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New 6 month Licence Option starting June 1
Cycling Australia along with the support of our state bodies have opted to launch six month race memberships one month early this year. This means that we are able to offer seven months worth of race membership for the price of six months.
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2015 Club Criterium Championship Results
2015 Crit Champs
U13 Ciaran Casey.jpg
Thanks to Gerry Forde for taking the photos while marshalling.
Congratulations to the medal winners in our Club Criterium Championship and many thanks to our volunteers both rostered and those who offered additional help, especially our Chief Comm Pete McDonald and Assistant Comm Darryl Baker with so many races to manage in a long morning of racing.
Chief Commissaire: Pete McDonald
Asisstant Comm: Darryl Baker
Sign on : Mark Grahame, Andrew Burdett, Gary Alcorn
Marshalls: Gerry Forde, Mark Creaby, Graham Kemp, Ted Alexander
Finish: David Cook
|Elite Men||Taylor Charlton||Luke Hamilton||Will Overell|
|Mst 1 Men||Michael Bettany||Andrew Keller||Luke Cunningham|
|Mst 2 Men||Mick Manson||Alan Jones||Mark Creaby|
|Mst 3 Men||Bryn Abad||Warren Forbes||Tom Casey|
|Mst 4 Men||Andy Patten||Adam Robibnson||Darren Croad|
|Mst 5 Men||Darrell Henry||Paul Willett||John Chapman|
|Mst 6 Men||Mark Mclennan||Peter Alomby||Kim Flesser|
|Mst 7 Men||Tom Rothlisberger||Tony Goostrey||Wayne Wilson|
|Mst 8 Men||Terry Cocksedge||Stephen Lattimore||Pete Mc Donald|
|Mst 9 Men||Ted Alexander||Peter Alexander||Gary Alcorn|
|Mst 10 Men||Ron Brown||Vince Amos||Gary Foothead|
|U23 Men||Jarryd Whitaker|
|U19 Men||Lawrence Garufi||Nicholas Free|
|U17 Men||Elliot Schultz||Lachie Sinclair||Aidan Kersely|
|U15 Men||Alex Baker||Clinton Fraser|
|U13 Men||Ciaran Casey|
|U11 Men||Aidan Taylor||Marly Harrison||Flynn Zahra|
|U 9 Men|
|Elite Women||Nikolina Orlic|
|Mst 2 Women|
|Mst 3 Women||Tanya Mangold|
|Mst 4 Women||Kris Kersley|
|Mst 5 Women||Trish Sutton-Davies||Lyn Bridge|
|Mst 6 Women|
|Mst 7 Women|
|Mst 8 Women|
|Mst 10 Women||Helen Young|
|U19 Women||Jess Corliss|
|U17 Women||Olivia Nendick||Bree Thistlewait|
|U15 Women||Maddison Dillon||Tahlia Fletcher|
|U13 Women||Poppy Sambrooks|
|U11 Women||Isabelle McGuire||Violet Sambrooks|
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Bill Osbourne Memorial Handicap - ElimbahSignon: Elimbah State School, School Rd Elimbah
Start time: 1:30pm (rego closes 1:15pm)
Entry fee: $15 (to cover our professional traffic control and first aid costs)
Who: Open to CA Gold Licence holders from all clubs from U17 and older (Course is longer than permitted distance for U15 and younger)
Race distance: Division 1 65km (2 laps) for A/B/C1 & C2 graded riders. Division 2 32.5km - 1 lap. For D&E graded riders
Course: 32.5km per lap. See Course Map
Registration: As this is a handicap race all entries are to be done online via the form below by no later than Thursday night to allow the handicapper to place everyone accordingly. If you do not have a grade with our club please inlcude your email and sufficient information to assist the handicapper such as Open grading, grade you race at elsewhere, recent results, riders of similar speed etc).
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Cyclocross Season in full Swing!
The Cyclocross season is well and truly underway, with recent Super Sprint races at Bike Week and at Chandler under lights. As always plenty of Hamilton Wheelers were in the mix, including our juniors Ciaran Casey and Aiden Taylor.
Next up is the famous Bowl-O-Cross at Holland Park Bowls Club - the most fun you will have on your bike! Stupid costumes are almost compulsory!
The following weekend has not one but two rounds of the new National Cyclocross Series.
Sat 30th May - Round 1 at Nerang hosted by Robbie McEwen Cycling.
Sun 31st May - Round 2 at Nundah
See www.qldcx.com for all details.
Let your hair down at Bowl-O-Cross!
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2015 Ipswich Open Results
Some great results for Hamilton Wheelers at the 2015 Exact Radiology Ipswich Open.
