Author: Andrew Downey

Racing News 1 July 2017

Sunny skies and light breezes greeted the Riders for the Two-man Team Race but illness, injury and low temperatures kept the numbers down for what was ideal conditions for Racing. 6 Riders braved the cool temps and their names were

Racing News 24 June 2017

After weeks of rain, the conditions could not have been better for the Inaugural Patrons’ Trophy race. The race was 30 km in length (33.4 actually) which was achieved by adding a loop in the middle of the normal up

Racing News 17 June 2017

A Blustery South Westerly was in force on an overcast Saturday afternoon for the start of the Individual Time Trial. Showers had cleared earlier in the day but a mass of dark clouds were making their way up from the

Racing News 3 June 2017

On a day that had been forecast for rain for the past week, the clouds while all around, held off dumping on the riders as they lined up for the Grouped Handicap race. The wind on the other hand decided to

Racing News 27 May 2017

A bright, sunny afternoon heralded the Inaugural President’s Cup Race. The race format was an Individual Handicap, where each rider would according to their own handicap time and whilst they could draft, each rider would be set off at no

Racing News 20 May 2017

On a gloomy afternoon that had been threatening rain for days, 7 Riders fronted up to compete in the Reverse Handicap Race. The conditions were pretty benign despite how they looked and were in fact quite nice for a race.

Racing News 7 May 2017

4 Riders chose to take the trip up to Arundel on the Gold Coast to participate in some quality Graded racing with Gold Coast Masters Cycling Club on their Gaven Short Course. Richard Brown flew the BMCC flag solo in

Racing News 29 April 2017

After a couple of weeks of ideal weather conditions, the Riders were treated to a dose of typical South Ballina Blow for the Grouped Handicap.  The Riders were grouped together by Handicap times and set off in those groups. The First

Racing News 22 April 2017

Perfect conditions greeted the 8 Riders who lined up to compete in the 2 Man Team race. The riders were names were drawn from a hat and their handicaps added together, then halved to give them a time to beat.

Racing News 15 April 2017

9 riders met with glorious sunshine and a light NNE breeze for the first full Individual Time Trial (ITT) for the year. With no Drafting allowed and no significant wind advantage, this would prove a true test of the riders

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