In order to get to know the various members of the club better we will be posting “26 Questions with” various members of the club.
To kick things off we thought we’d start with our own President, Kane Airey.
Name: Kane Airey
Where were you born: Launceston
Occupation: Building designer
Family: Denise, Thomas, Sam and Rafa the dog.
Favourite Sporting Teams: Geelong Cats, Buffalo Bills, Aussie Cricket team
Favourite Athletes: Cadel Evans, Joel Selwood, Michael Schumacher
Favourite Movies: Amelie, Jason Borne Series, James Bond.
Favourite Music: Powderfinger, INXS, You am I
Favourite Food: Donuts
Childhood Ambition: To be good at something?
Hobbies: Woodwork, Snorkelling, watching F1.
How long have you been riding? Started as a little kid, rode to school in primary school and have been riding since.
When did you start racing? 2008 with GCC, 2009 with Geelong Vets,
What other sports have you been involved in? Ten Pin Bowling, Gridiron, Triathlon
Age Group and Handicap mark – 40-44, Usually A grade
Why did you join the club? To have a go at racing, racing on Sunday’s and Colin Hooper persuaded me to.
Do you have any goals to achieve? To sprint faster, and get better at hills, but these two things don’t seem to work together though.
Your greatest racing achievement? 3rd in my first Geelong open, winning my first club race. Also finishing Ironman New Zealand.
Best? Sprinting with the fast guys, its always a great challenge. Riding up Mt Donna Buang, that’s my longest hill!, it seemed to take forever.
Worst? Getting dropped in a race then hearing your bunch gets up and wins.
What’s your favourite training or social ride? Saturday Bunnings bunch 6am. A few sharp hills and attacks with a good group of riders
How often do you ride? 3-4 times a week including racing
Race Bike: 2013 Trek Madone 5.2 carbon
Training Bike: 2004 Trek 1400 aluminium,
Other Bikes: Dodsun firepower mountain bike, 1948 Malvern Star two star resto.
Dream Bike: Trek custom Emonda SLR project one