
Topic: Track Training
Replies: 52
Views: 6146

Re: Track Training

Thanks John, just wanted to double check after my last effort! I had fun last night, hopefully can make it down again soon
by Matt T
01 Jun 2015, 16:22
Forum: Track
Topic: Track Training
Replies: 52
Views: 6146

Re: Track Training

How are we looking for track training tonight (Monday, June 1)?
by Matt T
30 May 2015, 15:32
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Looking for cheap road/track shoes, size 43
Replies: 1
Views: 549

Looking for cheap road/track shoes, size 43

Hi all, Does anyone have a pair of old size 43 (or thereabouts) road/track shoes they want to get rid of for cheap ($0-$40)? I'm after something for my bigfooted 14-year-old son who's getting into track cycling, but don't want to fork out big bikkies in case it's just a phase he's going through. Che...
by Matt T
30 May 2015, 15:26
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters age-based scratch race, May 31
Replies: 1
Views: 390

Waratah Masters age-based scratch race, May 31

Hi all,

I'm contemplating heading down to Eastern Creek Motorway for the Waratah's aged-based scratch race (I'm 45, so not sure what age-range I'll be racing against).

Anyone else up who's not doing Dinnerville up for it?
by Matt T
18 May 2015, 18:45
Forum: Track
Topic: Track Training
Replies: 52
Views: 6146

Re: Track Training

Hi there,

I went down to the Tempe velodrome tonight at 6.30pm (Monday May 18) to give track riding a go for the first time, but there was no-one there. :( Have I got my days/times/location mixed up?
by Matt T
08 May 2015, 21:48
Forum: Road
Topic: SSCC Criterium - Saturday 9 May 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1867

Re: SSCC Criterium - Saturday 9 May 2015

Sounds intriguing - I'm 50/50, might see you at 7. Any idea of entry fee?
by Matt T
25 Mar 2015, 19:22
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show
Replies: 48
Views: 5585

Re: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show

Hi all, As I mentioned in the email trail, i can't do early set up, but will be available from 12 onwards for marshalling, BBQing, and whatever else needs to be done. Have updated roster below accordingly. Call for VOLUNTEERS for Classic Bike Show 28 March 2015 We appreciate your help. Please add yo...
by Matt T
21 Mar 2015, 17:16
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show
Replies: 48
Views: 5585

Re: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show

Hi Dennis,

I've emailed you a copy of the poster.

Cheers

Matt
by Matt T
11 Mar 2015, 19:02
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, March 15
Replies: 21
Views: 1631

Re: West Head Road Race, March 15

Because I'm a non-hardcore wuss (and because I have to get back home ASAP after the race) I'll be driving up.
by Matt T
11 Mar 2015, 08:35
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, March 15
Replies: 21
Views: 1631

Re: West Head Road Race, March 15

Jon, sounds like you'll have a couple of superdomestiques at your disposal, so no excuses for not taking that top step on the podium. :wink:

I think it's all filled up now - the only places left when I signed on were 2 in D-grade.

See you guys there!
by Matt T
10 Mar 2015, 12:50
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, March 15
Replies: 21
Views: 1631

Re: West Head Road Race, March 15

Whoah - you guys are hard core! Due to a change of job (less commuting) I haven't been riding as much this year, so I'm going to enter in D-grade. Just a heads-up - the competition is pretty stiff at West Head; a grade up from Waratah Masters, I reckon (eg. C-grade Waratah = D-grade West Head). Anyw...
by Matt T
08 Mar 2015, 22:57
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, March 15
Replies: 21
Views: 1631

West Head Road Race, March 15

Any red jerseys thinking of entering the first West Head race for the year?

http://www.manlywarringahcc.org.au/even ... n-classic/

Entries for non MWCC riders opens on Tuesday
by Matt T
04 Mar 2015, 20:18
Forum: Track
Topic: Helmet found!
Replies: 0
Views: 537

Helmet found!

Just wanted to so a big thank you to whoever found the black Rudy Project helmet and gloves at the velodrome this evening (March 4) - I think I drove off with them sitting on the roof of my car! :oops:
by Matt T
04 Mar 2015, 20:13
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show
Replies: 48
Views: 5585

Re: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show

I could see if my 14-year-old son's rock band from Dulwich High wants to play? They did a gig at Summer Hill PS last year with a kick-ass cover of The Stooges "I Wanna Be Your Dog".
by Matt T
11 Feb 2015, 20:15
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show
Replies: 48
Views: 5585

Re: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show

Hi Marc,

Put me down for a spot of tent-erecting, BBQing, crowd marshalling and whatever else needs doing on the day.

