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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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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KOM Financial Advice Women’s Handicap Series Standings

March 15, 2018

KOM Financial Advice Women's Handicap Series Don't miss out on the final race in the series this weekend; there are some fabulous prizes on offer thanks to race sponsor Dan Corbett from KOM Financial Advice. Riders in the series will be in contention for trophies, series winners jersey and cash prizes. In addition, KOM Financial Advice…

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Pathways to competitive cycling for women – Tuesday 6 March

February 28, 2018

Interested in racing your bike, but not sure where to start? We want to share with you the pathway in how you can get involved with competitive cycling. There will be a Q&A session too, so you will be able to ask any questions you may have, in a supportive and encouraging environment with cheese…

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KOM Handicap Series continues

February 22, 2018

Ladies - Sunday 25th of Feb, along with state crit champs, we have Race 2 of the KOM Financial Advice Women’s Handicap Series. The handicapping is being tweaked, stand by for more. Racing is at 8:30am so get yourself on the startlist https://entryboss.cc/calendar/skcc AND there's also a skills session, register for that one: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=352330&

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Race 1 of the KOM Financial Advice Handicap Series for women

February 14, 2018

Sunday’s first race in the KOM Financial Advice 3 Race Women’s Series saw a new face on the top step at SKCC. Congratulations to Viki Newton of Pirates Sporting Club. Handicap racing is new to SKCC crits, with many of the B and C graders participating in their first. As with road handicaps they are…

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Carol Cooke carries Queen’s Baton

February 14, 2018

A few months ago I received a letter telling me that I was to be one of the 3800 people chosen to carry the Queen's Baton in the relay that was going around Australia on a 70 day trip to the opening of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. I felt very honoured to…

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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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