Next event 2nd Aug: Tarwin Lower (extended)
Corner Duty: Damien King, David Lumby
Papers Saturday 2nd Aug: Lynton
Next Committee meeting: White’s 19th Aug (7-30pm)
- 10th Aug – Gippsland Championships at Poowong.
- 4th Sept – 2014 Lakes Oil Tour of Gippsland. (stage 2 – Leongatha) http://nationalroadseries.subaru.com.au/events/tour-of-gippsland/
Cycling Victoria: – policy changes “For all road races, which are not run under a rolling road closure or closed road, conditions every participant must wear a constant (not set to flashing) red light on the back seat post of their bike. The light must be operational during the entire race and must be red, prominent, and visible from 200 metres. It is to be attached to be visible from the rear.” http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/Road/Technical-Regulations/Race-Light-Policy
Road fixture: 6th Sept – Pound Creek added (Lex Watt & Watchorn trophies) http://www.leongathacycling.com/?page_id=4698
Six month racing memberships are available from July 1 2014 -6 month fees
Kevin’s interview on 3MFM 11th June (mp3-26Mb)
Korrine 26th July
Racing on Saturday was held at Korrine, with a reduced field of 13 senior riders and five juniors. The seniors were competing for the annual Sprag trophy over 2 laps with good conditions, but typical of July with the odd patch of sunshine and an occasional shower of rain.. more>>
Outtrim 19th July
Finally, Leongatha Cycling Club members had an opportunity to race. After two consecutive cancellations due to inclement weather, conditions were favorable enough to allow the running of the annual Club Individual Time Trial and Hill Climb titles. A few light showers early on ensured the roads were wet and riders had to work hard to stay warm, but the winds were light and all those riders who turned up were ready to tackle the two separate races ahead of them. more>>
Korrine 28th June
Saturday racing was held at Korrine and the long missing winter finally arrived. Riders and officials had to battle extremely strong and gusty winds which made the 10C conditions seem closer to freezing. The winds sometimes threatened to blow riders of the road or into oncoming vehicles. The occasional gust if it was a head wind almost stalling riders in their forward path. The smaller junior riders did not ride because of the conditions. more>>
Leongatha-Mardan 21st June
Stuart Smith rode the tough 38km handicapped Dumbalk/Mardan course with 18 other keen LCC members and finished first and with the fastest time of 58min 22seconds. It was his 1st ride with us for some time as he has been busy with higher profile races in Australia and elsewhere with the Victorian team Search To Retain. The weather was ideal for racing being cool and hardly any wind. more>>
Gippsland 3Day Tour
Leongatha Junior experience 26-27th April
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.
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.