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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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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
Fyans Creek 49.5km Handicap
Sunday 29th November 2015

The Field

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  Danny Monaghan

Scratch
Peter Wemyss, Sean Prins and Geoff Richards.

3 Minutes
Wayne Klauss, Gary Brumby, Danny Monaghan and Edwin Irvine.

6 Minutes
Crystal Wemyss, Drew Heard, Tim Schneider and Tony Lloyd

17 Minutes
Meg Parnaby, Peter Mayo and John McIntyre

 

Race Results
1st Danny Monaghan
2nd Wayne Klauss
3rd Tim Schneider
4th Drew Heard

How the Race Unfolded.
Limit riders Meg Parnaby, John McIntyre and Peter Mayo set off in almost calm conditions, with Mayo dropping off after about 10 kilometres due to injury.

By the turning point at the half way mark, the limit riders were down about 40 seconds, with all the other bunches within 5 to 10 seconds of their expected handicap marks.

On the return journey, a light southerly had arisen, resulting in a side to head wind for the return journey. The second limit riders had began to tire, allowing the second scratch riders to catch them with about 7 kilometres to go. The combined bunches then set off after the limit riders, the larger bunch ensuring the tiring scratch riders would remain out of the picture.

The combined midfield bunches finally caught the limit riders about two and half kilometres from home. In the final sprint, Danny Monaghan, who had been one of the powerhouses of the second scratch bunch all day, took line honours from Wayne Klauss, ahead of Tim Schneider and Drew Head.

Peter Wemyss took out fastest time from Seam Prins.

Winners Time
Danny Monaghan - 1 hour 19 minutes 44 seconds
Average speed of 37.24kph

Fastest Time
Peter Wemyss - 1 hour 18 minutes 04 seconds
Average speed of 38.04kph

Weather Conditions
Light southerly.

 


 

 

 

     

 

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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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