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June 30th 2018

Leigh Family Handicap & J.W Dash Award Race Day  Results

Click on the link above to view the results

Dooleys Sydney Junior tour.

Oscar Jakeman takes out the award for U15- Best First Year  Rider.

Graham Seers starts as new chief executive of Cycling NSW

The Port Macquarie Cycle Club life member added another chapter to his cycling book when he officially clocked on as chief executive of Cycling NSW on June 4.

And he’s looking forward to the challenge ahead as Australia aims to stay towards the top of the tree for many years to come.

There is not just one element of cycling in Australia that Seers is focused on improving, but he did admit junior development required nurturing.

( click here to read print / download the original Port News article )

Murray Sallaway

On Saturday June 9th 2018 during a brief  break in racing at the 2018 Percival Property Port Macquarie Junior Tour our club inducted Murray Sallaway as our 6th Life Member.

Murray has been a servant of the club for many years. Most recently as a commissaire for the past few years. As an indication of Murray’s feeling for the club, he became quite emotional at times during the presentation.

One of our official guests, Graham Seers, founder of the Port Macquarie Cycle club (as we know it today),  a life member of our club and the recently appointed CEO of Cycling NSW,

presented Murray with his Life Membership.


Murray, Joan Hawes(President PMCC), Graham Seers(CEO Cycling NSW) after the presentation.

Congratulations Murray on such well deserved recognition.

Finally, thank you for all your input to our club.


Port Macquarie teenager Miren Davies‘s stunning sprint to the line claims a bronze medal at the Percival Property Port Macquarie Junior Tour criterium race over the long weekend.

The 3rd place now has Miren sitting 6th in the Australian National Road Series on 70 points.



(click here for the original Port News article)

The Percival Property Port Macquarie Junior tour

was a great success. Under some challenging weather conditions and some very challenging traffic conditions on the roads, due to the an event in the Australian Motocross calendar being relocated from Coonabarabran to Port Macquarie.

Results and details will be publish soon.

John Leigh – update

Thursday May 24th from Peter Brown

John Leigh rang me today to say he is now out of hospital and in recovery mode at his son David’s place. He is walking but has to go easy on his upper body for a while.He sounded like his old self and we all look forward to seeing him in The Peloton Coffee bar soon.
When you’ve had your mechanical fixed you need to get back to The Peloton.

John Leigh – update

Thursday May 17th from Peter Brown.

Long time stalwart of PMCC John Leigh had his heart operation on Tuesday in Brisbane and his wife Shirley informs me he is up and walking and medical staff are pleased with the result
You can’t keep an old cyclist down .
If you would like to wish him a speedy recovery, login to the PMCC Facebook page, this is as good a place to send your message from.

Lauren Kitchen sets sights on cycling return in Britain in June

“It is now four weeks since the crash and I’m back into full training, probably a little early, but looking after my recovery and trying to keep the level up.”

Kitchen said the crash in the Netherlands followed another mishap in the cobbled classics three weeks before that, on that occasion (March 22),  I broke my bike into four pieces. click here to view the original PortNews article

Minimum Passing Distance Made Permanent

Bicycle NSW and Minister Pavey announced yesterday(9/5/2018) that the Minimum Passing Distance is being made permanent. Since April 2016, the MPD has been in a trial phase. Bicycle NSW has worked with the NSW Government to educate them about the importance of this law and we are thrilled that it being made permanent.



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