Results for the ITT:
Harry Sweeny 1st Elite A
Andrew Keller 1st Masters B
Mitch Neumann 1st Elite B
Zoe Wilson 1st Women B
Andy Patten 2nd Masters A (by 1 second!)
Darrell Henry 2nd Masters B
Luke Dhnaram 2nd Elite C
Rene Lubbers 4th Masters D
and in the Road Race:
Andrew Keller 1st Masters B
Saskia Deckers 4th Women B
Luke Dhnaram 2nd Elite C
Jane Walker 4th Women A
Corissa Smith 5th Women A
Also great to see Olivia Nendick lending a hand at registration.
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Help Allan Weatherley raise funds for MS
To my fellow cycling fans,
I’m writing to you because I know that we regularly get out on our bikes and enjoy either a social ride or a good race. Now I’d like to seek your help for my commitment to raise vital funds for more than 23,000 Australians living with multiple sclerosis and who don’t get to enjoy some of the lifestyle we take for granted.
MS is the most common disease of the central nervous system and strikes young Australians in the prime of their lives.
Did you know?
• The average age of diagnosis is just 30
• Four people are told they have MS every working day
• There is no known cause or cure
My company, Enerflex is a major supporter of the MS Australia and I’m riding as part of the Enerflex MS Brissie to the Bay to support the people who have been told they are living with MS and will be seeing big changes in how they live their lives.
Your donation will go directly towards a wide range of programs and services that help improve their quality of life. Some of these services simply would not be possible without the support of people like you. It only takes a small donation to make a practical difference:
$ 40 - Can provide much needed transport assistance to physiotherapy and psychology support services
$ 75 - Can install a hand rail in the home of someone living with MS to reduce restrictions when using stairs
$ 120 - Can install a shower chair in the home of someone living with MS to give them back their dignity
$ 250 - Can provide a cooling vest to someone living with MS to better help manage their body temperature
$ 350 - Can provide a life-changing stay at a respite retreat (McKinnon House) for someone living with MS
Please take a moment to view my online fundraising page and help me reach my fundraising goal. You can donate quickly and securely online by clicking on the link below:
A tax deductible receipt will be sent straight to you from MS Queensland when the transaction has been completed.
You can make a huge impact and help fight MS. Please sponsor me today.
Please contact me if you would like some more information.
Your support is greatly appreciated.
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Bike Week CyclocrossIt was good to see plenty of Hamilton riders at the annual Bike Week Cyclocross race at West Rugby Union Club last Sunday 27th April. In the Junior Races where we had Rohan and Charles Barbour, Olivia Nendick, Ciaran Casey, and perhaps a few others. In the senior ranks there was Hugh Barbour, Tom Casey, Darren Croad, Simon Nendick, Adam Harrison, Mel Symon plus many of our friends in other clubs who race with us.
Results are HERE
Thanks to Sholto Douglas for the shot of the A Grade Final. Lots more on the Queensland CX facebook page
Check out the Qld CX page for details of upcoming races including Night Racing at Chander and a round of the National series at Chandler.
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Sunshine Coast/Uni/Hamilton Interclub Series
A three round interclub competition has been organised between:
- Sunshine Coast Cycling Club
- University of Queensland Cycling Club
- Hamilton Wheelers
Round 1 Results, Photos and Points Score
Round 2 Details, Entry Form and Start List
Round 3 Details, Entry Form and Start List
|Sun 19th April||Glasshouse Mountains State School, Coonowrin Rd||SCCC||Rego 6am Race 7am|
|Sat 9th May||Lakeside Park - Lakeside Road Kurwongbah||Hamilton||Rego 6am 6:45am|
|Sat 13th June||Albert Bishop Park, Hedley Ave Nundah||Uni||Rego 7am Race 8am|
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2015 Australian Masters Track National ChampionshipsSeveral HPRW riders travelled down to the Dunc Gray velodrome in Sydney for the Masters Track Nationals coming off some great form at the State Masters. Bad luck and speedy recovery to Neil Hamey who was knocked off on a training ride and missed the championship.
Complete results HERE and there is a wrap up of Queensland's performance on the CQ website.
Jeanette Davidson WMAS2
Silver 500m TT
Bronze Scratch Race
Mel Symon WMAS3
Silver 2000m Individual Pursuit 2:48.8
Eric Huang MMAS2
TT 1000m 1:11.027
Andy Patten MMAS4
Gold Individual Pursuit 3:32.643
Images courtesy Cycling Queensland
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Qld Masters Track Champs 2015 Report
Andy Patten, Patrick Weinrauch, Tim Hooker, Neil Hamey
Report courtesy of Rene Lubbers:
An often overlooked segment of cycling is track racing. Our HPRW club was well represented at the recent Queensland Masters Track Championships held at Chandler February 13th & 14th.
