Rory Wilson Appeal

Rory is a 64 year old husband, father and grandfather who was involved in a serious cycling accident on the Bellarine Peninsula. As a result he suffered a severe spinal injury and is permanently paralysed from the upper chest down.

A special Trust Fund has been been established for Rory’s future.
The funds will be applied for the benefit and wellbeing of Rory, with the primary purpose being his future care, support and rehabilitation.

Please assist Rory by donating via the Rory Wilson Appeal website.


6 Month Memberships Available

Cycling Australia 6 month racing licences are now available for July 1 – Dec 31, 2014. Cost break down below. Elite/U23  Regional licence $150      Elite/U23  Full licence $208          Masters Under 65     $150                Masters Over 65       $81                U19                           $150                    U17  / U15                 $81                U9 / U11 / U13           $47      Apply here: https://memberdesq.imgstg.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=registration_0&RegistrationMode=1&OrgID=4912 All membership …

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Racing Wrap

Tri Series Round 1 Round 1 of the Tri Series with Colac and Ballarat was raced on the weekend. Gail winds, rain and even snow, as reported by the locals the day before had passed and a perfect day for racing was had. Light winds and bright sunshine were enjoyed by all riders on the Meredith …

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Presidents Report, July 2014

I am writing this report the evening following a visit to my friend Rory Wilson, 64 of Drysdale who is in the spinal unit of Melbourne's Austin Hospital. A week ago Rory collided with the rear of a truck in Portarlington sustaining critical injuries resulting in the severing of his spinal chord leaving him a paraplegic. This …

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Race Report – Geelong/ Footscray Combine

REPORT FROM FOOTCRAY CYCLING CLUB: Geelong V Footscray Challenge Cup Graded Scratch Races, 12 July 2014. The Footscray and Geelong Cycling Clubs ventured out to chilly Meredith for the second in a two-race series for the 8th Annual Challenge Cup. Racing conditions started out cold but clear, but a little rain made the hilly circuit, …

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Geelong Cycling Club Tour de France Evening

Geelong Cycling Club invites all cycling enthusiasts to join them in a unique Tour de France evening on Saturday the 12th of July. Evening Format Date: Saturday 12th July Venue: Geelong Cats Community Facility, Kardinia Park                                Time: from 8.00pm – 1.00am Pre-stage …

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Race Light Policy

Effective of the 28th of June 2014 Cycling Victoria has introduced a rear light policy for road racing events. For all road races, which are not run under a rolling road closure or closed road, conditions every participant must wear a constant (not set to flashing) red light on the back seat post of their bike.  The light …

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Cycling Research Participants Required

Sport science researchers at Deakin University (Geelong Campus) are seeking trained cyclists to participate in a research study which will examine the effect of altitude on performance. Altitude training has been shown to enhance performance and the use of simulated altitude devices is gaining in popularity at both the elite and sub-elite level.  Since altitude …

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Racing Wrap

Racing Wrap The Presidents Handicap was run and won on the 7.8K St Leonards course Sunday week ago. Despite 18 GCC riders competing in the Country champs the day before a good field of riders assembled for the race. Buoyed by the unseasonal warm conditions and the near flat course average speeds were well and …

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Country Championships

The Victorian Country Championships were raced at Harcourt on Saturday. In a great showing, Geelong Cycling Club had a total of eighteen senior & junior riders compete in the championship. The run of strong performances by GCC members continued with 3 riders winning and a number of others finishing on the podium. Well done to …

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Para-cycling Road National Championships

Last weekend the Para-cycling National Champs were held in Echuca where rain, fog and mud were tough adversaries. The competition saw national champions crowned in both road and time trials across a number of classifications for those with vision or physical impairments After a couple of tune up club races Geelong Cycling Club’s Kaitlyn Schurmann head up …

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Upcoming events

Aug
24
Sun
10:00 am Winter Handicap – Staughtonvale
Winter Handicap – Staughtonvale
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am
Enter now » Please take note of the new race light policy Details Time 10am race start Format Senior & Junior Handicap Distance Senior – approx [...]
Aug
26
Tue
4:30 pm Junior Training @ Belmont Criterium Track
Junior Training @ Belmont Criterium Track
Aug 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Coach: Craig McCartney (Macca)
Aug
30
Sat
1:00 pm Club Time Trial Championships – Waurn Ponds @ Waurn Ponds Community Hall
Club Time Trial Championships – … @ Waurn Ponds Community Hall
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm
Please take note of the new race light policy Details Time Registration from 12pm, 1 pm race start. Format ITT Distance Senior – 23K – [...]
Aug
31
Sun
11:00 am Club Road Race Championships – Staughton Vale @ Staughton Vale
Club Road Race Championships – S… @ Staughton Vale
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am
Please take note of the new race light policy Details Time Registration from 9:45am, 11am race start Format Scratch Race Distance Senior A/B/U19 – 92K [...]
Sep
2
Tue
4:30 pm Junior Training @ Belmont Criterium Track
Junior Training @ Belmont Criterium Track
Sep 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Coach: Craig McCartney (Macca)

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