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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 those who have not raced with the Vets in the last 5 years.

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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.


Club Races
Fyans Creek 44.5km Handicap
Monday 8th June 2015

The Field

  Drew Heard

Peter Wemyss, Sean Prins and Phil Cartledge.

6 Minutes
Dean Hayward, Drew Heard, Rod Hetherington, Edwin Irvine and Crystal Wemyss.

15 Minutes
Meg Parnaby, Kevin Grellet, Peter Mayo and Alan Barnett.


Race Results
1st Drew Heard
2nd Edwin Irvine
3rd Crystal Wemyss
4th Dean Hayward

How the Race Unfolded.

Windy north westerly conditions greated riders for the out and back 44.5km Fyans Creek course, with the threatening showers holding off until after the race.

The strong winds ended up favouring the larger middle bunch, which was slightly up on time over the limit riders at the turn, with scratch about 30 seconds down, but the return journey was 1.5km shorter as the race finished before the bridge.

At the Mount Dryden turn the middle bunch was only 45 seconds behind the limit riders, with about 5.5km still to go, and scratch a further 1 minute 40 seconds behind.

The middle bunch finally caught the limit riders with 2.5km to go, with Drew Heard once again proving too strong for Edwin Irvine in the sprint. Crystal Wemyss took out third place over Dean Hayward.

Winners Time
Drew Heard - 1 hour 16 minutes 08 seconds
Average speed of 35.07kph

Fastest Time
Phil Cartledge - 1 hour 11 minutes 36 seconds
Average speed of 37.3kph


Weather Conditions
Strong north westerly winds.








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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Kevin Grellet
produced a winning effort for the second year running, to win the Greg Smith Memorial again in 2019.

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