Event Calendar

Check back here regularly for the upcoming races and HCC event information.  If you would like to see an event on this page, send us an email at info@hawthorncycling.org

 

12-Apr-2014

Northern Combine Racing - Jack McDonough Memorial (Metcalfe-Redesdale)

HCC is part of the Northern Combine of clubs who race over winter. The racing fixture for the 2014 season is now available from the Northern Combine website.

Online entries for the races usually opens on the Monday before race day on the Northern Combine website home page.

Riders racing in the Northern Combine have volunteering responsibilities. Further information about volunteering for the Northern Combine can be found here.

Our current Northern Combine Club representative is Mark Bailey and can be contacted at gggomez17@yahoo.com.au

For more information about the Northern Combine and the clubs that are involved, refer to the Northern Combine website.

13-Apr-2014

HCC Rec Ride: Dandy Double

This is a challenging ride taking in two popular hill climbs in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges. It will offer a pair of start points (Burwood and The Basin) giving riders the option of a short or long route.

START/MEET LOCATION:
Start 1: 7am - 10 Barry Rd, Burwood: http://goo.gl/maps/Pxd7D
Start 2: 8am - The Basin: http://goo.gl/maps/dCDUh

Please aim to arrive 10 minutes early!

RIDE DISTANCE:
Start 1 - Burwood: 78 km (1300m elevation)
Start 2 - The Basin: 40km (900m elevation)

ESTIMATED DURATION:
Start 1 - 4 hours (excluding café time)
Start 2 - 2 hours (excluding café time)

TYPE OF RIDE: Road ride

RIDE DIFFICULTY: A challenging ride (and climb) suitable for intermediate-to-strong riders.

18-Apr-2014

HCC Good Friday Appeal Crits

Supporting the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.  All entry fees and other monies raised will be donated.

Open to all riders with full race licences.  Only 40 spots in each category.  Juniors, Womens and open categories.  Held at our usual Wednesday Night Crit circuit on the Yarra Boulevard - the Teardrop (on the Upper Loop of the Yarra Blvd, Kew,.  Races from 11 - 5 pm

All the start time details and links are on our website page here.  All entries are online via the Cycling Victoria website ENTRIES CLOSE MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 13 APRIL.  Online entries extended to MONDAY 14 APRIL. Online entries now closed.  If you want to race, please send a text with your name, licence no. and grade to 0447 888 168 to pledge your entry.  Note that Men A Grade is SOLD OUT!

This event would not be possible without the support of our sponsors: JellisCraig, Champion Systems, Giant Cycles, Winners Sports Nutrition, Cycling Victoria.

NB: Make sure you have a current CA licence. No Licence, No race.

21-Apr-2014

HCC Rec Ride: Easter Bunny meets Nutfield and the Northern Hills

Ride Date/Time: Monday the 21st of April 7am start (Easter Monday)

Start/Meeting location: Burke Rd and Maltravers Rd roundabout. Melways ref 31K8

Link to start location map: http://goo.gl/maps/exuVU

Description: This will be a challenging ride for the intermediate to advance riders. The rolling hills are consistent and challenging, you can expect to climb over 1500 metres.

Route Summary: The ride will start and finish at the top of Bourke Road in Ivanhoe East. It will take in some of the best roads that the Eltham and Hurstbridge regions have to offer, including the charming Mount Pleasant Road and challenging Mine Rd in Nutfield. We will take a break in St Andrews at the coffee shop “A Boy named Sue”: http://www.aboynamedsue.com.au/

Route Map and Elevation Profile: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/4389895

Ride Distance: Approximately 83km

Estimated Duration: 4.5 hours (including café time)

Ride Difficulty Level: This is a challenging endurance ride so we recommend you research the route before deciding whether or not to attend. We do want everyone to feel welcome, so as usual we will adopt a “no drop” policy to ensure no one is left behind. We will regroup regularly, as we are aware that everyone will climb at their own pace.

Ride Leader Name & Contact:
Name: David Hendy
Email: membership@hawthorncycling.org
If you are planning on coming along, please send a confirmation email to David.

Assistant Ride Leader: TBA

Participants To Bring:
• Current Cycling Australia membership card (or receipt plus emergency contact information if you’ve just joined CA)
• spare tube(s) to suit your bike and pump (or Co2)
• drink and food/bars/gels as required.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The ride may be cancelled at short notice - typically this would be as a result of weather but may be as a result from other unforeseen reason. In this case the Ride Leader will post a comment on the Forum for the ride in HCC Big Tent and will tweet with the hashtag ‘#HawthornCCRecRide’ - search Twitter for that hashtag or check Big Tent on the morning of the day of the ride for any last-minute announcements. These arrangements apply to all club-arranged rides in HCC’s Rec Riding Program in 2014.
 

26-Apr-2014

Northern Combine Racing - Northcote Trophy (Broadford)

HCC is part of the Northern Combine of clubs who race over winter. The racing fixture for the 2014 season is now available from the Northern Combine website.

Online entries for the races usually opens on the Monday before race day on the Northern Combine website home page.

Riders racing in the Northern Combine have volunteering responsibilities. Further information about volunteering for the Northern Combine can be found here.

Our current Northern Combine Club representative is Mark Bailey and can be contacted at gggomez17@yahoo.com.au

For more information about the Northern Combine and the clubs that are involved, refer to the Northern Combine website.
 

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