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Robert Hodgson Memorial Invitational Race 2015

In 2013 we lost a legend of the Northern Sydney Cycling Club, Robert Hodgson.

Sunday, January 4th, 2015 we came together to celebrate his life - one man and his fight to ride tall and conquer cancer with the biggest and fastest ever Beaumont Road.


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The Robert Hodgson Memorial Race is presented by the Northern Sydney Cycling Club for the best riders in Sydney.

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Bike Bug Beauie Criterium Series Pointscore Finalists for 2014

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Top 5 riders in the Bike Bug series results

A grade
Rider Points Races
1 Matthew Garnon 75 10
2 Michael Potter 60 7
3 Craig Stevens 55 11
4 Darryl Noolan 45 8
5 Geoff Goh 40 8

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Results from last Sunday's Bike Bug Beauie Criterium race

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A grade
1st Matt Rosyn MWCC
2nd B Handlers MWCC
3rd K Howard CCCC

B grade
1st P Hay CCCC
2nd Justin Millington CCCC
3rd Greg Teserreiro NSCC

C grade
1st Matthew Osborne NSCC
2nd S Welfare MWCC
3rd John Penn NSCC

D grade
1st L Hay CCCC
2nd Fergus Mackie NSCC
3rd W Fraser LACC

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Final Beauie Criterium of 2014 and Club BBQ - Sunday December 7th

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Two big events this Sunday.

At 8:15am we have the final race in the 2014 Beauie Criterium series to decide who will win the end of season prizes.

Entry fee is $15, remember to bring your race licence - you can also enter online via the club webshop on this homepage.

Following the racing at Beaumont Rd all members are encouraged to bring their families along to a club BBQ at Fagan Park starting at 12 noon.

Even if you are not racing in the morning please feel free to come out and enjoy a relaxed BBQ lunch with your fellow club mates and their families.

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Safety - An Important Notice to All NSCC Members

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On behalf of Northern Sydney Cycling Club Committee, I wanted to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the cyclist who was tragically killed on Saturday morning on McCarrs Creek Road.

Such tragic events bring us all down to earth on the potential dangers of road cycling and the need for us all to be continually vigilant and conscious of how we ride. I won't comment on the particulars of this latest tragedy, especially as this is now a police matter.

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Beauie results - Sunday 23 November

Results for BikeBug Beauie Worlds racing today are:

A grade
1st – Michael Potter NSCC
2nd – Jeff Nakajima NSCC
3rd – Tai Huynh NSCC

B grade
1st – Tim Hiley NSCC
2nd – Nathan Craig NSCC
3rd – Adan Gilbert CCCC

C grade
1st – Matthew Osborne NSCC
2nd – Richard Lack NSCC
3rd - Daniel Newman NSCC

D grade
1st – Mark Brayan NSCC
2nd – Sam Welch NSCC
3rd – Fergus Mackie NSCC (Junior grade)

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Sunday 23 November - Beauie World Titles - Sydney's Premier Criterium Race

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It's summertime, everyone is feeling fitter and it's ideal weather to get out to Beauie this Sunday for another great day of crit racing. The BikeBug NSCC Beauie Criterium series returns again this Sunday, and with the open road racing season over, all the gun riders will be out to strut their stuff.

This Sunday promises to have a red hot field of the best riders from Sydney and the Central Coast. Be sure to get there early to avoid disappointment - we limit the numbers at Beauie to maintain our tradition of safe and fast crit racing.

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2014 Club Champs Road Race Results

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Congratulations to all those that competed at the recent Club Championships held at Beaumont Rd.

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Champs Champs Crit Preview

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Ok so the second week of club champs is almost upon us and I hope all of you had a decent Melbourne Cup day like I did. There were some outstanding performances coming from the TT Event last week and the Grafton form line is proving itself with Harrison, Marcus and Matt putting in some big performances last week. With 4 Divisions it is going to be difficult for me to know every competitor, so if I miss you off I apologise!

Plenty of unknowns going into the club champs this weekend, especially in Division 3 where I dont know half the riders in the field but anyway.

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TT Results and a Brief Report

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A fantastic day for the Rob Hodgson NSCC TT Champs up at Calga, a bit windy with a solid headwind on the way home, I know I was hurting coming over the top of Blood Hill in particular when I hit the wall of wind. A Great turn out for the event and good to see so many riders having a crack on Road Bikes.

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TT Start Sequence and Times

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Start times for this weekends TT, times can't be changed and make sure you arrive on time in the start box, you miss the start too bad.

Sequence ATTA number Start time Customer Name
1 75 9:15AM Alison Hodgson
2 76 9:16AM Janet Lindsay
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NSCC Club Champs - The TT Preview

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A preview for the first of two events that form part of the Club Champs, this week a look at the TT Event!

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NSCC Takes on "The Monster" - Grafton to Inverell

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Without doubt, the pinnacle one-day classic race in Australia is this weekend's Grafton to Inverell. It's a monster 228km, which includes the brutal 20km climb over Gibraltar Range. This is a race for the true believers as everyone who has completed it confirms its the toughest event out there.

