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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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Waratahs 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

  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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Age Undaunted

That was the motto that Alban McGuinness created for the Club and while we may not be the club with the oldest history, it's a fair bet that we have some of  the oldest riders still turning a pedal in…

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