Victorian Penny Farthing Championships

VICTORIAN PENNY FARTHING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 2016

GEELONG CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF THE BICYCLE

FIRST PATENT 1866

Geelong West Velodrome, cnr Weddell & Church Sts.

Saturday, November 19th & Sunday November 20th, 2016

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Saturday Events

CASUAL RIDE with Rod Charles. Vintage or modern.

Meet at Geelong West Velodrome at 1pm.

DINNER 6.30pm at Geelong West Football Club Rooms located at the Geelong West velodrome.

Spit Roast $30.00 per person. Drinks at Bar Prices.


Sunday Events

(all at Geelong West Velodrome)

Entry Adults $5.00, Children free

Baked potatoes, a coffee and cakes cart, Rotary Club of Geelong West BBQ and cold drinks will be available.

= 9am =

SWAP MEET from 9am, $10.00 per site. 8 am set up.

SHOW & SHINE from 9am, entry $2.00 per bike. 8 am set up.

The Show & Shine is not limited to the listed categories. Don’t leave your bike home because you think it doesn’t fit a category.

Categories:

  • Pre 1900
  • Vintage racing bikes up to 1960; including roadsters
  • Racing bikes 1961 – 1985, 1985-2000, 2000+
  • BMX
  • American heavy weight; includes balloon tyre, tank bike and muscle bike
  • Best Australian built & Best Overseas built
  • Dragster

= 10am =

RACES From 10 am. Entry $25.00 per family.

Note that the programme may need to change based on the number of entries.

Helmets compulsory, but please dress to complement the age of your bicycle.

Prizes for best presented rider and best dressed spectators.

Badges awarded to first 3 placegetters plus Sashes for Champions.

  • Balance bike event for under 5 years (150m)
  • Junior handicap (2 laps)
  • Senior handicap
  • Russell Mockridge Challenge – one rider at a time against the clock
  • Vintage racing bike race; including roadsters
  • Velocipede race (1 lap on grass)
  • Vintage riders (50+) in vintage costume on vintage cycles (pre 1920) (Not penny farthings)

PENNY FARTHING EVENTS

IMPORTANT: Please take note of the rules and regulations for racing.

  • Slow race 25m (Heats of 4, last to finish wins)
  • Gentlemen’s Championship (4 laps, heats of 4)
  • Ladies’ Championship (2 laps, Heats of 4)
  • Juniors, Under 16 (2 laps)
  • High wheel half mile (2 laps, Heats of 4)
  • Veterans 50-64 years (2 laps)
  • Veterans 65+ (2 laps)
  • Penny Farthing Team Pursuit (2 teams of 4)

PRESENTATIONS AT END OF PROGRAMME

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Upcoming events

Aug
26
Sat
10:00 am Spring Eve Handicap @ Point Henry
Spring Eve Handicap @ Point Henry
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am
Spring Eve Handicap @ Point Henry
Time: 10:00am race start Format: Senior Handicap & Junior Scratch Course: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18454824 Distance: Senior 45K (8 laps) Juniors 12K (2 laps) 18K (3 laps) Registration from 9:15am at Car Park on Point Henry Road All junior season pass holders must confirm their entry online for handicapping purposes. All pre-race entries will close at 9pm Thursday the 24th. Non GCC members are welcome to race, please indicate the grade you race with your respective club. Race inquires to racedirector@geelongcycling.com Race entry fees Senior Races Entry Fee (Online) Seniors $10.00 Juniors $10.00 Transponder Hire Fee: $5 Junior races Entry fee: $5 flat rate. All Cycling Australia members of all clubs are welcome to race. All entries via the online system. Race day entries will not be accepted. GCC[...]
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Sun
9:00 am 2017 Swap meet and Show & Shine
2017 Swap meet and Show & Shine
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am
Part of the The 2017 Victorian Penny Farthing Championships & Classic Bike Show Entry Adults $5.00, Children free Baked potatoes, a coffee and cakes cart, Rotary Club of Geelong West BBQ and cold drinks will be available. SWAP MEET from 9am, $10.00 per site. 8 am set up. SWAP MEET SITE ENTRY >> Please note: a recent security upgrade to Mozilla Firefox has resulted in an issue with this payment gateway. SportsTG are aware of the issue and have advised that any other browser (eg: Google Chrome or Internet Explorer) will allow you to submit your entry securely. SHOW & SHINE from 9am, entry $2.00 per bike. 8 am set up. The Show & Shine is not limited to the listed[...]
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The 2017 Victorian Penny Farthin...
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am
IMPORTANT: Please take note of the rules and regulations for Penny Farthing racing. Note that the programme may need to change based on the number of entries. General admission: adults $5.00, children free Baked potatoes, smoothies, a coffee and cakes cart, Rotary Club of Geelong West BBQ and cold drinks will be available. ENTER NOW >> Please note: a recent security upgrade to Mozilla Firefox has resulted in an issue with this payment gateway. SportsTG are aware of the issue and have advised that any other browser (eg: Google Chrome or Internet Explorer) will allow you to submit your entry securely. RACES From 10 am. Entry $25.00 per family. Helmets compulsory, but please dress to complement the age of your bicycle. Prizes[...]

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