Grampains Vets Cycling Club
navigation bar
new to cycling

cartoon rider
You might like to read our tips on safe riding within a group, as well as general
Cycling Etiquette.

vets_memb

Women 30 years and older and men 35 years and older are eligible to join the VVCC.

All riders must be current VVCC members. Two free try out races (within a 30 day period) are available to people who have never raced before.

More info on our Membership Page
or
Join Online Now.

If you do not have access to online membership please use the old form

Download
Membership Form

vvcc_open

VVCC Open races can be entered online via the VVCC 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

  harvey
  Harvey Lang
   

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.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

peter

Peter Mayo

Combined with Kevin Grellet to keep the field at bay, then took out the 43.5km Xmas Handicap.

Latest Race Details

links to past races
2017
Sunday 10th Dec
Sunday 3rd Dec
Sunday 26th Nov
Sunday 19th Nov
Sunday 12th Nov
Sunday 4th Nov
Sunday 8th October
Sunday 1st October
Sunday 24th Sept
Sunday 17th Sept
Sunday 10th Sept
Sunday 27th Aug
Sunday 20th Aug
Sunday 13th Aug
Sunday 18th June
 

Archives

latest news about us race calendar race results training aggregate race rules race etiquette contact us membership latest news about us race calendar race results training aggregate race rules race etiquette contact us membership