Category: race report

Race Report – Pinjarra Criterium 25 Nov 2018

two cyclist one very young

Peel Districts Cycling Club Pinjarra Industrial Estate criterium last Sunday started in overcast conditions. The State Track titles and the forecast of rain kept the numbers down, particularly in E grade. With only two starters John Mogg and Vanessa Baker. The pair started with D grade to give them some protection from the wind. The …

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Race report – Smeaton Way Criterium – 18 November 2018

25 rider bunch sprint finish

Sunday saw criterium racing return to Rockingham, with racing at Smeaton Way. The A grade field was exceptionally strong considering it was only a club race, with Stephen Hall returning to Australia after successful racing season in both Europe and the the US for the last six months. Theo Yates winner of two stages of …

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Race Report Hopeland TT 1 – 21 October 2018

Rider starting race

Last Sunday morning saw the start of the Peel Districts Cycling Club summer season, with a 16 kilometre time trial at Hopeland. The conditions were challenging with showers and a blustery crosswind, which caused problems for some riders. It was good to see a few new faces on the start line. Colin Rose who won …

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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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