2008

  • Two of our juniors named as Cycling Queensland Junior Emerging Talent Squad riders
  • One of our juniors named as State Junior Track Champion
  • Three junior cyclists chosen for the 2008 Queensland Secondary Schools Triathlon Team to compete in Tasmania
  • One junior cyclist named on the 2008 Queensland State Track Team for the team pursuit to compete in Sydney
  • Two under 19 juniors compete in a round of the National Road Race Series in Tasmania and the National Championships in Murwillumbah
  • Team of 8 junior cyclists compete at Kowalski Tour (Canberra) resulting in a fourth, two seconds and a first placings. All riders competitive in their respective age groups.
  • Team of 18 juniors travel to State Championships in Rockhampton resulting in 28 medals -12 gold, 12 silver and 4 bronze. All riders competitive in their respective age groups.
  • Six juniors (U15 and U17 only) named in the 16 member State Road team. They will travel to Canberra in September to contest the National Road Championships.
  • Social riders will participate in organised events within our state, interstate and overseas (eg Tour of Italy, Coast to Coast, Cairns to Cooktown and the Bicycle Queensland ride)
  • Helping to make our community more healthy and active while making an economic and social contribution to the development of our community
  • Club plans this year and in the future include publication of a regular newsletter, development of a website, development of a strategic plan, development of club facilities, procurement of club resources, training and development of club officials, continue advocacy for better roads and driver awareness, implement bike education programs in schools and continue to organise and develop events in our local area that cater for local cyclists and attract visiting cyclists and their families to our area.

2007

  • Established regular daily and weekly training/social rides eg Sunday mornings with up to 50 cyclists
  • Organised a number of overnight group rides to local towns and communities Four of our juniors named as Cycling Queensland Junior Emerging Talent Squad riders
  • Juniors achieved top 10 finishes at the Townsville Cup (track), Kowalski Tour (road) and Sunshine Coast Tour (road)
  • Four juniors named as State Junior Road Champions
  • Three juniors named as Junior Cyclists of the Year
  • Members involved in organising road, mountain bike and triathlon events on the Tablelands eg Northern Cycle Classic (road race), Herberton Eight Hour (mountain bikes) and Maize Festival Triathlon
  • Members involved in consultation about improving and developing cycling on the Tablelands eg The Principal Cycle Network – State Government, Department of Main Roads and Department of Transport
  • Successfully negotiated with the Atherton Shire Council and Atherton Rugby Union Club for the possible future development of a cycling track at Evans Park
  • Social riders participated in organised events in Far North Queensland, Southern Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia and Europe
  • By December 2007, our first birthday, we had 100 members

2006

  • During 2006 we were annexed under the Cairns Cycling Club
  • Designed and outsourced the manufacturing of a club uniform
  • Established a relationship with a professional rider, Adam Hansen, who is now our club ambassador
  • Members involved in organising road, mountain bike and triathlon events on the Tablelands eg Northern Cycle Classic (road race), Herberton Eight Hour (mountain bikes) and Maize Festival Triathlon
  • Social riders participated in organised events in Queensland and interstate
  • Became an incorporated organisation in December 2006 and a club in our own right

2005

  • Held our first official meeting on 4 October 2005, prior to this just a small group of people riding bikes (road and mountain) and competing in the Cairns area
  • Local cyclists involved in organising road and mountain bike events on the Tablelands eg Northern Cycle Classic (road race) and Herberton Eight Hour (mountain bikes)

 

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