Eliza Bergin

Eliza Bergin

I love to race.  By way of introduction, in January 2009, I did the SKCC Criterium Training Sessions (“Latte Laps”).  Throughout 2009, I gained broad experience through competing consistently at club and open level, riding in more than 60 races at last count!  I race because I enjoy the challenge of putting myself on the line, training hard and racing well.  Plans for the year?  You bet!

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Lisa Coutts

Lisa Coutts

Inspired  by the 2007 TDF, my husband and I bought flat bars in the hope we might eventually  become  fit enough to go on a cycling tour. Somewhere along the way we were introduced to group rides and became hooked. Nine weeks after the flatbar purchase, I had upgraded to a road bike, had all the gear, and was riding nearly every day. By early 08 I  was attempting crit races, doing quite well and absolutely loving it. I joined SKCC and have been racing ever since. Last year I was on the first SKCC womens’ team and have found it a great support.  I come from a completely non sporting life so my cycling has been and still is one huge, rewarding and sometimes challenging learning curve...  We still haven’t made it to that cycling tour.

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Tanya Matthewson

Tanya Matthewson

I started cycling ‘properly’ in January 2010 when I joined the St. Kilda Cycling Club. This is, therefore, my first season of racing so I’m keen to just get out there, soak it up and give it a go!

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Philippa Read

Philippa Read

Philippa Read, known to all her friends as “Pip”, discovered late in life a prodigious talent on the bike.

She started racing in late 2000 because it looked like fun. “I soon discovered it was not only fun but very addictive,” she said, and the bug really bit in 2002 when she entered the World Masters Games, held that year in Melbourne.

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Delia Symons

Delia Symons

After many years of competitive rowing, I joined a local bunch and made the switch to cycling in 2003.  I raced competitively in Perth during 2003-2005, and since moving to Melbourne have got the urge to race again, so joined SKCC and was fortunate enough to be picked in the SKCC women’s race team.

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