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Since the clubs inception in 1999 we have received the support of numerous sponsors who have generously contributed to the club's development. Many were founding club members or otherwise had an interest in the club or the development of the sport of cycling. Whilst they may no longer be sponsors we'd like to acknowledge and remember the support we received in those first formative 10 years for which we remain very grateful.

THE ADVENTURE TRAVEL COMPANY
The Adventure Travel Company has been designing and planning leisure, adventure and business travel for Australians since 1998, with great success. They have access to great deals and a wide variety of holiday options and are affiliated with the Jetset Travelworld Group and House of Travel (Australia & New Zealand). Most importantly they have a team of highly motivated and dedicated consultants, eager to share their experience and inspire you with creative travel ideas. Also long term supporters of SKCC they recently organised our first tour to Queenstown NZ.
www.adventure-travel.com.au

BELGIAN BEER CAFÉ
Melbourne's Belgian Beer Café Bluestone, St Kilda Road, and the Belgian Beer Café Eureka, Southbank, are unofficial embassies of Belgium and promote Belgian culture, beer and cuisine in an authentically Belgian environment. The Belgian Beer Cafe have been long term supporters of SKCC and host our annual Peloton Ball. The Belgian Beer Cafés Melbourne are popular with corporates for lunches, dinners, after work drinks and functions, in addition to visitors to Melbourne and locals, who enjoy the live music on the Sundays.
www.adventure-travel.com.au

CAFE RACER
St Kilda Cycling Club's birth place and spiritual home. Weekend biking around the Bay is a Melbourne tradition. On Saturday and Sunday mornings over 15,000 cyclists in the very best lycra and helmets, form bunches and peddle along Beach Road toward Mordy and Frankston. 'Racer' is the place to start and your ride @ 15 Marine Parade, St Kilda. Café Racer is open from 6.30am to 6,00pm seven days a week. It’s an easy walk from Acland Street. Just wander down to the beach and it is a couple of blocks towards Elwood. Trams to St Kilda the number 96 to the end of Acland Street or the 16 that takes you to the corner of Acland and Carlisle Streets.

CARAMEL CREATIVE
CARAMEL CREATIVE is a name you may have heard, as its owner was one of the founders of SKCC. As a full service creative agency, Caramel Creative delivers stand out communications strategies that consistently get results. Their combined 50 years experience in the creative industries allows them to take your brief to successful completion; strategically prepared to achieve maximum effect with your target market. They are creatives who understand corporate imperatives. At Caramel Creative, the design process is transparent and accessible. You’ll speak directly to the design team so you can be sure your project remains on track from initial brief to final delivery.

They pride themselves in combining a straightforward approach to all their client relationships with a consumer-focussed creative energy; working closely with you to realise your vision in the most effective and innovative ways available, on time and on budget. They offer premium creative solutions for a broad range of sectors, including the corporate, online, property development, financial, architectural, hospitality, and marketing industries. They have also spend many years supporting St Kilda Cycling Club & giving back to the community.

With an expert team of graphic designers, web developers, photographers, composers, animators, and strategic copywriters on hand to meet your creative requirements, they provide a complete design, communications, and production service that keeps your brand and marketing mix fresh and appealing.

www.caramelcreative.com
T: +61 3 9690 8880
2/387 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne Vic 3205

CHAPEL STREET OSTEOPATHY
Chapel Street Osteopathy offers services for the treatment of neck pain, back pain, headaches,
migraines and sporting injuries. They also have clinicians who practice with a focus on pregnancy
and babies. They are located at Empire Place, 174a Peel Street WINDSOR VIC 3181. Ph 03 9530 2224
www.chapelstreetosteo.com.au

CHOICE CAPITAL
Choice Capital have been great supporters of the SKCC and the cycling world and continue to support the local community by sponsoring cycling, running and iron man events. During their sponsorship of SKCC they supported the club with 3 years of the Choice Capital Series – a 4 series points race with thousands of dollars of prize money awarded which always made the atmosphere at the Choice Capital Series intense & exciting! Choice Capital was established in Melbourne in 1998 as an independent mortgage broker and their aim is to provide their valued clients with the benefit of their skill and professionalism in all facets of property transactions & lending. They continue to support their local community and can be contacted at www.choicecapital.com.au

Ducale Coffee
We have been roasting since 2005 in Preston, Victoria on "Big Red", our 120kg STA Impianti. We are 100% Australian owned. We have sales offices located in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales. We buy Fair trade, Rainforest Alliance, UTZ and source our coffee direct. Phone:1300382253. Ducale is the coffee of SKCC Champions helping Matty Lloyd secure the 2010 Giro Green jersey. Get strong like Matty drink Ducale.

