It was warm to hot with a little breeze just controlling the temperature, very good for racing. The Tour Down Under probably accounted for the race entries for this popular venue to be down around 80, well below the 130’s of late last year and no A grade Teams race also would had some effect on entries. Never the less the racing in all grades was serious and competitive with many riders backing up for a guest rides in other grades, some higher, a good opportunity to test one’s self against the stronger riders without the commitment.
Ben Schofield, a sometime club member, turned up with some copies of his new book “Wheel Life”. Ben has put a lot of time and effort into this book and it is well worth the read. Ben quit his job to research, write and publish this book.