Women Race Team Reports

Giant/SKCC Team Report week ending 23.10.11

October 25, 2011

SKCC Womens Crit - BikeForce points series – race 1This week Hannah, Justyna and Jodie from the SKCC/Giant team contested the first in the four race series sponsored by BikeForce. With some big prize money and points for the series up for grabs, the fast girls were enticed to the start line with Jenny MacPherson,…

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Honda Hybrid Tour

October 20, 2011

What a week!  Established in 2009, the Honda Hybrid Women’s Tour runs as the support event to the Jayco Herald Sun Tour and, this year, was incorporated into the Women’s National Road Series. Justyna and Alison from SKCC/Giant were joined by SKCC girls Marlena Klaic, Pip Read and new member Heidi Buntrock to form the…

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SKCC/Giant Team report – week ending 9/10/2011

October 20, 2011

Australian Masters National Road ChampionshipsAlison and Jodie from the SKCC/Giant team have just completed all 3 events (Time Trial, Criterium and Road Race) in the Australian Masters National Road Championships held in Ballarat. Unfortunately Alison and Jodie are in the same age group (WMAS3) which meant they were competing against each other. On the first…

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SKCC Giant Team report – week ending 2nd Oct 2011

October 7, 2011

With the commencement of daylight saving the SKCC criterium season kicked off in full swing. The first crit race of the season saw fantastic numbers in the women’s races with SKCC now offering Women’s A, B & C grades! The women’s races have been extended with A grade now racing for 45 minutes plus 3…

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Race Report – Northern Combine Road Race Champs

September 26, 2011

A sunny day greeted us at Broadford on Saturday.  Sadly the wind was not our friend, the shape of the course ensuring we would be facing a head or crosswind for most of the race with the only relief being a short stretch at the beginning of each lap!SKCC members were very well represented, making…

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SKCC/Giant Team report – week ending 18th Sept 2011

September 20, 2011

None of the team raced this week, however some of the team will be at the Northern Combine Road Championships this coming weekend. Plus on Sunday the team will be attending the SKCC Women’s Networking BBQ. Alison, Hannah and Justyna went on a training ride together to Mt Eliza. Other places the team could be…

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SKCC/Giant Team report – week ending 11th Sept 2011

September 14, 2011

This week the team raced at the Northern Combine Hawthorn Trophy Race. Unfortunately only 3 of the team were able to make it to the start – Justyna, Alison and Jodie. The forecast for the day was hail, rain and strong winds. Luckily it was dry but the winds were strong. This became a telling…

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SKCC/Giant Team report – week ending 4th Sept 2011

September 7, 2011

The big news this week is that Hannah is back from her long European vacation and took no time to get back to the familiar Beach Rd training. With no racing this weekend the team focused on training. Places the team could be seen training this week – Lisa did some training at Kew and…

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SKCC/Giant Team Report – week ending 28th August 2011

August 29, 2011

SKCC Road Championships. A sunny but cool day greeted a record turnout for the SKCC (World) Road Championships, with a field of 20 lining up for the start of the women's race.  As well as competing for the title of SKCC Road Champion, Masters 2/3 and Masters 4/5 women were also vying for age group…

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SKCC/Giant Team report – week ending 21st August 2011

August 24, 2011

SKCC/Giant Team report – week ending 21st August 2011.Pop Stewart HandicapIt was a perfect day for a bike race; blue skies and little wind.  I'll be honest, I don't love handicaps, but they are good training. Joining me in the 16min bunch was fellow SKCC chick Eliza Bergin. 16 mins was called up, we pushed…

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