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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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Race Report Pinjarra Industrial 6 December 2020

two female cyclists

The Peel District Cycling Club raced at the Pinjarra Industrial Circuit last Sunday. With three other cycling events last Sunday, the numbers were down in A and B grade. However, C and D grade which are the grades for new rides saw similar numbers to last week in Rockingham.

Gina Moohan and her grand daughter Kristeen Hapi racing E grade

Race Report – Smeaton Way 15 November 2020

cyclist with fist raise

The Peel District Cycling Club Summer Criterium Series which in proudly supported by the City of Rockingham commenced at Smeaton Way in Rockingham last Sunday. One new initiative this season is prior to racing, a free 30 minute coached skills training session for new racers, potential racers and any cyclist who wants to improve their …

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Race Report Peel Classic 4 October 2020

two women cyclisits sprinting

Sunday was the major event of the Peel District Cycling Club calendar, the Peel Classic. This year returning to the Jarrahdale circuit last use, almost 20 years ago. Starting in Jarrahdale with a fast 6 kilometre descent, before turning on to the South West Highway for a windswept bumpy 10 kilometres. Before turning onto Kingsbury …

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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 – North Dandulap Handicap 22 August 2020

Last Saturday saw the Peel Districts Cycling Club race the North Dandulap Handicap. Where 90 riders race from North Dandulap, up Del Park Road to Dwellingup before turning around and riding back to North Dandulap to finish.  As a handicap, riders start at different times, with the fastest riders making up the last group to …

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