• Sun
    8:30 amBallan Station

    For the last five years a small group of Vets have met up at Ballan Station (70 minutes drive from
    Camberwell) to ride 35 km to the Nationals at Buningyong, and then make the return trip after the events have concluded. This has proved to be a fantastic ride, and provides the following benefits:

    • No parking problems – plenty of space at Ballan Station, just a few minutes off the Western Freeway
    • Get to see the Nationals and get your own ride in (just under 70 km return)
    • Leisurely start – no need to be up at sparrow’s. Leave Melbourne around 7.15 am for an 8.30 depart from Ballan. That will get us to Buningyong in time for breakfast near the finish line before the halfway mark of the women’s race. We then watch the entire men’s race on the hill and the big screen
    • Safe, low-traffic ride through attractive ‘undulating’ countryside.

    If you are interested, send an email to John Williams. If we have enough numbers, Col Mortley and Mark Edwards have agreed to take the tent and barbecue.

  • Sun
    6:30 amCroydon Cycleworks, 182 Mount Dandenong Rd, Croydon

    ECC Sunday Social rides in conjunction with major sponsor Croydon Cycleworks, kick off again with the first being on Sunday 17th February.

    These rides are aimed for everyone with two start times being:
    1. Slow – Medium group – rollout from Croydon Cycleworks Shop at 6.30am (ride leader will be appointed)
    2. Faster group – rollout from Croydon Cycleworks Shop at 6.45am (ride leader will be appointed)

    The ride:

    This is a no drop ride, so even if you don’t feel you have the pace to keep up, a smiling face will be there to greet you at main corners so you wont get left behind.

    After the ride, everyone with gather in Main Street, Croydon about 8.30am for a well earned coffee and /or cake.

    The route:

    Heading out fom CCW shop, we head up Mount Dandendong Road, making a right hand turn into Colchester road. Following this road making a left hand turn at Albert Avenue round about into Mountain Hwy takes each group to the base of the One in 20 to re-group.
    Everyone will pace themselves up to the top to re-group again at Sassafras.

    Taking a left hand from here, the groups will proceed up to Olinda with a final descent into Montrose re-grouping again at the main roundabout (Groups will decide on the day if Sky High will be included).

    Taking Mount Dandenong Road back, this leads the groups to the final destination – coffee!

    Future dates:

    Sunday 17th March

    Either Sunday 14th April or Sunday 28th April (as Sunday 21st is Easter Sunday) - TBC

    Sunday 19th May

    (Then lets see what the weather is doing after that)

    Go to Team App to let us know you are coming.  Hope to see you all there!

  • Sat
    1:30 pmDunlop Road, Mulgrave - Melways Ref. 71 A10

    It’s our annual charity day & all proceeds will go to "Below the Belt” - Riding for Urogenital Cancers research so please bring along a few extra coins to buy a  raffle ticket or two.

    Normal split fields with B,D & F Grades racing at 1.30pm (entries close at 1:15pm) & A, C & E Grades at 3.00pm (entries close at 1:45pm; Pre-Entry closes at 1.15pm). Toilet tax will apply so $12 entry.


  • Sat
    1:30 pmSeymour

    Eastern Cycling Club in partnership with Croydon Cycleworks presents the 60km Open HANDICAP at Seymour.

    Race Start Time 1.30pm
    Registration Manners St, Seymour (Opposite the Royal Hotel)
    Rider briefing and race start is 3.5km along the Seymour-Avenel Rd
    $2000 in Prize Money plus Trophies

    Prize from 1st to 10th
    1st $500
    2nd $400
    3rd $300
    4th $200
    5th $150
    6th $120
    7th $100
    8th $80
    9th $70
    10th $50
    Fastest overall $250
    Fastest unplaced female $50
    Proudly sponsored by
    Online entry:
    Entries close at midnight on Tuesday 19th March

    Melways Ref. 510 M6.

  • Sat
    2:00 pmCasey Fields - Melways 134 G9

    Pre-qualification required of 3 races.  Pre-Enter.

    Age group races (Male & Female)
    35 – 39
    40 – 44
    45 – 49
    50 – 54
    55 – 59
    60 – 64
    65 – 69
    70 – 74
    75 – 79
    80 – 84
    85 – 89

  • Sun
    9:00 amBazalgette Drive, Dandenong South - Melways 89 K12

    Registration tent and finish line in Bazalgette Drive.
    Circuit Bazalgette Dr., Oppenheim Dr., Babbage Dr., Logis Bvd., then Bazalgette Drive.

    Start 9.00am.  Pre-Enter.

  • Tue
    7:00 pmCroydon Cycleworks, 182 Mount Dandenong Road, Croydon

    In partnership with our major sponsor Croydon Cycle Works we are holding a members night to launch the new ECC kit!

    Don’t miss your chance to try on a sample for size and place your order to take advantage of the ECC bulk order price. There will also be a surprise model to showcase the new kit.

    Get your raffle tickets on Saturday race days, or on the night, and go into the draw to win a new club kit (jersey and bib shorts) valued at $289
    TICKETS: $10 each or 3 for $20

    Funds raised will go towards a new canopy for the club registration tent in the new club colours.

