Captain's Log (Star date 4th October 2021)

HWCC at Darren Smith Classic - QCRS Wrapped Up

Congratulations to all who travelled south-west yesterday to tackle the tough 26km circuit around Mt Alford. Gold Coast Cycling Club, once again, put on a fantastic and physically challenging event. We had 27 riders represented across the grades/divisions and some great individual results:

Maggie Patterson (1st🥇, Women's D)
Dan Wilson (1st🥇, Masters A)
Sophie Malowiecki (7th, Women's A)
Maya Dominice (8th, Women's C) - BCC/HWCC Dual Member
Tsen Ren Bao (4th, Elite B )
Harvey McIntosh (6th, Elite B )
Matt Greenwood (7th, Elite B )
Jordan Mann (5th, Elite C)
Adrian Kelly (11th, Elite C)
Sheldon Devantier (9th, Masters C)
Clem Piscitelli (15th, Masters C)
Roger McIntosh (17th, Masters C)
Michael DeZwart (20th, Masters C)
Pat McMahon (24th, Masters C)

Also, fantastic ride by Jeremy Mahoney. He didn't get to mount the steps, but proved himself a very tough competitor. 👏

Further to the race results, Dan Wilson earned himself the overall QCRS Leader's Jersey for Masters A; finishing atop the leaderboard with 3 x 🥈s and a race win on Sunday!

Tsen Ren Bao and Jordan Mann also had a fantastic series, finishing 3rd overall in Elite B and Elite C, respectively. Ren finished the series with a🥈, 16th, 13th, and 4th, while Jordan chalked up a🥉, 16th, 4th, and 5th. Congratulations, boys. Very well deserved. 💪🥳

Thanks again to Bear Constructions for sponsoring the weekend's racing, AusCycling - Queensland, Gold Coast Cycling Club, the race officials, moto marshals, time keepers and other volunteers for making the weekend's racing possible. The SE QLD cycling community really do appreciate it.

Full Results:


Some Dirty Wheelers' Action

Switching gears from the road to the dirt, wanted to give a shout out to the clubbies who raced the XCO Queenland State Championships held at the Tyamolum Scout Camp and hosted by Kenmore Cycle Club. Congrats to:

Alexandra Larrson (1st🥇, U15 Girls)
Lachlan Walters (6th, U15 Boys)
Harrison Dowling (16th, U13 Boys)
Corinne Dolan (1st🥇, Masters 3 Women)
Gary Ernst (1st🥇, Masters 1 Men)

Some wonderful individual achievements. Well done all! 🥳👏