Nick Cowie

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race report Dog Hill 14 July 2018

2 cyclist clear of chasing bunch

The threat of wild weather kept the numbers down for Peel District Cycling Club race at the Dog Hill circuit Baldivis, last Saturday. The rain stayed away until the final lap of A and B grade races, however, the wind was much stronger than the masters race last week and had an impact on all …

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Race Report Casuarina 30 June 2018

Conor Leahy wins A grade from bunch sprint

Great weather for racing last weekend saw the largest field ever for a Peel District Cycling Club Saturday race with over 135 riders at Casuarina. With most of the most of the A and B grade women, choosing to race in B and C mixed grades. The two riders in the advanced women’s race started …

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North Dandalup Handicap 16 June 2018 Race Report

two cyclist sprinting

Last Saturday saw the running of the Peel District’s Cycling Club, North Dandalup Handicap. This is a unique race on the club’s calendar in that it is a handicap with all 95 riders competing against everyone, instead of racing in seperate grades. And while most races in the calendar are flat, the race starts with …

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Race Report – Peel Junior and Ladies Tour 27 May 2018

cyclist on wet roas

The weather forecast for last Sunday and the Peel Junior and Ladies Tour at the Kwinana Motorplex was not good. However, the rain stayed away for almost everybody except Women’s A grade. The tour is made up of three events, a prologue or short time trial over a 3.2 kilometre, utilising the service roads and …

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Race report – Dog Hill 19 May 2018

young rider sprinting

Last Saturday 120 racers took to the Dog Hill circuit in Baldivis for the second race in Peel Districts Cycling Club’s winter series. Before the racing commenced, the junior training ride saw a number of youngsters take to the course for a chaperoned ride under race like conditions. It is expected most of these budding …

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Race report – Serpentine 12 May 2018

3 women riders smiling

Sunshine and 30 degree temperatures greeted the riders for the start of the Club’s winter road race season in Serpentine last Saturday afternoon. In addition to the usual five grades of racing, two grades of women’s only racing and a junior development ride was on offer. With budding junior racers riding one lap of the …

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What do you need to start racing

1. A sense of adventure, you do not need to be the fittest, fastest bike rider out there, a willingness to ride hard and compete is what is needed. The club caters for all levels with riders from eleven to over eighty. There will be up to seven different grades of racing, including two women …

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Cyclists with knee pain wanted for UWA clinical trial

The club has been approached by researchers at UWA looking for males who ride more than 140 kilometres a week and suffer knee pain at the front of their knee/s to participate in a clinical trial using cleat wedges. For more information, including contact details see the Participant Information.

Junior development session this Sunday at Alumina Way

This Sunday we will be running a Development Session at our race for all the juniors that are a little too fast for the critters later in the day, but not yet ready for the jump to E Grade. Starting at 8.20, they will ride about 4 laps, working on their cornering, group riding and …

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Peel’s latest national champion on the B graders

National under 19 road race champion and Peel member Tyler Lindorff is interviewed and interviews in the latest episode of the B graders. Tyler is also profiled in the West Australian (added 12 January 2018 1408)