Cheers

Matt
by Matt T
11 Feb 2015, 20:11
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 February
Replies: 14
Views: 1624

Re: Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 February

Well done all, for placing and for racing.

Anyone thinking of going to Eastern Creek this Sunday for the Waratahs scratch race?
http://www.waratahmasters.com.au/eventsmenu.cfm

I think I might christen my 2015 racing licence in C-grade ...
by Matt T
19 Jan 2015, 16:05
Forum: Road
Topic: Fantasy Cycling - TDU and beyond
Replies: 0
Views: 441

Fantasy Cycling - TDU and beyond

Hey all, With the 2015 pro cycling season starting tomorrow, so does the fantasy cycling season. Road CC and Velogames are both running free TDU competitions: http://fantasy.road.cc/home http://www.velogames.com/ I'm racing as The Domestique, and have set up a mini-league in both comps called "...
by Matt T
08 Dec 2014, 20:11
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, Sunday Dec 14
Replies: 2
Views: 526

West Head Road Race, Sunday Dec 14

Anyone thinking of doing the MWCC West Head race this Sunday? I reckon I'll have another go
by Matt T
22 Nov 2014, 13:13
Forum: Road
Topic: Hill Climb Girl - weird and wonderful Japanese anime
Replies: 5
Views: 1435

Re: Hill Climb Girl - weird and wonderful Japanese anime

They worked okay when I just clicked on them then, so maybe it is Tapatalk?
by Matt T
19 Nov 2014, 21:14
Forum: Road
Topic: Hill Climb Girl - weird and wonderful Japanese anime
Replies: 5
Views: 1435

Re: Hill Climb Girl - weird and wonderful Japanese anime

You've got to be quick with these interweb thingees! Here's the official site - click on the red "EN" button at the top to see the English subtitled version. http://animatorexpo.com/hillclimbgirl/ And while I'm at it, here's a link to another great cycling anime: Nasu, Summer in Andalusia ...
by Matt T
18 Nov 2014, 20:41
Forum: Road
Topic: Hill Climb Girl - weird and wonderful Japanese anime
Replies: 5
Views: 1435

Hill Climb Girl - weird and wonderful Japanese anime

Came across this great anime, had to share it with the forum:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaBL1GRM4BM

Only in Japan!
by Matt T
08 Nov 2014, 19:35
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, Nov 9
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

Re: West Head Road Race, Nov 9

Jdubs, unfortunately the MWCC site says that all spots are filled and there won't be any others on the day. But there's always next month :-)
by Matt T
08 Nov 2014, 19:30
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, Nov 9
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

Re: West Head Road Race, Nov 9

Hey Jon,

I've raced West Head once before in April as a D grade - and got unceremoniously dropped about 7km in, rode the rest of race solo! The competition oop North is a bit tougher than Waratah Masters. My goal for tomorrow is to not get shelled again!
by Matt T
02 Nov 2014, 19:14
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, Nov 9
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

West Head Road Race, Nov 9

Hi all, Is anyone up for a road race at West Head next Sunday? http://www.manlywarringahcc.org.au/events/wd40-bikes-akuna-west-head-rr-november-9/#more-1791 I'm going to enter in D-grade. It's a pretty lumpy course with open ages, so from my rather limited race experience I reckon D-grade is roughly...
by Matt T
01 Nov 2014, 20:46
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun 2nd Nov 6:30am C28: Eastern Hills Loop the Loop
Replies: 8
Views: 1369

Re: Sun 2nd Nov 6:30am C28: Eastern Hills Loop the Loop

Hi Stuart,

I reckon I might come along - what time will you be at Centennial Park gates?
by Matt T
16 Oct 2014, 22:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Ashfield Cycles / Specialized Cup Sunday 12 October
Replies: 17
Views: 2155

