Racing today at Heffron has been cancelled due to the forecast rain and gale force winds.
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Waratah Masters Cycling Club
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Founded in 1994 on a long history of cycling, the Waratah Masters Cycling Club has grown to become one of the largest cycling clubs in New South Wales and hosts competitive road, time trial and track racing for club members and visiting clubs almost every week of the year. Find out more >
- Sun May 27th | SMSP North
- Graded Scratch Race
- Sign on from 05:45:00
- Start 7:00am all grades
Open to riders aged 30+ from all clubs with a current CA Race licence. Single-day race licenses available on race day.
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The Club held it’s Time Trial Championship on Sunday at Calga and it turned out to be a cracking day. Some excellent times were recorded in perfect conditions.
Out of 70 riders completing the 24 km course Waratahs took out the top 3 places on a time adjusted basis – what a great result! Well done Denis, Chris and Peter. In addition 8 Waratahs achieved a personal best time.
On an age adjusted basis the Club’s 2018 TT Champion is Denis Fahey, followed by Chris Fowler and Peter Jones.
A special mention goes to our oldest competitor Max Beardwood. Unfortunately the organisers don’t have an age adjusted time for an M11 rider, such is his rarity!
Thanks to all riders who came along and participated in this event.
The Club‘s Time Trial Championship for 2018 will be held this Sunday, 6 May, at Calga. The format will be the same as previous years. This is an aged based competition over a 25 km out and back route and it’s run for us by ATTA. Registration commences at 7 am when you will need to identify yourself as a Waratah, show your licence and give your MMAS / WMAS category. You will then be given a start time, with riders starting at 1 minute intervals commencing at 8 am running through until about 10 am. Waratahs will be mixed in with riders from other clubs also completing the TT course on the day.
Entry is FREE (usually $25) for all Waratah members. Medals will be awarded for the top 3 male Waratah riders in each age group. For female Waratahs there will be medals for the top 3 riders over and under 45. The overall Club Champion will be based on an age adjusted time.
To get to Calga from the west, proceed along the M1 (F3), towards Newcastle, taking the Peats Ridge / Calga turn off. The starting area is approx 1 km from the turnoff on the RHS of the road.
The TT is known as the ‘race of truth’, so even if you’re not a regular TT rider why not come along and test your legs against the clock in the company of your club mates. It’s something very different to criteriums and you may even surprise yourself. The event will be held in all weather conditions.
The order window for new club clothing is now open until 9 May, so now’s your chance to stock up on some warm weather gear for those cold mornings at Lansdowne. To place an order go to the Champion Systems order site and make your choices. The link is as follows –
To help you choose between the various items and understand the differences, Champion Systems have prepared explanatory charts for Jerseys, Shorts, Vests and Jackets. There’s also a sizing chart to help you figure out your size.
Champion Jerseys – https://ibb.co/mTWgYb
Champion Shorts – https://ibb.co/b6MWYb
Champion Vests – https://ibb.co/iWjRMx
Champion Jackets – https://ibb.co/iWjRMx
Champion Size Charts – https://ibb.co/iwpbMx
If you’d like to get fitted up in person you’re welcome to go to Champion Systems offices at – Suit 3, 52 Queen St, Beaconsfield, 2015. Also, if you have any questions you can give them a call on 8030 7080.
When ordering you will have the choice of having the order shipped direct to your home or alternatively included in a bulk delivery that will then be available for collection on race day. Orders placed will be available by 8 June.
Why not order now so you don’t forget and miss out!
An amazing turnout. 13 riders at the race of truth. (I thought the club TT champs date had moved).
Fine weather, not much wind = fast times and a few PBs. Miguel (Troup) continues to emulate his doppleganger Indurain and order was restored by your correspondent beating Paul (powerhouse) McKay by 3 (three) seconds!
Jeremy Lowes came off the back of flu with a PB of 39:25.
On adjusted standard time Waratahs took 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th and 8th in the top ten.
Well done to all riders that turned up for the event. Looks promising for the Club TT and the NSW club Team Time Trial in Nowra.
Full results click here Calga results
The results of the aged based event at Eastern Creek Raceway (SMSP) on 1 April were:
M/W 1 + 2 – 1st Michael Clark, 2nd Davis Piacenti, 3rd Nick Nguyen, 4th Andy Yuen, 5th Simon Codd.
M/W 3 + 4 – 1st Peter Milostic, 2nd Trent Butler, 3rd Chris Chow, 4th James Downey, 5th Stuart Austin.
M/W 5 + 6 – 1st Michael Collings, 2nd David Watkinson, 3rd Russel Fox, 4th Mal Lanyon, 5th Rob Hacker.
M/W 7 + 8 – 1st Adam Skalka, 2nd Jack Yuen, 3rd Chris Fowler, 4th Michael Hunt, 5th Steve Plakotaris.
M/W 9 + 10 – 1st Piet van Gurp, 2nd Walter Machado, 3rd Barry Lywood, 4th Richard Spinks, 5th Mike Sales.
Thanks to all 137 competitors for an enjoyable mornings racing.
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