MMBCC News - 14 Februrary 2012

Hello Everyone,

Have a look on the web site for the latest reports from Mountain Biking and Road Racing (just click on the names).

While you are there, you should have a look at the Challenge Ride Times as there are a couple of new names on the leader board and the For Sale page - a new(ish) bike is there for the taking!!



Saturday saw the mountain bike crew hit the Tolmie Sports with a criterium and enthusiastic three-legged race. It was hard to imagine anywhere else where woodchopping and cycling (plus a run) are combined in a single event!

Mitch Greenway competed in the second round of the MTB National Championships finishing the weekend off with TWO fourth places and a sixth - WELL DONE MITCH.

Murrindindi Cycle Club 2nd Annual Giro d’Lago di Eildon is on Saturday 3 March 2012. Anyone who is interested in a circumnavigation of Lake Eildon by mountain bike should give Jason a call on 0439108832 or visit their web site


Road Racing

An enthusiastic field of 29 cyclists fronted up for the 22km Benalla Rd handicap last Thursday evening won by

----- DAVID CLARK-------


This weeks race is the Stewart’s Bus Lines time trial at Piries on the Booroolite-Chapel Hill Road. Entries to Di by Wed 8pm please. Duty is Andrew Gerrans, Mauro Brega, and Dick Forrest - C:Sharron Jones/Allan Gerrans

Don't forget the Club is organising the Crit and Buller race on the weekend of 17/18 March. Anyone who can help, please call John Lithgow on 0407301232. CLICK HERE for details.


Social ride

Sunday saw about 20 cyclists enjoy a pleasant day in the King Valley with two groups riding over from Mansfield and other groups doing shorter rides to Lake William Hovell before a long lunch. Thanks to Jenny Sparnon for organising this fun day.