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by Simon Llewellyn
02 Oct 2013, 11:19
Forum: Track
Topic: Keirin Tactics
Replies: 3
Views: 1055

Re: Keirin Tactics

The goal of a keirin is to ideally be in second wheel when you want to start your sprint so that you do as little work leading into the sprint which is normally the 200m line or so for seniors and probably the 100m line or less for juniors depending on the age. The difficulty is that the guys at the...
by Simon Llewellyn
02 Sep 2013, 10:45
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Hey Ant just to make it clear the ride is on Sunday the 8th, we go down on Saturday the 7th as usual.
by Simon Llewellyn
02 Sep 2013, 10:38
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

P.S. where's Brownie? Edit: also sad to see you can't make it Jo / Christian. Grand master Brown worked hard to make this date work, he was super excited yelling "Bring it" down the phone but was to later find conflicting family commitments. I had 3 people harassing me to run this event &...
by Simon Llewellyn
26 Aug 2013, 11:55
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Hi all,

We are locked in for those who have confirmed. Booking made & breakfast at ye olde cafe is ready to roll! This year is looking like a great event.

If anyone else is interested people can be added but better sooner rather than later.
by Simon Llewellyn
19 Aug 2013, 12:57
Forum: Road
Topic: Potential Fixie Build
Replies: 7
Views: 1070

Re: Potential Fixie Build

As with all bikes, you've got to watch the geometry. Right geometry for right conditions. Most track bikes have steeper head tubes and steeper fork rake which reduces the steering and is alright on a velodrome but abit inhibiting on the road. The alumnium might feel the road shock abit more than cr-...
by Simon Llewellyn
07 Aug 2013, 08:15
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Updated list.

1. Simon
2. Kevin L
3. Jo
4. Christian
5. Lindsay
6. Adrian
7. Lizanne
8. Tim
9. Huw
by Simon Llewellyn
06 Aug 2013, 11:32
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Same date as the NSW masters championships Yeah we had a lot of trouble with a date this year, when dealing with clashes and hotel availability. SO there is somewhere between 16 & 20 spots available in the hotel depending on how many couples we have. Otherwise there is also a local motel which ...
by Simon Llewellyn
05 Aug 2013, 12:35
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Not if there's more people on the list than places.
by Simon Llewellyn
05 Aug 2013, 12:19
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

No need for a list just yet as places will be limited & not yet confirmed how many, booking details To come.
by Simon Llewellyn
05 Aug 2013, 10:30
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

Re: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Details for booking yourself will be available soon!!
by Simon Llewellyn
05 Aug 2013, 10:28
Forum: Road
Topic: 2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##
Replies: 20
Views: 3630

2013 Fixie Century 2013 ## 7th September##

Hi all, It's that time of the year again. Time to get your fix(ed gear) of Tempetation action. We'll be once again heading south from Bundanoon on our annual pilgrimage to the mythical Tempe Velodrome. This year we are bringing the date forward a few weeks, 7th September 2013 which is fast approachi...
by Simon Llewellyn
22 Jul 2013, 08:04
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC Club promo movie this Wednesday at Tempe.
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

DHBC Club promo movie this Wednesday at Tempe.

Hi All, DHBC Racing Team Sponsor Babici have agreed to fund a promo movie for DHBC to promote the cubs track program at tempe. A desciption from Kevin: " Matt and I have spoken at length about the film. What we want to produce is a piece of cinema style short film on the history and authenticit...
by Simon Llewellyn
17 Jul 2013, 23:11
Forum: Road
Topic: NSW Clubs Team Time Trial July 20th
Replies: 122
Views: 15023

Re: NSW Clubs Team Time Trial July 20th

@Simon - that's not at all good. You'd think that CNSW would be wanting to encourage youth to race. No more elite riders to fill the spots? There are other elite riders in the club and we were looking at the possibility of making a team but there was very limited opportunity as we were not informed...
by Simon Llewellyn
17 Jul 2013, 11:30
Forum: Road
Topic: NSW Clubs Team Time Trial July 20th
Replies: 122
Views: 15023

