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by John Mason
30 Jan 2018, 09:50
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Cuore Long Sleeve Summer Weight Jerseys
Replies: 26
Views: 3678

Re: Cuore Long Sleeve Summer Weight Jerseys

1. Joe Lewis 1 x M
2. Geoff Semon 1 x 2XL
3. Marian Lee 1 x S
4. PeterT2 1 x XL
5. Rod Isaacs 1 x XL
6. John Mason 2 x M
by John Mason
01 Aug 2017, 20:57
Forum: Road
Topic: 3rd annual DHBC Individual Time Trial @ Calga, Sun 6 Aug 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 5054

Re: 3rd annual DHBC Individual Time Trial @ Calga, Sun 6 Aug 2017

1. WITHDRAWN DUE TO INJURY - Marc Rerceretnam 2. Jonathan Wong (leaning towards modern) 3. Craig Weller (modern) 8:21 4. Simon Berry (modern) 5. John Hatt (modern) 6. Ben Croft (modern) 7. Annemiek Beverdam (modern) 8. Olaf Loogman (modern) 9. Paul Armishaw (modern) 10. John Caley (modern if Bro len...
by John Mason
30 Jul 2017, 05:22
Forum: Road
Topic: 3rd annual DHBC Individual Time Trial @ Calga, Sun 6 Aug 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 5054

Re: 3rd annual DHBC Individual Time Trial @ Calga, Sun 6 Aug 2017

1. Marc Rerceretnam (modern) 2. Jonathan Wong (leaning towards modern) 3. Craig Weller (modern) 4. Simon Berry (modern) 5. John Hatt (modern) 6. Ben Croft (modern) 7. Annemiek Beverdam (modern) 8. Olaf Loogman (modern) 9. Paul Armishaw (modern) 10. John Caley (modern if Bro lends me his bike) 11. Lu...
by John Mason
26 May 2017, 20:51
Forum: Road
Topic: 2017 NSW Masters TTT, 8 July @ Nowra
Replies: 12
Views: 2324

Re: 2017 NSW Masters TTT, 8 July @ Nowra

I thought this image of some St George Junior TT Team 'men of steel" circa 1980 might offer some inspiration for our DHBC teams in July. Note the lycra skinsuit was already standard kit by this time, so i wont be expecting to see any wool on the 8th July. John
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by John Mason
07 Dec 2016, 18:31
Forum: Road
Topic: Tour Of Bright Race Report
Replies: 6
Views: 1078

Re: Tour Of Bright Race Report

Thanks for the write up Raph. your story explains really well just why cycling is such a tough sport. fantastic result to end your season on. John
by John Mason
02 Nov 2016, 19:36
Forum: Road
Topic: Waterfall Cancelled this Sunday 6th of November - GongRide
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: Waterfall Cancelled this Sunday 6th of November - GongRide

Or you could leave at 5.45 and have one of the most pleasant rides south into the RNP all year due to lane closures......
by John Mason
15 Jun 2016, 06:14
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free Stuff
Replies: 310
Views: 47609

Free Stuff - six speed kids bike, suits around 6-9 yo

Hello my son has out grown his Polygon Junior 20. six speed and all in good working order. it looks like this one here; http://polygoncycle.blogspot.com.au/2012/05/sepeda-polygon-mtb-junior-20.html or this one here; http://www.polygonbikes.com/ww/bikes/description/2013-2011-junior-20 please give it ...
by John Mason
04 Mar 2016, 21:11
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun 6/3 Masters Crit racing Eastern Creek
Replies: 6
Views: 1026

Re: Sun 6/3 Masters Crit racing Eastern Creek

I plan to be there too Stuart, racing B grade for anyone who wants to join me, John M
by John Mason
26 Feb 2016, 19:09
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Missing the point on the new cycling laws
Replies: 47
Views: 8937

