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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Calga TT Sunday 8 April

Calga TT Sunday 8 April

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…

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Calga TT Sunday 4 March

Calga TT Sunday 4 March

A sea of Waratah colours were spotted at Calga on Sunday. This ATTA report, courtesy Brad Craft, pretty much summed up the day "After an extended holiday break due to Traffic Control formalities with NSW police our year started with…

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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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Calga TT – 8th October

Calga TT – 8th October

Postponed to the second Sunday in October, perfect conditions greeted 4 Waratahs in the race of truth. Jeremy Lowes PBd with his first sub 40min short course (targeting his minute man clubmate Steve Adams the entire way) and Michael (Miguel)…

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Calga TT Sun 6 Aug

Calga TT Sun 6 Aug

The race of truth continues ... 3 Waratahs fronted on a windy day at Calga. Jeremy Lowes had a personal best (40:12) but still chasing a sub-40 min time for the short course. Better luck next time! Geraldine Blomfield-Brown posted…

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