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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 people who have never raced with the Vets before.

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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.

Race Results

Club Races
Lang Wins at Glenorchy
Golfcourse Rd, Horsham - Sunday 24th June 07

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A small field of 11 riders lined up for the start of the 51 kilometre Glenorchy Lubeck circuit in very chilly but dry conditions. A northerly wind ranging from 10 to 20 kph meant the riders were working into a side head wind for 2 sides of the triangular course.

Larry Bales and Meg Parnaby were first away on 17 minutes with Tony Lloyd, Peter Carter and Harvey Lang 10 minutes behind them off 7 minutes.

Off 3 minutes, the second scratch bunch of Jamie Bennett, Gerard O’Brien and Alan Barnett were caught after about 30 kilometres by scratch riders Ian Blackie, Drew Heard and Frank Kean.

At the front of the race Larry and Meg were working well together and were not caught until 7 kilometres from home by the 7 minute bunch, who were defying the handicapper with very strong riding. This group continued together and it came down to a sprint for the line with Tony Lloyd leading them out, only to be overtaken by Harvey Lang who crossed first, with Peter Carter second and Tony taking third.

The great improver over recent weeks, Larry Bales, continued his run by out sprinting Meg Parbaby for fourth place, a first ever.

Drew Heard took the honors in the sprint when the scratch bunch finished giving him the fastest time of 1 hour 18min 45 sec and an average speed for the race of 39kph.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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Fank Kean
along with Peter Wemyss, reeled in the limit riders 1km from the line, with Frank taking out the Landsborough West 50km handicap race win.

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