Hot week of racing round up

This week has seen some more outstanding results by athletes at their chosen events!
Earlier this week the VLCC team criterium events were held at Victoria Park. The team are currently holding 7th place overall and this week saw athletes Georg and Dave D racing and performing well.
In the grades Richard and Matt were racing in B grade and showed strong form with Matt taking the win in B grade.
In D grade Colin showed he’s recovered from a spill early in the season and was on form to take 3rd place. 

This weekend had the SDVLCC One division HCP race and Paul rode strong to come away with a 2nd place

Up to Cairns with Russell going in to his club crit champs with a plan and it worked! Great to see him on winning form and attacking the group! Well done Russell

 

Cycling South Australia Cooper Coast Cup and more

Last weekend saw the famous Cooper Coast Cup formally the Hell of the North as part of the CSA Super Series.

Plenty of action across the two days with Day 1 hosting a 77km Road Race with strong winds and gravel sections.

Athletes were in action across the categories, with some outstanding results! Team ADX with athlete Graham King taking 2nd place in the Masters Cat 2 RR with a team one, two and 3!
Unfortunately Matt punctured 5km from the finish

In Masters 1 Jarrod Currie and team rode a outstanding race to take out the win!

Also coach Michelle in her first Cat 1 event riding strong. Rachel and Ky also raced in their respective grades and can be proud of their efforts

Day Two saw a crit held a Moonta with a very tough 600m circuit around Queens Square. Jarrod rode an outstanding race lapping the field and taking the win comfortably to take out the Category 1 Masters race

In the Category 2 Masters Matt was able to sprint into 3rd place

In local racing at SDVLCC club McLaren Flat Dave D was able to sprint for the win in A grade with Richard in 2nd place

Great racing by all weekend

It’s Crit Season

Coaches have had a great break away and have benefited from the holiday and shows in this weeks results update!

Wednesday evening saw Phil win his B grade crit after getting off the plane the day before!

This weekend also saw the South Australian Masters Cycling Association State Criterium Championships combined with the club championships. Athletes competed in numerous age categories and many pulling out outstanding results!

Club Championship Results
F2 – Gold –  Michelle Crick
M1 – Silver – Jarrod Currie
M3 – Gold – Richard Shortt
Silver – Matt Caldersmith
Bronze -Phil Crick
M5 – Silver – Georg Thierry
4th – Colin Chapman

State Championship Results
Stand out result from Richard timing a solo attack to claim the state title!
M3 – Gold – Richard Shortt
5th – Matt Caldersmith
M5 – Silver – Georg Thierry
6th – Colin Chapman
F2 – Gold – Michelle Crick

 

Racing action from the weekend

The last round of the Winter crit season brought some very changeable weather at Victoria Park with strong wind and showers but this did not deter athletes from ADX Depot team racing across multiple grades!
Coach Phil taking the top honours to win in C grade with athlete Keith taking the Preme sprint and 3rd place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Southern Veterans held a club TT race and Graham taking out the fastest time of the race some very close times by other athletes too

Graham Fastest 50:36.347
Phil F 3rd fastest 50:55.540
Dave D 4th fastest 51:04.672
Richard 51:52.516
David W 0:52:05.209

Full results from the TT are here: results2017.09.24

One more race this weekend this time in the Adelaide Hills GSR with Paul taking out 2nd place in D grade in what I hear is where the worst of the rain in Adelaide.

 

Weekend Results Update

Huge weekend of racing for lots of our athletes this weekend.

Firstly huge congratulations to athlete Graham King in qualifying got the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships 2018 by coming in 4th in the 50-54 Age Group at Amy’s Gran Fondo in Lorne Victoria.
Stuart and Sam also rode in the Gran Fondo

Another big result came from athlete Dave Dobson in one of his best race results ever at the SAMCA State Road Championships finishing a brilliant 2nd pace getting the silver medal in the M3 category. Georg and Phil also raced but unfortunately didn’t place. Richard had a major mechanical ans was unable to race

In the skinny lattes series round up Rachel rode a great criterium race, finishing in 2nd to claim 3rd overall in the entire series in C grade

Kelly and Russell Eustace took part in the Cardic Challenge raising money for the Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation cycling from Cairns to Cooktown over three days – well done guys!

Other athletes were racing at the local Norwood club criterium. Coach Phil back in action narrowly beaten in C grade finishing in 4th. Matt ( B grade),Keith (C grade) and Michelle (E grade) all gearing up for Cycling South Australia Super Series commencing in October.

 

 

 

Southern District Veteran District & Ladies Club Road Race Championships

Sunday 10th September saw athletes compete in multiple age groups in the Club Road Race Championships at Southern District Veterans Club. Different distances for different age groups ranging from 65km to 88km and a very challenging course more slightly more enjoyable in the great weather which turned out.

Michelle F2 – Gold
Georg M5 –  Bronze
Graham M4 – Bronze
Dave M3  – Gold
Richard M3  – Bronze
Greg M2  – Bronze
Jarrod M1 – Gold
(not pictured)

Good luck to those athletes competing in the State Championships next weekend or heading to Lorne for the Gran Fondo Championships lets hope for more great weather all round.

 

Race Results – SDVLCC Ron Williams KOM Rd4

Sunday 20th August saw a great day for Rd 4 and the final round of the King of the Mountain series at McLaren Flat

A grade was a super tough group with Graham and Dave both racing in this grade. Graham managed to sprint for 3rd in the overall race win

C Grade again another strong group with Colin taking out 2nd place

SAMCA Roof Rack City Burford Hill Open GSR Race Results

Athletes put on a great show at the South Australian Masters Cycling Association Road Race at Burford Hill on Sunday 13th August.

Jarrod took out the KOM ahead of the usual favourite Craig Ingram in A grade but suffered cramp and didn’t finish the race.

Graham and Dave took out 5th and 6th respectively in B grade after a strong big bunch race. (pictured below)

Colin C (pictured) placed 3rd in D grade with Stuart in 6th place.

Great results with spectacular weather

Full results here