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Last weekend we saw a number of Mackay Cycling Club members compete in the State Individual Time Trial Championships and the State Road Race Championships. Riders competing over the weekend were Michael Sleeman, Tim Ffrost, Brendon Brauer, Nixon Brauer, Aram Drake, Alex Bogna and Michael Cheesman.  Saturday afternoon saw the boys partake in a gruelling out and back time trial course. For those competing across the 20km distance it consisted of 232m of elevation whilst tackling strong crosswinds and extremely dry conditions. The 31km course consisted of 375m of elevation.  Alex Bogna was first off the ramp for the Mackay...

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By Alex Bogna Mackay Cycling Development Team I have been encouraged multiple times over the years to go and do the Paluma Push as it seems to be a bucket list race for many people. I'm glad that I've taken the time to do it this year because it was not only amazing race but a great result. The first section started in Paluma and was about 15km of rolling sealed and dirt road. My road experience helped me stick with the front bunch, as Dan Rubach smash some of the descents, splitting the field. The other juniors in my...

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by Kyle  I recently traveled to a Specialized dealer event to check out and demo the Specialized Creo - the first-ever Turbo Road Bike. We had the opportunity to find out the back story, the design and research that takes place in a Specialized headquarters in Switzerland, and the opportunity to ride the Specialized Creo for ourselves. I was a little sceptical leading into the event,  the idea of a pedal assist road bike - I mean I knew it would be a good, industry leading product for the big S - but who would ride this bike, why would they ride this...

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Thanks to everyone who took part in the Corry Family Shield Handicap today. 44km over Wollingford Loops course. Great to see John Corry in attendance, who first road with the Club in 1952. The Corry Family Shield race was established in 2010 in recognition of the support the Corry Family have provided to the Mackay Cycle Club and the direct contribution of John, Len, Evan, Ryan & family members over the last 40 years has been instrumental to the survival and growth of the Mackay Cycle Club and cycling in general in Mackay. The Wollingford Loops course is great for a handicap...

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Specialized 2019 Tour de France   With more wins in recent years than any other bike manufacturer, it's impossible to deny that American outfit Specialized are in a purple patch right now when it comes to WorldTour tech. With key riders including the enigma that is Peter Sagan, reigning King of the Mountain's jersey winner Julian Alaphillippe and Italian sprint sensation Elia Viviani all riding Specialized bike's in this years tour, with thanks to Specialized, join us as we take you through some gratuitous shots of the steeds these men will pilot around the French countryside throughout the next month. Cue the...

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