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Race report – Motorplex Kermesse 29 August 2020

3 cyclists in high speed corner

We returned to the Kwinana Motorplex after a six month break, as did the wind, this time a strong southerly. Which meant the racing was challenging,  if you got distanced by the bunch it was the end of your race. The wind also making breakaways very difficult. D grade was a race of attrition, eight …

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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 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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Race report – State Juniors Time Trial and Road Race – Motorplex 3 August 2019

The Peel District Cycling Club in conjunction with WestCycle ran the Sate Junior Time Trial and Road Race. With junior from as far afield as Esperance and Albany racing on the closed circuit  at the Kwinana Motorplex. In the time trial it was Campbell McDowell taking the win in the under 11s followed by Hamish …

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Junior and Womens Tour Race Report 18 May 2019

Saturday saw the running of the the Henk Vogels Cycling Foundation Peel Junior Tour and Peel Womens Tour at the Motorplex. The race consisted of three seperate events, a single 4.7 kilometre lap prologue time trial, a road race of between 3 and 10 laps depending on age and grade of the same circuit and …

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Motorplex Kermesse May 4 2019 Race report

Graeme Brown showing a few juniors how to corner

Last Saturday afternoon saw the start of the Peel District Cycling Club winter racing season at the Motorplex. In the morning, the club held training sessions for juniors and women at the same venue, under the watchful eyes of former professional Graeme Brown. A number …

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Race report – Motorplex Kermesse 11 August 2018

Young girl on bicycle with pro rider

Last Saturday the Peel District Cycling Club took over the Kwinana Motorplex for a day of kermesse racing. Kermesse racing originated in Belgium and is traditional run on a circuit between five and ten kilometres in and around a town. It took a little work, but using the return and service roads and pit area …

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Race Report – Peel Junior and Ladies Tour 27 May 2018

cyclist on wet roas

The weather forecast for last Sunday and the Peel Junior and Ladies Tour at the Kwinana Motorplex was not good. However, the rain stayed away for almost everybody except Women’s A grade. The tour is made up of three events, a prologue or short time trial over a 3.2 kilometre, utilising the service roads and …

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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 – 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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