Author: Andrew Downey

Racing News 18 November 2017

Skies were overcast and thunderstorms threatened to spoil the party as the Riders took to the course for the last Official Race for not only the year, but for the Club itself. As this was The Bicycle Emporium’s annual Omnium

Racing News 5 November 2017

Gold Coast Masters Race 5th November 2017 On a warm and sticky morning three member of the Ballina Masters Club,  Shorty Brown, Garry Whitfield and Bob Charlton travelled up the Gavin Short Course. D grade had a field of 27

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With Numbers down a little from last year, several riders away, others competing in National Titles and a couple choosing to do their own thing. The 11 riders assembled showed the true grit and determination that inspired this ride in

Racing News 16 September 2017

You couldn’t have asked for better weather for the Individual Time Trial held on Saturday afternoon, blue skies and light winds were on hand for the longest Time Trial in the Clubs’ history, 24.4km. 5 Riders lined and were set

Racing News 10 September 2017

Runaway Bay GCMCC Race Meeting   On a crisp spring morning four members from Ballina Masters Cycling Club drove up to the Runaway Bay Criterum track to do battle with the Gold Coast Masters Cycling Club boys. Bruce Syme in

Racing News 2 September 2017

A bright sunny afternoon heralded the start of Spring as the Final part of the Winter Series got under way. The format was a reverse handicap which has a Rolling mass start. The Handicaps are applied to the riders Finish

Racing News 26 August 2017

A blustery day with blue skies was what greeted the Riders on Saturday afternoon as the Second Part of the Winter Series finally got under way. Bad weather and a series of other setbacks had forced the Racing to shift

Racing News 12 August 2017

Bright sunshine and light winds were the order of the day for the Teams Race on Saturday afternoon. This was an ideal way for the riders to get out and get a feel for the all new BMCC road course,

Racing News 22 July 2017

Clear Skies and light winds greeted the Riders on the Banks of the Richmond River in South Ballina for the Reverse Handicap Race. The Rolling Start …. The riders set off as a group with a rolling start and the

Racing News 15 July 2017

Light breezes, cloudy skies and a Storm coming was what greeted the Riders for the first race of the Winter Series.The format for this first race was a Grouped Handicap where riders of similar abilities were grouped together according to