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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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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 October 2018

The Field

  Tony Lloyd

Frank Kean, Sean Prins and Peter Wemyss

5 minutes
David Lambourn and Malcolm Hayes

8.30 minutes
Tony Lloyd, Drew Heard and Dean Hayward

14 minutes
Les Dunn and Meg Parnaby

18 minutes
Kevin Grellet, Rod Hetherington and Terri Clarke.

How the Race Unfolded.
A light side head wind made for slower times out to the turn at Landsborough West. The limit riders, with two new recruits and thus a relatively unknown quantity to the handicappers, did well but were a little down on expected time, with the second limit pair of Parnaby and Dunn only a little over a minute behind.

However it still took the second limit riders the next 10km to catch the limit riders, with both bunches joining forces on the first long hill on the return journey. Five kilometers later, at the top of the next long hill with about 8 kilometers to go, the 3rd scratch riders caught the combined limit bunches.

Further back the second scratch riders had parted, with David Lambourn riding solo and holding off the 2 remaining scratch riders until only a few kilometers to go.

Tony Lloyd took out the sprint easily from Dean Hayward and Les Dunn, with Frank Kean recording fastest race time.

Race Results
1st Tony Lloyd
2nd Dean Hayward
3rd Les Dunn
4th Kevin Grellet

Winners Time
Tony Lloyd - 1 hour 27 minutes 10 seconds
Average speed of 34.4kph

Fastest Time
Frank Kean - 1 hour 20 minutes 33 seconds
Average speed of 37.25kph

Averages at the turn (26km)
Limit - 28.8kph
2nd Limit - 30.53kph
3rd scratch - 32.9kph
2nd scratch -33.51
Scratch - 36.13kph

Averages at the finish
3rd scratch - 34.4kph
Scratch - 37.25kph





Looking for some company to share the kilometres with?

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

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Malcolm Hayes
just pipped Danny Monaghan to take out the Christmas Handicap sprint.

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