Bicycle Buyer Winter Classic 2017

Bunches for the 2017 Bicycle Buyer Winter Classic.

Start times TBA depending on conditions on the day out at Little River.

Rego desk closes at 9:15AM so for scratch riders please don’t just rock up before your start time.

 

Entries are now open to the Bicycle Buyer Winter Classic, at the inaugural event last year we had about 100 riders and we think it’ll be just as popular this year. It’s a handicap event open to all men and women (Valid race licence required).

Racing starts at 9:30AM on the 30-Jul-2017. 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/525

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. If you have already entered use the self service scratching via Entryboss for a full refund

Contact: fcc@footscraycc.com.au

 

 

 

59th Footscray Cycling Club Tour

Results after Stage 3 11-Jun-2017

General Classification

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

Beulah Capital Sprint King

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

My Local Broker King of the Mountains

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

Sprint Results

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

KOM Results

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

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Results after Stage 1 and 2 out at Balliang 10-Jun-2017.

General Classification 

A Grade 

B Grade

C Grade

Beulah Capital Sprint King

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

My Local Broker King of the Mountains

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

Sprint Results

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

King of the Mountains Results

A Grade

B Grade

C Grade

 

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Tour Program Now Available to download.

FCCTour2017

Massive thank you to all of the sponsors who support this event and our club, without them the tour would not be going ahead. It’s great to see so many local businesses supporting this event.

Online entries are closed however we will take late entries ($60) if you contact us via facebook or fcc@footscraycc.com.au.

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Entries are now open to the 59th Footscray Cycling Club Tour, held on the 10 and 11th of June. 3 Stages over 2 days of racing. As always the tour will be full of prizes, made possible by the generous support of all the sponsors. Prizes include the King of the Mountains, Sprint King and of course the Overall (GC).

Entries via Entryboss https://entryboss.cc/races/521

 

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Saturday 10th of June (9:45AM): Stage 1 – Balliang (Reddens)

Distance: 38 KM, Elevation gain: 100M

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Saturday 10th of June (12:30PM): Stage 2 – Balliang (Box Forest) 

Distance: 76 KM, Elevation gain: 539M

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Sunday 11th of June (9:30AM): Stage 3 – Little River (Sandy Creek)

Distance: 90 KM – A and B Grades, 60KM – C Grade, Elevation gain: 376M

Harry Jones Memorial 2017

Harry Jones Memorial 2017, entries via EntryBoss.

https://entryboss.cc/races/517

Entries close at midnight Friday, 5-May-2017. No late entries or entries on the day as this makes the job for the handicappers very difficult.

Don’t forget to register for your 2 volunteer duties for the season and stick around for the AGM if you can.

Start lists, bunch start times will be decided in the morning, depending on conditions.

 

 

 

 

2017 Road Roster Nominations

Roster nominations for the 2017 road season are now up http://profile.eventarc.com/profile/FootscrayCC.

We wouldn’t be able to put on any racing if it wasn’t for all our members helping out at the races. If you can try to fill the earlier races.

FAQ on marshalling and volunteering.

Marshalling and Volunteering

 

 

57th Bob Robson Memorial

57th Bob Robson Memorial Program and Start Lists

FCC members, The 57th Bob Robson Memorial is just around the corner (ANZAC Day 25th of April 2017). This is an FCC special event and the only time of the year we get to race a criterium on the streets of Williamstown.

This year we’re running 3 events.

Men’s Support (for B grade and below): FCC Members Only.
Women’s Open: All clubs.
Men’s Open: FCC Members and by invitation.

There will be a BBQ at Williamstown High School for yourself, friends and family after the racing. It’s a very spectator friendly course so we hope you can bring your supporters along.

Entries are now open. Entries via EntryBoss https://entryboss.cc/races/342 with field sizes capped to 40 in each grade, make sure you enter early to avoid disappointment. After the maximum field size, entries will be wait listed and if you are not given a race start a full refund will be issued.

 

2017 Winter Road Fixture

Here is the FCC 2017 Road Season fixture.

FCC have a big winter of racing planned this season and we’ve added a couple of new circuits to mix things up a little.

The first race of the season kicks off with a handicap (Harry Jones Memorial) on Sunday the 7th of May on the Kirksbridge circuit.

View the full Fixture here.

Bicycle Buyer Eliminator Series

FCC are finishing up the Criterium season with a bit of fun, with the

Bicycle Buyer Eliminator Series.

We’re very proud to have Bicycle Buyer supporting this unique race series with extra prize money across all grades.

Due to the nature of the racing we are running each grade on their own with the exception of E and D grades. There will not be an elimination race for these grades, those that wish to race an elimination race are encouraged to enter C grade.

8:30AM for E Grade (30 Min) & D Grade (40 Min) – Standard Criterium, No Eliminations

9:20 AM for C Grade (40 Min)

10:10 AM for B Grade (50 Min)

11:10 AM for A Grade (60 Min)

 

Elimination Race Rules

Elimination races start like any other criterium. During the first half of the race no rider will be eliminated.

After the half way mark the last rider over the finish line on every 2nd lap will be eliminated from the race. This will continue for the duration of the race, all riders remaining will contest for final positions at the last lap.

Entries via EntryBoss and on the day.

Race 1: 26 March 2017 – Entries: https://entryboss.cc/races/339

Race 2: 2 April 2017 – Entries: https://entryboss.cc/races/340

Race 3: 9 April 2017 – Entries: https://entryboss.cc/races/341

 

2017 Beach Road Cycles Summer Series

Due to the race cancellation of the A/B race on the 12-Feb-2017.

Race 4 will be held on the 19-Feb-2017 for C/D grades. Concluding the series for C/D grades.

Race 3 for A/B grade will be held on the 19-Feb-2017.

Race 4 for A/B grade will be held on the 26-Feb-2017.

Footscray Cycling Club are proud to be hosting the Beach Road Cycles Summer Series this year at Drake Blvd. The 4 race criterium series starts this Sunday. With a total prize pool of $2000 as well as the weekly race prizes the racing is always exciting and very competitive.

The 4 Races will be held on the following dates (All races are open for online entry):

Races will start at 9:30 AM for grades C/D and 10:30 AM for A/B

Race 1: 29-Jan-2017 https://entryboss.cc/races/326

Race 2: 5-Feb-2017 https://entryboss.cc/races/328

Race 3: 12-Feb-2017 https://entryboss.cc/races/330

Race 4: 19-Feb-2017 https://entryboss.cc/races/332

Prize Money

Points for the series will be awarded as follows:

1st 10 points
2nd 8 points
3rd 6 points
4th 4 points
5th 2 points
6th onwards 1 point

Marshalling: 1 point per duty

BONUS: 2 points if a rider races ALL 4 races.
BONUS: 1 point if a rider races 3 races.

NB: Points do NOT transfer up or down grades with riders.

NOTE: FCC Executive can withhold points for various reasons, such as incorrect grading, infractions, etc.