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by Marc
Thu 04 May 2017, 9:45 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Cyclist dies in Elwood
Replies: 13
Views: 1846

Cyclist dies in Elwood

Another sad day for cyclist A cyclist, who appears to have crashed into a parked car has died. The cyclist was riding north on Marine Parade, Elwood, just south of Meredith Street, when it is believed he crashed into the back of a parked vehicle at about 7am, police said. The cyclist, believed to be...
by Marc
Mon 09 Nov 2015, 5:11 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Cyclist killed on Snow Rd
Replies: 11
Views: 1462

Re: Cyclist killed on Snow Rd

Just found out this Cyclist was an outstanding Audax member, He will be sadly missed.
by Marc
Thu 05 Nov 2015, 10:00 am
Forum: Buy, Sell & Swap
Topic: Swap Handle Bars 44cm
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Swap Handle Bars 44cm

Swap Specialized Expert Shallow Alloy Handle Bars 44cm For any type Shallow-Alloy Handle Bars 40cm
by Marc
Sun 25 Jan 2015, 5:55 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Tour Down Under with our shy and quiet ?
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Tour Down Under with our shy and quiet ?

Rohan Dennis wins overall honours ahead of Richie Porte and Cadel Evans.

But who did they interveiw after the race on channel 10 news, our one and only Heather 8) :lol: 8) :lol:

"Lookin good H"
by Marc
Mon 16 Sep 2013, 2:51 pm
Forum: Plan a ride
Topic: Amy's Gran Fondo
Replies: 240
Views: 20658

Re: Amy's Gran Fondo

Any ride reports? Weather was picture perfect. With full road closure this is a brilliant ride. ( although I was driving a Commissaire around ) Congrats to all who qualified for the UCI World Tour. Lots of Mechanicals, a few falls, People cramping on the last climb from Deans Marsh to the Benwerrin...
by Marc
Mon 09 Sep 2013, 8:51 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Cycling Central turning into ACA
Replies: 9
Views: 1076

Re: Cycling Central turning into ACA

SBS might be reading this forum, Cycling Central SBS1 are having a 1 hour show from the Subaru National Road Series 6 day Tour of the Murray that just finished on the weekend. it will be on 4pm Sunday 29th. could be worth watching. Sneak peek of the 6 days of racing here http://nationalroadseries.su...
by Marc
Mon 26 Aug 2013, 9:19 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Northern Vet's Racing
Replies: 36
Views: 3295

Re: Northern Vet's Racing

Ron wrote:I did notice another forum member in the results, don't see him around the forum much lately though.

Ron


What Grade?
by Marc
Sat 24 Aug 2013, 10:21 am
Forum: Buy, Sell & Swap
Topic: SOLD - Zipp 404's 2011 (alloy brake surface)
Replies: 6
Views: 1026

Re: FS - Zipp 404's 2011 (alloy brake surface)

Did you buy them new? and who from?
Have you got the receipt?
Can you confirm the bearings are ceramic?
by Marc
Tue 20 Aug 2013, 6:57 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Northern Vet's Racing
Replies: 36
Views: 3295

Re: Northern Vet's Racing

I did read the Vets rules the other day. Turns out I'm pretty sure I'm old enough to race next year 8) . Would be good to have some options for Sunday when Sat doesn't work out. Cyclists become eligible for veteran club membership on the 1st January in the year in which the age of 35 is reached for...
by Marc
Mon 19 Aug 2013, 2:54 pm
Forum: Competition
Topic: Northern Vet's Racing
Replies: 36
Views: 3295

Re: Northern Vet's Racing

Bit of a thread resurrection Major northerly wind today at crits at National Boulevard, hard slog the whole way. Nice to see Thorle racing and Marc getting a second in B after getting bumped from C a couple of months ago. Found myself on the front of the bunch for the last 3 laps and of course ever...
by Marc
Thu 27 Jun 2013, 8:25 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: SBS/Cycling Central Fantasy Tour de France 2013
Replies: 132
Views: 8984

Re: SBS/Cycling Central Fantasy Tour de France 2013

Tuck and Roll - michael_w Fluffy Bunny Feet - MattyP Bonk Hard - Weeeeeee MacChamps - macca33 Uran Uran - roshea Peptide Soup - barefoot AngryBird - Gerry.M Two Retarded Dogs - gfinkelde The Lairs - thorle Satyricons - Publius Naso Robbo's Rebels - Robbo yogibear - yogibearrrr Man With The Hammer - ...
by Marc
Tue 18 Jun 2013, 4:00 pm
Forum: Plan a ride
Topic: Planning a team for Port to Port Nov 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

Re: Planning a team for Port to Port Nov 2013

Hi there, I am planning for a team for the P2P in Nov. We don't have anyone on the team who has done it, or a multi-rider relay, and we will have a wide range of fitness and Expereince levels. What advice can anyone give me? Traps and pitfalls and what I need to make sure I think about in advance? ...
by Marc
Wed 12 Jun 2013, 6:37 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Riding snacks
Replies: 17
Views: 1649

Re: Riding snacks

barefoot wrote:Any other ideas of a salty savoury snack that would be easy to carry on a bike?
tim


Last Saturday on a Audax 200km I took 4 Dinner rolls filled with butter and Vegemite. kept me going all day.
by Marc
Sat 18 May 2013, 11:02 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: Look UP! (Possible CCT North Melbourne problems)
Replies: 16
Views: 2194

Re: Look UP! (Possible CCT North Melbourne problems)

Unrelated to this particular accident, but those tip trucks pull the double axle trailer scare me the most as a cyclist. The way they swing that trailer around turns has caused me many close calls. I also don't know or believe if the drivers of these trucks are as skilled, assessed or licensed the ...
by Marc
Wed 15 May 2013, 5:58 pm
Forum: Women's Cycling
Topic: Mother's Day Freebie
Replies: 2
Views: 2120

Re: Mother's Day Freebie

Mother's Day Crits The club wishes to thank the 5 willing women who raced in the gale force winds on Sunday for our Mother's Day crits. We hope that all 5 women had a good ride and we see you all again very soon. The club gave out some red roses and a tube to all women concerned as a token gift for ...

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