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Townsville Cycle Club Shines at Cairns Cup on Wheels

Turning up to a track carnival with no track time is a respectable effort for any competitor, but for the Townsville Cycle Club to walk away with the following results demonstrates their level of resilience.  The club was well represented at the Cairns Cup on Wheels over October 1-2. Juniors The young trio of Sienna […]

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The Gun Show was on Display at 76th Ernie Yates Memorial Handicap

Kyle ‘the gun show’ Gibbs makes it successive u17 victories in the Ernie Yates Memorial Handicap. Receiving an eight-minute head start on the scratch markers, Gibbs made it to the finish line in a group of 10 consisting riders from the zero, six and eight minute groups. The scratch riders were only 57 seconds arears. […]

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Ernie Yates Memorial Handicap Form Guide

Group 1 Rider Comments Form (2021, Tour results excluded) Odds Gary O’Neill His blood runs through the veins of a past champion. The silver fox has been caught putting in the hard yards with the Hervey Range / Castle Hill twin peaks sessions on Saturdays. Keep an eye as he nears the finish.   1-2-3 […]

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Paying the Bills with Hills – A Scientific Report.

Introduction   For many years, the adage ‘hills pay the bills’ has been the second most used training/racing advice given to cyclists. It’s only just narrowly beaten by ‘turn your number 13 upside down bro, it’ll counter the bad luck.’   For 2021, the Townsville Cycle Club committee were met with the challenge of testing […]

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Zac Ryan to Make Long Awaited Return at Tour of the North

Townsville Cycle Club’s A Grade pocket rocket, Zac Ryan, will make his highly-anticipated return to the peloton for Townsville’s premier road event on 26-27 June. Ryan decided to forgo all three rounds of the Townsville Cycle Club Championships earlier this year, much to the surprise of other A Grade riders. None more surprised than local […]

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King and Queen of Castle – In Memory of Chris Williams

“JUST ONE CASTLE”……that could change someone’s life. Dear Friends Each year we come together to remember and celebrate our great friend Christopher Williams through our mutual love of cycling and friendship. Chris was an incredible and dedicated athlete who spent countless hours on his bike training, with many of those on Castle Hill. Chris was […]

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