Category: race report

Race report – Smeaton Way 5 January 2020

6 junior cyclists and few adults

The first riders off, were the junior participation ride. Where young and some no so young riders can get a taste of racing, while being chaperoned around the 1.6 kilometre course. After two laps riding as a group, the riders then set their own pace for the final two laps, with some very fast young …

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Race report – Motorplex 15 December 2019

two cyclists

When the riders took to the circuit at 8:30am last Sunday at the Motorplex the temperature was already 37 and rising, it was going to be a challenging morning of racing. With a closed circuit, one of the regular traffic controllers Eric Maddox took advantage of Cycling Australia Bring A Mate program to race for …

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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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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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