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
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.
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.
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
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.