(The following is a true story, however names have been changed to avoid embarrassment – and possible divorce proceedings – for the main character). I’ve been riding with ‘Dave’ for the best part of five years now. He’s a lovely guy, a regular at my mid-week training sessions and coffee rides, and also a devoted … More The double life of a suburban crit racer
This crash happened in the final sprint of a Waratahs CC race at Sydney’s Landsdowne Park in August 2010. It’s a pretty amazing shot. The more you look at it, the more stories you see. Can you spot the missing rear wheel? How about the dust cloud coming off the guy’s head?
Another week, another race video from Chris K. He’s getting clever now, we have full on-screen telemetry with speed and power. Keep em coming mate, keep em coming. Oh, and love the pink socks. http://thefarkerrs.com/2014/02/10/penrith-cycle-club-criterium-b-grade-10th-feb/
Another beautiful Thursday evening. Another great turnout for Lidcombe-Auburn Cycling Club’s twilight crits at the Newington Armory in Sydney Olympic Park. Plenty of black and gold on show, plus several riders from Penrith, Marconi and Suvelo. Not a bad way to spend a weeknight, is it?
Did something today you don’t get to do very often. Test out a brand new criterium circuit, at the Newington Armoury near Homebush in Sydney. My club has been negotiating to race at the heritage listed site for years, and after much back and forth the paperwork finally came through last week. Huge kudos to … More Test pilots