Weekly Update

Written by Moya Jones on . Posted in News

I did say Winter was coming, phew, and it did come.  Saturday’s ride was cancelled as was the new Sunday ride.  Will we ever get to ride on the weekend???  Let’s hope so.   To allow that extra sleep in, yes that’s why we have done it, over the winter months the Saturday ride start time will be 7am. WOO HOO!!   This week we will be riding to the Swan Valley and Whiteman Park.

Bikeforce Joondalup’s Ladies only cycle course is on again.  A special edition newsletter will be posted in the next couple of days with Kelli’s account of the course. To register for the course simply email Candy at bikeforcejoondalup@gmail.com with the following info: name, mobile number, email address, type of bike (racing bike, hybrid, mountain bike) and level of fitness on the bike.   The course will be run from September.

Entertainment Books are available for purchase through the club as a book or in digital format.  The Cost is $65.  These books are your guide to the most popular restaurants, attractions, shopping, travel and more, all with valuable up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers.   Email egirvanwa@hotmail with your name and whether you want a book or digital format.  Payment to made to the club BSB  066-166  Account Number 10018211 or cash when you collect the book.

End of Season Party is on 23rd July at Joondalup Resort.  Early bird tickets get the chance to win over night accommodation and breakfast for 2 at the resort to be used on the night or any time you choose.  So get your tickets before 20th June to be in the draw.  See Website for details or Register Now

MONDAY 23rd May


Venue: Arena Joondalup, Kennedya Drive.
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Details:  $10 per session paid via a swim card through register now ($90 for 10 sessions).  For more information, please contact Janine (janine@janinekaye.com.au).

TUESDAY 24th May


Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 6am – 7:15am
Details: See ride details on the website. Due to road works on Ocean Reef Road, the ride will head all the way along Hodges Drive bypassing Venturi Drive.  Left turn onto Ocean Reef Road, the ride picks up the return journey back to Sorrento after a right turn onto Oceanside Prom.

RUN: INTERVAL TRAINING  No training during May


SWIMMING: SQUADS AT CRAIGIE – No 7:30pm Session over winter

Venue: Craigie Leisure Centre

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $10 or cheaper with a training card
Details: Indoor squad in 25m pool, outdoor squad in 50m pool.  The indoor squad is for adults and juniors (12+) who need swim fitness, stroke correction and technique development.  The outdoor session is based on building pace awareness and speed. Refer website for more information.



Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 6:00am – 7:00am
Details: See ride details on the website


Venue: Moolanda Park See Map
Time: 6:15pm – 7pm
Details: Cost $5. Please get a training card to minimise cash handling. For details about this session, see the Run Training section.

FRIDAY 27th May


Venue: Craigie Leisure Centre – 50m outdoor pool
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am  (2 lanes)
Cost: $10 or less with a training card
Details: Take your pick: – short set up to 2.2km; longer set 2.7-3km. Pacing as per program with drills to develop technique.


RIDE – SWAN VALLEY CIRCUIT – Note start time

Venue: Meet at Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 7am
Details: Stuart is away at the moment so he will not be leading the ride this week. So we will be keeping with the familiar.  See Website for ride details.


RIDE: CHOCOLATIERS – Note start time

Venue: Meet at Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 7am
Details: Details: The Chocolatiers are an intermediate group ride. The ride is ideal as a training or social ride for all age groups and all levels of cycling ability. Distances travelled over the winter months will be shorter.  However, we will build up the distance in preparation for the annual Lancelin ride.  Average speed is usually less than 26km/hour.

SUNDAY 29th May

OPEN WATER SWIM – no swim over Winter

RIDE: Winter Sunday Session  NEW

Venue: Meet at Sorrento Surf Club

Time: 7am
Details: This ride can be your recovery ride, social ride or wet weather alternative if you miss your Saturday ride.  Just turn up and make a plan based on who’s there on the day. See Website for more information.  If it is too wet, a MTB ride may be organised instead, keep an eye out for updates on our Facebook page.

Coming Events

4th June 2016 – Kalbarri Adventurethon  Run, Ride and Paddle through the gorgeous gorges at this great event.  See Website for more details.

23 July 2016  – North Coast Triathlon Club end of Season Party, Joondalup Resort