Re: NSW Clubs Team Time Trial July 20th

No mens elite team this year huh ?? We had a team entered picked from the NRS team with our best 4 riders this year. Unfortunately the team included two U/19 riders who are apparently allowed to race NRS tours but not the Elite team time trial State Title events. Cycling NSW took it to the technica...
by Simon Llewellyn
14 Jul 2013, 20:19
Forum: Track
Topic: Women's Track
Replies: 84
Views: 14127

Re: Women's Track

Hi All

Jessica here - something's wrong with my account...
Just letting you all know that I am going on holidays and there will be no track next week. I will post again when it will resume but for the mean time I am having a little holiday :)

Best wishes and happy riding,
Jessica
by Simon Llewellyn
05 Jul 2013, 11:49
Forum: Track
Topic: A roof over tempe track
Replies: 36
Views: 6156

Re: A roof over tempe track

I can remember this being proposed on at least two separate occasions, the last by Phil Bates just a few years ago which was not particularly successful. The time before Brad suggested we funded it by putting a big coca cola sign on top of the roof because it is directly under the flight path but th...
by Simon Llewellyn
02 Jul 2013, 11:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Need a single
Replies: 4
Views: 866

Re: Need a single

Depends how many kms and air presssure you're looking for. A veloflex record is my immediate though, great racing tyre but I'm not sure what compound they are currently using.
by Simon Llewellyn
01 Jul 2013, 11:12
Forum: Track
Topic: RAW Track 2013!
Replies: 138
Views: 21117

Re: RAW Track 2013!

Thanks for the well wishes. We're only trying to do what Dulwich Hill has been doing for the past few years. I think it is great that you guys are so excited by the club competition. We've been putting a lot of resources and effort into developing a road team this year which makes it difficult to a...
by Simon Llewellyn
25 Jun 2013, 06:18
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Santos North West Tour Report by Bill Bolton After a fairly chaotic few days leading up to the tour, Alex, Matt, Jayde, Chris and I crammed ourselves into our Toyota Prado and headed up to Narrabri. The care was pretty full, with five people, four bikes, race wheels (thank you John for the loan of ...
by Simon Llewellyn
21 Jun 2013, 13:57
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

What drama! The NRS certainly hasn't disappointed on the excitement factor. Lots of bad luck for DHBC.

But go Bill!
by Simon Llewellyn
21 Jun 2013, 10:34
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Update from Alex:

"I've got a damaged wrist, and a cracked helmet so they won't let me race without a medical cert. Bikes covered in blood but only real damage is rear derailier hanger"
by Simon Llewellyn
21 Jun 2013, 07:58
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Yesterday was mixed day for DHBC with Chris continuing to show he has a wealth of ability finishing 25th on a tough stage. Fellow under U/19 Bill finished 7 minutes down on the winners and for his for elite men's road tour is showing he has what it takes to race at this level. For DHBC Racing it pro...
by Simon Llewellyn
19 Jun 2013, 18:25
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Photos from today. http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/dhbcRACINnwt_zpsa078b8e6.jpg http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/cRITBILL_zps5f973609.jpg http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/Critmatt_zps7de362c6.jpg http://i135.photobucket.c...
by Simon Llewellyn
19 Jun 2013, 18:03
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

In the team National road series debut we have had some solid results and proven the boys deserve to race at the top tier of cycling in Australia. Not much seperates them but the U/19's lead the charge with Bill one second ahead of Chris! Results Day 1 Stage 1- 8km ITT 1 Jack Haig (Huon Salmon-Genes...
by Simon Llewellyn
18 Jun 2013, 07:54
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Hello everybody and welcome to the next event on the calander, The Santos North West Tour. This marks DHBC Racing’s introduction to the National Road series after a steady build up over the last few months. For most riders in the team it will also be an introduction to stage racing as the NWT is mad...
by Simon Llewellyn
06 Jun 2013, 21:11
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Here's a nice article from today's Valley Times Local Newspaper.

