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Vets out and about

Did you know that we have a couple of track cycling champions in our membership ranks? Several of our track stars have been competing interstate at NSW and National levels with some very impressive results. Congratulations to all those who competed. Continue reading “Vets out and about”

Race reports

Narrabundah Track Racing – 8th March

Attendance for Session 18 of the track racing season was relatively good, given that several regulars were in Sydney for the national track championships. Fourteen riders attended, split equally between A and B grades. Unusually, the weather was quite cool. There was strong headwind down the front straight, an uncommon direction for the Bundadome. Continue reading “Race reports”

Race report

Stromlo – 28th February

A gentle easterly drifting across the course under a shortening day set the scene for Vets racing at Stromlo. Continue reading “Race report”

2016 Club Championship

Uriarra Homestead

Rain, wind, sunshine, grey skies… There was something for everyone at the Age Championships held at Uriarra crossing on Saturday. Continue reading “2016 Club Championship”

Dog Trap Road

2016 – Memorial secret handicap

Slightly windy conditions greeted 32 riders on Saturday afternoon at Dog Trap Rd to compete for the ACT Vets Memorial Handicap. Continue reading “Dog Trap Road”

Lookout Hill

Graded scratch

Several climbs, fast downhills and an uphill sprint finish…what more could 40 supremely fit riders want on a calm and slightly overcast Saturday afternoon at Lookout Hill? Continue reading “Lookout Hill”

Dalton

Graded scratch

On a beautiful sunny afternoon, not much wind and 11 degrees, 36 riders turned up to race. Some grades like C (11 racers) and E (8 racers) had good numbers while some other grades need a few more for a good competitive race. Continue reading “Dalton”

Uriarra Homestead

Graded scratch

Sometimes we start a race write-up with “Despite atrocious conditions...”. Saturday was the opposite, as we had what Denis Jessop (80yo) described as the best conditions in living memory at Uriarra. Continue reading “Uriarra Homestead”

2016 F&A Tonelli Trophy

Handicap – Old Federal Highway

An almost perfect winters day for racing, except for a brief shower at the start of the race, apart from that there was little to no wind and mild temperatures (for a Canberra winters day that is). Continue reading “2016 F&A Tonelli Trophy”

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