Category: race report

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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Race report – Serpentine 12 May 2018

3 women riders smiling

Sunshine and 30 degree temperatures greeted the riders for the start of the Club’s winter road race season in Serpentine last Saturday afternoon. In addition to the usual five grades of racing, two grades of women’s only racing and a junior development ride was on offer. With budding junior racers riding one lap of the …

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Golden Criterium Rockingham 11 November 2017

Theo Yates arms raised, wins from Steven Hall and Tyler Lindorff

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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Race report – Hilly TT Serpentine Dam 8 October 2017

Colin Rose working hard up 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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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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Race Report – North Dandalup Handicap – 12 August 2017

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

Jordan Dawson sprinting to under 17 mens State Title

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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Race Report – Serpentine 29 July 2017

Jay Lindorff wins C grade

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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