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Race Report – The Ring Criterium Tech Park Bentley 20 November

B grade womens finish

The first round of the Ring Criterium series was run on Sunday morning at the Tech Park Circuit in Bentley, with over 200 riders and Peel District Cycling Club was well represented. The morning started with a introductory session for new riders, before the action got underway with under 13 E grade race. The riders …

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2016/17 Time Trial season has started

Ken Portman

The Wednesday evening time trial series, started last week, with only a handful of riders. Including the course record holder Stephen Hall and the club’s oldest member Ken Portman. For those who have never ridden the race. Racing starts at 5:30pm from the Hopeland Community Centre. You travel 8 kilometres down Hopelands Road into a …

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Pinjarra Classic Race Report

Guy Kalma wins the Pinjarra Classic

Sunday 16 September saw over 200 riders descend of the Premier Hotel Pinjarra, for the running of one of Western Australian blue-ribbon cycling races, the Peel Districts Cycling Club’s Pinjarra Classic. Which included for the first time, two women’s grades. The race is run over a 69km course, climbing up from Pinjarra to Dwellingup, before …

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Race Cancelled

Due to the adverse weather today we’ve made the decision to cancel the race. We’ve waited as long as we can to see if things would improve, however the open plains of Casuarina let the wind through easily. Some of us will head out there to turn away anyone that hasn’t received the message.

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING HOPELANDS RD TIME TRIALS

We have just had word that the Serpentine/Jarrahdale Shire will be resurfacing 900 metres of road on Hopelands Road roughly 900 metres south of Henderson Road. This means that for some 4 weeks after the 27th January Time Trial we will have to go further south on Hopelands Road with the TT starting just after Henderson …

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Race Report – Dwellingup Handicap 30 May 2015

Once a year the Peel District Cycling Club races from Dwellingup to Pinjarra and return in handicap format. Which has riders setting off in groups based on their ability. This year there was seven groups, starting at three minute intervals. Last year the race was dominated by two then under 15 riders Lachlan Connan and …

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8th February – Lara Devenish Memorial Race

8th February – Lara Devenish Memorial Race Lara Devenish was a friendly (but fierce) D Grade club member, who took her own life in August 2014. $5 from each entry will be donated to charities chosen by her family, following her values of animal rights. D Grade will compete for a trophy donated by Phil …

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Just a reminder – Bikefit Seminar

PEEL CYCLING CLUB PRESENTS BIKEFIT SEMINAR WITH ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S LEADING EXPERTS ON BIKE FIT Damian Oldmeadow has worked at numerous Olympic Games and has been a trusted Physiotherapist to some of the world’s top athletes, including 6x Olympic Cycling Gold Medallist Sir Chris Hoy, 3x World Triathlon Champion Peter Robertson, and Perth’s own current World …

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Committee Meeting Minutes

The PDCC committee held it’s monthly meeting on Tuesday 09Dec14 at the Gary Holland centre in Rockingham. Some of the items discussed were; Ryan Willmot volunteered and has now been appointed Club Secretary. Adam Jones and Peter Mills have volunteered to help with the processing of Traffic Management Plans. Training Sessions for juniors and other …

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Race Report – President’s Handicap Wandi 4 October 2014

Ken Portman still has a sprint in his leg

Last year Ken Portman at the age of 76 finished last in the President’s handicap. This year he and two of his compatriots from E grade started 20 minutes before the next group, which was a one lap advantage for this trio on the bumpy 8 kilometre Wandi Course. The trio completed their first lap, …

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