You may have noticed it getting colder in the mornings, yes Winter is coming and so is the PDCC Winter series. There is a full calendar this year, and the committee has made provisions in the calendar for you to attend all the Gold Letter Events around the state now being promoted as the Element Series.
We are certainly looking forward to seeing you all at the winter series starting this weekend April 30 with the Time Keepers Time Trial.
Time Keepers Time Trial – Sunday April 30
The Time Keepers Time Trial is an event open to all members and visitors. There are 2 events this year, the 40km Main event, and a 16km support event.
40km Start at Hopelands School, South to Readheads Road, East to railway crossing turn and retrace to start.
16km Start at Hopelands School, 8kms south, turn and retrace to start.
Marshals will be at the turns and the Readheads Road corner.
Registration from 8am
40km main event – first rider off at 09:01
16km support race – first rider off at 09:21
Winter Racing Series – Starting May 13
The winter racing series is finalised and the calendar has not changed since we released the dates in January. All races are club races with visitors welcome from all other clubs. CA race license is required to enter the events.
Grading is mixed club Grades from A to E.
Racing starts at 2pm on Saturday afternoons, registrations are open from 1pm.
Peel Junior and Women’s tour scheduled for May 27 at the Motorplex course.
Stay tuned for details on the new course for the Peel Classic scheduled for September 10.
|13 May||PDCC Road Race||Dog Hill||Club|
|20 May||PDCC Road Race||Serpentine||Club|
|27 May||PDCC Peel Junior Tour||Kwinana||Open|
|10 June||PDCC Road Race||Casuarina||Club|
|24 June||PDCC Road Race||Dog Hill||Club|
|1 July||PDCC President’s Cup Handicap||Casuarina||Club|
|22 July||PDCC Road Race||Dog Hill||Club|
|29 July||PDCC Road Race||Serpentine||Club|
|12 August||PDCC Handicap Nth Dandalup||Nth Dandalup||Club|
|10 September||PDCC Peel Classic||Dwellingup||Open|
|17 September||PDCC Club Champs||Dog Hill||Club|
|8 October||PDCC Time Trial Serpentine Dam||Serpentine Dam||Club|
As you all know we have ongoing issues with Volunteers. It is quite simple, without Volunteers we do not race.
Phil Edwards will be looking after the volunteering this year. If you would like to nominate for one of the above events, please send him and email on PME053@outlook.com and he will slot you into your desired position.
The club will be reviewing the Volunteering roster for the summer series, and will be conducting a ballot for those members that have not volunteered so far in 2017 to fill the required volunteering positions for the winter program. It is a requirement as a member to volunteer once per season. If you are allocated a spot it will be expected that you will either execute your responsibility or arrange to have the position covered suitably for the day. It is clearly best to get in early, and pick the day that you want to volunteer.
Social Rides – Events
With Winter coming, and club racing on Saturday afternoons, the Social / Training rides will recommence on Sunday 7th May, and will continue every Sunday throughout the winter season.
I look forward to seeing you all out bright an early for a recovery ride after the race.
Yours in Cycling,
Peel Districts Cycling Club