Here are a few urgent items for your attention. Please haved a good read and, in particular, let Julie know if you are coming to the BBQ on the 18th ( THIS THURSDAY). Don't forget to eneter this generously sponsored race by tomorrow night (see below)!! I'll also be posting a few photos of the great turnout we had to Alain's ride of solidarity.
It's time to renew your Cycling Australia race licence.
As long as we get our road race permit through in the next couple of weeks, the first race of 2015 is planned for Thursday 22 January. To race in it, you need a 2015 membership.
To renew, visit here - http://membership.cycling.org.au/ - and make sure you select Mansfield Mt Buller CC as your club.
If you want a Regional Discount membership, you'll need to contact Julie Dolling <firstname.lastname@example.org> to get a form to fill out.
Don't forget... no membership, no race!
On Wednesday the 17th (yes TOMORROW) Simon Gerrans and Flick Wardlaw will be launching the Roadsafe North East Bike Education Challenge trailer at Mansfield Primary School at 10am, local cyclists are invited to attend...so if you are available ...pop down to the school and be a part of the show.
Cycling Inform Handicap
Thursday 18 December's race is being sponsored by David and Jodie from Cycling Inform Cycle Coaching. There'll be a minimum of $200 prize money up for grabs.
Entries via SMS on 0438 513 355 by 8pm Wednesday.
We're using course no. 8 of the current list, which can be found here - /maps/mansfield-ride-maps/ - starting at the Botanic Park, finishing on Graves Road.
Presentation for the race will be held back at the Botanic Park where we'll also be having the club Xmas barbecue...................
Christmas Barbecue Alert!
With a smaller-than-hoped-for response, the club has decided to cancel lunch at Goughs Bay.
Instead… we're having a barbecue! (Even though this is being held on a Thursday evening, it's for the WHOLE CLUB, not just for roadies.)
It'll be at the Mansfield Botanic Park after the Cycling Inform Handicap road race on Thursday 18 December; probably around 7.30pm.
The club will provide the salads, it's up to you to BYO everything else; meat, drinks, chair… whatever you want. We'll just be using the electric barbecues at the Park so there's no cost involved.
To help us estimate how much salad we need, please email Julie Dolling - email@example.com - with an idea of how many people a