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M2W by Purdie Long

October 18, 2017

Photo credit: Ernesto Arriagada They say third time's a charm, but sadly not in this case. This was the third time I pinned on a number for the inaugural Warny. I have since been told that I made history by being the first woman to have entered this event three times, which although is pretty…

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M2W by Kerry Jonker

October 18, 2017

Photo credit: Ernesto Arriagada Deciding to enter the “Warny” didn't seem like a big deal to me. Knowing other women had completed the race, logically I thought "well why not me too?" The morning got off to a rough start; even before the race started with two crashes in the neutral zone. The second crash…

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SKCC Ladies taking the racing scene by storm !

October 30, 2016

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…

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Bridie O’Donnell brings home hour record glory

February 12, 2016

While we're on the subject of achievements and records, we wanted to send out a huge congratulation to one of our stalwart members, Bridie O'Donnell, who claimed the UCI women's hour record, at the Adelaide Superdrome, on January 22. We're just sorry it's taken us this long to formally congratulate her! We've seen Bridie's fierce…

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Over 2000 do the Women’s Ride!

April 16, 2015

Last Sunday, around 2000 women joined the inaugural “Women’s Ride” which comprised 53 rides and 13 events around Victoria.  The rides came in many varieties: slow meanderings along bike paths, heart starting efforts along picturesque Beach Road and ascending and descending hills and mountains and navigating mountain bikes along single tracks in bushland.    St Kilda…

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Mini Parsons blitzes at NRS Tour of Adelaide!

April 16, 2015

Last Sunday, the NRS Tour of Adelaide finished and St. Kilda cycling club member, Michaela Parsons won the overall classification in the women's race. This is an impressive result especially considering that Michaela only picked up cycling a couple of years ago, and this was her first ever NRS race and tour. She managed to win the first…

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The Women’s Ride – 12 April

March 26, 2015

  SKCC are very proud to be a supporter and contributor to the inaugural Women’s ride to be held on Sunday 12th April 2015.   SKCC have had big focus on women’s cycling over the past 5 or so years and we’re super keen to support others that are now doing the same and encouraging…

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SKCC women’s networking lunch

October 30, 2014

One of SKCC's newest members, Raine Gaisford, has discovered how welcoming a bunch we can be, slotting right into the Breeze along the Boulie rides on Tuesday mornings, and last Saturday, joining some 40 friendly faces at the 2014 SKCC women's networking lunch, held at Sapore in St Kilda. The keynote speaker was our own…

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health.com.au Women’s Novice Crit Race – 26 October

October 16, 2014

This initiative is brought to you by health.com.au - a race for women who have never participated in a criterium before. health.com.au would love to see more women riding and experiencing competitive cycling for the first time, and they know that getting started is often the biggest challenge. If you've ridden in a bunch and…

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Carol Cooke a finalist for Australian of the Year

October 10, 2014

You may have seen a three-wheeled bike (or trike, if you want to be more technically correct) on Beach Road during your weekend rides. If so, chances are you've come across Carol Cooke: SKCC club member, Paralympian, MS campaigner, and now, one of the Victorian State finalists for the 2015 Australian of the Year award.…

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