November 22, 2016

The Ghent Six Day Race

Ghent 6 Day Race

By GCR Roving Reporter – Julian Blackler. The Ghent Six Day Race has a heritage going back to the 1920’s. raced at the University velodrome multi disciplinary events are raced over six evenings. A massive draw for cycling fans across Europe. This year saw Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish return to de Kuipke in their Rainbow…

November 22, 2016

Cycle Safety Australia

cycling safety australia

Cycle Safety Australia promotes the safety of all cyclists in Australia. Cycle Safety Australia provides a portal view for cycling road rules for all States/Territories, identify and provide information for a cycle-friendly lawyer in each State/Territory, provide access to National Insurance companies, and promote safety products and cycle books and magazines for interested users. Actively…

November 20, 2016

Join GCR at L’Etape Australia – 2nd & 3rd Dec.

Individuals are welcome to join the GCR Team at the L’Étape on the 2nd & 3rd December in the Snowy Mountains. We have rented accommodation with a few spare beds if you would like to join us. We may be able to assist with car pooling if transport is required. Our house in Jindabyne is about…

October 25, 2016

Review of Inaugural Bowral Classic – Oct 2016

By GCR Ride Leader – Simon Bloomfield The inaugural Bowral Classic seemed a world away when I got invited to be one of the event ambassadors by the organiser, James Yaffa, at the start of the year. But winter quickly flew by and it was upon me before I knew it – and before I¹d…

May 17, 2016

GCR Ride Leader Ali in Hong Kong wins Dragons Race to Enlightenment

GCR ride leader Ali in Hong Kong wins the Dragons Race to Enlightenment convincingly. Click here to read the winning review.   http://www.hktriclub.com/results/guethoffsmashesfieldin2016dragonsracetoenlightenment  

May 17, 2016

Knog – the Good (G), the VG, and the OMG … plus 20% Discount :)

Knog Commuting Lights Review

By David, GCR Ride Consultant.  I’ve been happily rocking the Knog Blinder Road 2 (200 lumens) for a few months and recently got a chance to test out the newer and more lumen-loaded Knog Blinder Road 400 (400 lumens d’uh) and Knog Blinder Arc 640 (yep, 640 …).  Is it all about the lumens? Here’s what…

May 16, 2016

Favourite Cycling Rides in Rome

Rome Bike Tours Road Bike Rental Guided Rides

By Leonardo – GCR European Ride Manager – Rome Hello riders, today I will introduce to you some great rides in Rome surroundings: Now that it is still spring and the beaches are not yet crowded, a nice ride is Roma-Ostia: from downtown/Colosseum we cross the city using a bike lane until we reach the…

May 15, 2016

GCR Team Store

Welcome to the GCR Team Store. Prices include a 15% to 20% discount off the great value Pactimo pricing.  PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE ORDERING. GCR place monthly orders for our team kit, and for the first time due to customer request, you are welcome to order. Our manufacturer is Pactimo who have great quality gear at really…

May 14, 2016

Cycling in Rome

Rome Road Bike Hire

By GCR Ride Leader – Leonardo – Ride Manager Europe Rome has been recently defined a city not easy to bike due to traffic conditions, harsh road surfaces, cobblestones here and there and other reasons that every commuter knows well; The traffic flow in the morning is coming into town so when I ride I…

May 12, 2016

Favourite Sydney Ride – South to Waterfall, then into the Royal National Park.

By Simon Bloomfield – GCR Ride Leader The ride down to Waterfall isn’t much to speak of, but once you turn into the RNP you’re in a different world. Gorgeous rainforest descents; some testing – but not too testing – climbs; and some great sprint sections ensure there’s something for everyone. Plenty of little off-shoots…