Next event: Velodrome 4th Dec
Papers Saturday: 5th Dec – L Matthews
Committee meeting: 15th Dec – (RSL 7.30pm)
- 18th Dec – Track break-up.
- 15th Jan – Track resumes.
Bass Coast Cycle Challenge 14th November
The Leongatha Cycling Club has again maintained its presence at the recent Bass Coast Cycle Challenge on 14th November. This is the 5th time the event has been held with over 600 riders participating in the Challenge rides and also for the first time other community events were held. This event each year is supported by Leongatha Club members by either riding or voluntarily helping out on the day. more images
Velodrome 27th November
Friday night racing started at an earlier time slot (7.00pm) and with a cold wind blowing however as the evening progressed the wind dropped and it was a fairly good night for racing. With 17 riders racing there were 9 riders who posted a personal best in the 1 lap time trial. The effort the riders and coach Tony Smith put in of a Wednesday night is showing in the improving times the riders are recording. continued…
Velodrome 13th November
Friday night was another great night of closely contested racing for the good field of riders and the start of a busy weekend for many of the Club members. As well as Friday night many riders were in action early Saturday for the Bass Coast Challenge at Inverloch whilst others were competing in Melbourne. continued…
results pdf Kerry’s photo’s
Velodrome 30th October.
Track season made a strong start with 18 riders taking part on a mild night which was great for cycling under the lights. The Club welcomed back Rob and Felicity Waddell from the Warragul Club and Paul and Boyd Makepeace from the Latrobe Valley Club. In addition, Graham Jans, Dane Herbert and Harry Herbert all had their first race night at the track. continued…
results pdf Kerry’s photo’s
Social ride, BBQ and medal presentations 27th Sept.
Unfortunately this year the social ride followed by a BBQ and Road season medal presentation was poorly attended with the school holidays still on and members otherwise engaged. Kaleb was the only recipient present for the presentation.
Kaleb is the winner of the Mark Murphy Junior ‘B’ aggregate trophy and has medals for third in both the ITT and U/15 road championships.
Leongatha Junior experience 28-29th March
The Leongatha Cycling Club promoted its 19th Junior Experience weekend with the help of major sponsorship from the Bendigo Bank Inverloch Community Bank with riders coming from near and far. Riders from Mt Gambier, Wangaratta, Echuca-Moama and Shepparton joined with a large contingent from Melbourne Clubs to make it another successful weekend. more…
John Sauvarin memorial ride – 12th April
On a cool but fine morning the annual memorial charity ride took place at Koonwarra on Sunday 12th with a ride and social barbeque. It is now 9 years since ’Sauvie’ tragically lost his life and as in past year’s his family, friends and Club members gathered to remember his life.
“It’s been 9 years since we lost one of our influences of loving life. Sauvy your always remembered as a Bloody good bloke, Racer, Sparky, Family man and Laugh a minute. I have not had the chance to ride yet, but wish everyone a great day of memories and laughter. RIP Mate!” – Hemmo
Club training rides
Meet at Middy’s Leongatha on Wednesday evening at 5pm for a mid-week ride.
Saturday and Sunday meet at the Leongatha Post Office at 8am.
Saturday’s 6.15am – leaving from the top end of Long St.
Check the Facebook link for up to date organised rides.
All riders welcome.