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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.

Results

Club Races
Fyans Creek 43.5km Handicap
Sunday 26th August 2018

The Field

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  Peter Mayo

Scratch
Aidan Leahy, Malcolm Hayes and Peter Wemyss.

7:30 minutes
Drew Heard and Tony Lloyd

12 minutes
Meg Parnaby, Les Dunn and Alan Barnett.

21 minutes
Kevin Grellet and Peter Mayo.

 

How the Race Unfolded.
Lights winds greeted the field for the out and back 43.5km handicap. All the bunches were very close to handicap expected averages at the turn, except for the second scratch riders who were slightly down overall.

On the return journey, scratch caught the second scratch riders near the top of McCrackens hill, with about 5km to go. Up front the limit riders were still hanging on to a good lead, with the chasing second limit riders closing in, as were the scratch riders.

With only 1 kilometer to go, limit still held a small lead, but found an extra burst of speed to hang on to win by 18 seconds, with Peter Mayo taking out the race from Kevin Grellet.

Drew Heard was third just ahead of Malcolm Hayes, who pipped Meg Parnaby just on the line. Hayes took fastest race time.

Race Results
1st Peter Mayo
2nd Kevin Grellet
3rd Drew Heard
4th Malcolm Hayes

Winners Time
Peter Mayo - 1 hour 31 minutes 49 seconds
Average speed of 28.43kph

Fastest Time
Malcolm Hayes - 1 hour 22 minutes 50 seconds
Average speed of 36.66kph

Weather Conditions
Light south westerly winds.

 





 

 

 

 

     

 

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Peter Wemyss
once again recorded fastest time up Mount William in the annual time trial.

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