Nick Cowie

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Race report Dog Hill 11 July 2020

With a three month break from racing, you would expect numbers of competitors to be down. Instead both Peel District Cycling Club and West Coast Masters Cycling Council who raced the Dog Hill circuit in Baldivis over the weekend, did so with the largest number of riders in recent history, with both club having over …

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Back racing

three young riders sprinting, distance between riders

Race Report – Casuarina 27 June 2020 After 17 weeks without racing, Peel District Cycling Club started their winter road season at the Casuarina Road Course, last Saturday. Over 90 riders braved the forecast bad weather to race in perfect bike racing conditions, with sunshine and light winds. E grade in usually a mix of …

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Virtual Crit#4

Race report – Smeaton Way 5 January 2020

6 junior cyclists and few adults

The first riders off, were the junior participation ride. Where young and some no so young riders can get a taste of racing, while being chaperoned around the 1.6 kilometre course. After two laps riding as a group, the riders then set their own pace for the final two laps, with some very fast young …

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Race report – Motorplex 15 December 2019

two cyclists

When the riders took to the circuit at 8:30am last Sunday at the Motorplex the temperature was already 37 and rising, it was going to be a challenging morning of racing. With a closed circuit, one of the regular traffic controllers Eric Maddox took advantage of Cycling Australia Bring A Mate program to race for …

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Race Report – Pinjarra 1 December 2019

The Peel Districts Cycling Club criterium at Pinjarra Industrial Estate last Sunday started with juniors “race”. Where anybody with a bicycle and helmet who wants to race, can ride in race conditions and under supervision for 10 minutes and a lap, to see if they are ready to race. There are some very fast young …

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Race Reports – Points Race Motorplex 16 November 2019

two cyclists sprinting
Baxter Boardman left narrowly beats Hamish McGillvray in the juniors race

Sunday saw the opening race of Peel District Cycling Club’s summer racing season at the Kwinana Motorplex. Instead of the traditional criterium the first race was a points race. With points awarded to the first four riders across the line on …

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PEEL DISTRICT CYCLING CLUB (INC) The Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday, 3rd November 2019, commencing at 12:30pm at the Peel Estate Wines, 290 Fletcher Rd, Karnup, WA 6176. ITEMS OF BUSINESS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1. President’s Report to Members 2. Discussion of Financial Statements for the 12 Months Ended 30th September 2019 …

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Vale Henk Vogels Senior OAM

Henk Vogels 1963

The Peel District Cycle Club was saddened to hear of the death of Henk Vogels Senior OAM. Henk was a cyclist of the highest caliber, representing Australia at the 1964 Olympics. Since his retirement from competitive cycling, Henk spent the next fifty years giving back to the cycling community. Mentor, coach, manager, state and national …

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Race Report Presidents Cup Handicap Casuarina 10 August 2019

Last Saturday was the annual President’s Cup Handicap run over six laps of the 8.7 kilometre Casuarina circuit. Unlike graded racing were riders race against riders of similar ability. A handicap   has all riders racing together, with their start time based on their ability. If the handicapper gets it right all riders should finish …

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