AVCC Update

Don Clifton (SAMCA V/P) and I recently attended the National body AGM in Melbourne. Below is some feedback.  .   a completely rewritten constitution was passed replacing the existing 22 year old version  .   included in that document is the SA proposal to lower the male entry age to 30  .   another SA inspired move to…

AVCC AGM Deadline

The AVCC AGM will take place on May 04. Nominations have been called for the executive positions of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. All financial AVCC members may nominate. If you wish to do so, please follow the directions from the AVCC Secretary as set out below. Please note the imminent closing date. “Note…

Bean-counter required

IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE WHO CAN COUNT? Our treasurer Jeff Geisler has decided to call it a day after providing great service. Obviously SAMCA needs a replacement. Jeff tells me the job requires about 4/5 hours per month. Additionally the position entails attending monthly SAMCA committee meetings.  If you have the appropriate background please…

Condolences

On behalf of the SAMCA committee and the South Australian Master’s Cycling Community, I extend sympathy to David Milne on the death of his wife Angela. David has played a major caring role over many years and yet has still managed to compete at and contribute to club and Open events at the SDVLCC. And…

Presidents Update

Welcome to 2019. We look forward to an exciting year of racing leading to the National Titles in early 2020. At our first meeting for the year David Tichy was confirmed as Public Officer and Graeme Orchard as State Handicapper. The committee thanks Julie Jahmes-Freak for fulfilling the PO role for several years. Julie chose…

Bill Long – Camperdown to Warrnamboo

Bill Long – Camperdown to Warrnambool 74km VCV Open Handicap is to be held on 16th February 2019. This will be the 27th running of this event. It is held in conjunction with and as a fore-runner to the time-honoured Melbourne to Warrnambool Cycling Classic. There is also a post on Veteran Cycling Victoria –…

AGM Update

The SAMCA AGM was conducted on Tuesday Nov 20. 64 members attended and the following candidates were elected:  .   Richard Tormet was elected Secretary unopposed  .   Don Clifton won the ballot for Vice President against Rob Freak.  .   Bob Cotton was elected Chief Referee unopposed  On behalf of the SA cycling community, I wish to…

Consistency Award Update

Congratulations to the top 16 place consistency points getters for 2018. The final winner was Robert Gregory with Gavin Tamblyn a close runner up. Here are the final top 16 placings. Further to this, Robert Freak – SAMCA Vice President announced the winner of his random draw gift of 1 seat to the TDU Legends Dinner…

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