Re: Missing the point on the new cycling laws

Hi Jarrad i think you make a fair point, and you've made that point well. on my commute to work on Thursday there were 6 police officers within a 600 metre stretch of Oxford st to encourage/enforce traffic law compliance by cyclists. There are reasonable laws, and there is reasonable enforcement of ...
by John Mason
10 Feb 2016, 19:47
Forum: Road
Topic: Racing Sunday 14 Feb - Heffron Park
Replies: 2
Views: 616

Racing Sunday 14 Feb - Heffron Park

This coming Sunday, Waratah Masters are running their usual criterium race program at Heffron Park. I plan to leave the PO Square with the 28s bunch on Sunday morning at 6.30 for a leisurely ride over. it will get me there in ample time for the B grade race which starts at 8.15. D Grade has the same...
by John Mason
06 Feb 2016, 20:23
Forum: Road
Topic: 2016 B2B Sun 10th April
Replies: 21
Views: 3703

Re: 2016 B2B Sun 10th April

Yes Raph,

I've entered the crits on the Saturday, as well as the 70km short course on the Sunday morning, John M
by John Mason
06 Feb 2016, 09:55
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free Stuff
Replies: 310
Views: 47609

Free Stuff - six speed kids bike, suits around 7-9 yo

Dear DHBCers Time to pass on this kids bike, that was passed on to my son Patrick from the Rogers household. Patrick, who is 9, and has outgrown the Polygon says 'íts fun, fast, and has good gears'. John M [https://www.dropbox.com/s/iiwqz8wwfu6tu3g/Pat%27s%20bike.jpg?dl=0] [www.dropbox.com/s/iiwqz8w...
by John Mason
23 Jan 2016, 17:41
Forum: Road
Topic: 24/01/16 5.30AM 4 Gorges ride back by 11Am
Replies: 3
Views: 672

Re: 24/01/16 5.30AM 4 Gorges ride back by 11Am

1. Dr Rob (M)
2. Windshield Ben (S)
3. Mr Sniffles (Raph)
4. Jonathan C
5. John M
by John Mason
16 Jan 2016, 16:02
Forum: Road
Topic: Kangaroo Valley via Wollongong + Macquarie Pass - Sunday, 17 January 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2744

Re: Kangaroo Valley via Wollongong + Macquarie Pass - Sunday, 17 January 2016

Paul M Cameron A Dave R Ben S Sammy A Rob M (part of the way) Adam F Adam W (maybe) Anthony K Trieu David M Katie U (50/50) John T Tarryn M Andrew S (maybe) Dave E Ben F Maia Damo. I will pick up the bunch some where between San Souci and Taren Point. John M. - part of the way - pick up the bunch ar...
by John Mason
08 Nov 2015, 03:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 422
Views: 68432

Re: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am

Nov 8th Sunday 5:30am depart extended ride list:

1. paul
2. rob
3. cam
4. ranx.
5. Paul A
6. Andrewm
7. john m
by John Mason
27 Oct 2015, 19:53
Forum: Mountain
Topic: where to buy a second hand mountain bike?
Replies: 4
Views: 2194

where to buy a second hand mountain bike?

Hi all I'm looking around for a decent second hand hard tail mountain bike, preferably 27.5 wheels, disc brakes & medium size frame. i have been watching the usual places like Gumtree & Ebay, but not much seems to turn up. It is either cheap & cheerful or top end gear. The price range i ...
by John Mason
01 Aug 2015, 17:27
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters - Enduro - Eastern Creek - 2 August
Replies: 2
Views: 596

Re: Waratah Masters - Enduro - wrong end of stick

Apologies all, i just re-read the email and i now realise that they most likely mean the full Dragway circuit and not just the dragway carpark and access road. this has blunted my enthusiasm somewhat. As above, the full dragway is ok, but not in the same league as the raceway, & dont bother if i...
by John Mason
01 Aug 2015, 08:38
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters - Enduro - Eastern Creek - 2 August
Replies: 2
Views: 596

