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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.


Club Races
Fyans Creek 43.5km Handicap
Sunday 24th April 2016

The Field

  Edwin Irvine

Sean Prins, Peter Wemyss.

1 minute
Wayne Klauss, Shaun Blackie and Gary Brumby

4.45 minute
Danny Monaghan, Edwin Irvine and Dean Hayward.

8:45 minutes
Crystal Wemyss and Laura White

16:45 minutes
Peter Mayo and Meg Parnaby

Race Results
1st Edwin Irvine
2nd Peter Wemyss
3rd Sean Prins
4th Wayne Klauss

How the Race Unfolded.
The two scratch riders Peter Wemyss and Sean Prins set off at top speed, trying to bridge the gap on the 3 second scratch riders, as the longer the race progressed, the less likely they would be able to close the gap. They took off 25 seconds in the first 7km, then another 10 seconds in the next 5km, then eventually caught them at about 24km into the race, just before the mid way turn.

Meanwhile the 3rd scratch riders had also caught the 2nd limit riders right on the turn, but were still 4:30 minutes behind the now lone limit rider, Meg Parnaby, as Peter Mayo had retired after about 15km.

On the return journey, the combined scratch and second scratch riders caught the combined 3rd scratch and 2nd limit riders with about 5km still to go, then the limit rider Meg Parnaby with 2km still to go.

In the final sprint, Edwin Irvine just go to the line ahead of Peter Wemyss and Sean Prins, with Wayne Klauss in 4th place.

Winners Time
Edwin Irvine - 1 hour 12 minutes 53 seconds
Average speed of 35.8kph

Fastest Time
Peter Wemyss- 1 hour 8 minutes 8 seconds
Average speed of 38.3kph

Weather Conditions
Very light almost none.











Looking for some company to share the kilometres with?

There are usually Training Groups leaving both Stawell and Horsham at regular weekly times.

links to past races
Sunday 15th March
Sunday 1st March
Sunday 23rd Feb
Sunday 16th Feb
Sunday 27th Oct
Sunday 20th Oct
Sunday 13th Oct
Sunday 6th Oct
Sunday 29th Sept
Sunday 22nd Sept
Sunday 15th Sept
Sunday 8th Sept


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