Ride Gold Coast May 15

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Plus a Cyclismo Special …Image above: Veloshotz

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2016 Toyota IRONMAN Australia Port MacquarieEntries Open Tues 12 May, 11am for (AEST) TAThurs 14 May, 11am (AEST) for General entriesEarly Bird Entries + Race Ready Bundles availablewww.ironmanaustralia.com / Register

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Mary and the BTS Girls collageHard work does pay off…these girls are proof of these words…Check out Saturday’s Ride…not for the slackers!

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Burleigh Triathlon Squad

A good choice!

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Move over “Bike Lane” Larry & Dougal are the shakers and the movers!!!!  Coming live from a track near you…tune that dial & be amazed!!

the Larry & Dougal
Track Show

Bicycle Centre Nerang Group Ride May :Larry and TV

Parvoíces no ginásio...

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Have you seen professional cyclist Ian Bibby enjoying Sunday's stage of the Tour de Yorkshire?

Posted by Cycle Show on Thursday, May 7, 2015

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Homers Odyssey

every Wednesday…thats a bike ride!

Homers Odyssey

This is an easy Wednesday ride around 70 minutes … up the picturesque Currumbin Valley

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New opportunity

Gold Coast Chicks who Rides Bikes

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This is a group for Gold Coast women who like riding their bikes and want to meet up, have fun and meet new people! All female roadettes and mtb chicks in the GC area welcome!! Hop over and give our new page a LIKE to stay in touch·

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Simon O’Brien, Jason Meli, David Tucker and Brad Miller at Main Street Murwillumbah.

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Women's Only Climbing & Descending

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A Note from Chris

“After the success of our first women’s only clinic back in February, we are conducting another Climbing and Descending Clinic for Women on the 24 May. The workshop will again be taken by experienced coach, Vickie Burr.

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So what’s happening South of the border?

Cyclismo is coming

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Stay tuned more updates coming this weekend…

Ciclismo 2015 – Ride the Regions (RTR) Challenge Series

2015 marks the introduction of a new CICLISMO concept, where new cycling events have been introduced to run alongside the traditional Brisbane Camperland QRTS. These include a ‘Ride the Regions’ (RTR) Challenge Series, Community Rides, a Women’s Tour and a Cyclocross event.

The ‘Ride the Regions’ (RTR) Challenge Series is a new initiative of Cycling Queensland aimed at providing a unique opportunity for cyclists to challenge themselves on exciting, scenic courses in South East QLD. The three timed Challenge rides in the series coincide with the final three rounds of the Brisbane Camperland QTRS.

Riders are able to take part in the events as individuals or as members of a team. All riders will be timed and be eligible for a selection of random prizes at the finish. A commemorative shirt will be available to recognise their accomplishment.

Registration and further information will soon be available on the new Ciclismo website. Please check the Ciclismo Facebook  page for updates.


RTR Challenge Series – ‘The Great Bunya Challenge’

Sunday 21 June 2015

The first of the RTR Challenge Series ‘The Great Bunya Challenge’ provides riders with the unique experience of climbing the testing Bunya Mountains Road from the Kumbia side to finish at the top of the Bunya Mountains National Park. Riders will depart Kingaroy prior to the QRTS race and have the option of following the same route to the Bunya Mountains (‘Grande’ event – 108km), or, for riders looking for a shorter option, there will be the choice of proceeding from Kingaroy straight to the top of Bunya Mountain via Kumbia (71km).
Grande – Kingaroy to Bunya Mountains (108km)
Medio – Kingaroy to Bunya Mountains via Kumbia (71km)


RTR Challenge Series – ‘Battle the Blackall’

Sunday 26 July 2015

The ‘Battle the Blackall’ is the second round of the RTR Challenge series. This 107km ride will depart Gympie prior to the QRTS race on Sunday 26 July and follow the same route to Maleny. A bus will be available to take ‘Battle the Blackall’ riders from Maleny to Gympie on Saturday afternoon, for those riders that wish to leave their vehicle in Maleny.
Grande – 107km (Gympie to Maleny)

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RTR Challenge Series – ‘Ride of the Future’

Sunday 30 August 2015

The ‘Ride of the Future’ is the final ride in the RTR Challenge series. It departs Yarrabilba prior to the Brisbane Camperland QRTS Stage 2 road race and follows a circuit that takes riders towards Jimboomba, Mundoolum and Tamborine before joining the same circuit used for the QRTS road race to complete the ride. Participants in the longer ‘Grande’ event (83km) will complete an additional lap of the QRTS road race circuit. The shorter ‘Medio’ option is 52km.
Grande – 83km
Medio – 52km

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Ivan Liked this!