Waratah Masters - Enduro - Eastern Creek - 2 August

Morning all This Sunday, Waratah Masters are holding an ‘Enduro’ event on the full Eastern Creek course. Race times will be up to twice the normal length. Racing for all grades starts at 8am. for those who havent tried it, you wont find a better course for having a go at criterium racing. Their webs...
by John Mason
26 May 2015, 20:44
Forum: Road
Topic: 2015 NSW Masters Road Championships
Replies: 3
Views: 638

Re: 2015 NSW Masters Road Championships

This was my third NSW Masters Road Race and my first time at the Griffith course. it is a long drive - about 6 hours - but i enjoyed being in Griffith, the course is good, and the weather was perfect, if a little chilly in my tent for the two nights i was there. the masters 5 race is 85 km made up o...
by John Mason
14 May 2015, 21:09
Forum: Road
Topic: Dinnerville 2015 - entries open 9am tues 24march
Replies: 45
Views: 5925

Re: Dinnerville 2015 - entries open 9am tues 24march

Here is an extract from the handicap request email: To help the state handicapper delegate riders the most accurate and fair handicap, email your requested start bunch to nsw.entries@cycling.org.au..<mailto:nsw.entries@cycling.org.au>. Please provide a number between 1 (Scratch) and 10 (Limit) along...
by John Mason
03 May 2015, 17:12
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: A spare road bike to loan?
Replies: 10
Views: 2041

A spare road bike to loan?

Good news! Last week, the Bianchi distributor came through with a replacement frame at no cost under warranty. Better still it is a brand new version of the Sempre (sempre pro), better than my 2011 model, so I am a very happy customer. However, cant bear to part with the CAAD 10, and the joy of havi...
by John Mason
03 May 2015, 17:03
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Campagnolo Chorus Crankset 11 speed
Replies: 0
Views: 623

Campagnolo Chorus Crankset 11 speed

Hello all

For sale is a new in the original box Campagnolo Chorus 11 speed crankset.

Chain rings are standard 53/39

Crank arms are 170mm.

$150.

John
by John Mason
01 May 2015, 21:57
Forum: Conversation
Topic: How to be Seen at Night
Replies: 26
Views: 4318

Re: How to be Seen at Night

I've been commuting home that way for the past three years. In my view if you are heading south, the road is safer than the cycle path, unless you want to ride in a completely defensive mode and give way everywhere. more recently I've started using O'Riordan to head south rather than riding south on...
by John Mason
15 Apr 2015, 19:18
Forum: Road
Topic: Call for volunteers - Rookwood April 26
Replies: 23
Views: 3087

Re: Call for volunteers - Rookwood April 26

Set up (erect marquees, course check [remove any dangerous debris on the course, i.e. large sticks]) 1. 2. 3. Sign on (this just involves taking and returning race licences, and making sure the riders sign on), required from 6:45—8:15am: 1. 2. 3. Course marshal (7am - 7:45): 1. Colin Campbell 2. Nic...
by John Mason
25 Mar 2015, 05:40
Forum: Conversation
Topic: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show
Replies: 48
Views: 7583

Re: 2015 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show

Call for VOLUNTEERS for Classic Bike Show 28 March 2015 We appreciate your help. Please add your name to the lists below to ensure we have enough volunteers to cover the day. Set up Infield 8:00 - 10:00 Help set up tents, tables, chairs etc. Matt Teffer, Peter Teow, John Caley 9:00 - 11:00 Help with...
by John Mason
24 Mar 2015, 18:24
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: A spare road bike to loan?
Replies: 10
Views: 2041

Re: A spare road bike to loan?

Thanks Stuart, I'll take you up on your offer, and will be in touch.

Thanks everyone else for the offers, both large and small.

John
by John Mason
22 Mar 2015, 18:50
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: A spare road bike to loan?
Replies: 10
Views: 2041

A spare road bike to loan?

