Giant Pete wrote:As a keen cyclist with family commitments on a single wage (mostly), I find that $220 for a Masters 3 licence a tad excessive.
Good thing Masters licences are only $150 then
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master6 wrote:Is it $220? I have yet to renew my CA licence, however I believe the fee for masters 3 to 7 is $150.
I have been involved in Water Skiing and Kart Racing, and find cycling to be cheap by comparison. Entry fees for race events in Tasmania are bargain basement.
Have you looked at the cost of the various "challenges", or "fun rides" as I call them. I think that you would get a lot more "event" activity via a CA licence and race entry fees, than you would get via "fun rides" for a given annual cost.
As an example close to home, look at the Mt Wellington Challenge.
It was a cycle club event, and the entry was $20. Last year it was taken away from the cycling clubs, and the entry fee went to $40.
While you agonise over cycling costs, have a look at the Dome Coffee rides from Sandy Bay, and the Wednesday morning Richmond Bakery rides. Best value for money in cycling. Free
Giant Pete wrote:[As I'm new to all of this, my fact-finding can be a little misguided, perhaps.
On the Cycling.org website membership for Race Masters 1 to 7 is $220. Although I haven't checked out local pricing as yet.
I've been following the Dome and Richmond Bakery threads. Maybe I'll have to wait until I'm an old fart
BarryTas wrote:STCC training ride this Sunday 22/02/2012 (AT) 9am at the Taph
doggatas wrote:It's definitely 30+ racing on Sunday yeh?
doggatas wrote:I'll be doing it on the roadie, never done one before so I have no time to beat.
Variables aside, I'll use clip-ons next time and aero wheels and clip-ons the time after.
BarryTas wrote:needs more open races and hilly races, or even a race that has a hill top finish. I was blown away by the racing upnnnnnorth
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