The National Championships, the Tour Down Under and the Cadel Race have been raced and won. It is now time to decide who has the legs for the first West Head road race of the year thanks to Smartline Mortgages. How will your 2019 start?
The handicaps for The Wall by Bill Buckle Auto have now been released. Plenty of riders obviously willing to try their luck when nominating their preferred start time. Please remember that we are starting at the far end of West Head, just like last time. Ensure that you are there with plenty of time to sign on, the group will not be racing. Who will take out this Cycling Monument? Continue reading
To close out the road racing year, the racing calendar is marked with the biggest monument on the NSW calendar – The Wall. Now in its fourth edition, it already has an aura of brutality and mythical riding status. This is a race that you can be defined by. With the temperature rising, it is time to buckle up and make the smart choice by getting your entry in for the Bill Buckle Wall on December 9. Continue reading
How can I live among this gentle obsolescent breed of heroes, and not weep? Unicorns, almost, for they are fading into two legends in which their stupidity and chivalry are celebrated. Each, fool and hero, will be an immortal. These plains were their cricket pitch and in the mountains the tremendous drop fences brought down some of the runners. Here then under the stones and earth they dispose themselves, I think with their famous unconcern. It is not gunfire I hear, but a hunting horn.
Aristocrats – “I Think I Am Becoming A God”