Due to planned Powercor electricity works at Drake Blvd tomorrow, we’ll be racing the short bottom course. Entries will be at the usual spot (Noordene Constructions). Please take care riding around the area as we expect a lot of heavy vehicles and construction workers.
Due to the very hot weather forecast for Sunday 3/2/2019. We will be moving the race start times for all grades 1 hour earlier.
8am – E/C Grades.
9am – D/B Grades
10am – A Grade
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the extreme weather forecast for Thursday, the FCC Exec is RESCHEDULING the MIDWEEK VU CRIT from THURSDAY 24 Jan to WEDNESDAY 23 Jan. So, to repeat, NO THU Crit, It’s now on WED. All other details to remain the same and this is a one-off this week only. -FCC EXECUTIVE
The BOM has issued a severe weather warning for nearly all of Vic tomorrow, and with predicted heavy rain, storms and flooding, racing @ VU tomorrow (Thursday 13th) is cancelled as per FCC and Cycling Vic Policy and Permit stipulations.”
-FCC Executive 🙁
CRITS THURSDAY 22 NOV @ VU CANCELLED DUE TO FORECAST HEAVY RAIN.
Full Refunds will be issued via Entryboss for all those that have pre-entered.
We’re running a Novice Criterium Race at the VU this Saturday (10-Nov-2018 @ 12:00 PM). It will be a race that is suitable for people who have never raced before and want to find out what criterium racing is all about. Entry to the race is free, however, you’ll need a 3 Race Membership which you must organise online prior to attending this event.
The race will start at 12:00 PM at the VU in Hoppers Crossing. Gate 5 Hoppers Lane, Hoppers Crossing. Rock up earlier (11:30 AM) to register and have a chat with many of the FCC members who are more than willing to answer any questions you may have about racing.
You’ll need the following at a minimum:
- A road bike
- Australian Standards Helmet
- A 3 Race Membership from Cycling Australia, which you can get online here https://eventdesq.sportstg.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main&EventDesqID=14967&OrgID=4912
Here are the 2018/2019 Criterium Fixtures, we have a massive season of racing that kicks off on the 13-Oct-2018 at the VU. It’s going to be a busy season with plenty of racing to keep everyone happy.
We’ll be starting the season at the VU with Thursday nights and Saturday afternoons. Sundays mornings at Drake Blvd will start on the 25-Nov-2018 (We can only make this happen if all our members do their marshalling). Da Moose Café will be open serving up coffee, food and a brilliant place for spectators to watch all the action.
To spice up the racing we’ve thrown in a few special events as well as eliminations and points races.
We’ll again finish the season with the hardest crit of the year, the ANZAC Day Bob Robson Memorial.
Entries are now open to the Bicycle Buyer Winter Classic, this is one of our biggest road events. It’s a handicap event open to all men and women (Valid race licence required). This year it’s part of the North Western Handicap Series run by Northern Combine, Footscray and Geelong Cycling Clubs.
Racing starts at 9:30AM on the 15-Jul-2018. NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY.
Presentations and free post race pizza (with Club legend Frank Zanatta managing the club room bar).
Enter now via EntryBoss https://entryboss.cc/races/1184
Race is for J19 and above only. The maximum distance for J17 Men is 70km and J17 Women 50km as per CA Reg 3.8.16.
The FCC 2018 Road Club Championships have been rescheduled to this weekends race on Saturday the 23rd of June 2018. Due to road works on Kirksbridge Rd and permit issues the race will now be run on Flinders Ave circuit and not Kirksbridge as originally listed on the fixture.
Members who have volunteered for She Oaks (17/6/2018) and Kirksbridge (23/6/2018) are strongly advised to get in contact with Vito 0408 147 709 to discuss the change in plans. View the list of volunteers and marshalls here. http://footscraycc.com.au/membership/marshalling/