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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
Warrak 44km Handicap
Sunday 27th November 2016

The Field

  Edwin Irvine

Steve Monks, Sean Prins, Peter Wemyss, Wayne Klauss and Frank Kean.

10:30 Minutes
Danny Monaghan and Edwin Irvine.

21.30 Minutes
Meg Parnaby

34 Minutes
Peter Mayo

Race Results
1st Edwin Irvine
2nd Sean Prins
3rd Steve Monks
4th Frank Kean

How the Race Unfolded.
The riders faced a side/head wind on the outward journey until they turned south at Warrak and into the head wind.

After Peter Mayo withdrew part way into the race, Meg Parnaby turned first at the halfway mark, with a lead of 4 minutes 40 seconds over Danny and Edwin. Scratch was 4 minutes 45 seconds further back.

On the return hill climb, Edwin Irvine took off for home after an out of from Danny Monaghan struggled up the hill. Monaghan was caught a few kilometres after the hill with about 11 kilometers to go, but Meg Parnaby and Edwin Irvine were still well up the road.

Irvine caught Parnaby with about 4 kilometres to go, then scratch caught Parnaby with about 2 kilometres to go, but Irvine hung on for a hard earned win by 25 seconds over Sean Prins, Steve Monks and Frank Kean.

Winners Time
Edwin Irvine - 1 hour 19 minutes 43 seconds
Average speed of 33.11kph

Fastest Time
Sean Prins - 1 hour 9 minutes 41 seconds
Average speed of 37.88kph

Weather Conditions
Light to medium south easterly.










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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