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  • Winning at Nundah - by Fless

    Winning at the Nundah Criterium Circuit - by Fless
  • 14th Dec 2019 Nundah Results

    14th Dec 2019 Nundah Results

    14th Dec 2019 Nundah Results Junior Handicap 2nd Peyton S. 1st Bella P. 3rd Eli M. A Grade Mark Creaby, Peter Oddson, Alan Jones, Mick Cole B1 John Carr (Prime) Greg Sakzewski (4th), Peter Davidson, Shannon Duggan, Adam Robinson, Faye Goodyear B2 Grade Troy Dawson (Prime), Andrew James, Mark Cane, John Chapman, Dean Williams (4th) C1 Kim Flesser, Peter Gumbley, Ethan Lang D Grade Roger Bower, Mick Wilkinson, Bob McIntyre Photos to come, but here is the D grade winner Mick Wilkinson. 89 years old...
  • Wed 11th Dec 2019 Twilight Series Round 3 Results

    Wed 11th Dec 2019 Twilight Series Round 3 Results

    Wed 11th Dec 2019 Twilight Series Round 3 Results Luckily the rain stayed away and we got some good racing in. Juniors C Nathan U., Max H., Matilda F. Juniors B Sam H., Jonathan M., Bodhi D. Juniors A JC, Liam B., Matt M., Harvey M., Villo H.
  • 7th December 2019 Lakeside Results

    7th December 2019 Lakeside Results

    7th December 2019 Lakeside Results C2 Grade Alexanda Larsson, Keely Henderson C1 Grade Stephanie Leech (1st unplaced Lady), Steven Reibelt, Wesley Vos, Ryan Croft, Rory Larsson (first U15) B2 Grade Will Massson (Prime), Matt Mihatov, Ephraim Marterson, Tyson Cash, Ned Paddison (4th)
  • Wed 4th Dec 2019 Twilight Series 2019/20 Round 2 Results

    Wed 4th Dec 2019 Twilight Series 2019/20 Round 2 Results

    Wed 4th Dec 2019 Twilight Series 2019/20 Round 2 Results (Points score at the bottom) Thanks to our volunteers: Chief Commissaire: Pete McDonald Assistant Commissaires: Denise Roberts, Rene Lubbers Marshalls:Anthony Pettit, Bob McIntyre Registration:Andrea Alexander, Trish Sutton-Davies, Kerry Parnell Thanks to Veloshotz who livestreamed the race. We had this running on the TV in the clubhouse also. Check it out at: https://www.facebook.com/Veloshotz/ Juniors C L-R Oliver U., Max H., Nathan U. Juniors B L-R Lachlan W, Sam...
  • Wed 27th Nov 2019 Twilight Series 2019/20 Round 1 Results

    Wed 27th Nov 2019 Twilight Series 2019/20 Round 1 Results

    Wed 27th Nov 2019 Twilight Series 2019/20 Round 1 Results Juniors A Place Rider Club     1 Liam Bradley Hamilton Wheelers     2 Juan Carlos Campomanes Balmoral Cycling Club     3 Jordan Wight Hamilton Wheelers     4 Rider #1 unknown       1st Girl Keeley Henderson Balmoral Cycling Club     2nd Girl Villo Halasz Balmoral Cycling Club             Juniors B           1 Ethan Lang Hamilton Wheelers     2 Jonathan Munro Hamilton Wheelers     3 Sam Hilditch Balmoral Cycling Club     4 Ava Paddison Hamilton Wheelers     1st Girl Ava Paddison Hamilton Wheelers     2nd...
  • 23rd Nov 2019 Lakeside Results

    23rd Nov 2019 Lakeside Results

    23rd Nov 2019 Lakeside Results Thanks to our volunteers: Chief Commissaire: John Chapman Rego:Brett Richardson, Gary Alcorn Marshalls: Mark Hastie, Martin Leech Finish:Michael Cole A Grade B1 Grade B2 Grade C1 Grade C2 Grade    
  • 17th Nov 2019 Pinkenba ITT Results

