Race reports by course commentator extraordinaire Alan Jones

Jonesy Report: Malanda Road Race 14/7/19

The brilliant form of Luke Azzopardi continued by winning the Malanda Road Race and completing the Southern Tableland double, after successfully claiming Millaa Millaa’s crown the week before. It was this race at Malanda one year ago, that Luke won his first senior...

Will the real Jonesy please stand up?

Various on course reporters have stepped up and submitted race reports and are showing there's quite a bit of literary prowess in our club! Thank you for your submissions and thank you to all the volunteers for making this race happen; it was a glorious morning! A...

Jonesy Report – LDI Final Crit 2/6/19

LUKE AZZOPARDI ADDED THE FINAL OF THE LDI CRITERIUM SERIES TO HIS ALREADY IMPRESSIVE CV WHEN HE DEFEATED HIS ONLY OTHER RIVAL IN SUNDAY’S RACE BERNARD –COSSAR SMITH. Luke had an unassailable lead throughout the series, and maybe this was the reason the current u/17...

Jonesy Report – Mareeba 5/5/19

THE LONG AWAITED RETURN TO ROAD RACING at MAREEBA the famous  GATEWAY TO THE CAPE, saw 40 RIDERS MAKE THEIR WAY UP THE KURANDA RANGE TO RACE IN NEAR PERFECT CONDITIONS.  A GRADE WAS BOLSTERED BY THE VERY IN FORM LUKE AZZOPARDI returning from a hit run visit...

Jonesy Report – Woree Crit 24/3/19

FOLLOWING A MAGNIFICENT A GRADE PLACING IN THE FAMOUS MELBOURNE TO WARRNABOOL BIKE RACE, A ROCK HARD FIT SIMON HUBBARD PACKED TOO MANY GUNS IN THE LDI CONSTRUCTIONS CRITERIUM OPENER, defeating a brave Kieran Mouldey with SIMON'S CP Racings team mate Gary Haydon in...

Smith Park Track Medal Results

05 DECEMBER 2018   CAIRNS CYCLING CLUB INAUGURAL SMITH PARK TRACK MEDAL   Name Total Votes HUTTON, Brandon 61 AZZOPARDI, Luke 36 REYNOLDS, Greg 33 HUTTON, Greg 18 RAYNER, Josh 17 THOMASZ, Gaby 14 LARCOMBE, Rod 13 REID, Michael 13 RAYNER, Alana 12 BATES, Richie 12...

Jonesy report – Bramston Beach Race 25/11/18

HOT BRUTAL CONDITIONS WERE CONFRONTING ALL GRADES IN THE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD AT BRAMSTON BEACH ON SUNDAY. The A Grade had to contend with an extra 30 odd kilometres by going out to Mirriwinni twice making the race a tick under 100 klms, and this took its toll on...

Jonesy Report – Woree Crit 11/11/18

LATE RAIN THROUGH THE LATTER STAGES OF THE CLUB CRITERIUM CHAMPIONSHIPS AT WOREE PLAYED HAVOC WITH THE TWO GRADES ON THE ROAD A and C, and SAW THE CANCELLATION OF B, D and THE WOMENS RACE. The top division had the added interest of holidaying BELGIUM RIDER Gaetan...

Jonesy Report – Woree Crit 28/10/18

DURAJ WRAPS UP THE SERIES, HOWEVER AZZOPARDI TAKES THE LAST LEG IN A STAR STUDDED A GRADE FINAL AT WOREE ON SUNDAY. SIX OF OUR BEST including the very recent National Masters King, Damien Ingram, super consistent riders Kieran Mouldey and Linc Carolan add to that the...

Jonesy Report – Woree Crit 7/10/18

TUNING UP FOR ANOTHER CRACK AT THE FAMOUS CROC TROPHY, BART DURAJ IN SUPERB FORM SPREADEAGLED A HANDY FIELD TO TAKE THE INAUGURAL CAIRNS CUP ON WHEELS CRITERIUM. The form Bart was in, it was questionable if star riders Simon Hubbard, Damien Ingram, Mark Hogan, Bernard...