Category: race report

Race report – Wandi – 14 June 2014

The great weather saw a big turn out in all grades, with 27 riders in B grade and 21 in C grade. The juniors found the hilly Wandi course difficult and split the field up. With Lowen Ferry first, Matthew Connan second and Ethan Clark third. A grade saw a break of three riders form …

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Race Report Serpentine June 7

Carolyn Harbeck out sprinting Tony Van Merwyk

A number of riders welcomed the return to the flat Serpentine circuit after the Dwellingup hills last week. It was the riders who performed well in last week’s hilly handicap that performed well in this week’s graded scratch races. The juniors were first away and saw Lowen Ferry out sprint Matthew Connan for the win. …

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Dwellingup Handicap

Young riders dominate Dwellingup handicap The first group of riders left Dwellingup at 2pm for the 44 kilometres to Pinjarra and return. The second group of six containing Anthony Ellison and Jordan Dawson an under 15 rider, left six minutes later. The group worked well together and by the turn around point had only lost …

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Peel Junior Tour race report

under 15 men and women in action at the Motorplex

UPDATE: Events photos available at PhotoCoffee The Peel Junior Tour attracted young riders from all over Perth and beyond, including the Wiggins family who travelled from Albany to compete. There was three age categories under 13, under 15 and under 17 and they all competed in three events, a sprint, a time trial and …

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Race Report – Dog Hill, May 11 2014

D grade sprint finish

Close to ninety riders took a chance on the weather Saturday and were rewarded with fine conditions in which to race the Dog Hill circuit in Baldivis. The circuit is around, not over Dog Hill, so there is no climbing involved, which pleases many riders. The juniors were first away and in a tight contest …

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Race Report – Wandi Road Race & Timekeeper’s time trial, 3 & 4 March.

Tony Van Merwyk and Jackie Lovegrove

Warm temperatures and sunshine greeted the riders this Saturday at Wandi for a road race. The juniors racing was even closer than usual with Lowen Ferry narrowly winning from Jake Brown with Todd Brown third. After last week’s aggressive flat out race, A grade was a more conservative races, there were a number of unsuccessful …

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Race Report Serpentine 26 April 2014

Adam Farrel winning C grade sprint

67 riders braved the winds, grey skies and forecast rain for Peel Districts Cycling Club’s first road race of the season at Serpentine. The juniors race of a single supervised lap of the 8.8km circuit saw Lowen Ferry out sprint Todd Brown for the win, with Ari Zuvela third. While the juniors had good conditions …

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Race report – Criterium Championships 30 March 2014

zoe stalton hold bicycle aloft after winning

Grey skies and drizzle greeted the large turn out for the Peel Districts Cycling Club Criterium Championships at Smeaton Way Rockingham. In addition to the prizes for top three club members in each grade. There were prizes courtesy of Bikeweek and Port Kennedy Cycles for a prime lap in each grade. A prime lap is …

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Race report – Motorplex 23 March 2014

Now with extra corners and added wind A new course with extra corners and a much stronger wind than usual at the Motorplex made it a race of attrition for everyone. Individual riders could not attack and ride away. Instead they raced in ever smaller groups. As riders tired, they let the gap …

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Race Report Motorplex 16 March 2014

Travis Meyer leads A grade breakaway

In a final hit out before the Tour de Perth, a number of Perth best cyclists took to the Motorplex including Travis Meyer formerly Orica GreenEdge now Drapac Racing and 6 riders from the Perth based Nationa Road Series team Giant Satalyst. Which was going to make it hard day in the saddle for the …

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