Category: race report

Peel Classic Race Report – Dwellingup 7 October 2018

Michael Morris leaves 8 rides in his wake as he sprints to the line

Last Sunday saw the running of the biggest race on the Peel Districts Cycling Club’s calendar, the Peel Classic Which saw riders race from Dwellingup towards Boddington, or in the case of men’s A grade beyond, before turning around and racing back to Dwellingup. The race is a tough undulating course, with a valley just …

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Race Report – Club Road Championships, Casuarina 8 September 2018

7 cyclists sprinting

Saturday afternoon was the last hit out for Peel District members racing the National Junior Road Race Championships in Bunbury in two weeks. With only three riders E grade started with D grade. The two group co-existed until the first time up Coyle Road, as soon as they hit the rise there was an attack …

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Race report – Motorplex Kermesse 11 August 2018

Young girl on bicycle with pro rider

Last Saturday the Peel District Cycling Club took over the Kwinana Motorplex for a day of kermesse racing. Kermesse racing originated in Belgium and is traditional run on a circuit between five and ten kilometres in and around a town. It took a little work, but using the return and service roads and pit area …

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Race report – President’s Handicap – 4 August 2018

Rider in TIS kit well clear of field

For the full results and details of next Saturday’s racing at the Motorplex visit pdcc.asn.au The President’s Cup in Casuarina is the club’s annual handicap race which sees all riders racing in the same race regardless of speed. The start is staggered so the a group of the slowest riders starting first, then the next …

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Race Report Serpentine 28 July 2018

sprint finish with Conor Leahy

Last Saturday afternoon in perfect racing 100 riders took to the Serpentine Circuit for the seventh race in the Peel Districts Cycling Club’s winter series. While the club offers seperate Womens grade, most of the women chose to race in mixed C grade. Which left the sole rider in the womens advance grade, Adélia Neethling …

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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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