Nick Cowie

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Race Report – Pinjarra 1 December 2019

The Peel Districts Cycling Club criterium at Pinjarra Industrial Estate last Sunday started with juniors “race”. Where anybody with a bicycle and helmet who wants to race, can ride in race conditions and under supervision for 10 minutes and a lap, to see if they are ready to race. There are some very fast young …

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Race Reports – Points Race Motorplex 16 November 2019

two cyclists sprinting

Baxter Boardman left narrowly beats Hamish McGillvray in the juniors race Sunday saw the opening race of Peel District Cycling Club’s summer racing season at the Kwinana Motorplex. Instead of the traditional criterium the first race was a points race. With points awarded to the first four riders across the line on sprint laps, with …

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PEEL DISTRICT CYCLING CLUB (INC) The Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday, 3rd November 2019, commencing at 12:30pm at the Peel Estate Wines, 290 Fletcher Rd, Karnup, WA 6176. ITEMS OF BUSINESS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1. President’s Report to Members 2. Discussion of Financial Statements for the 12 Months Ended 30th September 2019 …

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Vale Henk Vogels Senior OAM

Henk Vogels 1963

The Peel District Cycle Club was saddened to hear of the death of Henk Vogels Senior OAM. Henk was a cyclist of the highest caliber, representing Australia at the 1964 Olympics. Since his retirement from competitive cycling, Henk spent the next fifty years giving back to the cycling community. Mentor, coach, manager, state and national …

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Race Report Presidents Cup Handicap Casuarina 10 August 2019

Last Saturday was the annual President’s Cup Handicap run over six laps of the 8.7 kilometre Casuarina circuit. Unlike graded racing were riders race against riders of similar ability. A handicap   has all riders racing together, with their start time based on their ability. If the handicapper gets it right all riders should finish …

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Race report – State Juniors Time Trial and Road Race – Motorplex 3 August 2019

The Peel District Cycling Club in conjunction with WestCycle ran the Sate Junior Time Trial and Road Race. With junior from as far afield as Esperance and Albany racing on the closed circuit  at the Kwinana Motorplex. In the time trial it was Campbell McDowell taking the win in the under 11s followed by Hamish …

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Race report – Casuarina 29 June 2019

The 90 riders racing last Saturday at Casuarina started in the rain and wind. While the rain stopped shortly after the start, the wind remained a constant challenge for the riders, causing problems for smaller groups and individuals. Mathew Wardynec wins B grade E grade rode together until the third lap, when the bunch split …

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Junior and Womens Tour Race Report 18 May 2019

Saturday saw the running of the the Henk Vogels Cycling Foundation Peel Junior Tour and Peel Womens Tour at the Motorplex. The race consisted of three seperate events, a single 4.7 kilometre lap prologue time trial, a road race of between 3 and 10 laps depending on age and grade of the same circuit and …

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More racing Saturday afternoon

This Saturday, the biggest event in Australia is the Peel Junior and Womens Tour at the Motorplex, and we want to make it a massive day. Due to a smaller than expected field which has reduced the running timing, the club has decided to put on an additional open race in the afternoon. Hey, we …

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Dog Hill Road Race 11 May 2019 race report

Last Saturday saw nearly 100 riders take to the Dog Hill circuit in Baldivis for our first road race of the winter season. The were numerous attacks on the first lap of A grade with the riders strung out over a few hundred metres as they crossed the finish line after their first lap of …

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