UQ Cycle Club


Ladies of UQCC


As part of our ongoing commitment to be an all-inclusive club we are proud to announce our Ladies of UQCC section.

Mission Statement


Our mission is to provide a fun, social and supportive environment for women cyclists of all ages and abilities. We aim to build a lifelong community of riders founded on friendship and a mutual love of cycling. We exist to enable women to achieve their cycling goals.


  • Connect and inspire all levels of female cyclists, from beginner to advanced
  • More women cycling more often – increased membership and participation in UQCC events
  • Creating opportunities to ride and race together – a pathway that keepswomen engaged

Key Focus Areas

  • Building identity
  • Building community
  • Building capability
  • Playing our part in the bigger picture and grassroots development of women’s cycling

Action Plan – 2015 Key Initiatives

  1. Women’s kit – build identity and community
    Design and order women’s kit
    Register kit with CQ
    Ensure ongoing access to kit
  2. Regular women’s rides – building community and capability
    Establish regular rides catering for beginners to advanced riders
    Encourage members to organise rides via women’s forum
  3. Skill development – building capability
    Organise women’s skills development sessions
    Schedule women’s only criterium race – preparing for CQ open races
  4. Social Events – building community
    Mardi Bartlett Classic – playing our part in the bigger picture
    Complete preparation and promotional activities for 2015
    Commence early planning including securing 2016 headline sponsor
  5. Improving communication – building community
    Distribute monthly email with official announcements and upcoming events
    Prepare a Facebook group for members to meet, chat and organise rides
    Women’s section on the UQCC website (what the club offers and licence info)
  6. Social media platform – building identity community and membership
    Create branding for ‘Ladies of UQCC’ including logo design
    Establish an Instagram account
  7. Other promotional activities – increasing membership
    Ensuring a women’s presence at the UQ Open Day
    Organise a come’n'try / information session (in conjunction with club criterium)
    Build connections with other UQ clubs (i.e. UQ rowing and UQ triathlon club)


Upcoming Events

World Cup #3Albert Bishop Park - Nundah Circuit24th Mar6:00AM
Lesley Thompson CriteriumSkippy Park, 321/335 Old Landsborough Rd, Landsborough QLD 4550, Australia25th Mar
UQCC Club CritAlbert Bishop Park - Nundah Circuit7th Apr6:00AM
Mt Coot-Tha Time TrialSir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, Mount Coot Tha Rd, Toowong QLD 4066, Australia8th Apr6:30AM
WRCC KermesseRedland Bay QLD 4165, Australia15th Apr
World Cup #4Albert Bishop Park - Nundah Circuit21st Apr6:00AM
Ipswich CriteriumIpswich QLD 4305, Australia22nd Apr
Anzac 25Narangba QLD 4504, Australia25th Apr
WRCC CriteriumRedland Bay QLD 4165, Australia5th May
UQCC Handicap CritAlbert Bishop Park - Nundah Circuit6th May6:30AM

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