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Men and Women 30 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.

Results

Club Races
Landsborough West 50.5km Scratch Races
Sunday 14th August 2016

The Field

  Edwin
  Edwin Irvine

A Grade
Sean Prins

B Grade
Wayne Klauss, Gary Brumby, Dean Hayward, Edwin Irvine and Tony Lloyd.

C Grade
Meg Parnaby and Les Dunn

D Grade
Peter Mayo

Race Results

B Grade
1st Edwin Irvine
2nd Wayne Klauss
3rd Tony Lloyd

C Grade
1st Meg Parnaby
2nd Les Dunn

Race details.

The event was held as scratch races, but because of the low numbers it was also set up like a handicap, with D Grade off first on 20 minutes, followed by C Grade off 10 minutes 30 sec, the lone A Grade rider off about 3 minutes and B Grade off 0 minutes.

Being an out and back course with the turn at 26.5km, the lone A Grade rider Sean Prins had averaged 35kph, just slightly slower than the 5 man B Grade bunch. On the return trip he still managed to finish 2 minutes 10 seconds ahead of the B Grade bunch, averaging about 34.5kph, about half a kilometer per hour slower than the chasing bunch, which was a great effort.

In the B Grade race, Wayne Klauss took off up the long last hill, about 5km from home, with Edwin Irvine in tow, and the two worked together to hold off the chasing three riders. Irvine crossed the line first with Klauss second.

Peter Mayo rode a strong race and held off the chasing C Graders Parnaby and Dunn until well into the closing stages, finally being caught about 5km from home.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

     

 

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Frank Kean
chased down a final hill attack to take out the Stawell Campbells Bridge handicap.

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