I've had a week of disaster in the shed. First, took the Bianchi to the shop for a new headset, and for a second opinion on some hairline cracks appearing in the paint on the chain stays just ahead of the dropouts. Turns out the frame is cracked in several places. I'll start the potentially prolonge...
by John Mason
16 Mar 2015, 21:09
Forum: Road
Topic: Blayney to Bathurst Sun 12th April 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 7124

Re: Blayney to Bathurst Sun 12th April 2015

Hi there, I've entered too, but in the 70km ride. John M
by John Mason
06 Mar 2015, 18:15
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 March
Replies: 0
Views: 379

Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 March

Hi all i'm considering doing this event at Heffron on Sunday morning. the details are at this link. http://www.waratahmasters.com.au/eventsmenu.cfm I plan to leave MPO at 6.30 on Sunday with 28s, then leisurely pedal over via La Perouse way to be in plenty of time for B grade. Hope to see some other...
by John Mason
13 Feb 2015, 19:07
Forum: Road
Topic: Blayney to Bathurst Sun 12th April 2015
Replies: 56
Views: 7124

Re: Blayney to Bathurst Sun 12th April 2015

I am planning to do this event for the first time. The 70 km short course sounds about right. Can someone offer me some advice on what group to go in? Here are the options: 40km / hour plus- approx 35 – 40km / hour plus 30- 35 km / hour plus 25 – 30 km / hour plus 20 – 25 km / hour plus I reckon on ...
by John Mason
06 Feb 2015, 19:51
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 February
Replies: 14
Views: 2030

Re: Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 February

Yes, masters starts at 30. Don't know why that is when many top pros are in their early 30s, but anyhoo... i think entry fee is about $10-$15, they also have a discount rate if you want to pay for a year in advance. & yes, 6.30 from the normal Sunday morning departure point, then turn left down ...
by John Mason
05 Feb 2015, 21:42
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 February
Replies: 14
Views: 2030

Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 February

Hi all I'm planning to do this event on Sunday. Is anyone else keen? I'll either roll out with the 28 bunch at 6.30, or leave the post office square at 7.00. Either way i'll be heading for 8.15 B grade start time (same as D grade start time). other grades start later or earlier. hope to see some oth...
by John Mason
17 Jan 2015, 19:52
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 422
Views: 68432

Re: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am

I'll be there, but climbing out of the RNP to Waterfall, John

1. Mark L
2. Amy
3. Paul M
4 Dave R
5. Adam F
6. Lachie
7. John M
by John Mason
13 Dec 2014, 20:20
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 422
Views: 68432

Re: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am

I'll come as far as Waterfall, John
by John Mason
10 Nov 2014, 20:33
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Advice on wheel upgrade for a road bike
Replies: 6
Views: 4025

Re: Advice on wheel upgrade for a road bike

Here is my view of the Fulcrum/Zonda option. You are right that the Fulcrum racing 3 & the Zonda are the same wheel with different stickers. There are two versions of each though, which can account for the differing RRP, one version allows the running of tubeless clinchers i think. i have a pair...
by John Mason
27 Oct 2014, 19:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Nov 2 - Sydney to 'Gong and an alternative Sunday ride
Replies: 28
Views: 4821

Re: Nov 2 - Sydney to 'Gong and an alternative Sunday ride

I'd recommend a 5.30 start and down to Waterfall & then back through the RNP on a 'gong ride'day. I did this ride last year and enjoyed closed left hand lanes for large parts of the journey south, and then the best part, which was the climb out from the bottom of waterfall toward the Garrie beac...
by John Mason
26 Aug 2014, 20:31
Forum: Road
Topic: ENTRIES NOW CLOSED: Rookwood Crit 14 September
Replies: 83
Views: 10947

