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Race report – Club Championships Casuarina 19 September 2020

two racing cyclists

Last Saturday saw Peel District Cycling Club, Road Race Club Championships raced in trying conditions. While most of the road races this year had challenging winds, mother nature turned it up a notch with the strongest winds so far this season and added a nasty squally shower late in the race. It was quite an …

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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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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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Race report – Casuarina 29 June 2019

The 90 riders racing last Saturday at Casuarina started in the rain and wind. While the rain stopped shortly after the start, the wind remained a constant challenge for the riders, causing problems for smaller groups and individuals.

Mathew Wardynec wins B grade

E grade rode together until the third lap, when the bunch …

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Race Report – Club Road Championships, Casuarina 8 September 2018

7 cyclists sprinting

Saturday afternoon was the last hit out for Peel District members racing the National Junior Road Race Championships in Bunbury in two weeks. With only three riders E grade started with D grade. The two group co-existed until the first time up Coyle Road, as soon as they hit the rise there was an attack …

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Race report – President’s Handicap – 4 August 2018

Rider in TIS kit well clear of field

For the full results and details of next Saturday’s racing at the Motorplex visit pdcc.asn.au The President’s Cup in Casuarina is the club’s annual handicap race which sees all riders racing in the same race regardless of speed. The start is staggered so the a group of the slowest riders starting first, then the next …

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Race Report Casuarina 30 June 2018

Conor Leahy wins A grade from bunch sprint

Great weather for racing last weekend saw the largest field ever for a Peel District Cycling Club Saturday race with over 135 riders at Casuarina. With most of the most of the A and B grade women, choosing to race in B and C mixed grades. The two riders in the advanced women’s race started …

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Race report President’s Cup Casuarina 1 July 2017

Calum Milne battled the elements to finish

What a difference a winter storm makes to rider turnout. The previous week saw over 120 racers in the sunshine at Dog Hill. This week saw 25 riders brave the elements at Casuarina for the President’s Cup handicap on Saturday. Instead of racing in a group graded by your ability. A handicap see all riders …

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Race Report Casuarina 30 April 2015

Bernie Swart wins A grade

The start of the Peel Districts Cycling Club winter road season saw a record number of riders racing. In part due to a large number of juniors from the Midland Cycling Club. The youngest riders raced in E grade accompanied by chaperones for three laps of the 8.6km circuit. On the first lap, the grade …

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Race Report – Presidents Cup 10 October 2015 Casuarina

Luke Pledger receives the Presidents Cup from Race Director Adam Wise

The final race of the road race season is the President’s Cup a handicap race, were everybody is racing over the same six laps of the 8.5km Casuarina circuit. Their start time was determined, by their race grade, with the intention of everybody finishing together. Last year, the race was won by 78 year old …

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