Aug 25 2016

Vale John (Jack) Iveson

Former club member Jack Iveson died last week after a six month battle with illness. Jack was born January 1935 in Yorkshire, England and came to Australia in the 1960s. Jack was one of life’s characters. He was an unusual man with several completely different fronts. As a cyclist Jack was very much into the …

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Status update

Entries are now OPEN for the 2016 Pinjarra Classic! Head here to register, and don’t forget to include your MyLaps chip if you own one. There is a risk that grades will be cancelled if there is not enough entries, don’t leave it to the last minute!

Aug 02 2016

Gran Fondo World Champs Volunteers

Between 1st and 4th September Perth will be hosting the Gran Fondo World Championship for 2016. A qualifying event was held here in March along with various events around the globe, and some of your fellow PDCC members made the cut and are eligible to ride in the final and represent Australia. Such a massive …

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Jul 13 2016

July News

As we sit on our couches watching the Tour, hopefully with a heater on and a hot drink, it’s time for the monthly news roundup and address some issues at home. Junior Rollouts Something we have neglected for some time is ensuring that our junior racers are on appropriate equipment. We are going to start …

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Status update

Online nominations are open for the North Dandalup Handicap on July 16th. They are open until the night of Tuesday 12th, any late nominations (or those appearing on the day) will be open to public shaming and unkind handicapping. Also a small reminder that MyLaps chip hire will cost an extra $5, and to please bring exact change if you can.

Status update

I am now uploading all the video files captured off the finish line camera, you can view/download them by following this link. Keep in mind that not all finishes are captured – it might not have been a bunch sprint, or we simply forgot to start the camera!

Jun 21 2016

June News

Club Kit We have over 20 club kits in various sizes available to purchase, they are stored in the club truck and brought to every event. Speak to Harry or Mark if you would like to try some on for size! MyLaps Chip Replacement The committee has decided that the policy is a $25 fee if …

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May 29 2016

Race Report – Peel Junior Tour – 29 may 2016

Mian Grimbeek of the front of the under 17 men’s breakaway

The Peel Junior Tour, the State’s leading single day event for junior cyclists, attracts cyclists from as far afield and Albany and the Goldfileds Cycling Club. In the past it has been dominated by riders from the Midland Cycling Club, this year it was Peel Districts riders time to shine. The event consists of 3 …

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Status update

Due to the adverse weather today we’ve made the decision to cancel the race. We’ve waited as long as we can to see if things would improve, however the open plains of Casuarina let the wind through easily. Some of us will head out there to turn away anyone that hasn’t received the message.

Status update

There is bad weather headed our way this Saturday. At this stage the race at Casuarina will still go ahead, and the final call about cancellation will be made when we arrive at the venue. It would be advised that every rider should have a rear red light.

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