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Race report Dog Hill 24 June 2017

Mikey Hoskens finished exhausted and seventh in A grade

Saturday afternoon racing is increasing popular. Last Saturday saw over the largest numbers ever for a Peel Districts Cycling Club Saturday race with over 120 riders taking to the Dog Hill course in Baldivis. While there was healthy numbers in all other grades, E grade which is for inexperience racers saw two riders take to …

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Race Report – Peel Junior Tour and Peel Ladies Tour – 27 May 2017

Louise McKay shows her time trialing skills to win the B grade prologue

The Peel Junior Tour has been a regular fixture on the WA cycling calendar for a number of years. The past two at the Kwinana Motorplex. Last Saturday the Peel District Cycling Club ran their first Peel Ladies Tour in conjunction with Peel Junior Tour. The tour consisted of three races, a 3.5km prologue (time …

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Race Report – Serpentine 20 May 2017

Matthew Colum sprint to victory in D grade

The weather and the Elements Road Series the next day, may of kept a few riders aways from the club race at Serpentine last Saturday, the racing was exciting as ever. Two riders took the challenge of 4 laps of the 8.8 kilometre circuit in E grade. Simon Stolton rode away from Deb Reid after …

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Race Report – Dog Hill 13 May 2017

Joseph Breheny sprints away from Greg Rossiter to take the win in A grade

Last Saturday afternoon the Dog Hill circuit in Baldivis saw the start of the Club’s winter season with a record number of 112 riders across five grades. E grade with the smallest number of riders, quickly disintegrated. With Patrick Burnside riding away from the group to take the win and a promotion to D grade. …

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Race Report – The Ring #6 Gnangara 15 January 2017

Theo Yates in Drapac Pats Veg kit

The Ring Criterium series returned after the Christmas break, with a number of Peel Districts Cycling Club members making the trip north to Gnangarra with some success. Also making the trip north was members of the Albany Cycling Club. The first race was the under 13s E grade. As usual the race quickly broke apart, …

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Race report The Ring #5 Tech Park 18 December 2016

The Ring criterium series returned to Technology Park Bentley on Sunday, and while there were a number of Peel Districts Cycling Club members racing, with Ashton Sime winning the under 13s race and Tom Power winning E grade. The star of the show was Travis Meyer in his final race as a professional rider in …

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Race Report – the Ring #4 Smeaton Way 11 December

Jess Allen of Orica-AIS dishing out the pain in A grade

The Ring criterium series returned to Smeaton Way circuit in Rockingham last Sunday with the largest number of riders to date. Over 230 took to the circuit, it could of been more, but numbers were capped per grade for safety reasons. It was the strongest men’s A grade field seen at Smeaton Way, with Travis …

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Race Report – The Ring #3 Gnangara

Mark Glorie on the front of C chasing a break

Over 30 members of the Peel District Cycling Club made the trip north to Gnangarra for the 3rd round of The Ring Criterium series. The circuit has only been used for racing once before, so it was new experience for most of the 200 riders racing. The 1.1 kilometre circuit consists of two 90 degree …

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Race Report – The Ring #2, Smeaton Way, 27 November 2106

Dharlia Haines wins B grade Women

The Ring Criterium Series came to the middle of Rockingham. The coastal wind, the wide open roads and sweeping corners the Smeaton Way circuit made it very different conditions from the previous week and it was expected to make breakaways more difficult. In the under 13s race, it way very similar to the previous week …

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Race Report – Peel Junior Tour – 29 may 2016

James Derrick winning the mens under 15 prologue

The Peel Junior Tour, the State’s leading single day event for junior cyclists, attracts cyclists from as far afield and Albany and the Goldfileds Cycling Club. In the past it has been dominated by riders from the Midland Cycling Club, this year it was Peel Districts riders time to shine. The event consists of 3 …

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