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Women 30 years and older and men 35 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 people who have never raced with the Vets before.

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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
Warrak 44km Handicap
Sunday 29th May 2016

The Field

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  Dean Hayward

Scratch
Sean Prins, Peter Wemyss and Frank Kean.

5 minutes
Wayne Klauss, Dean Hayward, Drew Heard, Peter Parnaby and Danny Monaghan

Race Results
1st Dean Hayward
2nd Danny Monaghan
3rd Peter Parnaby

 

How the Race Unfolded.
With a last minute change to the handicaps when a rider called in sick, the mid and limit bunches were combined, with 3 scratch riders chasing 5 limit riders.

The limit riders averaged around 34.4kph and were still about 2min 30sec ahead of scratch at the turn. The scratch riders had averaged around 37.53kph to the half way turn, but tired a bit on the homeward journey.

Wayne Klauss did a lot of big turns to keep the limit riders well ahead, with Dean Hayward having something in reserve to easily take out the sprint from Danny Monaghan and Peter Parnaby.

Scratch finished about 55 seconds later with Frank Kean taking out fastest race time, in 1:12:37, an average of 36.36


Winners Time
Dean Hayward - 1 hour 16 minutes 40 seconds
Average speed of 34.43kph

Fastest Time
Frank Kean - 1 hour 12 minutes 37 seconds
Average speed of 36.35kph

Weather Conditions
Light, more from the south.





 

 

 

 

     

 

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

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Terri Clarke
Took out her first race win in the Fyans Creek handicap, ahead of Kevin Grellet and Crystal Wemyss.

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