General News

5 Questions with Kay Doidge

May 15, 2018

This is Kay’s second year with SKCC and came to the club in a round about fashion. Kay’s friend Ell patiently mentored Kay on surviving Beach Road, appropriate cycling fashion (Kay learnt that apparently hockey socks are not the go) as well as assisting with taking the leap from riding a hybrid to a roadie…

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Race Memberships for 1st time Women & Junior racers

May 2, 2018

Each year a number of VIP memberships are made available by Cycling Victoria and Cycling Australia. The aim of a VIP membership is to encourage interested people to take up a race membership (full racing entitlements) with their local club to try cycling as a sport for the calendar year. This is a complimentary membership…

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Descending Skills…finally its here!

May 2, 2018

Ridewiser Road Descending Techniques 101 SKCC Club PRO Training Rides 2018 F Grade - 7.30am Sat 26th May from Rowville E Grade - 7.30am Sat 2nd June from Rowville D Grade - 7.30am Sat 16th June from Rowville "Stuff that everybody needs to know on a road bike!" Rob Crowe OAM Olympian and Road Cycling…

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5 Questions with Ben Healey

May 2, 2018

Ben is a working father with two primary school aged kids. He joined SKCC 6 or 7 years ago, after the MTB club he was a member of began disbanding. He enjoys both the social aspects and a bit of casual racing across a few disciplines. Ben is a fan of outdoor life (outside of cycling),…

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Baw Baw Alpine Resort Classic 18th Edition

April 19, 2018

It was a nice change at Baw Baw this year with blue skies and sunshine, in the past riders have been greeted by snow at the top at this event. The race traditionally begins from Warragul and takes riders through Neerim South and over Vespers Hill before the final gruelling six kilometre climb up the…

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Velo Vendredi – April 27 2018

April 19, 2018

It’s Velo Vendredi time again but this time with a bit of a difference. CV are dedicating the weekend of the 28th and 29th April to getting more women riding and we thought our VV ride on the 27th could add to the activities running over the weekend. This month’s ride will be led by…

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Ride leader’s tip of the week #1

April 19, 2018

  Our SKCC Ride leaders and coaches get to see the good, bad, and (hopefully not too) ugly out on the road, so over the next few newsletters they will be offering some tips to help keep us “Safe, smooth and stylish”. We all love our bunch rides, and there is nothing like being part…

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5 Questions with Fiona Clothier

April 18, 2018

About two years ago I started prioritising exercise into my life. I started with running (very slowly), and gradually increased my fitness and strength over about 8 months, by which time I completed a 35km run. This was a massive achievement for me, and one that was well beyond my expectations. Soon after this, my…

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5 Questions with Andrew Benneker

April 4, 2018

Andrew is another supporter of SKCC and the club rides; thank you Andrew!! SKCC is very fortunate to have your loyalty and support. We wanted to share a bit more about Andrew. Andrew started cycling approximately 4 years ago and moved to St Kilda 3 years ago. Andrew’s introduction to the club was a unique…

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Indian Pacific Wheel Race

March 22, 2018

For those that have not heard of this event, it is an epic, solo unsupported bike race across Australia; a distance of 5,500km (3,400mi). What does that look like? Riders have to find their own food, water and repair supplies along the route. They ride for as long as they could each day then found…

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