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Beauie Worlds Race report - Sunday 19 October 2014

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Warm temperatures and clear skies greeted racers for today’s Beauie Worlds. Arm warmers and vests were absent for the first time this spring and large numbers of twenty plus riders were seen across A, B and C grades with only D grade being a small bunch of four. Bunches B to D showed A grade how races can be won by NSCC!

A GRADE

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NSCC Time Trial championships - RideTall in memory of Robert Hodgson - 2 November

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Ahh, the Time Trial or TT ... the race of truth ... just you, the road ahead, the bike beneath and the clock ticking quietly in the background! There is no hiding now!

Here's a great chance ... boys and girls ... to see how you are going in 2014! Or maybe resolve that big debate with your buddies.

And we get to remember a outstanding practitioner in the TT genre ... Robert Hodgson who still holds the Calga 25km course record.

You may not have done a time trial before or you may not have a Gold race license, but you can enter. So, no excuses right?

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Well done on our NSCC pink ribbon ride last Saturday 11 October

With spare coins, a $10 here and a $5 there, NSCC riders contributed from than $300 after last week's Saturday rides. And I know that further donations have come in from other NSCC members. Well done everyone!

Michael Whittingham, Jordan Leach and Geoff Goh will all ride 700kms this week to raise more funds, so please continue to dig deep and donate to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Cycling NSW Women's Come and Try Racing

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The Cycling NSW Women’s Commission invite women who haven’t raced before or who are new to racing to participate in the “Come and Try Race Series”.

Please contact Kim McBurnie at NSCC for any further information or the contact person below.

There are four Criterium (short closed circuit) events being held.

What you need:
• Road bike in good working order (No triathlon bars)
• Helmet with Australian Standard sticker
• Wear comfortable clothing

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Sunday 19 October - Beauie World Titles - Sydney's Premier Criterium Race

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Suffering withdrawal symptoms after the long weekend's fantastic Beauie race? You need wait no longer, as the BikeBug Beauie Criterium series returns this Sunday. Beauie is Sydney's premier criterium race

For top guns who are entered in Grafton to Inverell the following weekend, this race is the ideal tune-up to get those fast-twitch muscles honed for a sprint finish at Inverell

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Race details for NSCC club champs on 9 November have been finalised

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We have finalised the race categories for the upcoming club championships to be held at Beaumont Road on Sunday 9 November. Racing starts at 8.15.

In a departure from previous years, we will now run the championships as Divisions which reflect the age profiles and rider numbers across the club.

Divisions will be formed as:
Division 1 - U17, U19, U23, Elite & MMAS 1
Division 2 - MMAS 2 and MMAS 3
Division 3 - MMAS 4
Division 4 - MMAS 5-10
Division 5 - Women

The women's division will start the race with MMAS5+ group.

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Beauie Worlds gets underway again on a warm long weekend

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Warm temperatures and blue skies greeted a large crowd at Beauie Worlds long weekend racing. Around 80 riders signed on for 4 graded scratch races, and it was especially pleasing to see such a strong A-grade.

Good representation across many metro clubs including Manly-Warringah, Dulwich Hill, Central Coals, BiciSport, Lidcombe-Auburn, Parramatta and Peleton. NSCC thanks all those riders who made the trek to Beauie ... it certainly adds to the racing and atmosphere.

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October Long Weekend - Beauie Worlds on Monday 6th October - Sydney's Premier Criterium Race

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This October long weekend we are determined to defeat the rain gods after the past three Beauie races have been cancelled.

On Monday 6th October, the NSCC BikeBug Beauie Crit series returns to Beaumont Road with an exciting race format specifically designed for riders who are drivers not sprinters. The race format will be a grade handicap - each grade will start at different times with the aim of staying away from the higher grade, or catching the lower grade.

The handicap race format has been very popular and the past two handicaps have been won by D and C graders respectively.

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NSW Masters Championships – Results Report

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The mighty red and black peloton had 10 riders representing the club at the NSW masters championships held in Griffith over the weekend. Riders were competing across all three disciplines of road race, criterium and time trial.

While it was a long distance to travel, the event was well organised and credit to the local club and Cycling NSW for putting on a very successful championships. Every club rider over the age of 30 should seriously consider competing in state masters - apart from the intensity of the racing it's a great to get away for a weekend with your club mates.

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NSCC club time trial championships - 2 November 2014

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Planning has been finalised for NSCC to hold its club championship time trials at Calga as part of the Robert Hodgson Memorial Races.

Earlier this year, we held a Criterium road race at Beaumont Road to celebrate the life and outstanding cycling achievements of Robert Hodgson, who sadly passed away in 2013.

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Sunday 21st September - Beauie Worlds - Sydney's Premier Criterium Race

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Need a tuneup for the NSW Masters Championships next weekend? Here's the perfect race prep for those travelling to Griffith for State Masters, and for other elite racers who want to test their legs in crit racing.

The NSCC BikeBug Beaumont Road criterium series returns this weekend and we are again expecting Sydney and the Central Coast's top racers for what looks like being perfect racing weather.

So if you're inspired by La Vuelta, Jens Voigt's one hour record, or the start of the UCI World Championships, get out to Beauie this Sunday and have a go.

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