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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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World Masters Championship - Slovenia
Congratulations to Andrew Patten who travelled to Slovenia for the UCI World Masters Championship. Andy finished 5th in the Individual Time Trial despite having the flu beforehand, and won Silver with his Aussie teammates Tim Dalgiesh, Laurelea Moss and Bruce Snell in the Teams Race.
Full results are HERE
(photo courtesy of Tim Dalgliesh)
(photo courtesy of UCI World Tour website)
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Cyclocross Motor Neurone Disease Fundraiser
It was another top day of cyclocross racing at Nundah today put together by the crew at Brisbane South Mountain Bike Club and Queensland Cyclocross. Thanks to everyone who gave up their time to help out with our fundraiser - Wayne and Kerry Wilson, Suz Davis, Marly Harrison, Peter McDonald, Kris Kersley Trudi Whelan and Olivia Nendick. We sold 60 hot dogs, 48 killer pythons, 27 pieces of banana bread, 24 pies, a coupla slabs of Stella and softies and Gerni washed about 60 extremely muddy bikes to raise a total of $530 for Motor Neurone Disease Research at the RBWH. Thank you! Here's a shot of the 'Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap' girls. Quote of the day - "I might wear and old shirt just in case I get any dirt on it"!!
Lots of HPRW members raced and recent road cycling convert Olivia Nendick won the Under 15 division, Dave Roest was high up the ranking in the Open Class.
Info on how to donate to MND is HERE
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Help the Rock get his bikes back!
Ok it's not 'The Rock' but if you can help Duane Rock locate his old bikes he would be very happy!
I sold my two track bikes and my road bike back in the late nineties and with hindsight never have sold them, especially my pursuit track bike and my road bike. I thought I would send an email out to the Clubs and see if anyone remembers the bikes doing the rounds.
1: Track Bike: Approx 1980 Originally a custom built Dave Marsh which was repainted in bright orange fleck with Rossin stickers. Easily noticeable as it has been built with Columbus Aero Teardrop Tubing and Aero Seat Post which is also a Teardrop Shape to fit into the frame.
2: Road Bike: Moser approx. 1980 which was repainted in orange as per picture attached with me riding. (Not sure what stickers were put on it). Combination of Campagnolo Super Record/Record, Campag Track Pedals and the wheels it was sold with had Campag Hubs / Mavic GP4 Rims and also spare set with Dura Ace Hubs / Mavic Gold 0R 7 or OR10 Rims, Cinelli, and Aero Brake Levers. Handlebars were drilled out for internal cables. Frame can be distinguished by the "Devils Fork" engraved on the seat stay and also "Moser" and the "Devils Fork" on the top of the forks
I have attached a few photos which might help in identifying the bikes.
Would appreciate very much any help finding the current owners and to see if they would be interested in selling them as my early cycling years were spent competing on both these bikes.
My mobile no is: 0407 883 263
Regards Duane Rock
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Gold for Brittany at the Youth OlympicsBrittany Dutton has won the gold medal in Triathlon at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.
In hot and humid Nanjing, Dutton made her decisive break on the fourth and final lap of the 20km bike course and quickly put 20 seconds on the rest of the field. Despite a fast finish from the USA’s Stephanie Jenks, Dutton stayed strong and held on to win the first gold medal of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
“It’s awesome, I still can’t believe it,” Dutton said. “Throughout the bike I could see maybe I might be able to get away so I tried it and I got away. On the run I just had to hold my lead and it worked.
“I have strong cycling background so I thought I would give it a go, had nothing to lose and I stayed away.”
Photos courtesy of Maddison and Courtney Dutton
Full report http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/nanjing_2014_youth_olympic_games_review
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Motor Neurone Disease Fundraising
Our HPRW Nicol Jackson Women's Series is named to honour the memory of Nicol Jackson, a long time member of the club who passed away after battling Motor Neurone Disease. Nicol was a lovely lady, a long time supporter of the club and a passionate racer who is sorely missed.
We are collecting donations to support research at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital into Motor Neurone Disease. Neil Jackson is donating $1 for every entrant, and several other HPRW members are matching this donation.
If you would like to make a donation please click the image or link below. When making your donation please add the letters 'NJL' to the end of your name so a total can be tracked and then in the grey section at the bottom please select Motor Neuron Disease.
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Commonwealth Games - Emma Jackson and Dan Wilson
Congratulations to our Commonweath Games triathlon competitors Emma Jackson and Dan Wilson. Emma was 5th in the women's race, and was with the leading group until just before the end, finishing just 38 seconds behind the winner. Dan gave it everything he had and was in the group chasing the Brownlee brothers and was in contention for bronze but ended up 9th. If you watched the race I'm sure you spotted Mum and Dad Wayne and Kerry in the crowd cheering on Team Oz!
Emma also competed in the relay event and in a thrilling finish the Aussies won a bronze medal.
photo credit: Emma Jackson Triathlete facebook page & Kerry Wilson
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Gillian Backhouse wins U23 World Duathlon Championship
HPRW have another World Champion!! Gillian Backhouse won U 23 World Duathlon Champs last weekend and joins Mitch Mullhern as a current World Champion and HPRW club members. Well done Gillian!
