The second Mt Keira Challenge was run on Sunday 22nd November 2015, and of course Exsight was on the scene. Three (3) tandem teams from eXsight Tandems Illawarra participated in the ride to the summit, all mounted on Cannondale tandems.
Pilot Aldo Vella and Mechanic Geoff Hunter filed the following report
The ride from Sydney to Wollongong in support of the MS Society was held on Sunday 1st November 2015.
eXsight Tandems Illawarra was well represented on the 2015 MS Sydney to the Gong Ride, with four (4) teams on Cannondale tandems and three (3) solo riders, participating in both the 90 km and 56 km rides. A total of $935 was raised by the eXsight TRN team as sponsorship for the MS Society.
Geoff Hunter has written the following report
Interactive displays featuring one of the Cannondale Tandems.
On Thursday 1st October 2015, eXsight Tandems Illawarra along with forty-three other community organisations, was invited to participate in the launch of the Community Gateway Hub in Wollongong NSW. Community Gateway is a local not-for-profit organisation working with the elderly, and people with a disability. Further information on the organisation is available at: http://www.communitygateway.net.au/
Some of the other participants included: NSW Family & Community Services; Illawarra Women’s Health; Diabetes NSW; Vision Australia; Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, Australian Hearing; Headspace Wollongong; Cochlear Implant Program; NSW Fire & Rescue; NSW Health; Cancer Council of NSW; Physical Disability Council of NSW; Alzheimer’s Australia and the Stroke Foundations.
The Grafton to Inverell road race is called one of Australia’s toughest road races. The 228km course climbs the Gibraltar Range from Grafton the Glen Innes, then continues to Inverell, packing in over 2300m of climbing.
Exsight Pilot Terry Wall is preparing himself to tackle the 2015 edition, which will be held Saturday 24th October (that’s this Saturday at time of writing). Here’s what he has to say about his preparations.
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