Re: Ashfield Cycles / Specialized Cup Sunday 12 October

(BELATED) RACE REPORT So I got down to Eastern Creek for the second time last Sunday. I was hoping to see some other red jerseys there, but the only other DHBCer I saw was Ron, racing in E (or F). Did you make it down there White Princess, Beejay and Rob? This time I race in Cs with 53 others (I thi...
by Matt T
16 Oct 2014, 22:00
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Riding Japan
Replies: 41
Views: 7887

Re: Riding Japan

Hey James, Great write up! Our family went to Japan for 2 weeks in 2013 and it was without a doubt the best holiday EVER. Amazing food, people, fashion, culture (both old and new), scenery .... Didn't get to do too much riding, apart from trundling around Kyoto and Matsumoto on "mamichari"...
by Matt T
05 Oct 2014, 04:31
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 419
Views: 52517

Re: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am

Ok, I'm in - see you soon
by Matt T
02 Oct 2014, 13:20
Forum: Track
Topic: Cheap junior track bikes?
Replies: 1
Views: 884

Cheap junior track bikes?

Hi all,

I'm contemplating getting Oscar a track bike for Chrissy, and came across this site selling reasonably cheap track ready fixies:

http://www.fffixie.com/velodrome

Does anyone with more track nous than myself have an opinion on these bikes? Do you reckon they'd cut the mustard?

Cheers

Matt
by Matt T
30 Sep 2014, 22:05
Forum: Road
Topic: Ashfield Cycles / Specialized Cup Sunday 12 October
Replies: 17
Views: 2155

Re: Ashfield Cycles / Specialized Cup Sunday 12 October

I'm a 28er to Waterfall and haven't raced since April, so I've entered in D grade - hopefully see some of you there!
by Matt T
13 Aug 2014, 15:37
Forum: Road
Topic: ENTRIES NOW CLOSED: Rookwood Crit 14 September
Replies: 83
Views: 8620

Re: Entries thread - Rookwood Crit 14 September

Junior U13 Junior U15 (may ride with seniors) A Grade (fasties) Michael Clement (gold licence) Simon Berry (gold licence) Alex Chubb (gold licence) Peter Campbell (gold license) Noel Gorrell (Gold Licence) John Healey (gold licence) Craig Weller (Gold) John Nguyen (Gold) Liam O'Halloran (gold licenc...
by Matt T
28 Jul 2014, 17:02
Forum: Road
Topic: Inaugural Rookwood Necropolis Crit - 14 Sept
Replies: 82
Views: 11469

Re: Inaugural Rookwood Necropolis Crit - 14 September

Assuming I can get a leave pass, I'm in!
by Matt T
23 Jul 2014, 15:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Road bike mechanic/servicing recommendations?
Replies: 11
Views: 1893

Re: Road bike mechanic/servicing recommendations?

Thanks everyone for all the bike mechanic suggestions. I was intrigued by the idea of a mobile service, did some Googling and ending up going with Barry from Bike Boyz, based in Maroubra. Bad company name, but very good service. It took about 2 hours all up, he just parked outside my place and got t...
by Matt T
22 Jul 2014, 23:39
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurrajong Classic 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3822

Re: Kurrajong Classic 2014

I'm interested in this - is there somewhere I can find out more about it? Had a quick Google, but nothing much about this year's race
by Matt T
17 Jul 2014, 19:46
Forum: Road
Topic: Rookwood Racing!
Replies: 1
Views: 558

Rookwood Racing!

Just read the e-newsletter, that's fantastic news about the upcoming crit at Rookwood in September! I was riding there just the other week, and thinking it's a bit of an unknown gem - the main circuit around the cemetery is about 4.6km, and makes for a nice change from CP (with a more interesting pa...
by Matt T
16 Jul 2014, 11:17
Forum: Track
Topic: junior track training, july 16?
Replies: 3
Views: 884

Re: junior track training, july 16?

Cool, thanks Colin - see you 5.30ish!
by Matt T
16 Jul 2014, 11:06
Forum: Road
Topic: Road bike mechanic/servicing recommendations?
Replies: 11
Views: 1893

Road bike mechanic/servicing recommendations?

