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Club Membership is open to all those 30 years of age and over.

Club Membership is taken out through the AusCycling website.

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Results

Club Races
Greg Smith Memorial 55km Handicap
Sunday 1st May 2016

The Field

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  Meg Parnaby

Scratch
Sean Prins, Steve Monks and Peter Wemyss.

8 minutes
Wayne Klauss, Shaun Blackie, Edwin Irvine and Tony Lloyd

30:30 minutes
Meg Parnaby

Race Results
1st Meg Parnaby
2nd Edwin Irvine
3rd Shaun Blackie
4th Wayne Klauss

How the Race Unfolded.
A very strong westerly made the ride along the Natimuk Frances road a tough slog, resulting in the lowest averages ever recorded, and by quite a bit!!

The wind seemed to be somewhat of a leveller, with even scratch struggling to make any headway into it. Lone limit rider Meg Parnaby was struggling to do 17kph downhill out of the seat at times on the leg to Mitre, while scratch quite often wasn't going a lot faster either.

To the bottom of the final climb, Meg Parnaby managed to average just over 28kph, while second scratch was 33.7kph and scratch 35.86kph. After such a tough race, most climbing times were well outside riders best, but once again Meg Parnaby produced a good time and deserved the solo win.

Second scratch got up for the minor placings (Irvine, Blackie and Klauss) just ahead of scratch rider Steve Monks, who recorded the fastest overall race time with an average of 33.9kph.

Winners Time
Meg Parnaby - 2 hour 05 minutes 14 seconds
Average speed of 26.35kph

Fastest Time
Steve Monks - 1 hour 37 minutes 19 seconds
Average speed of 33.9kph

Weather Conditions
Very strong westerly winds.





 

 

 

     

 

training

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