I’ve had plenty of races cancelled because of rain, but never one because of the wind. Until this week. Despite the clearest of blue skies Mother Nature had been blowing ferociously all day. Keen to race, I’d been thinking of echelons and wondering which wheels to use. In the end it was a decision I didn’t … More Well, blow me
Yesterday, something happened out at Sydney’s Eastern Creek that, well, doesn’t happen very often. A tandem pair not only made the race-winning break in A-grade, but won the final sprint too. Technically speaking, the two riders from the Central Coast were in their own race so they didn’t actually “win.” But they crossed the … More So a tandem just won A-grade
The bigger the races, the bigger the fields, and often the bigger the crashes. Sadly that’s what happened in B-grade at the Colnago Cup last Sunday. Not sure who all these guys are. But the one doing the front wheelstand is Paul M from LACC. Hope everyone is okay. Ouch.
Eastern Creek, Sydney. Self-proclaimed (but no doubt hotly challenged by places like Bathurst and Phillip Island) “Motorsport Capital of Australia.” Home of several world-class racing circuits used by everything from V8 Supercars and Superbikes to truck, kart and drag racing. Oh, and you guessed it… bicycles. I’ve been fortunate to race on these circuits regularly … More Up the Creek