by Simon Llewellyn
23 May 2013, 06:45
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Hi all, As part of the teams agreement with Ginsana, DHBC Racing undertook some early season time trial training at Tempe two weeks ago. Over the next 10 weeks we will do 3 more efforts in which Ginsana will attempt to gauge the benefit of their product whilst the results can also be used as an indi...
by Simon Llewellyn
21 May 2013, 01:31
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Troy Bayliss Invitational Race Report by Alex Chubb Gusting winds, biting cold and jagged snow top peaks cast a shadow on the forlorn frost stricken riders as they fought their way up the final climb. Thankfully this is a scene from this year’s Giro and sets a stark contrast to the beautifully sunn...
by Simon Llewellyn
19 May 2013, 16:06
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Results are in and the boys have done exceptionally well! http://timing.sitedynamics.com.au/?action=race&race=138 Chris has done his team and club proud with an amazing 12th place only a couple of minutes down on the winner. Which is an amazing result for an U/19. Bill & James too did well i...
by Simon Llewellyn
19 May 2013, 08:07
Forum: Track
Topic: Women's Track
Replies: 84
Views: 14127

Re: Women's Track

Good turnout at Women's track yesterday. Here's a long shot. http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/photo14_zpsc05b575a.jpg 500 TT (sorry if I spelt your name wrong) Mia 55"3 Durani 54"5 Alison 54"1 Zamsi 48" Jacky 54"8 Dayna 48"8 Sally 54"5 Mad...
by Simon Llewellyn
19 May 2013, 07:56
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

The team touched down in Brisbane yesterday. With a hire van the bikes had to be fitted which was 'like playing tetris' http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/gettingthebikesin_zps5150f97a.jpg Once arriving at the hotel room the reassembly begun. http://i135.photobucket.com/album...
by Simon Llewellyn
17 May 2013, 12:23
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Hi all, This weekend marks the first real test for DHBC Racing with the team ravelling up to the Gold Coast to race the Troy Baylis Invitational. This race was chosen as a warm up race as the first real one day classic on the calender which has a very challenging course profile reminiscent of what t...
by Simon Llewellyn
02 May 2013, 11:44
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Here's an update on DHBC Racing. The official team kit is out & about! Here's Rhys Training through RNP. http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/Screenshot2013-05-02at104922AM_zpsb93ac6cc.png http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/Screenshot2013-05-02at1048...
by Simon Llewellyn
12 Apr 2013, 19:24
Forum: Road
Topic: How Fasties Works: Further to the April Newsletter
Replies: 32
Views: 3938

Re: How Fasties Works: Further to the April Newsletter

Having ridden my way through the bunches over the last few months I found it very confusing why the fasties have a different rotating pattern to other bunches. Whilst I am well aware of the history and reasoning for this I think the club should have universal rules. It makes for a lot of confusion, ...
by Simon Llewellyn
26 Mar 2013, 11:19
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Commuting bike Competition ***
Replies: 10
Views: 1797

Re: Commuting bike Competition * 3 x Ginsana giveaway*

Thanks for the replies, I really enjoy reading the personal stories of other peoples bikes, there is so much wealth of Character. James; I've forwarded your questions to the distributor & i'm sure they will only be too happy to supply you with more information, the pamphlet is very limited. They...
by Simon Llewellyn
25 Mar 2013, 10:31
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Commuting bike Competition ***
Replies: 10
Views: 1797

Re: Commuting bike Competition * 3 x Ginsana giveaway*

Here's an example: http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/photo12_zpsf229f0b5.jpg This bikes name is 'Squel squel' (that's how excited my 1 year old daughter gets when she sees it) It's a Le Roche Reynolds 531 steel framed Tamdem. It takes us places and we have a lots of fun. It'...
by Simon Llewellyn
25 Mar 2013, 10:27
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Commuting bike Competition ***
Replies: 10
Views: 1797

Commuting bike Competition ***

Hi all, On the weekend I was inspired by the diversity of the classic bike show and then last night Jeremy came riding past my house on a spanking new custom built bike with a combination of old and new parts. I was puzzled why he would create such a beautiful piece of machinery for commuting and wh...
by Simon Llewellyn
16 Mar 2013, 15:55
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Name: Simon Llewellyn http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/marriedwithapenny_zpsd165e973.jpg Age :28 Occupation: Nurse (mental Health) Years racing: 10 Career highlights/achievements : Dreaming of being in a world cup http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/...
by Simon Llewellyn
14 Mar 2013, 09:11
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Racing the NRS
Replies: 57
Views: 11229

