Newton Heights? Pfffft....

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Newton Heights? Pfffft....

Post by aruss » Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:39 pm

Was at the Sidney Velo tonight and I always enjoy chatting to Willi Fahning. If you don't know who this is be ashamed and then look him up (http://members.shaw.ca/sidprop/aboutus.htm). So we get talking about the VCL series and riding in Vic and he asked my favourite race course...."well Newton Heights I like, no hiding there and just a true test of abilities. So hard."

"Oh yeah that is a good one, but that is the juniour to what we used to race around there..."

"Really, what was the old course?"

"Well, it was a road race. 12 laps Clock-wise beginning at Saanichton. West along Mount Newton X then up Thompson Place Climb (1.0km @ 11%) through Newton Heights, Right on East Saanich back to Saanichton and then right on Mount Newton X to repeat......"

"TWELVE TIMES!!?"

"Twelve times, steel bikes"

"Right on."

"At that time I was a Wheeler. We were strong."

"We will bring it back Willi."

Willi Style.

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