Next event: Track season

Papers Saturday: 20th Sept – David McFarlane

Committee meeting:

Diary dates:
  • Spring training rides 14th, 21st Sept.
  • DISC – Track bike inspection and set-up night. Tuesday September 23rd, 6:00 pm at the Velodrome shed.
  • Social ride and presentations BBQ 28th Sept.
  • DISC – Friday 3rd October.


Last website updates:
LyntonTues 6am – correction to criterium results.

Norm Avage
Friday 5th 8am – “Terry Watchorn has been advised that former Leongatha cyclist and ex committee person, Norm Avage, has died.  Apparently Norm was out riding with his mates at Briagalong last week when he had a fall. He has died with complications from the fall. Funeral will probably be some time next week.”
“The memorial service is 1pm Thu11Sep14 at Briagolong Mechanics Institute.”

Six month racing memberships are available from July 1 2014 -6 month fees

Kevin’s interview on 3MFM 11th June (mp3-26Mb)

National J15 & J17 Road Championships.

Team-Victoria
The Victorian Junior Road Team, affectionately known as Team Victoria, have arrived in Toowoomba (Queensland) to set about mining for gold at the National J15 & J17 Road Championships.

Team Manager Mark Drehlich is excited about the team’s prospects – “Victoria is being represented by an exceptionally talented group of young athletes. Last year we took a lot of first year athletes to Wagga and returned with 8 medals. This year we have much more experience in the team and believe we can bring many more home.”

The championships commence on Friday with the time trial, with competition expected to be fierce between Victoria and the other states. The championships will conclude on the Sunday with the Criterium, whilst the road race will be on the Saturday.

Live results will be available on metarace.com.au

courtesy of Cycling Victoria.

Road Championships results

Friday 12th U/15 boys time trial.
10:43:00 am 147 Austin TIMMINS (VIC) 13th +1′ 39.9″ 13/50
Saturday 13th U/15 road race – 10am.
147 Austin TIMMINS (VIC) 22nd +2′ 22″

Saturday 13th U/17 road race – 1-30pm.
82 Thomas MCFARLANE (VIC) 13th +7′

Sunday 14th
9:20am U17 Boys Criterium Heat 2 15min + 2 laps (Even numbers)
82 Thomas MCFARLANE (VIC) finished 19th – qualified for the final. “(top 25 went through to the final) but unfortunately he got caught up in a crash on the last lap of the final and was unable to finish the race. He wasn’t injured, and his bike is OK.”

10:10am U15 Boys Criterium 20min + 2 laps
147 Austin TIMMINS (VIC) finished 26th with the main field

2014 Victorian Junior road team selection…

Congratulations to Austin Timmins on being selected for the 2014 Victorian Junior Road Team in the JM15 category. This incredible achievement by Austin is due to his consistent hard work through-out the year. He has rapidly progressed, starting as a limit rider in senior Leongatha Cycling Club races and is now riding off second scratch. Also congratulations to Tom McFarlane being selected as an emergency for the JM17 Victorian Road Team. Austin and hopefully Tom will be representing Victoria at the 2014 National J15 & J17 Road Championships in Toowoomba from the 12th – 14th September 2014 CV Junior road team selection

Pound Creek 6th September

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4min group underway at Pound Creek (27 event images)

The 2014 road season concluded with trophy races for both the seniors and juniors.  The racing was once again around the Pound Creek circuit and like last weekend the riders were able to enjoy a glorious afternoon on the bike. Whilst last weekend the seniors had a scratch race, this Saturday was a handicap.  The seniors raced for the Lex Watt Trophy whilst the juniors raced for the Watchorn Trophy.   continued…

Lakes Oil 5day Tour of Gippsland

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Stage 2 of the 5day Tour of Gippsland departs Leongatha under race control.

Stuart Smith riding with Search2retain team.
stage 1 – finished 4th (see Facebook)
stage 2 – finished 59th in the sprint bunch. 11th in the G.C. (see Stu’s report on Facebook)
stage 3 – 54th in the Sale criterium
stage 4 – finishing 73rd in the second group +38sec – 24th in G.C.
stage 5 – finished 23rd in the sprint bunch. – 25th G.C. stage 6 – finished 58th +35sec – 46th in G.C. + 1-25 – STR team 4th in final G.C.

Gippsland 3Day Tour

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3Day Tour – Leongatha riders participating in day2 ~ stage3 (65 event images)

Club members took part in the 3 day Tour of Gippsland for Gippsland clubs which saw racing at Briagolong, Leongatha and Yinnar over the 3 days.  more>>
images
results

Leongatha Junior experience 26-27th April

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Leongatha Junior members who participated in the Event    (237 event images)

The 2014 Bendigo Bank Leongatha Junior experience got off to a cold, wet and windy start with a change of weather just prior to commencement of Day one at Wonthaggi on Saturday.  However at Outtrim on Sunday the conditions had changed to calm and sunny, which was greatly appreciated by all…
A thankyou message to everyone who participated or helped with the Weekend Junior Event.
Kerry’s report.
Full results pdf
images(digital print versions are available with the compliments of LCC)

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.
All riders welcome.

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