Ivan Von Dork shared The Bike Lane‘s photo to the group: Gold Coast Cycling Combine.
With a couple of photo modifications by me /Steve!! but a top facebook comment ..puts a smile on ya dial!

So who’s been a quiet achiever recently then, hmmmmmm? Rob’s going to kill this, The Bike Lane was a great concept when Wade Wallace, Scott McGrory, and Matt Keenan were doing it in 2012-2013 but it was very much a prototype show made on the smell of an oily rag. I know Scott in particular poured his heart and soul into the original program. But it’s picked up now for SBS and I like Rob’s forthright commentary. He’s very much from the James Hunt school of commentary without the English Grammar School accent.

Hopefully SBS won’t neuter the original concept too much in the interests of political correctness. By the way, Rob still holds the outright record for the Hot Lap on a reasonably priced race bike.


The co-host of ‪#‎TheBikeLane‬ for the first 3 episodes is Robbie McEwen. Starts Sunday 24 May, 5pm, SBE ONE. ‪#‎sbscycling‬

Opportunity knocks!

Registrations now open

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Screen Shot 2015-05-15 at 8.17.27 pmFantastic Winter event opportunity…great build up event to the GC100 and Robbies festival of Cycling…plus it is a “Ride Rotary” event! A sister event to the GC100 and a bloody good neighbour…Rotary put a in huge effort to host these events and their reward is your participation..come on every one and that means all you clubbies..this is the grass roots of cycling…give me a hand to build these events into something we can all be very proud of..
Cheers Steve 

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Some light stuff

GC Ride Maps

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Sticking with the 

Ivan Facebook theme!

Just putting out a proposal which we can throw in the waste bin if it doesn’t gain traction.

Some of you might recall Turbo Thursday around Hope Island. When it worked well, there were big numbers participating. Riders from Robina, riers from H2O, riders from the Sharks as well the Bayview Training Group. It seems to me a strong Tuesday and a strong Thursday on the weekly training calendar would be a good thing.

For A group and B Group to have a competitive spirit, the magic recipe seems to be 100% and 85% distance respectively for A and B groups.

If you know the Hope Island region, in the map below, you’ll see a route which has 8 sets of lights for the whole distance if you were to ride the A Group route. I’m thinking we could move our current Wednesday ride to Thursday, kick off the original Spotlight meet and greet system to then hook up with the riders waiting at Caffene Break. Neutral zone until the riders split at the Runaway Bay shops? Your thoughts?


More light stuff

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Racing and Competitive meets posted

Andre Bondeson posted: LUKE HARROP RACE tomorrow morning (Saturday) is on.

7.00am Junior Series race
7.30am Senior graded criterium. $10.00 entry
8.45am race training for non-licenced riders (with licenced mentors included). $5.00 cost.

registrations close 5 minutes before each race starts, so be there early enough to register.

8.45am race training – participants need to be there prior to start to register for insurance purposes.

Murwillumbah Cycling Club

This Saturday 16th May the first race of the MCC Women’s Series. We are looking for women to ride C/D who are new to or thinking of starting road racing. This grade is a great introductory level and with discounted three day licences its a great event for women to try racing for the first time. The course is an undulating 41km with a flat finish. Women’s A/B is for strong women riders and experienced road racers looking to compete at club level against other women. The A/B course is a challenging 58km with a hilltop finish. Although this is a series each race will be run individually with prizes you don’t need to race all three events. For more info Email Simone communication@murbahcycleclub.org.au
Please help us support women’s racing and share will all women riders you know.


I hope you enjoy what I do, please flick me a direct message. Do you have some gr8shotz or comments, stories? please share them…
Cheers Steve
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