Brunetti Women's Coffee Club Ride
Women of all ages and abilities enjoyed a great day at the Brunetti Women's Coffee Club Ride. Sixty women arrived to start the morning with a Brunetti coffee before a ride briefing from Warren (Bike Now). Everyone then broke into small groups to start the ride with their Ride Angel. Weather conditions were warm and windy, which provided a great challenge as people cycled from Carlton to Kew Boulevard and back. People had the opportunity to learn about different obstacles including traffic, tram tracks, corners...and a blown tyre!
By lunchtime, the clouds had disappeared and everyone returned to the Women's Hub for a tasty Brunetti lunch (and more coffee...who could resist!). The shade of the umbrellas was the perfect place to watch the action of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. Early racers were flying past as Rob (RideWiser) gave an informative talk about racing and fitness. Two lucky women won prizes in the raffle (a Brunetti cycling kit and a $400 voucher from Richmond Cyclery) and at 2pm all attention turned to the women racing in the Amy Gillett Cup.
A special thanks must go to our Ride Angels who all volunteered their time. The Angels were there to make sure that everyone found their way around the course, but they also shared safety tips, info about bikes and, most importantly, their passion for cycling.
For everyone who attended, don't forget to look at all the great material in your showbag. Plenty of upcoming rides and events, including a voucher for a FREE training class with the Ridewiser ERGO program.
If you're keen to keep cycling, you can still download the training plan and tips here.
Can't remember the route? Download the route profile here.
For fantastic food, coffee and sweet treats, visit Brunetti.
For more info on the racing and the Amy Gillett Cup, visit Jayco Herald Sun Tour.
Love cycling? Visit the Cycling Promotion Fund website.
Get your women's cycle wear and accessories at SheSpoke.
For information about Cogs Girls, visit Bike Now.