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Race Report – Alumina Road 12 December 2021

three cyclists crossing finish line

Sunday saw the Peel District Cycling Club return to the Alumina Road circuit for the first time since the State Championships in March. There were only four young riders in E grade. The strong southerly forced the riders to work together. One false move and you would be off the back and not coming back, …

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Race Report – Smeaton Way 28 November 2021

cyclist sprinting

 Peel District Cycling Club returned to the familiar roads of Smeaton Way in  Rockingham. First bunch away was E grade, they stayed together until the pace picked up on the fourth lap and  broke in two. The four leading riders worked together until the eighth and final lap. The final lap was fast with four riders separated …

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Race Report – Garden Island 14 November 2021

cyclists racing past the newly commissioned HMAS Stalwart

Our summer criterium season started last Sunday at a new course on Garden Island thanks to the Australian Navy. The two kilometre course is fast and flowing, with six corners, racing along the dockside and being exposed to wind made it challenging. E grade quickly lost riders in the conditions, with Shannon Fitzsimmons driving the …

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Race Report Doghill 8 May 2021

cyclist with fist raise

We started our winter road racing season last Saturday afternoon at the Dog Hill circuit in Baldivis. The grades are based on ability, so you will get a mix of ages from juniors to masters, men and women racing in each grade. Though the season long points system is awarded separately to both men and …

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Race report – Pinjarra Industrial circuit –

two racing cyclists

Peel Districts Cycling Club raced on Sunday at the Pinjarra Industrial circuit, the last race before the State Criterium Championships to be held at the Alumina Road circuit in Rockingham on 21 March. In E grade broke up fairly quickly with Alexander Gardener riding away to take the solo win. He was chased all the …

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Race Report – Alumina Way 14 February 2021

two women cyclists sprinting

Sunday saw the last race at the Alumina Way circuit for Peel Districts Cycling Club summer criterium season. The circuit is fast becoming a favourite amongst  racers with its’ wide open roads and flowing corners. E grade stuck together for most of their twenty five minute race, with two laps to go Campbell McDowell attacked and …

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Race Report – Smeaton Way – 31 January 2021

two cyclist throw their bikes to the line

With the State Track Championships on and riders preparing for the National Road Championships next weekend, the race dynamics were different from the usual at the Peel Districts Cycling Club criterium race at Smeaton Way in Rockingham last Sunday. This was most noticeable in A grade, with the complete absence of the VeloFit team who …

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Race Report – Pinjarra 17 January 2021

two racing cyclists

Last Sunday saw the Peel District Cycling Club race at the Pinjarra Industrial Estate criterium circuit for the third and final time this season. As usual the wind played a role in the race as did the heat in later grades. The first grade away was E grade. Kit Boulton took the Fleet Cycles Mandurah …

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Race report – Alumina Way 3 January 2021

cyclist riding hard, motion blur

Peel Districts Cycling Club’s first race of the year was at Alumina Way last Sunday. While the wind was a factor in the earlier races of the 2020/21 Summer Season. Sunday’s 30 kilometre an hour plus easterly was the strongest and most challenging of all. With a wide difference in ability in E grade, you …

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Race Report – Smeaton Way 20 December 2020

riders sprinting for finish

Last Sunday saw the final race of the year at Smeaton Way, Rockingham for the Peel District Cycling Club. Which was fitting, as this seasons racing was made possible by the support of City of Rockingham. In E grade new rider Sophie McPhail earned a promotion to D grade, by riding away from the field. …

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