EXTRA TRANSPORT
Provided subsidised logistics services for the weekly storage and delivery of race infrastructure and signage for the SKCC Criterium Circuit for five years.

HOUSE OF BALSCHEIT (HOB)
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INSPIRED ORTHOTIC SOLUTIONS
On of our original sponsors and supporters of the club IOS, as it is more commonly referred to, is a practice run by Jason Nichols who graduated more than 15 years ago with a BA.App. Sci. (Prosthetics & Orthotics). A cycling specialist Jason prides himself on offering the most up-to-date and technically advanced orthotic treatment possible. Find him at 144 Martin Street BRIGHTON VIC 3186. Ph; 03 9596 1955. www.ios.com.au

MEN'S HEALTH
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PRIME ESTATE BUYERS AGENTS
Prime Estate Buyers Agents are a leading Melbourne-based Advocate Company and have been a very proud supporter of the St Kilda cycling club for a number of years now. Prime Estate Buyers Agents source and acquire properties in Melbourne for first home buyers, investor’s and expatriates living and working overseas. For more information check out www.primeestate.com.au
T: + 61 3 9686 0058. 299 Moray Street South Melbourne 3205

TESCHNER
Provide bicycle frames as prizes for the Annual Peloton Ball and for Course Marshals and Women Criterium Racing participation (by lottery). Provided the Race Director’s tent for the White St Criterium Circuit and in 2010 sponsored the Albert Park Grand Prix Criterium Carnival. For more information check out www.teschnerbikes.com

THE GREAT PROVIDER
The Great Provider is on Marine Parade, at the St Kilda Marina. It is a great place to enjoy a meal with friends, family or colleagues. Situated only meters from the water's edge, you can relax and enjoy your meal while taking in the view of the sea, and the boats coming and going from the marina. We offer a wide-ranging menu, with something for everyone. There is ample parking adjacent to the Cafe, and you can drop in or make a booking.

THE WINNERS SPORT NUTRITION CO
The Winners Sports Nutrition Co Pty Ltd is a wholly Australian owned company specialising in sports nutrition and owns and operates winnersbars.com. Winners also support the SKCC Women's Teams (and Cadel Evans) and we welcome them as sponsors in 2010 and beyond.

THE URBAN HOTEL
A quality accommodation experience is much more than a comfortable bed. Urban hotels are special places, big on designer style with a focus on modern comfort and relaxation. Whether you’re staying with us for a meeting or conference, or enjoying some leisure time, we’re serious about helping you unwind. So we’ve designed 3 hotels and luxury guest rooms which offer comfort that’s the next best thing to sleeping at home.
www.hotelurban.com

BIKE SHOPS
These local Bike Shops supported the club for many years with a 10% discount on presentation of the SKCC Membership Card. We'd like to remember that support and those shops that offered this discount - many of whom are still in operation today. Please support the local bike industry and these guys who've helped us along the way:

Bike Now
100 Park St South Melbourne VIC 3205, Ph: 03 9696 8588
112 - 114 Carlisle Street (Corner of St Kilda Road) St Kilda, 3182, Ph: 03 9537 0522

Fitzroy Cycles
Fitzroy 106 Victoria St 3065, Ph: 03 9419 4397
Carnegie 1034 Dandenong Rd 3163 , Ph: 03 9571 8100

Freedom Machine
Port Melbourne 265-267 Bay St, 3207, Ph: 03 9681 8533
Prahran 245 Chapel St, 3181, Ph: 03 9681 8533
Brighto76 Church Street, 3186, Ph: 03 9592 5199

Gran Prix Cycles
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LeKnicks
Shop 4/300 Beach Road, Black Rock, 3193, Ph: 03 9589 0564

Pro-Motion Cycles
527 North Road, Ormond, 3204, Ph: 03 9576 9212

Richmond Cyclery
516 - 524 Bridge Road, Richmond, 3121, Ph: 03 9421 9353

Swim Bike Run
86 Punt Rd, Windsor, 3181, Ph: 03 9533 7822

Total Rush
345 Punt Road, Richmond, 3121, Ph: 03 9421 0070

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