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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.

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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
Rod Shows a Clean Pair of Heels (wheels)
Concongella Morrl Morrl Course
Sunday 1st April 2012

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  Rod Hetherington

Rod Hetherington blasted past the opposition to take out a comfortable win in the final hundred metres of the Grampians Vets 58 kilometre handicap, held over a new course from Concongella.

Ideal conditions prevailed throughout the race, with only a gentle south westerly providing some resistance on the homeward journey.

Hetherington set off with fellow 5 minute riders Stuart King, Daryl Elliott and Tom Eldridge, and at the half way turn had reduced the lead of the 17 minutes riders, Meg Parnaby and Peter Mayo from 12 minutes to 5 and a half.

However, the scratch riders Steve Monks, Sean Prins, Crystal Wemyss and Danny Monaghan had made big inroads into the 5 minutes riders, with Monaghan apparently finding good form even though he was hobbling around like a wounded soldier before the event. At the turn they had cut the 5 minute deficit to a minute and a half.

Scratch caught the 5 minute riders with about 11 kilometres to go, and the combined bunch then soon reeled in the limit riders with about 7 kilometres to go.

On the final hill, with less than a kilometre to go, Monks took off and got a clear break, but largely due to the efforts of King, the riders got back together again, with Rod Hetherington using his renown sprinting ability to break clear over the final hundred metres to the line to take out the race.

Second across the line was Danny Monaghan with Steve Monks third ahead of Stuart King.

Monaghan recorded the fastest race time of 1 hour 30 minutes and 25 seconds.

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

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Peter Mayo

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

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