Club Christmas Function

The Club’s annual Christmas function this year will on Sunday 2 December 2018 at the Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club, 1156 Victoria Road, West Ryde.  It will be a lunchtime function commencing at 12.00pm for 12.30pm. The format will be similar to…

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Postcard From A Weekend Away

Postcard from a Weekend Away

When a colleague found out what I was up to this coming weekend, her comment was “you are going to freeze”.

Well, maybe if you only looked at the data such as predicted low temperature and high winds for the Tamworth region.  However, this is cycling, this is racing more precisely, you do not choose the conditions, you simply prepare for them, and I like to mention the Swiss approach whilst at it: “there is no such thing as bad weather, but there is bad equipment”.  And you surely needed to be ready with two days of 100 plus kms of racing in a row: a Handicap race in honour of a young rider tragically killed and a Scratch race.

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Try The Track

Try the Track

The first Try the Track session was held at the Dunc Gray Velodrome last week with ten riders getting on the track under the guidance of Barrie McLean with the help of Waratahs Terry Freshwater and Stephen Joyce. Some of us had…

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Waratahs Christmas Dinner 2017

The Club's annual Christmas dinner is on DATE: Friday 8th December 2017 VENUE: Nilla Reception Lounge, 357 Liverpool Road, ASHFIELD (corner of Cavill Avenue) TIME: starting at 7.00 pm. COST: $25.00 per person This heavily subsidised event includes a three…

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Harry Rourke In France

Harry Rourke in France

  Hi to all at the Waratahs, from Harry Rourke at the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships in Albi, France. It has been a bit of a journey for me to compete here, but I have made it and am…

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Disc Brakes Allowed in Races

A recent ruling by Cycling Australia means that you can now ride a disc brake equipped bike in club races. An announcement on the CA website states: Cycling Australia is pleased to announce that riders will be able to use…

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Pre-paid Race Entry

Pre-Paid race entries are now open for the second half of 2017. Waratah members can pre-pay their race entry fees for the 2nd half of the year for $125. The easiest and preferred way to pay is by EFT direct…

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