The '19 Heroic -Heroic helpers and awesome weather !


Light winds graced the weekend after a shower on Saturday morning. So riding conditions were perfect in the mid 20's for every event.

The camp grounds were popular with plenty of Cross watching on the oval. Roads were quiet and the country air clear The Avon Valley is a top bike tourism destination..

South Perth Cycling Club did a bang up job across the weekend. The Volunteers, helpers, friends and new friends make this event Heroic.

Tell your friends you are Heroic, tell them about your weekend of adventure.

And i hope to see you again on October 10 and 11 October, 2020

Toby Hodgson

Event Director


Facebook albums and photo links:

Road Race

Retro Bike Show


Classic 55 and 100 mile rides

Photos from all riders welcome, please submit to jedi at

All photos available for digital download from Daniela Tommasi Photography

Click here to see her galleries 



Road Race results- 122 years of Road racing, 2019 edition here

Cross Racing results - Cyclocross - CX Heroic results here

Hero points - read about the bicycles that carried these Heroic over rough miles. Database link here


"Spirit not speed" Awards:

The Heroic Triple

2nd place: Riding Road race, Cyclocross and 50miler - Anne Bramley.

1st Place: Riding the Road race for an amazing 3rd place on his retro bike, then Cyclocross on another retro and finally the full 100 miler - George Miller deserves the Triple !

Beverley B and B Retro Bike Show Peoples choice award:

1. Morris - Swansea Road racer


The Most Heroic Bike

pre 1930

C Clements: 1925 single speed Ascot on the 50 Miler


J Clements: Estimated early 30's AG Healing track bike, bought over from NSW.  Is a friends dads bike who is now 82 and it was his fathers bike originally.


B. Cleaver: Ascot - chrome track frame, cyclo 3 speed, gb stem, nervex lugs, Williams cranks etc  


T. Andrews: Original 1974 Holdsworth team bike. Purchased new from Putney England Dec 1974. Raced it, sold it, recovered it circa 2010. Restored. Campag running gear. Used L'Eroica Tuscany in 2016.

Heroic Rider awards


The Most Heroic Rider- Ruth " Queen of Cheeze" Murdie

The lady in lederhosen, we love your outfit.


The Most Heroic Hair- Rob " Frithnow" Frith

A most distinguished mustache and short crop beard , cultivated specially for the weekend.


The Most Heroic Act- Alexander "Dolph" Locket

Nominated by the Lead Car who astounded by his pure Heroic effort to finish quickly. Plus his good manners noted by everyone.

The Heroine- Amanda " Back Alley Pedaller"

Left to ride solo by her partner, and keeping the Back Alley Pedallers in line, Amanda needs a medal because she is a true Heroine.

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