Lilydale – Warburton Weekend Rail Trail – 16 & 17 April 2016

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Hi BUGs Some of you will get this twice as I have sent this from my Breeze list and the BUG list. Sorry, but 2 is better than none. Due to popular demand, the Lilydale – Warburton weekend rail trail ride will take place again this year and on April 16/17th. For those unfamiliar with it, I ran the first … Read More

Brett Lancaster retires from racing, joins Sky as director sportif

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Shepparton and Australian cycling veteran Brett Lancaster has announced his retirement from professional racing after a 13-year-career and will join Team Sky in 2016 as a director sportif. Thirty-six-year-old Lancaster started his road career with Panaria – Fiordo back in 2003 and later raced with Milram, Cervelo Test Team and Garmin-Cervelo. He was then part of the inaugural Orica-GreenEdge line-up … Read More

It may not be Everest, but a ‘major’ challenge

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TAKING on Mt Everest in what is known as an ‘Everesting’ challenge is a difficult feat; travelling 319km and reaching an elevation of 8,848m. This is exactly what former local, Daniel Bovalino did at the beginning of the year at Dookie’s Mt Major and although it wasn’t Mt Everest, it was still a ‘major’ challenge. On January 3, Daniel took … Read More