    17th Nov 2019 Pinkenba ITT Results

    17th Nov 2019 Pinkenba ITT Results Thanks to our Volunteers: Chief Commissaire: Rene Lubbers Marshalls:Alistair Lang, Anthony Pettit, Geoff Prendergast Vehicles:Nigel Hardie, Mark Creaby A Grade B1 Grade B2 Grade C1 Grade C2 Grade U15 U17
  • 9th Nov 2019 Lakeside Results

    9th Nov 2019 Lakeside Results

    9th Nov 2019 Lakeside Results C2 4th Suz Davis, 2nd Steph Leech, 1st Chris Jeffries, 3rd (missing) Andrea Alexander C1 L-R 2nd Nick Rinaudo, 1st Damien McMahon, 3rd Colin Kessels, First Unplaced Lady Zara Bruce B2 L-R 4th Ned Paddison, 2nd Craig Alers, 1st Xander Griffiths, 3rd Mitch Yarde, First Unplaced Lady Maddison Taylor B1 L-R 1st Unplaced Lady Faye Goodyear, 2nd Peter Scott, 1st Ren Bao Tsen, 3rd Nathan Boschma, Prime Paul Hanlon A Grade pic to come

Other News

Vale Nicol Jackson

It is with great regret that we announce the passing of Nicol Jackson, our friend and long term HPRW member.

Nicol always lined up for as many events as possible at all our races as well as open events such as the Team Time Trial, acted as club social coordinator even opening up her home for a club social function, and provided sponsorship as well as the Neil Jackson Plumbing annual award for volunteers.

Our thoughts are with her husband Neil and her family and friends.

The funeral will be held this Friday 7th Sept at  Lakeview Chapel, 400 Albany Creek Road, Bridgeman Downs at 11:00am.

Clubhouse Approval

The Council has approved the development application and lease for our new HPRW Clubhouse at the Nundah Criterium Circuit.  So it's time to get serious with construction!

The club executive has decided to create a sub-committee to oversee the construction of the building and are calling 'expressions of interest' from club members who wish to nominate. The skills of other members and supporters will be required from time to time; the building subcommittee will co-opt persons with such skills according to need.  In particular we need the following expertise:

a. Project management/builder (we need someone to oversee the whole job).

b. Electrician

c. Plumber

d. Government funding grants co-ordinator.

e. Building Certifier

f. Engineer (hydraulic)

g. Surveyer

Thank you to members who have already offered their skills/assistance.

So if you can help, please send a note to  for the club executive's consideration.

The club executive would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank our Vice President Graeme Spender for his architectural assistance and Daly International for their work on the Council development approval process.


Here are the preliminary plans for our new clubhouse as well as Council's Approval Package documentation.

HPRW are sad to report the passing of life member Bill McIntosh. The service is to be held
at Gregson & Weight, 5 Gregson Place, Caloundra 54911559 at 11am Wednesday 24th
August, followed by burial service at Pinnaroo Cemetery 2pm. (info from Harold Whitehead
33591720)





HPRW, through the coaching coordinator of the club – Brett Richardson, are conducting a series of coaching sessions during the year.

The aim of these sessions is to up skill members of the club who are prospective coaches but don’t really know it!! The people who lead rides or organize small groups in training are invited to join these sessions led by our Level 2 accredited coordinator. Naturally, if you are considering gaining qualifications and would like to learn more, these are the clinics for you.

Please express your interest to Brett so planning can get underway. There are many members just looking for this opportunity and here it is.
Kelly from Bella Velo let us know of a good deal on this Tour de France tour.

14 night Tour starting in Lourdes, Pyrenees, riding the tour routes and climbs, finishing in Annecy, Alpes.  All inclusive transfers, accommodation, breakfasts, logistical support, maps, guides, and 7 dinners.  Usually cost $AUD 6,900 but if you use the code: BELLA you can have it for $5,550.00  Give Monty a call if you have any questions or are interested.  It's a once in a life time experience and to do it with a great guide, experienced riders and having just about everything taken care of for you - makes for a fantastic holiday!

Full details are in this flyer

Jack Carter awarded Life Membership of Cycling Queensland

At the CQ AGM on Saturday 12th March Jack Carter was awarded Life Membership of that association.

