This week we hear from someone who like both kinds of music, Country & Western


Name: Marcus Coppock

Where were you born: Ballarat

Occupation: Tenancy Manager

Family: 5 children, 6 grand children

Favourite Sporting Teams: Australian Teams Pursuit Team (Olymics)

Favourite Athletes: Daley Thompson – decathlete

Favourite Movies: Blues Brothers

Favourite Music: Country & Western

Favourite Food: Lamb Roast

Childhood Ambition: Policeman

Hobbies: gardening, cycling, music (piano accordian)


How long have you been riding? 55 years

When did you start racing? With GSCC in 1993

What other sports have you been involved in? Football, Basketball, Athletics, Triathlon, Cross Country

Age Group and Handicap mark – 60-64, Middle Marker


Why did you join the club? Introduced by Alf Ewins after knee operation

Do you have any goals to achieve? No

Your greatest racing achievement? Maryborough 2000. Overall rider for the weekend won Road Race age group

Riding experiences:

Best? Racing down Grays road with a tail wind @50+kph

Worst? Breaking chain in a race at 40kph from finish line

What’s your favourite training or social ride ? With my son Xavier and daughter Naomi

How often do you ride? Most days


Race Bike: Trek

Training Bike: Trek

Other Bikes: Cervelo TT Bike

Dream Bike : None really