Re: DHBC Racing the NRS

Hi all, Here's an overview of the DHBC Racing National Road Series Team and what the proposed plan is. The teams bio can be found here: http://nationalroadseries.subaru.com.au/teams/men/dhbc-racing/ At present we are hoping to be able to enter and race the following events but due to restrictions on...
by Simon Llewellyn
30 Dec 2012, 21:53
Forum: Track
Topic: Helper needed DHBC Christmas Carnival tomorrow night30/12/12
Replies: 18
Views: 2574

Re: Helper needed DHBC Christmas Carnival tomorrow night30/1

Thanks to everyone who helped out tonight. There were alot of people who worked like trojans! Crafty also was very happy with the job everybody did & said it was an excellent carnival.
by Simon Llewellyn
29 Dec 2012, 12:27
Forum: Track
Topic: Helper needed DHBC Christmas Carnival tomorrow night30/12/12
Replies: 18
Views: 2574

Re: Helper needed DHBC Christmas Carnival tomorrow night30/1

Thanks everybody, the more the merrier.
by Simon Llewellyn
29 Dec 2012, 08:50
Forum: Track
Topic: Helper needed DHBC Christmas Carnival tomorrow night30/12/12
Replies: 18
Views: 2574

Helper needed DHBC Christmas Carnival tomorrow night30/12/12

Hi all, For anyone who doesn't yet have any plans tomorrow we need more helper and otherwise people to spectate tomorrow night from 5pm; racing starts at 6pm at Tempe Velodrome for the DHBC leg of the Christmas Carnivals. Let me know in advance or just show up on the night, lend a hand and have some...
by Simon Llewellyn
23 Dec 2012, 18:54
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Triathloning
Replies: 7
Views: 919

Re: Triathloning

I must add that this was a very enjoyable event and though I did not acheive my original goal of training 3 times per week, one run, one swim and run ride by about 3 months in which I basically did no training it was a lot of fun. I am always amazed with triathlons that the three events don't really...
by Simon Llewellyn
12 Dec 2012, 22:18
Forum: Track
Topic: Crash at Tempe tonight.
Replies: 6
Views: 1420

Crash at Tempe tonight.

Two man pile up at Tempe tonight. Nathan went down first & Julian over the top. Both are still in hospital awaiting x-rays. Julian has dislocated his elbow & likely fractured a bone somewhere from his shoulder down his right arm. Nathan could not remember the crash & was abit concussed b...
by Simon Llewellyn
03 Dec 2012, 09:21
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Criterium at Dunc 2/12/2102 7:30am
Replies: 28
Views: 3827

Re: DHBC Criterium at Dunc 2/12/2102 7:30am

Sorry everybody we had to cancel yesterday. Dunc Crit circuit is very dangerous in the rain. I am looking at good dates to re-schedule. might be just before Christmas or early January.
by Simon Llewellyn
27 Nov 2012, 18:41
Forum: Conversation
Topic: All cycling needs is better publicity.
Replies: 0
Views: 444

All cycling needs is better publicity.

I thought this is a great sales pitch for cycling, I know he only ate the beef and didn't cheat but I still find the title to be a funny yet accurate picture of where professional cycling is at at the moment. http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/contador-says-cycling-needs-to-introduce-zero-tolerance-for...
by Simon Llewellyn
26 Nov 2012, 19:20
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Original DHBC logo!
Replies: 10
Views: 2214

Re: Original DHBC logo!

Wow that is an awesome log, can we guess the colour scheme?

The club history is on the main page it just needs someone to actually put it together.

http://dhbc.org.au/about-dhbc/history.html
by Simon Llewellyn
17 Nov 2012, 20:00
Forum: Track
Topic: Britain does it best
Replies: 1
Views: 648

Britain does it best

More proof Britain does it best.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cycling/20366257
by Simon Llewellyn
17 Nov 2012, 19:32
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Sydney - Adelaide Tour
Replies: 22
Views: 2343

Re: Sydney - Adelaide Tour

Wow that looks awesome, if I was a single man I would definitely be in! Cost wise you may want to avoid Thredbo though, it was really pricey from memory.
by Simon Llewellyn
14 Nov 2012, 20:37
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Criterium at Dunc 2/12/2102 7:30am
Replies: 28
Views: 3827

