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Comment by Drastic on November 12, 2009 at 3:38pm
Redeye - So how did you go? I got 5th in B grade, having sat in for the whole race I failed to deliver in the sprint.

There's heaps of photos from last night which give a good idea of the track
http://gallery.me.com/petercorte#100075
http://gallery.me.com/petercorte#100082
Comment by Rouleur on November 12, 2009 at 4:12pm
I got 5th too, but in A. First race in over a year so not too shabby - blew some cobwebs out anyway.

Is that Richard from Turramurra, its Alex, I ride for Bici. You're not wrong, heaps of photo's, where did you get those, there's no link on the peleton site is there?
Comment by Drastic on November 12, 2009 at 4:23pm
Hi Aex - yes it's Richard. I remember you beating me a Beauie when we were both in C grade! Links are from the Peloton site from the guy who takes most of our photos.
Comment by Gareth Lloyd on November 12, 2009 at 6:56pm
photos looked great. I'll have to get sorted in the new year with buying my new bike and signing up with a club so I can start racing.
Comment by Matthew Siow on March 30, 2010 at 5:28am
Hey I'm a road bike rider now :) Just got my Specialized Roubaix Elite. I'm in the Hills area. Anyone know of a group I could go riding with on the weekends?
Comment by Rouleur on March 30, 2010 at 10:48am
find out what local clubs there are (Turramurra ought to be pretty local) they run rides out to Akuna bay / Mcarrs crk at the weekend. They seem to be getting bigger and bigger and split into various ability groups. Join a club and learn the ropes of group riding! Enjoy.
Comment by Nick on August 4, 2010 at 11:39am
They are implying that a professional team uses that same spec bike. Some professional teams get bikes that are not available to the public at all. For instance 'Felt' make bikes of a much higher quality for Team Garmin Slipstream than they sell to the public. Some bikes that pros use are available to the public as 'team replicas', e.g. i think you can buy the same spec cannondale as Team Liquigas use.

This 'Team' label on bikes is true in these cases but a lot of cheaper bikes call themselves 'team' (which they are perfectly allowed to do) to leverage this idea. It's probably pretty meaningless in the context you are seeing it.
Comment by Mark Evans on August 13, 2010 at 3:39pm
Hello all
Not sure if this is the right place but would appreciate some guidance.

I am new'ish to the area and I am looking to get my riding back to somewhere near the level it used to be. I am looking to join a smaller group around the Wahroonga area on a regular basis.

Any pointers would be appreciated.
Comment by Nick on August 13, 2010 at 3:45pm
Philip Johnston runs a very social group called the muggaccinos that do a lot of hilly rides. Message me and i can send you his email. Otherwise turramurra cyclery seems to have many bunches. There are also a lot of audax rides that start from waitara (more of a slow endurance long distance things).
Comment by Drastic on August 15, 2010 at 8:00pm
Hi Mark,

Turramurra Cyclery run rides every Saturday and Sunday. ask in the shop for details or see the Peloton Sports web site.

You can also join me and many others any day for the commute into the city and back. 6:30 Fox Valley Road or 6:45 at Park Street Gordon and 6 pm for the south end of the Harbour Bridge for the journey home.

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