|DATE||Saturday 12th June – Monday 14th June|
|MERV DEAN Merv Dean was a member of the Bendigo and District Cycling Club for 50 years. He was successful in both track and road cycling. He was highly regarded for his achievements in the Wangaratta Wheel and Road Races and in the Midlands Road Race. After retiring, Merv stayed very involved in in the club, serving as Secretary for 14 years and being a Club and State Commissaire. He was awarded a Life Membership of the Bendigo and District Cycling Club and VCI. Merv was passionate about junior cycling. He along with other officials from Bendigo, formulated and introduced a training program to educate and develop junior cyclists. This was accepted by the ACF and is what we now know as the J Cycle Program. Merv’s wife, Ruth is honoured to have this Club Tour named in memory of Merv as he enjoyed planning this tour and the courses to make them challenging. He even won the Senior tour in 1966. Thank you to Ruth and the Dean family for their support.|
|FORMAT||Road races, Hill Climb, Kermesse / A, B, C Grade. Grades will be capped A-50, B-40, C-40
Note: This is an individual event. No team racing
Bendigo & District Cycling Club members will be prioritised.
Club handicapper will have discretion on grading.
|SPONSOR||CLUB SPONSOR: Profound Civil Contractors SPRINT SPONSOR: Waterson Build|
|ENTRIES OPEN||Friday 7th May 2021|
|ENTRIES CLOSE||Sunday 6th June 2021|
|PRICING||$125 + payment card fee (30c) pre-entry - No on the day entries|
|RACE SCHEDULE and DETAILS||Day One Saturday 12th June – 1:00pm 82km Kamarooka road race: start and finish at Bagshot Hall
Day Two Sunday 13th June – 9:00am 3km Hill climb: start McIvor Rd, Harcourt
Day Two Sunday 13th June – 1:00pm 56-87km Harcourt road race: start and finish at Nth Harcourt Hall
Day Three Monday 14th June – 9:00am 14.5km Harcourt Kermesse, Harcourt - A Grade 4 laps – B Grade 3 laps – C Grade 3 laps
President: Garry Pontelandolfo 0419 311 890
Handicapper: Darren Casey 0409 196 554
A payment card fee of $0.30 will be applied.