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CoachRec Newsletter - 29 January 2024

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We're back! After a brief hiatus to bring in 2024, we're getting back to delivering you a weekly dose of upcoming cycling events in NSW, along with news and tips from CoachRec Coaches.

In this week's newsletter:

  1. Cycling events in NSW this week

  2. Latest from our coaches

  3. CoTraining update


(Hint: emojis signify the expected weather conditions on the relevant day)

Road & Track Events

🌀 Tuesday, 30 January

Easts CC - 29th Joseph Sunde & Anthony Spurgeon Memorial (A Grade scratch race, B/C Grade Handicap) Heffron Park, Maroubra 6:00PM - Cost $20 - Enter on Buncheur

Marconi CC - Tuesday Night Racing Sydney Dragway 6:30PM - Cost $10 - $20 - Enter on Buncheur

Port Macquarie CC - Summer Crit Race Season 650 Burrawan Forest Drive, Lake Innes From 5:45PM - Cost $7.40 - Enter on Buncheur

🌬 Wednesday, 31 January

Manning Valley CC - Criterium Series MVCC Criterium Track, Bligh Street, Taree From 5:45PM - Cost $8.40 - Enter on Buncheur

🌀 Thursday, 1 February

LACC/PLCC Armory Crit Racing (A Grade to E Grade) Newington Armory, Jamieson St, Sydney Olympic Park From 5:45PM - Cost $20 - Enter on Buncheur

Illawarra CC - Summer Criterium (A - E Grade Men, A - E Grade Women, Juniors) Lindsay Mayne Criterium Track, 26 Normandie Place, Unanderra From 5:00PM - Cost $15 - Enter on Buncheur

🌀 Friday, 2 February

Sutherland Shire CC - Summer Crits (A - D Grades) Waratah Park, Sutherland From 5:30PM - Cost $15 - Enter on Buncheur

🌀 Saturday, 3 February

Randwick CC - Saturday Heffron Crit (A - E Grades) Heffron Park, Robey St, Maroubra From 2:25PM - Cost $20 - Enter on Buncheur

Goulburn Track Power Carnival (Junior & Senior Carnival, wheelrace and roller derby Seiffert Oval, Goulburn From 12:30PM - Cost $23 - $46 - Enter on Entryboss

🌬 Sunday, 4 February

Central Coast CC - Race 5 Collaborative Construction Crit (A - D Grades, E & Novice Women’s Grade) University of Newcastle Ourimbah Campus, 10 Chittaway From 7:00AM - Cost $15 - $20 - Enter on EntryBoss

SXCC - Sunday Crits Sutherland Bike Track, 42 Rawson Pde, Sutherland From 7:15AM - Cost TBC - Enter on Buncheur

Waratah Masters - Criterium Racing (A - F Grades) Dragway Car Park Circuit (entry gate A) From 8:00AM - Cost $20 - Enter on the line

Gravel, MTB & BMX Events

🌬 Wednesday, 31 January

Tamworth MTB - Twilight Racing Rd 1 Tamworth MTB Park, North Tamworth From 5:15PM - Cost $3 - $5 - Enter on Entryboss

🌀 Saturday, 3 February

2024 AusCycling BMX State Series - ACT/NSW Rd 1 Castle Hill BMX, Caterson Dr, Castle Hill From 3:00PM - Cost $30 - $57 - Enter on Entryboss

🌀 Saturday, 3 February - Sunday, 4 February

Fox Superflow Sealed by Stans - Cooma (Two days of gravity enduro racing) Mount Gladstone Mountain Bike Park, Cooma From 7:30AM each day - Cost $74 - $99 - Enter on event website


  1. πŸ‘©β€πŸ« New Coach Profile - We're excited to have added the experienced MTB coach, Donna Dall, to CoachRec. In addition to coaching two Junior World Champions, Donna has an extensive 25-year history of riding and racing MTB and has been recognised as Australian Mountain Bike Coach of the Year and inducted into the Mountain Bike Australia Hall of Fame. Check out Donna's profile here.

  2. πŸ”‹ Cycling Strong - In this new post, Coach Ric Stern shares insights on strategies to boost your fatigue resistance, with practical tips from tailored training to smart nutrition.

  3. ⚑ CoachRec Coaches => Athlete Results - with Nationals just behind us, we're pleased to share some of the brilliant results that CoachRec coaches helped their athletes to achieve:


Out first batch of cyclists are coming into their third week of CoTraining, and already seeing the benefits from engaging with a professional cycling coach each week to improve their training.

If any of your goals for 2024 are cycling related, CoTraining will accelerate your progress and keep you on track throughout the year.

At only $20 per week, with no minimum commitments, its a no-brainer - whether you've new to cycling and never worked with a coach before, or an experienced cyclist wanting some oversight and personalised feedback as you follow a training plan.

Click here if you want to learn more about CoTraining.

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.