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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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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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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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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5 Questions with Lisa and Ernie

March 21, 2018

Many club members know Ernesto Arriagada (he’s either on a bike or, these days more often, behind a camera) and Lisa Byrne; Ernie and Byrnie. This couple met through SKCC and celebrate 10 years of happiness (if you can call it that!) on March 22. Ern was part of the SKCC Committee a couple of…

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2018 St Kilda CC Criterium Championships – this Sunday, 25th March

March 18, 2018

Hi SKCC'ers, welcome to the 2018 SKCC Criterium Championships! Listed below is all the information you'll need to enter the correct age category (or grade), the entry price and the race schedule. (Don't worry if you're not sure of your age category, Entry Boss will allocate you to the correct category based on your date…

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Peaks Challenge – Lee Turner does it for the 7th time

March 15, 2018

Ali and I were back to tackle our 7th Peaks Challenge Falls Creek in a row. This year, like previous years, the weather was perfect. Along with our friend, Nadine, we were the 10 Hour Ride Leaders. Peaks Challenge Falls Creek is the best challenge ride on the calendar and it’s no surprise why it…

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