UCI World Masters Track Cycling Champs

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  • Some of you know I'm out in Aus for the World Masters Track Cycling Champs. Well apparently the Worlds, that starts on Monday, will be broadcast Live online.

    Check out http://www.cyclingmasters.tv/ if you are interested in watching a bunch of old f@rts racing round a wooden track.

    ;-)

    I'm riding the following (all time are Aus local time):
    Monday - Kilo TT ± 7pm
    Wednesday - Scratch Heat ± 9am
    Wednesday - Team Sprint Heats ± 1:30pm
    Wednesday - Team Sprint Fianl ± 3pm
    Wednesday - Scratch Final ± 9:30pm
    Saturday - Points Heats ±10:30am
    Saturday - Points Final ± 4pm

    I'm in the M2 (Men 35-39) Category.

    Adam

  • Good luck Adam.

  • Say g'day to Shazza for me and have a good ride.

  • Best of luck Adam.

  • Good luck Adam, and cheers for the linky....

  • good luck!!

  • 6th place in the Kilo today. Was on a good schedule but died on the last lap. Posted a 1:09.219 Not my best ride but 6th at the Worlds is noting to look down on.

    Winner did 1:06.280!

    Only 8 of the 45 straters went under 1:10.

    Feeling pretty shattered... bed is calling. Team Sprint on Wednesday.

  • Here is the top 8 official result:
    1st: Justin Grace NZL - 1:06.280 (54.32km/h)
    2nd: Gavin White AUS - 1:07.166 (53.60km/h) - He won the gold at the Games
    3rd: Carl Cubitt AUS - 1:07.234 (53.54km/h)
    4th: Adam Simonelli AUS - 1:07.679 (53.19km/h)
    5th: Lou Pascuzzi AUS - 1:08.514 (52.54km/h)
    6th: Adam Roberts GBR - 1:09.219 (52.01km/h)
    7th: David Miller AUS - 1:09.393 (51.88km/h)
    8th: Andrew Gerber AUS - 1:09:754 (51.61km/h) - He took the Silver at the Games

  • Dave Le Grys won the Gold in the Mens 50-54 age group breaking his own World Record again. 34.450sec (52.25km/h).

    He did a 19.15 opening lap!

    I got to hang onto him in the team sprint tomorrow!

    :-O

  • bloody hell.

  • There's hope for us all :)

  • I read the feature on David Le Grys in cycling weekly earlier in the year. Did not realise he was such a demon on the track!

  • There's hope for us all :)

    for all that were already good when they were younger and kept at it!

    not sure about those that took up sport in later life...

  • Yvonne McGregor?

  • yeah..

    ok, wait for the story about the ex alcoholic musician turned cycling coach and athlete who came good in the masters when he hit 40..

  • LOL

    So... Team Sprint today...

    Man 1 - Dave Le Grys (World Record breaking, fag smoking Terminator)
    Man 2 - Iver Reed (super fast Scot)
    Man 3 - Adam Roberts (that me)

    48sec??

    :-O

    Keep you posted.

  • good luck Adam!

    nationals on right now, our mate Joe Wood just posted a 1:12:284 Kilo

  • Team GB won the Bronze medal in the Team Sprint. Check out the PX blog for a race report and pics:
    http://www.planet-x-warehouse.co.uk/?p=5­978

    :-)

  • Nice work - great pics too.

  • Well done Adam, great result, especially coming back from 4th in qualifying to medal.

  • Awesome work !

  • Thanks guys... legs ache today.

    After the Final of the Team Sprint I had some food and rested then rode the 10km Scratch Race final in the evening. Was pretty tired as I had been awake since 3:30am and had done a fair bit already in the day.

    The final was very fast. I was on the right wheel with 2 laps to go but the legs we toast... finished 8th.

    So all you "sprinters" take that as a lesson... you can ride spints and endurance events on the track and perform in both. Just got to ride with your head.

    ;-)

    2 days off then the Points Race on Saturday. Lets see if I can get into the final.

    :-)

  • So all you "sprinters" take that as a lesson...* I* can ride sprints and endurance events on the track and perform in both.

    Fixed.

    well done adam! amazing

    us oldies need endurance riders as 3rd man in TS anyway these days

  • Anyone headed up to MCR this year representing lfgss?

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