Hi all, It's time to get my road bike serviced, but my regular mech monkey (Israel from Bike Brain in Pyrmont) has shut up shop. Can anyone recommend a good, not too crazily expensive shop/mechanic? I usually get my commuter bike serviced at Glow Worm, who are very nice and reasonably priced, but th...
by Matt T
16 Jul 2014, 11:01
Forum: Road
Topic: TDF Fantasy Tipping
Replies: 17
Views: 2330

Re: TDF Fantasy Tipping

I'm in as The Domestique. I've also set up a separate league under the name Drug Pedallers (password is tourdefrance) - it has fewer people in it, and most of us have no idea, so feel free to join and watch yourself fly up the rankings
by Matt T
16 Jul 2014, 10:58
Forum: Track
Topic: junior track training, july 16?
Replies: 3
Views: 884

junior track training, july 16?

Hi there, Can anyone tell me if the junior training will be on tonight, or does the rain mean it will be cancelled? My 9 y.o son has expressed an interest to give it a go, and this is one of the few Wed evenings where I can get him down there on time. If it is, he has a mountain bike - is that okay ...
by Matt T
02 Jul 2014, 22:35
Forum: Mountain
Topic: New fantastic single track upgrades to the Oaks, Glenbrook
Replies: 2
Views: 1244

Re: New fantastic single track upgrades to the Oaks, Glenbro

Yep, it's great fun - I took my 13 y.o. son to the Oaks for the first time a couple of weeks back, he really had a blast on the single track, both the old section at the end of the fire trail, and the new bermy bit - and so did I. The best MTB trail in the Sydney region? Discuss.
by Matt T
22 Jun 2014, 19:46
Forum: Road
Topic: TDF Fantasy Tipping
Replies: 17
Views: 2330

Re: TDF Fantasy Tipping

Count me in, too!

I'll also be setting up fantasy leagues in the Road CC and Velogames comps soon - will post as a new forum topic when I do
by Matt T
08 Jun 2014, 13:13
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11
Replies: 7
Views: 1229

Re: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11

Hi Amy, the next West Head race is on June 22. http://www.manlywarringahcc.org.au/news/next-road-race-firey-cup-june-22/#more-1641 It says that day licences are available (which is not usually the case), so that might be a good option for anyone interested in having a go without forking out for a go...
by Matt T
08 Jun 2014, 12:56
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Fantasy cycling competitions
Replies: 0
Views: 633

Fantasy cycling competitions

Hey all, With Le Tour less than a month away, time to start honing your fantasy DS skills at the Dauphine, which starts tonight. Here are two free fantasy comps you can enter - Road CC and Velogames. http://fantasy.road.cc/ http://www.velogames.com/ The Road CC game has prizes. Maybe you can replica...
by Matt T
08 Jun 2014, 12:54
Forum: Road
Topic: Fantasy cycling competitions
Replies: 0
Views: 588

Fantasy cycling competitions

Hey all, With Le Tour less than a month away, time to start honing your fantasy DS skills at the Dauphine, which starts tonight. Here are two free fantasy comps you can enter - Road CC and Velogames. http://fantasy.road.cc/ http://www.velogames.com/ The Road CC game has prizes. Maybe you can replica...
by Matt T
23 May 2014, 17:28
Forum: Conversation
Topic: SO you want to race - new club info event, 25 May
Replies: 27
Views: 3168

Re: SO you want to race - new club info event, 25 May

1. Adam W
2. Marc R
3. Ben Ford
4. Rory Bennett
5. Bec Lewis
6. Laura G (keen on giving Eastern Creek a go)
7. Matt T (possibly maybe, depending on family commitments)
by Matt T
12 May 2014, 23:09
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11
Replies: 7
Views: 1229

Re: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11

Oh, I didn't realise he was dhbc - he had a different jersey on. I would have cheered him on, he did a great sprint for the win!
by Matt T
12 May 2014, 14:20
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11
Replies: 7
Views: 1229

Re: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11

RACE REPORT Well, West Head was ... an education. It was only about 28km, or an hour, of racing, but it felt like twice that. I went in a small D-grade group. I managed to almost drop my bottle at the end of the neutralised climb, just before the start, and the subsequent faffing around meant I had ...
by Matt T
10 May 2014, 09:59
Forum: Road
Topic: Sat Club Ride: Eastern Hills 6:00am
Replies: 27
Views: 5833

