WELCOME TO OMARA CYCLES
. . . and Omara Corsair Cafe
Omara Cycles is more than just a bike shop, it is a Melbourne cycling institution, selling and servicing bikes since 1945.
In 1945 Les O’Mara returned home from the war and opened a cycling shop in Cheltenham. The shop was named Corsair Cycles after the Corsair war plane. Les and Dot, his life long wife, devoted a huge amount of time and effort into making Corsair Cycles a huge success. Les was a very talented racing cyclist and won many amateur races, he also devoted a lot of time introducing people to the sport. In 1998 the business was sold to his grandson, Jae, who took over the legacy of the business. The shop was named O’Mara cycles and today the O’Mara cycling tradition continues to live on.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Upcoming events to watch out for
Opening on Monday 31st of March, we are able to offer our valued customers the chance to try spin – FOR FREE!
During the first week of opening get on down and see what the hype is all about! Places are extremely limited and some sessions have already sold out, so please book now to ensure your spot.
For more information visit Blk Rock Fit Club.
Easy down to Mordialloc then up to Port Melbourne then back to the store for coffee fix!
Speed builds. intermediate ride.
Total distance 56km | Average 32k
Tour of Flanders (Belgium) is LIVE from 12:00am Monday 7 April on SBS ONE with live streaming online at Tour of Flanders (Belgium).
Paris-Roubaix (France) is LIVE from 9:30pm Sunday 13 April SBS ONE with live streaming online at Paris-Roubaix (France). It will be hosted by award-winning cycling journalist Michael Tomalaris with former professional cyclist Henk Vogels. Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen will provide commentary.
Amstel Gold Race (Netherlands) is LIVE from 11:05pm Sunday 20 April on SBS ONE with live streaming online at Amstel Gold Race (Netherlands).
Liege-Bastogne-Liege (Belgium) is LIVE from 10:35pm Sunday 27 April on SBS ONE with live streaming online at Liege-Bastogne-Liege (Belgium). It will be hosted by Michael Tomalaris and former professional cyclist David McKenzie.
The ride was initiated by a group of keen cyclists who rather than just ride for the enjoyment, decided to ride for the good of those in need. The ride has grown into a major event, riding from Adelaide to Melbourne over seven days, each fundraising individually and as a group to aid the charities involved.
How YOU can help!
As primary sponsors, O’Mara Cycles and Jae O’Mara could use your help!
Donate now and support Jae using the following link. And remember, every little bit helps!
For more information visit Ride for Recovery 2014.
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