General News

Ride leader Amanda Inglis answers the 5 Questions

February 21, 2018

Amanda began road riding in 2009 and quickly became well versed in group riding and commuting. Amanda also pursued riding events and her 7 Peaks experience inspired a continued love of climbing. In 2016, she met the St Kilda folk and joined the club due to the friendliness and the shared dedication to riding. You…

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2018 State Crit Championships at SKCC – 25th Feb and 4th Mar

February 15, 2018

We're excited to be hosting the Victorian Criterium Championships over two weekends on our South Melbourne circuit. Below is an approximate schedule of all racing occurring on the 25th of Feb and 4th of March. Please note that this is entry dependent and is subject to change. As Men's Masters categories are being held on a different day to…

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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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Steve Drake – new CEO of CA answers the 5 Questions

February 14, 2018

Many of you would have seen that SKCC member, Steve Drake has taken over the running of our national Sporting Body, Cycling Australia, so we thought it would a great idea to find out a bit more about Steve. Steve has been a Cycling Australia board member since February 2017 and it's fair to say…

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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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Hamish Webber rides the Herald Sun Tour Corporate time-trial

February 14, 2018

Behind any great club such as St Kilda, there are many volunteers working away tirelessly to make the club run as smoothly as our club does. Volunteering is normally something you do expecting nothing in return, just to help out. However, as a regular volunteer, I was pleasantly surprised when I was approached by the…

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KOM Women’s Handicap Race Series – how do we play?

February 8, 2018

      The first round of the Women's KOM Financial Advice Handicap 3 Race Series is on this weekend and will be run as a graded handicap with all riders in the running for the series leader's jersey and points towards the overall. The prize pool for the series is $1000, split amongst the…

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2017 Cycling Victoria Awards

February 7, 2018

Left: Max Goold & John O'Brien (standing in for Kell who was racing the Track Nationals in Brisbane) Right: Club President Evan Rolton  Photo credit: Matt Goold The 2017 Cycling Victoria Awards were presented in the Alexandra Gardens, just prior to the start of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. It's a pleasure to congratulate the…

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Bunch-riding Skills Mastery

February 7, 2018

Do the best turn, correct peel off, no cutting in, smart gate-keeping, how to work 'up-the-road', when to pace-line, cross-wind change formation, rolling through, sit on and hide, lead the pack... these are just some of the key skills that good bunch-riders know well! Join the Ridewiser Team and learn on Beach Rd in the…

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Steven Drake appointed CEO at Cycling Australia

February 7, 2018

Photo credit: Ray Bowles CA this week announced the appointment of Steven Drake as CEO, following the departure of Nick Green. Steven Drake & Nick Green are members of St Kilda CC. AND, we really couldn't resist, here is a blast from the past for Steven Drake; in the Victorian jersey taken in July 1993…

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