In 1992 a group of fine not-so-young-anymore Lara Sporting Club
members attended a Men’s Health night where they decided that their days
of playing football and cricket, running, swimming and even walking
reasonably quickly were receding into the past at an ever increasing
A local fitness guru, Tom Wilks, took a few of them under his wing
and started them on a cycling adventure that continues to this day. And
so the legend of the Lara Legends Cycling Group was born.
the next 25 years the group grew to 20 members including both younger
and older riders and some female riders who were most welcome and helped
tone down the constant banter a little.
Today the group has diminished in size but not enthusiasm and meets every Saturday come rain,
hail or shine (well, shine anyway). We ride ride an 18 kilometre loop to the
Grammar School and back followed by an optional extra 20 kilometres to the You
Yangs gate and return.
Watch out for the blue and yellow blur down Rennie Street every
Saturday morning and, if you feel like joining us please do. ll,
including ladies, welcome.