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Events for 2018
 

To Enter a VCV Event:

1. You must have a current AVCC licence.

2. A non-flashing tail light must be securely fitted to the bike, visible from a minimum of 100 meters.

3. All riders MUST have competed in at least 3 VCV affiliated club races with the club you have joined before entering an Open event so your club handicapper can submit a mark to the State handicapper.

Entries and Licence
To compete in any VCV event, you must have an Australian Veteran Cycling Council (AVCC) licence (see the Membership Page). Entries to Opens and Championship events are done online prior to the day. No late entries will be accepted. No exceptions! Postal entries are no longer accepted.

Scratching Policy
Riders wishing to scratch from VCV Open Events can do so until midnight of the day entries close, no later. Entry fees will be refunded less a $5 administration fee. To scratch from an event contact us via email.

2018 Events

VCV State Criterium Championships krehalon
Sunday 18th February 2018 - 2 Aggregate Points
Host Club - Northern Cycling
Held from National Boulevard, Campbellfield, Victoria (behind Ford). Attendees will be directed to the car parking area.
Gradings and Placings.
All races will be held as graded events - Grades A to F. Gradings are done by the State Handicapper under guidance from Club Handicappers.
Men and women will race together but be awarded separate placings, ie first 3 men in each grade will receive medallions and the first 3 women in the same grade will receive medallions as well.
Intermediate Sprint - each grade will have an intermediate sprint, with a medallion for the first man and first woman in each grade.
Start Times  
10.00am - Grades D and F 11.00am - Grades C and E
12 noon - B Grade 1.00pm - A Grade
Race Time/Distances  
A grade 60 minutes plus 2 laps B grade 50 minutes plus 2 laps
C grade 45 minutes plus 2 laps D grade 40 minutes plus 2 laps
E grade 35 minutes plus 2 laps F grade 30 minutes plus 2 laps
Presentations - at the conclusion of each event.
Catering - Coffee, drinks and other food (no meals) will be available at the Cafe, and a free barbeque will be provided.
Registrations - at the Cafe.
Flyer - download the event flyer
Entries close Tuesday midnight 13th February.
Entry fee $10, transponder hire $5

Entries are now closed. View list of registered riders

Gradings - Download the graded start list.

 
Eureka Vets Ron Rivette Classic 56km Open Handicap
Sunday 25th February 2018 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Eureka Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 10am from Learmonth Yacht Club, Learmonth, Victoria
Download course map
Entries close midnight Tuesday 20th Feb 2018.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are now closed. View list of registered riders.

 
Central Vets O'Brien Contracting 64.5km Open Handicap
Sunday 11th March 2018 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Central Victorian Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 9:30am from Newbridge Rd, Woodstock on Loddon, Victoria
Entries close midnight Tuesday 6th March 2018. Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are now closed. View list of registered riders.

 
Australian Veterans Cycling Championships 2018
Saturday 31st March to Monday 2nd April
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Maryborough, Victoria.
All events are held as 5 year age groups.
 
General Information For All Riders - Download now
 
Time Trials - Saturday 31st March
Start on Timor Road, Maryborough - from 1pm.
All age groups compete on a 25km out and back course. The start is from the Gun Club on Timor Road. Younger men start first then older men followed by younger women to older women, at one minute intervals. View Map.
Time Trial Start Times - Download TT start times.
Mockridge Cup. Riders times are compared to Age Standards and the rider with the best time relative to their age is the winner of the Mockridge Cup.
 
Highland Society Criterium - Sunday 1st April
Start from Burns Street, Maryborogh - from 9am.

First event starts at 9am. Held around a circuit on Burns Street/Lake Road/Christian Street. View Map
Criterium Age Group Start Times - Download Crits start times.

 
Road Races - Monday 2nd April
The road races start from Timor Rd, Maryborogh - from 9am
Men's Road Race Distances
Men 35 to 49yrs - 85km. View Map Men 65 to 79yrs - 50km. View Map
Men 50 to 64yrs - 69km. View Map Men 80+yrs - 37km. View Map
Women's Road Race Distances
Women 30 to 64yrs - 50km. View Map
Women 65+yrs - 37km. View Map
Road Race Route Instructions, helmet colours etc - Download route info.
Road Race Age Group Start Times - Download RR start times.
 
Entries and Presentations
Entries close Saturday 24th March at midnight. Transponder hire is a once only $5 for the whole weekend. Presentations for Saturday and Sunday's events will be at our major sponsor, the Maryborough Highland Society, 35 High Street, Maryborough. Monday's Road Race presentations will take place soon after events on the day.
Flyer - Download the event flyer
 
Race Photos can be found here, compliments of Richard Bailey
 
Race Entries - Entries are now closed.
View list of registered riders -
Time Trial Entrants Criterium Entrants Road Race Entrants
 
Northern Cycling Top Tech Panels Benghazi 77km Handicap
Wednesday 25th April 2018 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Northern Cycling
Held at 1pm from Lancefield Park Recreation Reserve, Woodend-Lancefield Road, Lancefield, Victoria. Start in McMasters Lane.
Flyer - Download the event flyer.
Entries close midnight Thursday 19th April 2017.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are now closed. View list of registered riders.

 
Colac Vets May Open 58.7km Handicap
Sunday 27th May 2018 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Colac Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 10am from Cororooke Hall, Cororooke, Victoria
Download course map.
Entries close midnight Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are now closed. View list of registered riders.

 
Eastern Vets 60km Open
Sponsored by Croydon Cycleworks
Saturday 23rd June 2018 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Eastern Veterans Cycling Club
To be held at 1.30pm. Registrations opposite the Royal Hotel (put 26 Emily St in your GPS) round the corner in Manners St, Seymour. NOTE - Race briefing and start are 6km from registrations point, and are 3.5km along Seymour - Avenel Road. See map below. Allow enough time to get to the start.
Download directions and maps
Download event flyer
Entries close midnight Tuesday 19th June 2018.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are now closed. View list of registered riders

 
VCV State Time Trial Championships Krehalon logo
Sunday 9th September 2018 - 2 Aggregate Points
Raced in 5 year age groups. More info to come.
Entries close midnight Tuesday 4th September 2018
Entries are not yet open.

 
Warrnambool Brennan Hall Memorial 66km Open Handicap
Sunday 14th October 2018 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Warrnambool Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 10am from Dixie Memorial Hall, Terang Timboon Rd, Dixie
Entries close midnight Tuesday 9th October 2018.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
Geelong & Surf Coast Layard Park 64.5km Open Handicap
Sunday 28th October 2018 - This is an aggregate points race
Host Club - Geelong & Surf Coast Veterans Cycling Club
Held at 10am from the Paraparap Clubrooms, Paraparap, Victoria
Entries close midnight Tuesday 23rd Oct 2018.
Entry Fee $25, transponder hire $5
Entries are not yet open.

 
VCV State Road Race Championships Krehalon Logo
Sunday 18th November 2018 - 2 Aggregate Points
More details to come
Entries close midnight Tuesday 13th November 2018.
Entries are not yet open.

 
 
 
 
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