The 2018 Victorian Penny Farthing Championships and Classic Bicycle Show

When:
December 2, 2018 all-day
2018-12-02T00:00:00+11:00
2018-12-03T00:00:00+11:00
Where:
Geelong West Oval & Velodrome
Church St & Weddell Rd
North Geelong VIC 3215
Australia

Please take note of the new race light policy


General entry $5.00 Adults, Children under 15 Free
Geelong West Rotary Club barbecue, Baked Potatoes, Smoothies & Coffee.

SWAP MEET
Set up from 7am, Selling from 9am.
$10 PER STALL (PAY ON THE DAY)
Shelters to be weighted with sandbags or water containers.
NO PEGS to be hammered into the ground.

SHOW & SHINE
Entries received from 8am.
$2 per bicycle (PAY ON THE DAY)
Owners must register their names & categories entered with the Show & Shine manager on the day. Owners to supply bike stands.

Show & Shine Categories

  • 1880 – 1920
  • Vintage bikes, racing & roadsters 1921 – 1960
  • Racing bikes 1961 – 1990 (ie not STI)
  • Racing bikes 1990 = 2000 (ie with STI)
  • Racing bikes, post 2000
  • Chainless & unusual drive
  • American heavyweight, inc. balloon tyre, tank & muscle bikes
  • Best Malvern Star – Original condition
  • Best Malvern Star – Restored
  • Dragsters
  • Best restored bicycle
  • Best bicycle in original condition
  • Best in show

PAUL FARREN MEMORIAL TROPHY to be presented annually to the owner of the best & most “Farrenest”  bicycle or tricycle present on the day.

DECORATED BICYCLES/TRICYCLES
Under 7 & 8-12 years. Entry free

CHILDREN’S RACES
Under 5  & 5-8 years. Entry free

GRAND PARADE of vintage bicycles & tricycles, accompanied by the Geelong West Band.
Fashions on the velodrome

RACES
From 10 am
ENTRY $25 PER FAMILY
Helmets compulsory, but please dress to complement the age of your bicycle.
Medals for first 3 placegetters, Sashes for champions. Programme may need to be changed depending on number of entries

REGISTER & PAY HERE

Vintage racing bike race

Geelong Cycling Club race(s)

PENNY FARTHING RACES (Note the regulations for Penny Farthing Races.)

Heats will be conducted if necessary.

  • Slow Race 25 m. Last to finish wins
  • Gentlemen’s Championship. 4 laps
  • Ladies’ Championship. 2 laps
  • Junior Race (Under 16). 2 laps
  • High Wheel Half Mile. 2 laps
  • Veterans 50 – 59 years. 2 laps
  • Veterans 60 – 69 years. 2 laps
  • Veterans 70 and over. 2 laps
  • Novice race for non-medal winners. 2 laps
  • Vintage bikes – Any pre 1920 bikes, but NOT Penny Farthings
  • Penny Farthing Teams pursuit.

PRESENTATIONS AT END OF PROGRAMME.

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