Category: race report

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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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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Motorplex Kermesse May 4 2019 Race report

Graeme Brown showing a few juniors how to corner Last Saturday afternoon saw the start of the Peel District Cycling Club winter racing season at the Motorplex. In the morning, the club held training sessions for juniors and women at the same venue, under the watchful eyes of former professional Graeme Brown. A number of …

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Race Report – SWCC criterium Stratham 1 February 2019

Liam Magowan chasing the break in A grade Last Friday saw seven members of the Peel Districts Cycling Club race with members of the South West Cycle Club at their regular Friday evening criterium in Stratham, south of Bunbury C grade was a very entertaining race (at least for the spectators) with two Peel riders …

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Race report – Club Criterium Championships – Alumina Way 27 January 2019

A cyclist riding aways from a bunch out of focus

The final race of the Peel Districts Cycling Club summer criterium series is the Club Championships. Which also sees the awarding of the Lara Devenish Memorial Trophy for the most combative rider.across all grades. The last D grade saw of Clint Hort until the finish Clint Hort made his intentions known from the end of …

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Race report Hopeland TT 13 January 2019

Jordan Dawson and Oliver Bleddyn all smiles after setting fastest two times for season Last Sunday morning was the fourth race in the Peel Districts Cycling Club’sTime Trial series. What was unusual for the morning was the strong southerly, reminiscent of the old Wednesday afternoon races. Which saw riders pushing into the wind for 8 …

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Race Report Alumina Way criterium 6 January

Peel District Cycling Club first race of the year was at the Alumina Way criterium circuit in Rockingham last Sunday. With only rider in E grade, Simon Stolton, his challenge was to try and hold on to D grade for 25 minutes and one lap, E grade race length. With a couple of early attacks …

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