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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.

 
Results

Club Races
Heard Powers to another Win
Noradjuha 50km Handicap
Sunday 28th February 2010

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  Drew Heard

Grampians cyclists tackled the out-and-back Horsham/Noradjuha course on Sunday.

Strong, gusty southerly winds ensured a tough race, as riders battled side winds for much of the distance.

Such conditions usually favour the scratch markers, and so it was to be, but not without a spirited effort from the 12 minute limit bunch of Meg Parnaby, John McIntyre and Damian Rabl, who battled hard and held the lead until the last kilometre.

With Danny Monaghan driving his co-markers Drew Heard, Gerard O’Brien, Daryl Elliot and Sean Prins, the scratch bunch maintained high speeds throughout the race, picking up Peter Mayo, Tony Lloyd and Alan Barnett, and then the 8 minute markers Tom Eldridge, Tony Rathgeber and Les Power on the run home.

The hard riding bunch then reeled in the limit markers inside the last kilometre, and settled in to fight out the finish. O’Brien led out the sprint, but Heard managed to edge in front to win by centimetres on the line, with Elliott coming home in third place.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Looking for some company to share the kilometres with?

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

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Tony Lloyd
Drove the 11 minute riders to victory, then took out the sprint ahead of Meg Parnaby and Les Dunn.

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