Re: Sat Club Ride: 5 Hills 6:00am

Thanks everyone for the great ride this morning. Got my gates mixed up and waited at Loch Ave, but managed to find you guys at the top of Bronte. Really enjoyed the ride out of Watsons Bay up to Heartbreak Hill - never done it that way before. With bunches to Waterfall getting ever bigger, any chanc...
by Matt T
08 May 2014, 18:17
Forum: Road
Topic: Sat Club Ride: Eastern Hills 6:00am
Replies: 27
Views: 5833

Re: New club Saturday hills ride - now regular

Righto, depending on weather/hangover/other extenuating circumstances I might see you there
by Matt T
08 May 2014, 17:36
Forum: Road
Topic: Sat Club Ride: Eastern Hills 6:00am
Replies: 27
Views: 5833

Re: New club Saturday hills ride - now regular

Hi,

Does this ride have a meeting time and place at Centennial Park on the way out on Saturday morning? If so, when and where is it?

Thanks!
by Matt T
05 May 2014, 22:46
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11
Replies: 7
Views: 1229

West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11

Hey all, Just wondering if anyDHBC peeps are thinking of going in the MWCC's West Head race from Akuna Bay this Sunday http://www.manlywarringahcc.org.au/events/hed-ardennes-akuna-west-head-road-race-may-11/#more-1595 I've never done it before, so I think I might have a go at D grade - it would be n...
by Matt T
26 Mar 2014, 18:29
Forum: Road
Topic: NSW Criterium Champs Saturday 29th March at Sydney Dragway
Replies: 6
Views: 803

Re: NSW Criterium Champs Saturday 29th March at Sydney Dragw

Actually, this does sound tempting, provided the weather clears up.

Any idea what masters grades will race, as it seems they only have an hour in which to run them?

And what is the dragway course like - is it similar to the speedway?
by Matt T
26 Mar 2014, 18:23
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters race, Lansdowne Park, March 23
Replies: 3
Views: 541

Re: Waratah Masters race, Lansdowne Park, March 23

Hi there, don't think I'll do this Sunday - going away to Bali soon and don't want to risk a crash beforehand. Last Sunday was fun, but pretty intense - a much more challenging course and race than at eastern creek. Maybe partly cause they bumped me up to C grade. I came in 8th I think, out of 29. M...
by Matt T
20 Mar 2014, 14:13
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters race, Lansdowne Park, March 23
Replies: 3
Views: 541

Waratah Masters race, Lansdowne Park, March 23

Hi there,

Just wondering if any other DHBC peeps are contemplating going to the Waratah Masters crit at Lansdowne Park on Sunday morning, March 23?

http://www.waratahmasters.com.au/eventsmenu.cfm

I'm thinking of giving C or D grade a crack ...
by Matt T
17 Mar 2014, 08:36
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March
Replies: 18
Views: 2221

Re: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March

It started off mellow enough, pretty much like a club run for the first few laps. Things didn't really pick up until the whistle blew for the intermediate prime - a couple of fellows went off the front, and seeing as I was close by I thought I'd follow them. They started to fade on the inclines up t...
by Matt T
16 Mar 2014, 19:59
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March
Replies: 18
Views: 2221

Re: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March

Well, I bit the bullet and entered my first race this morning at Eastern Creek with the Waratah vets - D-grade with 31 other starters. I won the sprint prime ... and won the race! Huzzah! :P Three other DHBCers raced on the day, and all did well. Peter Tregillgas got 4th in E-grade, Rob Webber came ...
by Matt T
15 Mar 2014, 12:50
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March
Replies: 18
Views: 2221

Re: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March

Actually, now I think about it, I've got some specific questions. How long is the race? What sort of average speeds are you looking at for the different grades? Do all the grades start at the same time, or do you go off in intervals? Does it get confusing working out who's in which grade? I assume y...
by Matt T
15 Mar 2014, 12:17
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March
Replies: 18
Views: 2221

Re: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March

Well, just heard back from Waratah - you can get a one-day licence for $40 (which includes race entry fee), so I think I might give it a crack.

I've never raced before, so I assume I'll go into the lowest grade. Any tips for a not-so-young player?

Any other DHBCers planning on going?
by Matt T
14 Mar 2014, 12:32
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March
Replies: 18
Views: 2221

Re: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March

I'm interested in racing this year (like Dave, I'm a mid-C28), but haven't got a gold licence yet. Can you get a one-day licence on the day at Eastern Creek?

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