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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
Stawell Landsborough West 50km Handicap
Sunday 7th May 2017

The Field

  Meg Parnaby

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

9 minutes
Edwin Irvine, Shaun Blackie and Drew Heard

25 minutes
Meg Parnaby.

29 minutes
Ross Lumley and Kevin Grellet

35 minutes
Peter Mayo

How the Race Unfolded.
The first part of the race out to the turn at Landsborough West was slightly wind assisted, with Peter Mayo averaging 27.4kph, turning a minute 15 seconds ahead of Lumley and Grellet, who averaged 30.31kph. They in turn were followed by Meg Parnaby another 55 seconds back, having averaged 31.64kph to the turn.

Second scratch turned just over 8 minutes later, having averaged 37.48kph, and scratch was another 5 minutes behind after loosing Peter Wemyss after about 7 kilometers. Scratch averaged 41.47kph to the turn.

On the return journey, the 3 limit bunches came together all at once at the start of the first long hill, with about 15 kilometers to go.

Parnaby and Lumley proved too strong for Mayo and Grellet, and rode away, to eventually hold of second scratch by about 45 seconds. Parnaby crossed the line ahead of Lumley, then Shaun Blackie and Edwin Irvine.

Fastest time went to Steve Monks ahead of Frank Kean.


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

Winners Time
Meg Parnaby - 1 hour 38 minutes 24 seconds
Average speed of 30.48kph

Fastest Time
Steve Monks - 1 hour 15 minutes 42 seconds
Average speed of 39.63kph

Weather Conditions
Light to medium south west to southerly winds.








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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