Re: DHBC Criterium at Dunc 2/12/2102 7:30am

Hi Simon, I love the idea, is it possible to get a day license? Thanks, G'day Derek. I've looked into one day licences before and they have proven to cost more than what they are worth unless for very big events the price comes down. Last time I checked they were around $40. Probably what Geoff sug...
by Simon Llewellyn
13 Nov 2012, 12:20
Forum: Road
Topic: DHBC Criterium at Dunc 2/12/2102 7:30am
Replies: 28
Views: 3827

DHBC Criterium at Dunc 2/12/2102 7:30am

Hi all DHBC racers, It is time for another club criterium! It's been a while and the time has come to get together for some club fun and races those bikes. This event will be special we are attempting to get up and running a DHBC National Road Series team next year and this event will be used to rai...
by Simon Llewellyn
01 Nov 2012, 07:44
Forum: Conversation
Topic: History request - who can help a former member?
Replies: 6
Views: 1057

Re: History request - who can help a former member?

It would be worth asking Arthur Donnelly, he has fond memories of Petersham Club & may know the more information.
by Simon Llewellyn
23 Oct 2012, 08:40
Forum: Conversation
Topic: The Saga that is Lance
Replies: 116
Views: 12849

Re: The Saga that is Lance

I find these statistics interesting. http://www.bikeraceinfo.com/tdf/tdfstats.html Since 1994 the slowest average speed for the tour was won that year by non other than Alberto Contador. I know that they will come up with some scientific reason for why some years have been slower than others, such a...
by Simon Llewellyn
18 Oct 2012, 14:15
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Just a reminder to all riders, make sure your bike has new a good functioning brakes with good amounts of rubber on the brake pads. Please check chain tensions & if chains need replaced do it before the day. Safety is paramount, last year we were abit relaxed and had a very serious accident, I d...
by Simon Llewellyn
15 Oct 2012, 08:42
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Hi all, Update: Hotel booked for 17 people plus a few kids. There are still places available if anyone else wants to come just ring up and add yourself to the booking under my name and do the same for dinner. Dinner : booking is at 6:30pm - booked for everyone under my booking which is 17 plus a few...
by Simon Llewellyn
08 Oct 2012, 22:20
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Please copy, paste and update your order. James F - French Toast, Flat White (Mug) Lizanne- Breakfast Trifle, Latte (mug) Simon -Pancake Stack w/Strawberries, Large Mocha JoTheBuilder - Banana Smoothie, Porridge Jessica- Highland fling (poached eggs, no butter), Large skim mocha Huw- eggs benedict, ...
by Simon Llewellyn
07 Oct 2012, 08:32
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Please copy, paste and update your order. James F - French Toast, Flat White (Mug) Lizanne- Breakfast Trifle, Latte (mug) Simon -Pancake Stack w/Strawberries, Large Mocha JoTheBuilder - Banana Smoothie, Porridge Jessica- Highland fling (poached eggs, no butter), Large skim mocha Huw- eggs benedict, ...
by Simon Llewellyn
06 Oct 2012, 16:13
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm

Velodrome will be dry now. So long as it doesn't rain we will be go. See you all at 7pm.
by Simon Llewellyn
06 Oct 2012, 13:29
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm

Looks like we will need to postpone the racing, it may clear up. I am willing to do rollers if anyone is keen with some beverages.
by Simon Llewellyn
06 Oct 2012, 13:24
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

They said they will do the breajfast triffle for us for $9.

James F - French Toast, Flat White (Mug)
Lizanne- Breakfast Trifle, Latte (mug)
Simon -Pancake Stack w/Strawberries, Large Mocha
JoTheBuilder - Banana Smoothie, Porridge
by Simon Llewellyn
06 Oct 2012, 08:38
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Copy and add your preference

Breakfast List
James F - French Toast, Flat White (Mug)
Lizanne- Breakfast Trifle, Latte (mug)
Simon -Pancake Stack w/Strawberries, Large Mocha
by Simon Llewellyn
06 Oct 2012, 08:37
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Here's the updated menu. This year we will be collecting money the night before so have correct change ready! We will have a simple rule, if you haven't pre-ordered you aren't eating! http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q136/iniquitythroughsin/CCF02102012_0001.jpg http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q...
by Simon Llewellyn
03 Oct 2012, 21:34
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm

Omnium this Saturday gates opening 7pm! Track is booked ready to go.

