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AusCycling Roadshow


With a name change from One Cycling to AusCycling, the information ‘Roadshow’ has almost finished - the last one will be in Mackay, Queensland this coming Wednesday.

In case you missed the Melbourne session, here is the link (in case you don’t have a life and have three hours spare!) From what we can gather, it seems NSW, TAS and WA are against it but everyone else is a yes. Even Bicycle Network! Let’s hope it goes ahead. For more details visit the AusCycling website.

Amys Gran Fondo

Congrats to Judi Duke for finishing in the top 20% of her age group and therefore qualifying for the Gran Fondo Worlds in Canada next September!


Also, if you have a look at this video (between 1:20 and 1:26) you can see Darren and Bruce proudly sporting the MMBCC kit. It looks like they’re rolling to the front to take a turn but we have it on good authority they were trying to get the 75 year old lady in blue to do more of the work!

Ruby wins!


Ruby Dobson travelled to the You Yangs at the end of August for round 5 of the Vic Interschools Cycling Series, hosted by the Geelong MTB Club, and won the Under 15 girls.

Well done Ruby!


Electric pedal-assist bikes are hugely popular in Europe, becoming much more common here and are now so well-designed they’re hard to tell from normal bikes. We might have to be a bit more careful with handicaps on Tuesday and Thursday nights! Here’s a look at the e-bikes on display at EuroBike recently.

Upcoming Events

The UCI Road World Championships start this weekend, based in Harrogate, Yorkshire. Here is a preview of all the courses.

The last round of the Enduro World Series is being held this weekend in Zermatt, Switzerland. Here is a course preview - definitely worth a look.

MMBCC Dirt Crits - early Oct - details soon

MMBCC Summer Road Series - starts Thu 10 Oct - calendar and duty roster details coming soon

Sam Miranda Strade Nero Gran Fondo - Sat 12 Oct - Oxley

Fitz’s Challenge - Sun 27 Oct - Canberra