2018 AGM

NOTICE of 2018 AGM As a member of one or more of the three South Australian veterans/masters cycling clubs, you also belong to South Australian Masters Cycling Association (SAMCA) and Australian Veterans Cycling Council (AVCC). Members are reminded that the SAMCA AGM will be held on Tuesday 20th November 2018 at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur Street Unley, commencing…

STATE RR DATE CLASH

There has been plenty of chatter about this. The SAMCA committee is similarly disappointed. We considered moving our event back one week but that would penalise those who prioritised the state titles months ago. So no change Hope to see you at Gumeracha. Please note the venue change. David

Message from the President

On behalf of the SAMCA committee I welcome everyone to our new Website. Late last year, our committee recognised that the original website had become aged and hard to support.   I’m sure you will find the new format fresher, with lots of added functionality. A major feature is that the new platform will be…

AVCC FEE RISE 2019

The new AVCC treasurer, Cheryl Hutchins (Gold Coast) identified some cost pressures facing AVCC in the immediate future. Insurance is by far the national body’s greatest expenditure and our insurer has flagged a 2019 premium increase of about 10%. Alternative providers are being examined but price is not the only consideration. In addition to insurance…

CHANGE TO MASTERS ENTRY LEVEL AGE

At a recent meeting of the AVCC in Melbourne , SAMCA submitted a proposal to reduce the male entry age to 30 in line with International and National Masters bodies. I am delighted to report that the National body voted in favour of our position so the age differential between female and male now disappears…

VLCC Criteriums 2018/9

VLCC 2018-19 Criterium Series. Racing commences Wednesday 10 October 2018. Information for both grade riders and teams is available on the VLCC website (http://www.vlcc.org.au/2018-19-crits). NB. Prize money for the grades consistency award to be shared by the top 5 riders has been increased to $1500 thanks to Drivewear. Make sure that if you have a…

SAMCA History

A bit of history. The Australian Veteran Cycling Council Inc (AVCC) was formed in 1991 to cater for the interests of veteran cyclists throughout Australia. While Veteran Cycling clubs were active from around 1982 in South Australia, it wasn’t until 1997 that SAMCA formed in order to provide some co-ordination and support for the various…

CAMS Update

The CAMS committee are busy preparing for the 2019 CAMS series, promising that it will be bigger and better than ever! This will be the 20th edition of the series. CAMS TT Poll – On behalf of CAMS committee, Robert Freak thanks you for voting for your preference for the CAMS TT. The result is…