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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 – 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 – 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 – Smeaton Way 5 January 2020

6 junior cyclists and few adults

The first riders off, were the junior participation ride. Where young and some no so young riders can get a taste of racing, while being chaperoned around the 1.6 kilometre course. After two laps riding as a group, the riders then set their own pace for the final two laps, with some very fast young …

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Race report – Smeaton Way Criterium – 18 November 2018

25 rider bunch sprint finish

Sunday saw criterium racing return to Rockingham, with racing at Smeaton Way. The A grade field was exceptionally strong considering it was only a club race, with Stephen Hall returning to Australia after successful racing season in both Europe and the the US for the last six months. Theo Yates winner of two stages of …

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Race Report – the Ring #4 Smeaton Way 11 December

Jess Allen of Orica-AIS dishing out the pain in A grade

The Ring criterium series returned to Smeaton Way circuit in Rockingham last Sunday with the largest number of riders to date. Over 230 took to the circuit, it could of been more, but numbers were capped per grade for safety reasons. It was the strongest men’s A grade field seen at Smeaton Way, with Travis …

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Race Report – The Ring #2, Smeaton Way, 27 November 2106

Dharlia Haines wins B grade Women

The Ring Criterium Series came to the middle of Rockingham. The coastal wind, the wide open roads and sweeping corners the Smeaton Way circuit made it very different conditions from the previous week and it was expected to make breakaways more difficult. In the under 13s race, it way very similar to the previous week …

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Race report – Club Criterium Championships – Smeaton Way, 10 April 2016

Ryan Willmot holds on to win A grade Crit Club Champs from the fast finishing Matthew Peterson

The Peel District Cycling Club Criterium Championship coincided with the Midland 100 which included the State Under 19 Road Championship. So much to the relief of the older club members, the younger riders chose to start the road race season early and race in Gidgegannup rather than Smeaton Way criterium circuit in Rockingham. Over the …

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Race Report 13 March 2016 Smeaton Way

A grade chasers

With the Grand Fondo World Series in Perth last Sunday with the chance to qualify for the World Championship in Perth in September. It was expected the numbers racing at Smeaton Way in Rockingham would be down. While the number of riders were down, particularly in A grade. There was good numbers in B, C …

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Race Report: Lara’s Race, Smeaton Way, 7th February 2016

Lara Devenish is all smiles cresting the the final climb in the 2013 Pinjarra Classic

Last Sunday saw the second running of the annual Lara Devenish Memorial Race for D grade. Lara was a friendly (but fierce) D Grade club member, who took her own life in August 2014. The race coincided with fund raising activity for Lifeline, which raised almost $1000. Which included a raffle for a number of …

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