Archive for Race Reports

Percival Property Northern Division Championships 2016

THE Port Macquarie Cycle Club (PMCC) hosted the Percival Property Northern Division Championships over the weekend.  There was a high level of competition across all age groups with riders from under nine to over 70 competing. A field of over 100 riders descended on Port Macquarie from Coffs Harbour, Inverell, Grafton, Armidale as well as Taree, Sydney […]

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Grafton to Inverell 2015 – Port News Report

From Port Macquarie News (Link)   Deb Hennessey’s classic ride in Grafton to Inverell By Matt McLennan        Oct. 26, 2015 PORT Macquarie cyclist Deborah Hennessey has returned an historic result in the Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic. Hennessey was the second woman across the line on Saturday in the 228 kilometre race, […]

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Tour de Port Stage 2

Young Guns Stage 2 of the Junior Tour de Port saw a small field of riders taking part in handicapped criterium races, consisting of 2 x 10min, plus 2 laps, with a 15min rest between the races.  With a nasty virus in town the numbers were down, parents witnessed some very impressive riding with Jonah […]

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Interclub Challenge – Port Retains the Shield

There was plenty of action in all divisions of the deciding round of the Interclub with Jason English taking A Grade with a solo breakaway followed in by Chris Delaney who fought it out in a tight sprint finish with MVCC rider Troy Croker. In B Grade MVCC’s Graham Norris took the honours over Col Turner […]

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Race Report -Leigh Family & JW DashTrophies

      The annual J.W.Dash handicap race had a small but competitive field of starters looking to get their name on the trophy which goes back to 1997. Names such as Angus Morton, Brendan Brooks and Gary Alexander (twice) all adorn the impressive trophy. We started off with Ryan Barker, Jim (Jimicus) Harper and […]

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Race Report Week 6 – More Ups than Downs

Despite a course that would favour the climbers it was a day for the break-away this week with a 3 man group making a break early in the race and holding on to the end. This week’s course took 3 laps which incorporated the rolling hills to the Dam gate but after just one lap […]

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Wootton Interclub 23 May 2015

A healthy contingent of PMCC riders made the trip to Wootton for the Manning Valley CC hosted Wootton Classic, two and ½ lap, graded scratch race over a hilly 58 km course. MVCC run a great event and the biggest decision was whether or not to race as there had been significant rain overnight and […]

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Race Report Week 3

40km scratch race (8x 5km laps) With ominous dark clouds to the west and a shower of rain 10 minutes before start time, seven keen riders lined up for an afternoon’s racing. Just before the starting gun was fired Greg P arrived and took his marks. The riders’ optimism paid off as the clouds parted […]

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Race Report Week 2 – A day for the “hard men”

The Velominati define the hard man as “the tough-as-nails-cyclist, often spotted gliding over cobblestones or mashing up the Koppenberg in the big Ring in all kinds of weather”. Our forecast promised bad weather, and it delivered. With Jason off racing on fat tyres and Greg mumbling about international visitors, or doing his nails or something, […]

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Race Report – It’s Blast Off in Week One

The first week of the road racing competition at Port Macquarie started with a bang as Liam Magennis and Sam Cox lit the fuse with an early and sustained break away in the second lap. It was only a concerted effort by the chase group headed by Chris Delaney and Jason English that eventually brought […]

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