Congratulations Jack on a great career in the sport and the recognition that has come your way.

Jack is also a Life Member of HPRW.

Our thoughts are with our club commissaire John Madigan, who has been hit by a car last thursday night near the PA hospital and has suffered a broken hip (again!). Apparently a car turned right in front of him and clipped his front wheel and John fell hard on his hip that already has a plate in it. We all know John’s fighting ability to get back on a bike after a fight with a car.  Hope to see you back soon John.

UPDATE: John has been transferred to the Mater Private and is hopefully undergoing surgery today Wed 18th Aug.

HPRW member and Team Mainline rider Andrew Grady is riding the Tour De Cure from Sydney to the Sunshine Coast in support of a cure for cancer.

Here's a message from Andrew:

 

Cancer is one of the world's greatest takers of life. Cancer does not discriminate. It affects
men, women and children alike and it impacts everyone around them.

 


The Tour de Cure is an annual cycling event that raises much needed funds
for Cancer research, prevention and patient support programs.  This year
the Tour will see 90 riders & supporters travel over 1400km from Sydney
to the Sunshine Coast for 10 days in May.

 


I’ve signed up to complete the Tour de Cure in support of all my family and friends that
have been touched by Cancer. After personal diagnosis with Melanoma at 25, I realised that
Cancer really can affect anyone.  Too many, too young.

I’ll be doing the pedalling, but one of my main inspirations is my wife’s father, who has
been fighting pancreatic cancer for 3 years.  Thankfully after surgery and countless chemo
sessions ‘Poppy’ is still able to walk his 18 holes of golf, and watch his grand-children
grow up. Ours is just one of many stories where Cancer research and support have helped
a whole family.

We’ve set a huge fundraising target of $10 000, so any contribution you can make will be greatly appreciated.




Donations over $2 are tax-deductible and can be made at my Tour de Cure page.

Thank you for your support!
Cheers, Andrew
www.tourdecure.com.au

Here's a message from Jeff Brissy who has just opened a cafe at Strathpine. VIP customers get free coffee right? :)


I am a cyclist (I ride with NRG) and am about to open a
coffee shop (on Monday) in Strathpine. I wanted to invite your club
through you to come along and enjoy queens street cafe style food and
coffee in the suburbs. Would be great to see some cyclists at the cafe
supporting a fellow cyclist. Anyway thanks for your support ( We will of
course look after club members as VIP clients :).

The cafe is on the corner of Gympie and Cremzow roads (in the UP TILES
Complex) Strathpine.

Cheers
Jeff
El Cafe
The AGM was held Saturday 6th March and 2010 is looking to be a big year for the club. Issues discussed included:
Racing Calendar
Official's Rosters and $500 Random Prize Draws
Anzac 25
Bike Week Cup
Club Coaching and Junior Development Program
Reports from HPRW Teams
Clubhouse Update


The following Officials were elected and can be contacted via the Contacts page.

President: Graham Robinson

Vice-President: Graeme Spender

Treasurer: Graham Kemp

Secretary: Wayne Wilson

Chief Commissaire: John Madigan

Racing Secretary: Terry Bourne

Handicapper: Terry Bourne

Club Coach: Alan Grant

Club Captain: Garry Lee

Vice Captain: Rob Oshlack

Ladies Captain: Mel Reiter

Property Officer: Wayne Wilson

Junior Development: Peter McDonald

Newsletter: Kim Flesser

Webmaster: Adam Harrison





Northside Massage Centre

Opening in 2009 in brand new purpose-built premises in Aspley, the team at Northside Massage Centre are determined to be different from other massage providers. Our goal is to ensure that our Clients receive the very best quality therapy experience everytime they visit. Our Therapists are very experienced, fully insured and registered with all of the major Health Funds.

We offer a wide array of individually tailored services, including: Sports/Remedial; Trigger Point Therapy; Deep Tissue; Cupping; Swedish/Relaxation; and Lymphatic Drainage. Our Clients range from elite athletes to office workers to retirees.

