Tag: Serpentine

Race Report Serpentine 28 July 2018

sprint finish with Conor Leahy

Last Saturday afternoon in perfect racing 100 riders took to the Serpentine Circuit for the seventh race in the Peel Districts Cycling Club’s winter series. While the club offers seperate Womens grade, most of the women chose to race in mixed C grade. Which left the sole rider in the womens advance grade, Adélia Neethling …

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Race report – Serpentine 12 May 2018

3 women riders smiling

Sunshine and 30 degree temperatures greeted the riders for the start of the Club’s winter road race season in Serpentine last Saturday afternoon. In addition to the usual five grades of racing, two grades of women’s only racing and a junior development ride was on offer. With budding junior racers riding one lap of the …

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Race Report – Serpentine 29 July 2017

Jay Lindorff wins C grade

The threat of rain and high winds kept the numbers down at Peel District Cycling Club races at Serpentine on Saturday. It was dry and overcast at the start, the wind was up and going to make the racing challenging for all grades. Serpentine is a triangular course, the first leg Gull Road had the …

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Race Report – Serpentine 20 May 2017

Matthew Colum sprint to victory in D grade

The weather and the Elements Road Series the next day, may of kept a few riders aways from the club race at Serpentine last Saturday, the racing was exciting as ever. Two riders took the challenge of 4 laps of the 8.8 kilometre circuit in E grade. Simon Stolton rode away from Deb Reid after …

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Race report – Serpentine 14 May 2016

Oliver Bleddyn wins C grade photo by Liesl Swart

Saturday afternoon saw over 100 riders take to the Serpentine course. E grade saw eight young riders and their chaperones take to the nine kilometre circuit for three laps. The pace of almost 30 kilometres an hour, saw a few riders dropped. So when the group turned on to Karnup Road for the final time …

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Race Report – Club championships Serpentine 12 September 2015

It was fine but very windy when the racing started last Saturday. The conditions were going to be tough, and it was expected most grade would finish in a bunch sprint aided by the strong tailwind down Karnup Road. Instead the wind managed to break every grade up and then the rain and later hail …

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Race report – Serpentine 6 June 2015

Paul George winning B grade

There was a great turn out of almost 100 riders at Serpentine last Saturday. A large number of visitors saw 30 riders in A grade and a very tough race for the locals. While there was constant attacking, team tactics meant it was always going to be a bunch sprint. Which was won by Connor …

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Serpentine 6 September 2014

With other races on the weekend and inclement weather, the number of riders was well down from usual. While the threat of heavy rain may of keep some riders away it was the strong winds that had a major impact on the racing. With a third of the course into a strong 40 kilometre an …

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Race Report – Points Race Serpentine 19 July 2014

Ken Portman wins all four sprints to take overall victory in E grade

This week’s race was a points race, where points are given for the first five riders across the line each lap of the 8.8km kilometre Serpentine circuit. The winner is the rider with most points at the end of the race. The specialised nature of the race and competing events saw smaller fields than usual …

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Race Report Serpentine June 7

Carolyn Harbeck out sprinting Tony Van Merwyk

A number of riders welcomed the return to the flat Serpentine circuit after the Dwellingup hills last week. It was the riders who performed well in last week’s hilly handicap that performed well in this week’s graded scratch races. The juniors were first away and saw Lowen Ferry out sprint Matthew Connan for the win. …

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