Tag: road race

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 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 – 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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Race Report – Dog Hill 6 September 2020

State under 13 road race champion Fraser McRobbie

The E grade field at Dog Hill circuit  last Saturday was probably the best we have every had, with a very  talented bunch with the best junior riders in the state, including State under 11 and under 13 champions Campbell McDowell and Fraser McRobbie. The chaperones were not too shabby either with Olympic Gold medalists …

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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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Race Report – State Junior Road Race Championships and President’s Cup – 8 August 2020

junior male cyclists sprinting

Last Saturday saw riders from Albany, Bunbury and Kalgoorlie ride the Junior Road Racing State Championship at the Casuarina Circuit last Saturday afternoon. These races were followed by the Peel Districts Cycling Presidents Handicap. In the under 11 race saw Campbell McDowell attack early and ride away to the others to take a convincing win, …

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Race Report – Dog Hill 25 July 2020

women cyclists

The appetite for racing is increasing, we opened online registration to non members the previous Sunday afternoon and by that evening, three grades were full. This meant a record number of riders racing at Dog Hill on Saturday afternoon. Those who rode to the race encountered a strong northerly wind which had an impact on …

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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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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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