The 2017 Victorian Penny Farthing Championships & Classic Bike Show

When:
December 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am
2017-12-03T10:00:00+11:00
2017-12-03T10:30:00+11:00

Please take note of the new race light policy

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.

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RACES From 10 am. Entry $25.00 per family.

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

Prizes for best presented rider and best dressed spectators.

Medallions awarded to first 3 placegetters plus Sashes for Champions.

  • Balance bike event for under 5 years (150m)
  • Junior race 5-7 years (1 lap)
  • Junior handicap (2 laps)
  • Senior handicap
  • 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)
  • Hobby Horse Race (1 lap on grass)

PENNY FARTHING EVENTS

IMPORTANT: Please take note of the rules and regulations for racing, and Heats will be conducted if necessary.

  • Slow race 25m (last to finish wins)
  • Gentlemen’s Championship (4 laps,)
  • Ladies’ Championship (2 laps)
  • Juniors, Under 16 (2 laps)
  • High wheel half mile (2 laps)
  • 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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  • Douglas Suter

    Hi there I just tried to register for the Penny Farthing event and it says the event site is closed. Am I too late?

  • Nora Völker

    Hi, is tomorrow still going ahead after all this weather?
    Cheers

    • Hi Nora, sorry about the delay in replying, we are planning to go ahead with the event as advertised, check the GCC Facebook site in the morning if there are any changes though.

  • Douglas Suter

    Good question??

    • Peter Radcliffe

      Is it still on tomorrow?

      • Sorry about the delay in replying, we are planning to go ahead with the event as advertised, check the GCC Facebook site in the morning if there are any changes though. If racing wasn’t able to proceed the rest of the activities would be taking place as best we can within the club rooms and available covered areas.

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