    Croydon Cycle Works will have an ECC members–only special offering 10% store wide and special prices on a select range of bikes.


    Kit pricing
    Jersey & bib nicks $289
    Jersey only $124
    Arm warmers $55
    Gilet $135
    ChillBLOCK Jacket $219

    Note: you must order via CCW and pay in full at time of order.
    Orders close on Friday 10 May, orders taken from Thursday 18 April.
    These prices are for first bulk order and will go up by approx. 30% after the initial order.

  • Sat
    2:00 pmGruyere / Yarra Glen

    This year’s Toughen Up series is once again sponsored by Dean Niclasen and Toy Bricks, Bayswater. A big thank you to Dean for his generous support. Don’t go anywhere but Toy Bricks for your Lego needs!

    Series points from each of the four races are allocated depending on numbers, as follows:

    Riders / Points
    8 or more / 1st: 5 points, 2nd: 3 points, 3rd: 2 points, everyone else: 1 point
    6–7 / 1st: 3 points, 2nd: 2 points, everyone else: 1 point
    4–5 / 1st: 2 points, everyone else: 1 point
    Less than 4 / Every competitor receives 1 point.

    For people who do duty during the series, their final points score is simply scaled by a factor of 4/3 – in other words, their average points score for the other three races is credited to them for the race that they do duty.

    Series prize money is $600 all up, over and above normal prize money paid out each week:
    1st: $250, 2nd: $150, 3rd: $100, 4th: $60, 5th: $40.

    Race 1 - Gruyere; 8th June 2019

    Race 2 - Yarra Glen; 15th June 2019

    Race 3 - Gruyere; 29th June 2019

    Race 4 - Yarra Glen; 13th July 2019

    All races start at 2.00pm.

  • Sun
    10:00am / 2.00pmNational Boulevard / Gruyere / Yarra Glen

    Race 1 - Sunday 21st July 2019, 10.00am - National Boulevard

    Race 2 - Sunday 28th July 2019, 10.00am - National Boulevard

    Race 3 - Saturday 3rd August 2019, 2.00pm - Gruyere

    Race 4 - Saturday 10th August 2019, 2.00pm - Yarra Glen

  • Tue
    6:00 pmMETEC Driver Education Centre, Kilsyth

    David, Nick and the team at Croydon Cycleworks are getting behind the series once again this summer.  Daylight saving starts on Sunday 6th October, so the first race will be on Tuesday 8th October 2018.  This year we are throwing in a few GSR followed by 3 Lap Handicaps.


    PlacePrizeRRP ($)
    1stWahoo KICKR Core Smart Trainer1200
    2ndShimano Z1 Helmet & Sunglasses Pack500
    3rdBBB Pro Workstand & BBB Toolkit400
    4thCCW Jersey/Bibshorts290
    5thShimano RC5 Shoes & Socks250
    6thCCW Gold Service – Road199
    7thSportful Fiandre Jacket190
    8thPirelli Velo Tyres Pack150
    9thSIS Nutrition Pack100
    10thMuc Off Bike Care Pack80

  • Sun
    7:30 amUnion Rd, Wandin North

    On Sunday 20th October there will be a ‘Captain’s choice’ club ride around Wandin.

    7.15am for a 7.30am roll out leaving from Wandin North shops in Union Road . It's a no-drop social ride with three ride groups on the day: hot, mild and scenic.

    57 kms and 900 vertical metres of climbing for hot and mild groups . Scenic group will do 44 kms and 650 vertical metres of climbing.

    All rides will return back to the car park for coffee afterward.  Hope to see you there.

  • Sat
    7:00 pmMaroondah Sports Club, Dublin Road, Ringwood East

    Awards Night

    2 Course Meal - Drinks at bar prices.

    David won the Australian National Road title in 1998 and his biggest victory came on stage 7 of the 2000 Giro d'Italia where he rode to victory after a 164km solo breakaway.  David now works as a cycling journalist and commentator on SBS.

    Ticket Price - $70 per head.  As we will have to know final numbers for the awards night for catering by Friday 18th of October 2019, tickets must be purchased online by Thursday 17th October 2019.  Don't leave it to the last minute......


  • Sun
    10:00 amLake Learmonth

    The 2019 VCV Road Championships, hosted by Eureka, will be held at Lake Learmonth on 17th November 2019. This will be the last VCV event for the year.

    Sunday 17th November 2019 - 2 Aggregate Points

    Hosted by Eureka on behalf of Veteran Cycling Victoria.  To be held as graded races. Men and women race separately.

    Women. Start time 10:55am. All women's events will start at the same time and all women will do the same 45km circuit. Number of divisions depends on entries.

    Men. Men's events will start in 3 waves. Divisions A to F
    Men's Distances.
    Men Division A - 77km
    Men Division B - 77km
    Men Division C - 55km
    Men Division D - 55km
    Men Division E - 45km
    Men Division F - 45km

    Wave 1. 10:00am Men Division C. 10:05am Men Division D
    Wave 2. 11:00am Men Division E. 11:05am Men Division F
    Wave 3. 11:45am Men Division A. 11:50am Men Division B

    Entries close midnight Tuesday 12th November 2019 -

    Entry Fee $10. Transponder hire $5


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