Grampains Vets Cycling Club
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Men and Women 30 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.

More info on our Membership Page
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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.

 
Latest News

Coronavirus Update July 15th 2020
Racing Resumption in Regional Victoria Delayed.
On the 10th July, the Victorian Government released the following update to full contact competition (ie not requiring 1.5m distancing).

"In line with the directions of Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Professor Brett Sutton, the difficult but necessary decision has been made to halt the resumption of full-contact training and competition for people aged 19 and over in regional Victoria."

At present there is no timeline to restart full contact sports in Regional Victoria.

Read the full release here.

VCV Special Membership Offer - Memberships $115 - 1st July to 31st December 2020
For those who are not already VCV members for 2020, from the 1st July new and renewing members can take out membership until the end of 2020 for the reduced fee of $115 (you will pay the club fee of $10 on top of that which will be refunded). VCV fees have been waived. JOIN NOW.

Life Membership to Tony Lloyd and Peter Parnaby
12th Dec, 2019. The Grampians Vets Cycling club would like to congratulate both Tony Lloyd and Peter Parnaby on their Life Memberships, bestowed unanimously at the AGM/General Meeting held recently. Tony Lloyd served as both President and Secretary for 8 years from 1999 to 2006, and also as Vice President in more recent years. Tony has also performed a magnificent job as the club's State Delegate for innumerable years. Peter Parnaby has been the current Secretary or President for the last 13 going on 14 years. Thank you both for such magnificent service to the club over the years.

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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  Peter Wemyss

Latest Club Racing
Stawell Landsborough West 50km Hcp
Sunday 15th March 2020
Scratch Blasts Rest of Field Apart.
The scratch riders took the conditions in their stride, blasting their way through the field to hit the front with about 8km to go. Peter Wemyss took the win from Frank Kean and Sean Prins.

Full race details HERE ...

Keeping Up to Date
Upcoming Events

Sunday 9th August 2020
Halls Gap. Fyans Creek Road 43.5km Graded Scratch Races. Start on Fyans Creek Road, just off the Stawell/Halls Gap road.

Sunday 16th August 2020
Stawell - Landsborough West. 50km handicap. Meet at the toilets at the top end of the upper Woolworths carpark, Stawell.

Sunday 23rd August 2020
Stawell - Campbells Bridge 50.5km handicap. Meet at the toilets at the top end of the upper Woolworths carpark in Stawell.

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 2020
Rest of year All events are cancelled for 2020

NOTE - A full list of the 2020 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.

links to past races
 
2020
Sunday 15th March
Sunday 1st March
Sunday 23rd Feb
Sunday 16th Feb
 
2019
Sunday 27th Oct
Sunday 20th Oct
Sunday 13th Oct
Sunday 6th Oct
Sunday 29th Sept
Sunday 22nd Sept
Sunday 15th Sept
Sunday 8th Sept
 

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