Will be fun just to remember to bring lights for your bike. All spectators welcome!
by Simon Llewellyn
29 Sep 2012, 06:42
Forum: Vintage Bicycles
Topic: Retro Tandem.
Replies: 0
Views: 539

Retro Tandem.

by Simon Llewellyn
19 Sep 2012, 09:05
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 8pm

I think that we will aim for Saturday the 6/10/12 with an 8pm start to make sure the sun is down. I have acquired glow stick so we will have lots of colour.

Probably there will be no bbq for this event but we will aim to have beverages.
by Simon Llewellyn
18 Sep 2012, 10:05
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Simon, I took the liberty of booking dinner for us all at the hotel for Saturday night when I paid for my accomodation. They asked if you could confirm the booking. Cheers Chris. I phoned them today & we are booked in for dinner for 20 people at present. They told me 15 people have now paid whi...
by Simon Llewellyn
12 Sep 2012, 11:59
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

DHBC October Omnium; Halloween 6/10/12 7pm

After the success and popularity this event is set to return once again. The Halloween Omnium; night under lights omnium works like this; for this event racing will take place with no overhead lights and instead riders must bring their own to install on their bicycles. It is expected that this event...
by Simon Llewellyn
02 Sep 2012, 09:35
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Ok everybody, I hope you have all booked your accomodation, or else you are not booked in to come. The next step is breakfast. We will be going to the bike cafe again. This year I want everybody to pay up front so that we can save time paying the bill. I can't find the menu online but here it is fro...
by Simon Llewellyn
27 Aug 2012, 17:01
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC September omnium: Madison Championship 1/09/12 ***
Replies: 13
Views: 1998

Re: DHBC September omnium: Madison Championship 1/09/12 ***

If everybody gets there for 4:30pm, we will start at 5pm.
by Simon Llewellyn
25 Aug 2012, 20:19
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC September omnium: Madison Championship 1/09/12 ***
Replies: 13
Views: 1998

Re: DHBC September omnium: Madison Championship 1/09/12 ***

Due to a change in date for Tim's two keg party the madison is now next weekend! 1/09/12.
by Simon Llewellyn
24 Aug 2012, 08:00
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC Juniors Training, News and Statistics 22 Aug 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 483

Re: DHBC Juniors Training, News and Statistics 22 Aug 2012

Wow that is an incredible turnout! You & co are doing an amazing job.
by Simon Llewellyn
20 Aug 2012, 08:19
Forum: Track
Topic: DHBC September omnium: Madison Championship 1/09/12 ***
Replies: 13
Views: 1998

DHBC September omnium: Madison Championship 1/09/12 ***

In the month of September as part of the omnium calander it will be the DHBC Club Madison Championships. After the success of last years event it is time for a return This round will be a 50km event, made up of 150 laps of Tempe Velodrome. There will be 15 sprints (every 10 laps), with points alloca...
by Simon Llewellyn
20 Aug 2012, 08:09
Forum: Track
Topic: RAW Track 2012
Replies: 100
Views: 10632

Re: RAW Track 2012

However, the whole point of the Club Challenge is to get numbers to RAW to support it's racing - regardless of how good the riders are or what they can win. I suggest LACC start getting more people to RAW, as the series needs the numbers. DHBC have worked hard in getting people of all levels on the...
by Simon Llewellyn
16 Aug 2012, 12:39
Forum: Road
Topic: Places to practice TT
Replies: 19
Views: 2390

Re: Places to practice TT

Kurnell is definitely good. The other place I enjoy is rnp from waterfall back to audley. The terrain is varied with the 3 main Climbs, but it is generally undulating, quiet & good for time trial training because of the variation in the terrain. There are parts which are long stead down hill to ...
by Simon Llewellyn
14 Aug 2012, 10:52
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free to a good home: MIMS 2008
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Re: Free to a good home: MIMS 2008

Does this have some connotations of doping in cycling?
by Simon Llewellyn
08 Aug 2012, 21:32
Forum: Track
Topic: Track program for Rio
Replies: 4
Views: 849