Re: Entries thread - Rookwood Crit 14 September

Junior U13 Junior U15 (may ride with seniors) A Grade (fasties) 1.Michael Clement (gold licence) 2. Simon Berry (gold licence) 3. Alex Chubb (gold licence) 4. Peter Campbell (gold license) 5. Noel Gorrell (Gold Licence) 6. John Healey (gold licence) 7. Craig Weller (Gold) 8. John Nguyen (Gold) 9. Li...
by John Mason
08 Mar 2014, 11:29
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The dark secrets of the Charlie Walsh era
Replies: 6
Views: 1395

Re: The dark secrets of the Charlie Walsh era

Robbie McEwen's book (One way road) is worth a read, with some excellent descriptions of his racing experience, and insights on the highs & lows of being a professional athlete. McEwen sums up Charlie Walsh by describing his methods as being 'like the old East German way - throw a load of eggs a...
by John Mason
05 Mar 2014, 20:52
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March
Replies: 18
Views: 2779

Waratah Vets Eastern Creek 16 March

A reminder to club members thinking of giving road racing a go for the first time this year. Waratah Vets criteriums are in full swing, & on Sunday 16 March they are racing at Eastern Creek, which is an ideal circuit to make a start. Smooth, wide, & no road side obstacles. For something clos...
by John Mason
15 Feb 2014, 19:30
Forum: Road
Topic: Excursion to RNP and beyond - Sunday 16th February @ 5am
Replies: 7
Views: 1302

Re: Excursion to RNP and beyond - Sunday 16th February @ 5am

Due to lack of wheels to follow, Peter & I have reconsidered too, & will be joining the 6.00 bunch, weather permitting, John M
by John Mason
13 Feb 2014, 20:00
Forum: Road
Topic: Excursion to RNP and beyond - Sunday 16th February @ 5am
Replies: 7
Views: 1302

Re: Excursion to RNP and beyond - Sunday 16th February @ 5am

1. Noel 2. Peter B - (no objection to 5am departure) 3. Philip - 5am is good. We could start from around my place if you want to take the south west passage. 40 minutes to Sutherland. Gives us more time on the real hills. Just a thought. 4. John M - may have to bail out early though - depending on l...
by John Mason
13 Feb 2014, 19:55
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC Open Track Meet (incl Juniors): 1st March 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2367

Re: DHBC Open Track Meet (incl Juniors): 1st March 2014

We need people to help us with the following: 1. PA system (Ian, can you help?); 2. Food, Canteen and BBQ; 3. Registration stand (we are taking registrations on the day); 4. Marketing - help spread the word to other clubs; 5. General volunteers for marquee erection, furniture moving etc. If you'd li...
by John Mason
04 Jan 2014, 21:03
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 422
Views: 68432

Re: New Club Ride Commences 7th October - RNP

Sunday 5 Jan 6am

1. Adam W
2. Tony
3. Anthony K Sleep Permitting
4. Bnej
5. James R
6. John M
by John Mason
21 Dec 2013, 04:01
Forum: Road
Topic: Waterfall + Kurnell - Saturday 21/12 5.30am
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: Waterfall + Kurnell - Saturday 21/12 5.30am

I'll join you for part of the way - John
by John Mason
07 Dec 2013, 20:21
Forum: Road
Topic: RNP Sunday 1st December - 6am
Replies: 15
Views: 2065

Re: RNP Sunday 1st December - 6am

Audley in ok by me Noel

1. Noel
2. John
3. John M
by John Mason
03 Dec 2013, 20:40
Forum: Club Kit Orders
Topic: Club kit order Summer 2013, closes 1/12/13
Replies: 9
Views: 2906

Re: Club kit order Summer 2013, closes 1/12/13

Skin suit (you know you want one for track racing or TT racing)
S
M
L
XL

Bib Knicks
S
M 1- Julio
L
XL

Race fit jersey
S
M 1- Julio; 1 - John Mason
L
XL

Wind Vest
S 1 - Phil D; Nari (Women's)
M
L
XL 1 - Dougie

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