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8th August 2021.....Working Bee at the Alice Springs Cycling Centre

Save the date, 8th August 2021 0930-1200 for a Working Bee at the Alice Springs Cycling Centre.
Tasks we are looking to tackle:
  • Track Bike maintenance
  • Velodrome Infrastructure maintenance
  • Prickles on the Cyclocross course
  • Upcoming track season preparation
ASCC Committee will be hoping to have the same success, with our working bee as the last, to keep our club great...
Alice Springs Cycling Club 2021 Events Calendar

Follow the link to the events calendar:
 Alice Springs Cycling Club 2021 Events Calendar | Alice Springs Cycling Club (alicespringscc.com.au)
 

Alice Springs Cycling Club First Aid course

The club has been working with our local St John's first aid provider and will be running a first aid course on the 4th of September 2021.

This first aid course will be provided:
  • Free to Alice Springs Cycling Club members.
  • $135 for other AusCycling members (CARR, BMX).

This course is delivered with the approval of St John Australia RTO: 88041 and consists of:
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (1 day with pre learning)
includes:
  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Point of Contact: membership@alicespringscc.com.au or contact Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alicespringscyclingclub/

Have a chat with Nicola to find out additional details or register your interest.....Placements are limited.
 
August 28th and 29th Online Coaching Course
The club is supporting members to gain the knowledge being provided by AusCycling to complete an Online Development Coaching course. Details and information can be obtained from the ASCC membership officer. POC: membership@alicespringscc.com.au or contact our Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/alicespringscyclingclub/

 


 
Alice Springs Cycling Club Events
Saturday 15 May 2021:
Team Time Trial
 

Not sure of the results...but some pics of the action.
 

Saturday 29 May 2021:

Alice Springs Graded Road Race 1.
A beautiful sunny, but cool day greeted the small number of riders from the club to tackle Larapinta Drive and the wind gusts which seem to be part of the road…
  

A grade: Only Mikey and Clive were there to slog out the 80kms, and with the pair managing a cracking pace completing the first 40km in a 1 hour and 3 minutes it would turn into a war of attrition. Mikey showing signs of the firm pace at the 55km mark, dropping the wheel and Clive slowly moved away to finish the 80km. Mikey ended up 6 minutes down with Clive finishing in a time of 2 hours and 15 minutes averaging 36.5 kph. Hardest race of 2021 so far!
 

B grade: Rolling out 2 minutes behind A grade the small bunch of riders worked well as they faced 60 kms of the Larapinta drive 10.2km out and back circuit. The bunch was tight over the first lap, but slowly but surely cracks started to appear as riders faced their limits. Leaving a three-way sprint to the line with Nicola, Max, and Laurie to fight it out… The head wind at the finish was a daunting thought but it was Laurie who was able to kick and just keep clear of the powerful Max as he stormed home to the line, with Nicola in the slip stream to finish third… great job team!
 

C grade: I was told there was three Clydesdales in the race today to gallop the 40 km event… once again in small numbers on the Larapinta Drive circuit would see the group split. Teddy being the strongest on the day to gallop clear of the trotting Stew and then Bob.
 

Thanks for all the Members popping out for the blasts of energy…. Extra thanks to Russell for keeping the team safe at the turn around. Great job by Andrea running the race and me, for setting up. Three tribes up next…. keep your eyes peeled for details!

Clive

Results
A Grade: 80KMs
Position Rider Time
1st Clive Hickey 2.15.04
2nd Michael Harrison 2.21.27

B Grade: 60kms
Position Rider Time
1st Laurie Berryman 1.55.10
2nd Max Yffer ‘’
3rd Nicola Jelinek ‘’
4th Kimberly Douglass 1.57.01
5th Andrew Koop 2.11.09

C Grade: 40Kms
Position Rider Time
1st Teddy Hartley 1.23.00
2nd Stew Clark 1.31.19
3rd Bob Taylor 1.31.21

19 June 2021:
Three Tribes

Riders, Runners and Riders
 
The Alice Springs Cycling Club, Alice Springs Running Club and Central Australian Rough Riders came together for a great social event to mix our athletes up in teams or individuals, to compete in a road leg and then run or MTB leg. A great afternoon was achieved with a promise for the event to reoccur next year with vigor.
 

 


 
 
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