December 3, 2016

4 December, 2016 Criterium, Men’s Women & Junior Grades

PLACEGETTERS SPRING/SUMMER 2016/2017 RACE DATE: 04 December 2016 VENUE: South Melbourne EVENT: SKCC Criterium: Men's Women's and Junior Grades NUMBER OF RIDERS: 197 WEATHER CONDITIONS: Fine and sunny A Grade (53 starters) 1. Todd Wilksch (St Kilda CC) 2. Troy Clarke (Carnegie Caulfield CC) 3. Irwandie Lakaset (International) Women A (14 starters) 1. Sarah Gigante (Brunswick CC) 2. Amy Bradley (St Kilda CC) 3. Bridie O'Donnell (St Kilda…

November 24, 2016

Total Rush Points Series Standings after Race 1

The first race of the Total Rush Points Series was run last Sunday, 20th November under a blue and sunny sky with over 250 rider heading down to SKCC's South Melbourne circuit to partake in some fast and furious racing. Check out the points table below: 1617-points-series-total-rush

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November 22, 2016

Would you like a free Rapha t-shirt ?

For those not in the know the 18th December 2016 is the date that your club is running the iconic event they are so well known for - the SuperCrit ! The volunteer uniform for the day is a Rapha t-shirt PLUS you go in the draw for a 2017 Giant TCR Advanced Disc kindly donated by…

November 19, 2016

20 November 2016 – Total Rush Points Series – Race 1

PLACEGETTERS SPRING/SUMMER 2016/2017 RACE DATE: 20 November 2016 VENUE: South Melbourne EVENT: SKCC Criterium + Total Rush Points Series - Race 1 NUMBER OF RIDERS: 246 WEATHER CONDITIONS: Fine and sunny A Grade (56 starters) 1. Samuel Witzmitz (Horsham CC) 2. Jonathan Cantwell (Interstate) 3. Troy Clarke (Carnegie Caulfield CC) Points winners 8pts  Samuel Witzmitz 5pts  Jonathan Cantwell 3pts  Troy Clarke 2pts  Patrick Drapac 1pt    Ray Forbes…

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November 17, 2016

For the cost of a coffee – can you help ?

Ever tried to access a portaloo on crutches?  Tried to get from a wheelchair into the small cubicle?  Had to attend to a small child in one?  ...even just struggled for space when getting back into knicks and jersey after a visit, or looked for somewhere to get changed post race? SKCC is committed to…

November 17, 2016

The Total Rush Points Series is back !

After a wash out on October 30th and then again on the 13th November, the Total Rush Points Series (Race 1) is BACK ON this Sunday! The first of two rounds starts this Sunday 20th November with the second round scheduled for Sunday, 11th December along with the Total Rush Kids Race. And to seal the deal…

November 5, 2016

6th November 2016 – Criterium – Neometro Sprint King & Queen – “Boltsy” Sprint Criterium – Skills Training – High speed cornering

AAPLACEGETTERS SPRING/SUMMER 2016/2017 RACE DATE: 6 November 2016 VENUE: South Melbourne EVENT: SKCC Criterium - Neometro Sprint King & Queen - "Boltsy" Sprint Criterium NUMBER OF RIDERS: 221 WEATHER CONDITIONS: Fine and sunny, windy A Grade (50 starters) 1. James Pane (Brunswick CC) 2. Simon Gerrans (Mansfield Buller CC) 3. Cyrus Monk (Melbourne University CC) A Grade Sprint King: James Pane Sprint 1: James Pane,…

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October 31, 2016

SKCC Criterium – Peter Bolton Sprint Memorial & NeoMetro Sprint King & Queen – Sunday 6th November, 2016. Mens A/B/C Women’s A/B + Normal Criterium racing for all.

Recently and very sadly SKCC and the greater cycling community lost one of the most positive, friendly, encouraging and all round gentlemen anyone could ever hope to meet. Peter lost his fight to cancer but his impact on many people especially those at the St Kilda Cycling Club will never be lost. Thanks to Jeff Provan and…

October 30, 2016

SKCC Ladies taking the racing scene by storm !

We discovered these two lovely ladies soaking up the sunshine at the SKCC/CCCC Clubs Challenge on Sunday, 30th November. Grace Brown (left) and Kerry Jonker had both just raced in their respective grades with Kerry taking third woman home and securing some much needed points for her club ! (plus a bit of cash for her…

October 29, 2016

Training – Cornering Skills & Bike Handling – Sunday, 6th November 6am – 7am

Learn about what to look for and what's going wrong with your cornering technique !   Drifting outwards through lack of control in a corner Over-braking coming into corners Poor line through corners Sitting up too high on bike through the corner apex Approaching corner from too far left-side of road width 'Cutting in' over other…