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2014 State ITT Results
Results for the 2014 Queensland Elite, Under 19 & Masters Individual Time Trial & Hand-cycle Road Race Championships are HERE
Congratulations to all HPRW riders who competed. Our members did us proud coming away with many medals. Here are shots shots courtesy of Veloshotz.
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Racing Guidelines and Code of Conduct
HPRW wants to ensure that our racing is a safe and enjoyable environment for riders of all ages. With this in mind, we support Cycling Queensland's Behavioral Guidelines that have been developed to:
* Maintain the elements of enjoyment and satisfaction in cycling.
* Make adults aware that young people participate in sport to satisfy themselves and not necessarily to satisfy adults or members of their own peer group.
* Improve the physical fitness of all through encouraging participation in cycling by making it attractive, safe and enjoyable for all those involved.
* Consistently remind administrators, coaches, officials, volunteers and parents that the sport of cycling should be conducted for the good of all of the people involved.
We encourage our members and friends to review these Guidelines on the CQ Rules and Policies page.
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Annual Century & Half Century Rides
This Sunday Jun 22 is our annual Century and Half Century rides and is a very long standing tradition in the club. Below is a photo from the 1946 Century run.
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2014 Club Criterium Championship Details
This Sat Jun 21 is the HPRW Club Criterium Championship - round one of three in the Club Championship Series.
Criterium Championship - This Sat Jun 21
Individual Time Trial Championship Sat Jul 26 Closeburn for Seniors and Aug 16 Nundah for Juniors
Road Race Championship Sat Sep 13 Elimbah
Schedule of Events for the Criterium Championship this Saturday
Club Championship Events.
The Club Championship events are conducted in each of the CA divisions. As such, they do not form
part of the Winter Aggregate point score, but are scored on the following basis in each of the three
First 10 points plus Gold Medal
Second 6 points plus Silver Medal
Third 4 points plus Bronze Medal
Start 1 point
Finish 1 point
Perform rostered duty 2 points
A special “Champion's” jersey is awarded to the rider in each category with the highest aggregate
points and who has competed in all of the three club championship events. There must be more than
one rider in the category for a jersey to be awarded.
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QLD Cyclocross 2014
The cyclocross scene in QLD is well on the way, and the last race at Nundah on Sunday 25th May was great fun and heaps of HPRW riders gave it a go.
Here's a vid Grant Dawson made at a Nundah CX race last year
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Nick Schultz wins in France!While most people were watching Fabian win the Tour of Flanders, Nick Shultz won Stage 3 of the 2.2 Boucle de L'Artois in Northern France riding for Team CR4C Roanne. Nick started with HPRW as a junior from a young age and has always been a classy rider. Well done Nicko! (in yellow)
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Interested in becoming active in cycling without getting sweaty??
- Indicate your interest by April 2nd to Secretary Wayne Wilson
- HPRW will get all course material for you at NO COST
- Candidates have a few weeks then to read course material
- Workshop session at the clubhouse – 2 hours maximum, no cost – after Easter (precise date to be confirmed)
- Practical Assessment then takes place over a total period of 10 hrs, about 5 race days in total.
- You pass the assessment and become a Level 1 Commissaire
- HPRW is forever grateful for your assistance and interest.
- 2014 Track Masters National Championships
- Wayne Wilson - Life Member and Mountain Goat!
- 2014 Sizzling Summer Series
- Race Report - Jess goes National
- Mitch Mulhern World Championship Gold!
- 2014 Qld Masters Track Championship
- Rocky Cup on Wheels Report
- Clubhouse Official Opening
- Jordan Kerby wins U23 ITT National Championship!
- Brisbane Blast Dec 15
- Introduction to HPRW
- World Cup Gold Medal for Mitch Mulhern
- HPRW at the Tour of Bright
- Bravehearts Time Trial
- Twilight Series 2013/2014
- 2013 Cycling Queensland Awards Night
- Changes to C1 and C2 start times and riders
- HPRW riders doing us proud!
- Kangaroo Point Cycling Club Novice Women's Tour
- 2013 Winter Points Score - up to August
- Andy Patten 3rd at UCI World Cycling Tour
- Volunteers wanted for Performance Research
- Which grade do I enter in?
- 2013 Cunningham Classic Results
- 2013 Century Ride Report
- Training Races
- Grading Lists
- Ryan Fisher and Dan Wilson 1st & 3rd in World Cup Triathlon
- Nick Shultz wins in France
- Gilets (Wind Vests)
- Second Clubhouse Grant Approved!
- Clubhouse Funding Grant Approved!
- James Eckersley Donates Bike to Juniors
- Lakeside Racing and Special Licence for 2013
- Queensland Cyclist of the Year Awards
- Vale Mick Rawlins
- 2012 Masters Road National Champs
- 16 HPRW Teams for TTT
- State Road Championship Medals
- UCI Masters World Champs Medals
- Bryan's 30th Cunningham
- Maria Hull is now a Level 1 Coach
- Lakeside now starts at 7:00am
- Battle on the Border
- 2012 Nicol Jackson Women's Series
- 2012 Anzac 25 Video
- Sizzling Summer Series 2012
- Aussie Track Champs
- National Masters Medals for HPRW
- 2011 Road Champ Photos