The action was fast and furious with our members coming away with a collection of medals and even state records. Events contested included individual and team events throughout all age categories. Congratulations must go to the following members for their efforts and also a special thanks to John Madigan for his role as Commissaire for the two days and to Dave Roest for offering to be the club volunteer at the last minute.
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Please arrive Early!
The first few 2015 races at Nundah have been extremely popular and both A and B grade have reached the maximum field size of 60 riders and regrettably some riders have missed out. This limit was created for safety and must be strictly enforced. The limit is only reached rarely (twice in the last 15 months) but it always pays to be early to avoid missing out, as it is a first-come first-served' basis.
Also, as advertised each week, sign-on closes 15 minutes before the start of each race. This allows us to keep to our advertised schedule and for our volunteers to provide start lists to the commissaires, organise prize money etc.
If you miss out please don't ask to ride down a grade, as this is not fair to riders in this grade, and has many times negatively effected the outcome of the race, leading to complaints.
Thanks in advance for you understanding and cooperation.
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Cycling Australia's Year in Review - 2014
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2014 Grafton to InverellWell done to all HPRW members who competed in what is probably the toughest one day race in Australia.
Andrew McFarlane 23rd in A grade
Joris Van der Tang 12th in B Grade
Phillip Cavdarski 14th in B Grade
Ryan Wilson 28th in B Grade
Anthony Sibraa 36th in B Grade
Angus Fisk 6th in C Grade
Anthony Zahra 11th in C Grade
Michael Bettany 23rd in C Grade
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Andy Patten Bronze in IP at UCI World Masters Track Champs - ManchesterCongratulations to Andy Patten who won Bronze in Masters 45-49 at the UCI World Masters Track Championship in Manchester. What a fantastic achievement!
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2014 National Masters ChampionshipCongratulations to our members racing and winning medals in Ballarat at the National Masters Championship.
Jess Toghill competing in Women's Masters 3 won Silver in the ITT, GOLD in the Criterium, Silver in the Road Race and also the Champion of Champions Jersey!
Francois Audibert won GOLD in the Masters 7 Road Race. You may have seen Francois training up a storm in preparation including mixing it up in the breakaways in A grade at Nundah.
Corissa Smith won Bronze in the Womens Masters 2 Road Race.
Jane Walker was 4th in the Womens Masters 2 Crit.
Congratulations also to the many Queenslanders from other clubs many of whom race with us, including Cat Newell, Laurelea Moss, Linda White, Desrae Cameron, Faye Goodyear, Matt Ryan
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AGF Share the Road Tour Fundraiser plus Jacko's Jackpot!!!
Amy Gillett Share the Road Tour Fundraiser
On Sunday 28th Sept at Nundah we supported the Amy Gillett Foundation's 'Share the Road Tour 2014'. HPRW member Nikolina Orlic is riding in this event and raising funds. $5 from every entry went towards this charity and a total of $910 was raised.
Thanks also to Neil Jackson from Neil Jackson Plumbing who donated an extra $250 in prize money to attract more riders.
A little about the AGF and why I am supporting this charity is below.
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Gold Coast Cycle Fest - Criterium entries extended until midnight Wed 1st Oct
Held over the weekend of October 4th & 5th the Gold Coast Festival of Cycling includes three different recreational rides -
Grand Fondo - a great 135km course in the Gold Coast Hinterland
Sportive - a 100km flatter ride
Piccolo Fondo - a 50km undulating course along the foothills of the Gold Coast Hinterland.
On Saturday is the Robbie McEwen Criterium held around a challenging course around Metricon Stadium.
Entries for the Criterium are open until midnight wednesday. Masters A and Elite B have very small numbers so far.
For full details visit http://www.gccyclefest.com.au/
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2014 Junior National Road ChampionshipsTwo of our U17s Colin Chapman and Harry Sweeny competed at the recent Junior National Road Championships. Colin had a heavy fall at Nundah the week before losing a lot of bark and injuring his wrist so unfortunately was not at his best. Harry did very well in a very hotly contested U17 field finishing 5th in the Road Race, 8th in the Criterium Final and 20th in the ITT.
Full results can be found HERE
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HPRW Club Meetings
Club Meetings at held from 7pm on the third Tuesday of every month starting from Sept 16th at the Clubhouse at Albert Bishop Park, Hedley Ave Nundah.
All members are welcome, come along and find out what is being planned for the future and have your say into how the club is run. Check the Calendar for all the dates.
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Road Cycling Zone Blog
HPRW member Nikolai Razouvaev and his friend Victor Elizarov have started a new cycling blog with some fascinating stories of racing from the Soviet Union and elsewhere around the world as well as some tips and articles about racing tactics and other performance issues. It's well worth a read!
Road Cycling Zone
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