This weeks rider under the microscope is long time member Joe Gulino.
Have had a great response to the rider profile request but please keep them coming in.
Name: Joseph Gulino
Where were you born: Geelong
Occupation: Electrical Engineer
Family: Wife June ,Children Nick,Martina,Sam, Renee, Ethan .
Favourite Sporting Teams: Hawthorn, Old Team Telekom Early Nineties
Favourite Athletes: Any Disabled Human Being having a go!
Favourite Movies: War types, American Civil, WW1&2.
Favourite Music: Not Loud Headbanging Doof Doof Type. Enjoy U2, Ed Sheeran.
Favourite Food: Homemade Meat Balls “Polpette”
Childhood Ambition: To have a Farm with my Italian Grandfather
Hobbies: A little bit of Cycling, Gardening, Shooting,
How long have you been riding? 45 yrs
When did you start racing? Way back at Geelong with Jack Griffin running Trials around Geelong 1996 Then joined Vets in 1998
What other sports have you been involved in? Little League Aussie rules, Soccer, Baseball,Volley Ball, Clay Target Shooting, Netball
Age Group and Handicap mark – 51, Where ever the worlds Greatest handicapper puts me ( Usually in the wrong Bunch 😉 )
Why did you join the club? A good friend of mine encouraged me to ( G.Benson)
Do you have any goals to achieve? Race for long as I can. (Work in Progress)
Your greatest racing achievement? 7th in the Campy to Warnambool. Thanks Mandy Not
Best? . Charity Ride for Make AWISH Foundation Adelaide to Geelong. 2004
Worst? Vets Race prior to Easter 200? Crashed, Fractured Hip and Missed Racing at Maryborough, Closely Followed by Trying to Demolish Drive Thru Bottlo at Maryborough with my Bike.
What’s your favourite training or social ride? Check out Strava! (OK, Leopold to Shell? Ed)
How often do you ride? Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday, Friday, Sunday and some Saturday’s Check out Strava. (we did 13,486kms YTD – impressive!! Ed)
Race Bike: Wilier Motirolo
Training Bike: Reid Falco
Other Bikes: Wilier Trieste, Olmo Sportsman, Hasa MTB.
Dream Bike: Wilier Gran Turismo