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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.

Training and Social Rides

Looking for a group of riders to train with?

The following are regular rides in the Stawell and Horsham areas.

New riders are always welcome. However, occassionally a change to the usual routine may occur, so contact the listed person to check that the ride is on if you wish to join the group.

These rides usually have riders of mixed ability. Riders do not have to take a turn at the front of the bunch if they are not strong enough or do not wish to.

Stawell Area

Saturday Morning Coffee Run - Social Ride

This is more of a relaxed social ride, with an average speed of around 28kph to 30kph. Meet at Federation Park (opposite Mitre 10, near the Halls Gap turn off on the Western Highway).

The ride leaves at 8:30am on Saturday all year round, proceeding to Halls Gap for a coffee, and then returns, arriving back in Stawell about 11.00am. Total distance about 55km.

This is a regular ride throughout the summer, but may stop through the coldest months of winter, although in recent years has carried right through the winters. Contact Cliff Dudley on 5358 5801 or 0417 642 323 for details.

Horsham Area

Training Rides

Week Days
A group of riders meets every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the Horsham Velodrome, McPherson St, Horsham, at 6pm sharp. Don't forget your lights after daylight saving finishes!

Often the group splits up into different paced bunches, according to the various riders abilities.

For more information, contact Drew Heard on Mob 0408 822091

Saturday Morning Coffee Runs (ride first coffee afterwards)
7:15am - a more advance group leaves the Horsham Velodrome for a 40km ride.
7:00am - a larger group, some on mountain bikes, leaves the Horsham velodrome. Ride distances vary according to the wishes of those present.

Shared Travelling to Club Races

Want to share the cost of travel to club races from Horsham? Drew Heard is willing to organise group transport, and can provide a small bus if numbers are sufficient.

Contact Drew on Mob 0408 822091 for further details.




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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John McIntyre
Took out the Fyans Creek Handicap from Kevin Grellet and Terri Clarke.

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