Grampains Vets Cycling Club
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Women 30 years and older and men 35 years and older are eligible to join the VCV.

All riders must be current VCV members. Two free try out races (within a 30 day period) are available to those who have not raced with the Vets in the last 5 years.

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VCV Open races can be entered online via the VCV Website

Entries can now only be done online. New riders need to have completed 3 club races before you can enter an Open.

 
Grampians Vets Cycling Club
About the Club

The Grampians Veteran Cycling Club is based in the Central Western part of Victoria, Australia, around the famous Grampians Ranges. The club was formed in 1996 to cater for the needs of older riders, who up until then had to travel long distances to find specific veteran events, or ride against much younger riders.

More about the club HERE ...


Latest News

Annual Club Awards 2018
Congratulations to Kevin Grellet who put in a very good years training and racing to take out the Club Aggregate for 2018 ahead of Peter Wemyss and Meg Parnaby. Peter Wemyss took out the Backmarkers Championship from Frank Kean and Sean Prins. Meg Parnaby was named Rider of the Year with another great year of good performances in Australian and State titles, as well as finishing the year in the State Aggregate as first woman. Les Dunn was named most improved rider, making the big jump from second limit to the bunch behind.

Rise in Membership fees for 2019
Due to insurance fee rises, the AVCC have increased their share of the membership fee by $20 for 2019. New membership for Grampians Vets members is now $175. New memberships for those not already a current member start on 1st October 2018 and are current until the end of 2019.

VCV Life Membership to Tony Lloyd
The Grampians Vets would like to congratulate Tony Lloyd on receiving a life membership from the VCV at a recent Delegates Meeting in Geelong. Tony was a founding member of the Grampians Club and served as its President and/or secretary from 1996 to 2006, and the Vice President in more recent times. Tony is also currently serving as the VCV Treasurer, and is in his 4th year of service, as well as the Grampians VCV Delegate, and travels to Geelong every two months to the meetings. Tony has served as the Delegate every year except for the first, so that is stamina!! Thanks Tony from all club members for your many years of dedication to cycling and the Grampians Vets. A well earned award!

Disc Brakes and VCV races.
Disc brakes are now legal for all AVCC and VCV events.

Tail Lights
Members are reminded that tail lights are required on all bikes including time trial bikes to race. No light no racing. Lights should be clearly visible from 100m and be set not to flash.

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  Meg Parnaby

Latest Club Racing
Stawell Racecourse 40.3km Handicap
Sunday 17th February, 2019
Combined Limit Just Holds on for Win
The combined two limit bunches just held off a fast finishing second scratch to enable Meg Parnaby to claim the win from Alan Barnett and Les Dunn.

Full race details HERE ...

Keeping Up to Date
Upcoming Events

Sunday 24th February 2019
Halls Gap. Fyans Creek Road 43.5km handicap. Start on Fyans Creek Road, just off the Stawell/Halls Gap road.
Also VCV State Crit Championships

Sunday 3rd March 2019
Stawell - Campbells Bridge 50.5km handicap. Meet at the toilets at the top end of the upper Woolworth’s carpark in Stawell.

Sunday 10th March 2019
Bendigo Open. No club racing.

Check out the Race Calendar here ...

Upcoming VCV Open Registration Dates
Don't miss an Open because you forgot to enter!
See the VCV Website for full details.
 
Closing Date VCV Open Events for 2019
Feb 12th Camperdown to Warrnambool to be held 16th Feb from Camperdown.
Feb 14th VCV State Crit Championships - to be held on 24th February at Campbellfield.
March 5th Bendigo Open - to be held on 10th March at Woodstock on Loddon.

NOTE - A full list of the 2019 VCV Open entry dates and events is available on the VCV Website

 

 

training

Looking for some company to share the kilometres with?

There are usually Training Groups leaving both Stawell and Horsham at regular weekly times.

club races

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Meg Parnaby
took out the Stawell Racecourse 40.3km handicap from Alan Barnett and Les Dunn.

Latest Race Details

links to past races
 
2019
Sunday 17th Feb
Sunday 10th Feb
 
2018
Sunday 9th Dec
Sunday 2nd Dec
Sunday 25th Nov
Sunday 18th Nov
Sunday 11th Nov
Sunday 4th Nov
Sunday 28th Oct
Sunday 21st Oct
Sunday 14th Oct
Sunday 7th Oct
 

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