Re: Track program for Rio

I think they should have the team pursuit, Madison & omnium. However the omnium should be a team event in which each country can elect a maximum of one rider per event, with riders allowed to ride more than one event if they like. It would not only allow a lot more track riders to ride the Olymp...
by Simon Llewellyn
03 Aug 2012, 16:26
Forum: Track
Topic: Olympics
Replies: 12
Views: 1541

Re: Olympics

here's the videos we can access.

http://wwos.ninemsn.com.au/london-olymp ... o/catch-up

It's under 'Men's cycling team sprint heats' at the very end. Very dodgy if it was on purpose, defies the olympic oath and should be disqualification.
by Simon Llewellyn
23 Jul 2012, 08:59
Forum: Road
Topic: Team Time Trial Results
Replies: 52
Views: 3754

Re: Team Time Trial Results

Tim managing to have a chat with everyone we passed. I particularly found it humorous when Tim started singing 'I will survive' on the second climb. It felt like we were more on a country tour than racing a state team time trial and maybe we could have pushed it a bit harder? I really love the team...
by Simon Llewellyn
16 Jul 2012, 08:41
Forum: Road
Topic: TTT - Venue Change
Replies: 29
Views: 2417

Re: TTT - Venue Change

DHBC Elite men is entered. Simon LLEWELLYN Tim LLEWELLYN James FOWLER Anthony PHAM Ow well Time to Train now I guess..... Have you started training yet Simon? Well I've been doing some great carbo loading. We went to killer burger on friday night and I'll tell you that gave me enough kilojoules to ...
by Simon Llewellyn
03 Jul 2012, 09:25
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Confirmed and paid:

1. Simon L
2. Jessica L + little baby aoife
by Simon Llewellyn
03 Jul 2012, 09:23
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

Hi all, Due to complications in accommodation and the ferry ride, the fixie century will return to Bundanoon this year! I have booked in 24 spots at the bundanoon hotel for Saturday the 20/10/2012. To confirm your spot rather than paying me you must ring up the Bundanoon hotel and pay directly for y...
by Simon Llewellyn
02 Jul 2012, 10:56
Forum: Road
Topic: TTT - Venue Change
Replies: 29
Views: 2417

Re: TTT - Venue Change

DHBC Elite men is entered.

Simon LLEWELLYN
Tim LLEWELLYN
James FOWLER
Anthony PHAM

Ow well Time to Train now I guess.....
by Simon Llewellyn
05 Jun 2012, 10:38
Forum: Track
Topic: 2012 DHBC Omnium Calander
Replies: 14
Views: 2048

Re: 2012 DHBC Omnium Calander

i'm happy to organize the international kerin. how does monday sound? sorry about the late notice but it seems like a good day. and what do i need to do? If you run it on a Monday not too much. The track is already booked, you may as well run the event as training as that is what the track is booke...
by Simon Llewellyn
13 May 2012, 05:44
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012***

I would like to participate in this event and need accomodation booked. (add yourself by copy and paste)
1. Driver
2. Simon Llewellyn
3. Lizanne
4. Ben
5. Karzie
6. JoTheBuilder
7. Christian
8. Mike
9. James
10. Peter T
11. jbcow
12. AndrewB
13. Lindsay
14. Nathan
15. Brownie
by Simon Llewellyn
04 May 2012, 10:28
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

Re: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012***

I would like to participate in this event and need accomodation booked. (add yourself by copy and paste)
1. Driver
2. Simon Llewellyn
3.
4.
5.
by Simon Llewellyn
04 May 2012, 10:26
Forum: Road
Topic: 2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon
Replies: 132
Views: 13109

2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century- 21/10/2012 Bundanoon

2012- ‘Tempetation’ Fixie Century No.6 – ‘Conquer the Castle’ 21/10/2012 Hello all DHBCer’s, The year is progressing and the time has come to book yourself in for another year of fun as we once again get set for the annual –Tempetation- fixie century in 2012, to be run on the 21/10/2012 pending acc...
by Simon Llewellyn
23 Apr 2012, 13:32
Forum: Track
Topic: May omnium: 50km points race. 5/05/12. 4pm***
Replies: 18
Views: 1686

May omnium: 50km points race. 5/05/12. 4pm***

May omnium: 50km individual/teams points race - omnium. the race will be over a gruelling 150 laps of tempe velodrome with 16 sprints. sprints will attract points for first four places, 5 for 1st, 3 for 2nd, 2 for 3rd and 1 for 4th. However unlike an olympic style points race riders who lap the fiel...
by Simon Llewellyn
13 Apr 2012, 18:45
Forum: Track
Topic: ANZAC Day Track Carnival-Bowral
Replies: 25
Views: 2139

Re: ANZAC Day Track Carnival-Bowral

I'm entered in this one. Keen to ride the new surface, I have ridden one track before in Victoria that was surfaced with a similar tennis court like material and it was very smooth and fast & very nice to ride.