We are very pleased to offer all HPRW members

First Visit $20 DISCOUNT on appointments of 60 minutes or more (and show membership card to receive discount off subsequent visits)

Subsequent Visits - 20% discount (any length treatment)

Opening hours are: 10am to 6pm Monday, Tuesday and Friday; 10am to 8pm Wednesday and Thursday; and 8am to 4pm Saturday.

For more information, please either visit our website at www.NorthsideMassageCentre.com.au or call us on 3263 5001.

The Northside Massage Centre Team

CARRS the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety are running a cycling survey. Click this link for details.
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Generous reward for information leading to recovery
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Ron Brown got hit by a 30kg rottweiler pup a few weeks back and has L4 fracture and busted hip. He is going along
quite well, albeit slowly and he's three weeks into the treatment. Here's a couple of fetching shots Ron sent.

A word of warning - don't scroll down if you don't want an eyeful of Ron's butt!!! :)
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Mick Young is leaving this Saturday 5th September on the Smiling for Smiddy Ride. Depart time is
6:15am from the UQ Aquatic Centre at St Lucia and there is a free breakfast and you can ride
with Phil Anderson to Dayboro.

Here's a message from Mick about the the Challenge:

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From the 5th -12th September 2009, myself and 49 other cyclists and support crew
will tackle a gruelling 1600 kilometre cycle through Queensland in only eight days.
It's our way to raise funds for cancer research and remember our mate Adam Smiddy
who lost his life to melanoma.

More than 100,000 Australians are diagnosed with cancer each year and too many
good lives are lost to this devastating disease. Sadly, my father lost his battle with
Melanoma on the 17th of June this year. This has further strengthened my passion
to make a difference. I invite you to join with me in the fight against cancer. This year
I have set myself a personal target of raising $10,000.00 and seek your support in
reaching this total. All donations go directly towards world-class research which will
one day save lives.

If you have a spare moment, please take a look at our web site www.smiddy.org.au
where you can learn more about the 2009 Bottlemart Smiling for Smiddy Challenge.
See also a short video featuring footage of last years ride with commentary from
Olympic Gold Medallist Duncan Armstrong, a fellow Smiddy Challenge rider.


I welcome you all to join us at the UQ Aquatic Centre for a free breakfast (from
5.00am) prior to  the "Grand Depart" (6.15am)  and then riding with us to Dayboro.
It's not every day that you get to ride with a cycling legend (apart from me) and Sat
the 5th is no exception as the first Aussie to win the yellow jersey, Phil Anderson, will
be joining us for the first 4 days of the ride.

In anticipation of some huge donations from you all, (which can be made at
http://www.everydayhero.com.au/mick_young ) I thank you.

Should you have any queries or comments, please contact me.

Regards
Mick Young

Cycling 1600kms in 8 days for a cause - that's hard.
Donating funds for cancer research - that's easy!
Visit www.smiddy.org.au to read about the
Bottlemart 2009 Smiling for Smiddy Challenge.

MickYoung

HPRW member Eric Dousi has been in hospital after an accident in Gladstone where he works. Here's a message passed on to Sean Harrison from Eric's wife.

Saturday morning he was riding in a bunch of 10~11 riders.  A motorist bore down on the last rider (a police officer of all things) being aggressive, yelling abuse, using his horn and basically menacing the riders.  after a period, he accelerates to the front of the line where Eric was leading out the group and basically runs Eric off the road striking him with his car.

Eric has sustained some serious injuries including broken bones, head trauma and naturally abrasions.  he is still in hospital in Gladstone, but hoping to be able to come home to Brisbane by the weekend. The driver has been arrested and the car impounded. 

If you want to send a message to Eric via the website click this link. Get well soon mate!

URGENT - Commissaires and Coaching Courses

We have a desperate shortage of qualified Level 1 and Level 2 Commissaires which could affect our ability to conduct racing. Please consider undertaking the level 1 CQ commissaire's workshop on Saturday 22nd August - the club will cover all costs.

Full details on on the flyer.


Similarly the club will fully fund anyone who wished to undertake a CQ coaching course.

Please contact Wayne Wilson if you wish to become qualified as a coach or commissaire.

Michael Kakanis from Bond University is looking for A grade levels cyclists to assist in his University Research. Full details are on this flyer.