Category: race report

Nov 15 2017

Golden Criterium Rockingham 11 November 2017

Melissa Robinson and Matthew Connan in the early break in the support race

Last Saturday morning saw the initial running of the Beach Cup Golden Criterium on a tight 850 metre circuit on the Rockingham Beach foreshore and cafe strip. It was intended to run both a men’s and women’s elite race. However, with most of the best women riders in Perth participating in the Tour of Margaret …

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Oct 09 2017

Race report – Hilly TT Serpentine Dam 8 October 2017

Conor Leahy still on his TT bars at the top of the climb

The Peel District Cycling Club road season traditionally finishes with the Hilly Time Trial. A race from Serpentine Dam along Kingsbury Drive to the Monastery and return. The course is best described as undulating, as you are either climbing or descending, there is not one section of flat road. In 2014 a young man named …

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Sep 11 2017

Race report – Peel Classic 10 September 2017

Corrie Fillmore sprints to victory in A grade

Last Sunday saw the running of the Peel Districts Cycling Club premier race the Peel Classic. The race formerly known as the Pinjarra Classic saw a course change and a resulting name change, after the volume of traffic on the old course forced a change. The new course and the race was made possible with …

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Aug 14 2017

Race Report – North Dandalup Handicap – 12 August 2017

Matthew Connan cuts a lonely figure leading the race

Each year the Peel District Cycling Club races from North Dandulap to Dwellingup and return along Del Park Road. The race starts with a five kilometre climb, followed by twenty undulating kilometres to Dwellingup, before turning round and getting reacquainted with all those little climbs and descents for 20 kilometres before the final five kilometre …

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Aug 07 2017

Race Report – State Junior Road Race, Doghill – 6 August 2017

Luca Woods under 11 boys and Lily Smith under 11 girls State Champions

Sunday saw the Peel District Cycling Club host the State Junior Road Race Championship at the Dog Hill circuit in Baldivis. The circuit contrary to it’s name is flat, it actually circumnavigates Dog Hill. The circuit is still challenging with crosswinds and often it is the smartest not the strongest rider that wins. This year …

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Jul 31 2017

Race Report – Serpentine 29 July 2017

Aron Barclay and PDCC President Liam Magowan

The threat of rain and high winds kept the numbers down at Peel District Cycling Club races at Serpentine on Saturday. It was dry and overcast at the start, the wind was up and going to make the racing challenging for all grades. Serpentine is a triangular course, the first leg Gull Road had the …

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Jul 24 2017

Race Report Dog Hill 22 July 2017

C grade finish 22 July 2017

The Dog Hill circuit in Baldivis played host last Saturday for over 100 riders. Including a number of juniors from around the state, checking out the course for the State Junior Championships to be hosted by the Peel District Cycling Club in two weeks time. The conditions looked great for racing warm, sunny with light …

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Jul 04 2017

Race report President’s Cup Casuarina 1 July 2017

Sprint finish

What a difference a winter storm makes to rider turnout. The previous week saw over 120 racers in the sunshine at Dog Hill. This week saw 25 riders brave the elements at Casuarina for the President’s Cup handicap on Saturday. Instead of racing in a group graded by your ability. A handicap see all riders …

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Jun 26 2017

Race report Dog Hill 24 June 2017

Tyler Lindorff wins the sprint

Saturday afternoon racing is increasing popular. Last Saturday saw over the largest numbers ever for a Peel Districts Cycling Club Saturday race with over 120 riders taking to the Dog Hill course in Baldivis. While there was healthy numbers in all other grades, E grade which is for inexperience racers saw two riders take to …

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May 29 2017

Race Report – Peel Junior Tour and Peel Ladies Tour – 27 May 2017

The finish to the D grade Road Race was close

The Peel Junior Tour has been a regular fixture on the WA cycling calendar for a number of years. The past two at the Kwinana Motorplex. Last Saturday the Peel District Cycling Club ran their first Peel Ladies Tour in conjunction with Peel Junior Tour. The tour consisted of three races, a 3.5km prologue (time …

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