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

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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
Armstrong 48km Handicap
Sunday 14th February 2016

The Field

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  Wayne Klauss

Scratch
Steve Monks, Sean Prins and Frank Kean.

3:30 Minutes
Wayne Klauss, Gary Brumby and Danny Monaghan.

8 Minutes
Dean Hayward, Peter Parnaby and Tony Lloyd

Race Results
1st Wayne Klauss
2nd Sean Prins
3rd Peter Parnaby
4th Steve Monks

How the Race Unfolded.
The fact that about a third of the course is a long drag uphill didn't faze scratch, who consistenly lapped the 7km circuit at 38kph, and had reeled in the second scratch riders, who were lapping the course at a consistent 36kph, at the end of the 5th of 7 laps. This combined bunch soon after caught the limit riders who started off at 34kph but slowly dropped their pace as the race went on.

In the final sprint Wayne Klauss took off a fair way from the line and caught most of the rest of the field napping. He hung on to win from Sean Prins and Peter Parnaby.

Winners Time
Wayne Klauss - 1 hour 20 minutes 15 seconds
Average speed of 35.88kph

Fastest Time
Sean Prins - 1 hour 16 minutes 45 seconds
Average speed of 37.52kph

Weather Conditions
Light to moderate southerly.

 

 

 


 

 

 

     

 

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Fank Kean
along with Peter Wemyss, reeled in the limit riders 1km from the line, with Frank taking out the Landsborough West 50km handicap race win.

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