Looking forward to riding a country carnival also, always great fun!
by Simon Llewellyn
03 Apr 2012, 09:39
Forum: Track
Topic: Awesome track pics
Replies: 257
Views: 36497

Re: Awesome track pics

by Simon Llewellyn
03 Apr 2012, 09:37
Forum: Track
Topic: Awesome track pics
Replies: 257
Views: 36497

Re: Awesome track pics

Here's a snippet from an awesome track documentary coming out of the US:

http://vimeo.com/38948271
by Simon Llewellyn
29 Mar 2012, 10:32
Forum: Conversation
Topic: CONGRATS Jess and Simon!
Replies: 27
Views: 2242

Re: CONGRATS Jess and Simon!

We are hoping she will make it down to the cafe on Saturday too.
by Simon Llewellyn
28 Mar 2012, 15:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: CONGRATS Jess and Simon!
Replies: 27
Views: 2242

Re: CONGRATS Jess and Simon!

by Simon Llewellyn
28 Mar 2012, 09:09
Forum: Conversation
Topic: CONGRATS Jess and Simon!
Replies: 27
Views: 2242

Re: CONGRATS Jess and Simon!

Thanks everyone for the well wishes. The two girls are home now and getting used to life. We decided to call her Aoife Isabella, pronounced EE-fa. It is a traditional Gaelic name, accompanied with an Italian middle name to cover part of her cultural background. Hopefully she will soon be ready to ma...
by Simon Llewellyn
11 Mar 2012, 08:39
Forum: Track
Topic: Legs of Steel Omnium - 4pm Saturday 10th March - Tempe
Replies: 25
Views: 2546

Re: Legs of Steel Omnium - 4pm Saturday 10th March - Tempe

Great event yesterday! Always fun to get out the kids bikes and rip our legs off on the small gears. Patty's efforts in the flying 200m was one of the most impressive feats. Bad luck award goes to Eleri in taking the scenic route in the Madison finding the grass. Most of all I enjoyed my win in the ...
by Simon Llewellyn
29 Feb 2012, 09:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Get ready to register for Ken Dinnerville race 29th 9am!
Replies: 114
Views: 8225

Re: Get ready to register for Ken Dinnerville race 29th 9am!

It's a shame they can't create as much hype about entering any other CNSW event. Imagine how popular the sport would be.
by Simon Llewellyn
17 Feb 2012, 09:35
Forum: Track
Topic: 2012 DHBC Omnium Calander
Replies: 14
Views: 2048

Re: 2012 DHBC Omnium Calander

Maybe we can each take responsibility for an event or two, to spread the load? That sounds like a great idea, it's not a whole lot of work. The main things that need organised are the choosing a date, the bbq, booking the velodrome which is done through Lindsay, confirming a comissaire which is mos...
by Simon Llewellyn
07 Feb 2012, 09:04
Forum: Road
Topic: NEW DHBC POLICY: Cycling licences on training ride mandatory
Replies: 4
Views: 785

Re: NEW DHBC POLICY: Cycling licences on training ride manda

As a coach I've got some questions about this policy. Can a committee member please email me all the details? Most important question - do I need to sight a license before the ride starts? I'm hoping the answer is yes unless it's their first or second ride with DHBC. What about the people with club...
by Simon Llewellyn
06 Feb 2012, 07:44
Forum: Road
Topic: NEW DHBC POLICY: Cycling licences on training ride mandatory
Replies: 4
Views: 785

NEW DHBC POLICY: Cycling licences on training ride mandatory

Hi all, In 2012 cycling Australia and DHBC have made the decision that it is time to try and increase the level of safety for all DHBC members on club rides. As you may have noticed when you received your new licence for the year, all licences have two new very distinct features. The first is the le...

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