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CoachRec Newsletter - 2 January 2024

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Happy New Year, from the CoachRec team!

In this week's (2 January 2024) newsletter:

  1. Introducing CoTraining by CoachRec

  2. Cycling Events in NSW this Week

  3. Watch the Road National Championships!


Got some serious cycling goals you want to hit in 2024? Well, we're delighted to bring you just what you need to reach them - CoTraining.

CoTraining is cycling coaching that is:

💰 Incredibly affordable (only $20/week)
🚴‍♂ Suitable for all levels of cyclist
🧑‍🏫 Supported by real coaches (not AI)
🔍 Offers actionable input, where it matters most
📱Only requires your bike, phone, and Strava

We've paired up with some of our favourite local coaches - Sam Hill and Scott Law, to deliver all the best parts of coaching. CoTraining helps cyclists at all levels improve while keeping the fun of riding - and without imposing strict training plans or requiring you to give up your favourite rides.

Get faster and fitter in 2024, and join the CoTraining Community now!


It's a very quiet week for cycling events in NSW, with only two on the calendar. It should remain quite quiet for another week or so, before picking up steam towards mid-January.

Road & Track Events

🌤 Sunday, 7 January

Waratah Masters - Criterium Racing (A - F Grades) Sydney Motorsport Park Full GP Circuit, Eastern Creek 7:00AM (All grades) - Cost $15 - Enter on the line

Gravel, MTB & BMX Events

🌤 Saturday, 6 January

Castle Hill BMX - Club Series 1-1 Castle Hill BMX, Caterson Dr, Castle Hill From 3:00PM - Cost $3-$23 - Enter on Entryboss


Image credit: Con Chronis

While it's all quiet in NSW, there is a massive week of racing coming up in Ballarat, with the Road National Championships starting on Wednesday.

Check out this Preview from AusCycling, which hints at the favourites for the time trial, criteriums and road races.

You can watch the criteriums and most of the road races across SBS On Demand, with daily highlights on the AusCycling Youtube Channel.

Streaming details and times as follows:

Friday, January 5

Criteriums (Elite & U23 Women and Elite Men)

16:50-19:45 AEDT

Live streaming on SBS On Demand

Saturday, January 6

Road Race (U23 Men)

14:30-17:00 AEDT

Live streaming on SBS On Demand

Sunday, January 7

Road Race (Elite & U23 Women)

10:30-12:30 AEDT

Road Race (Elite Men)

13:30-18:00 AEDT

Live on SBS, SBS On Demand and Fox Sports

Catch you next week with more cycling events!

Written By
Rose Vassel
Lead Writer & Co-Founder at CoachRec
Rose Vassel is a National Road Series Rider for Butterfields Racing and has raced in Europe and Australia. She is the lead writer and co-founder of CoachRec. Rose received her Bahcelor of Laws and International Studies at the University of New South Wales, and has worked in the legal industry.