" The Beverley" - a classic race, rides again
Start + finish
Beverley Town Hall
138 Vincent Street, Beverley
Western Australia see maps
12th October 2019
10.00 am Race Registration
11.00 am Race start- Slowest first
2.00 pm - 3.00 pm Race finishers
3.00 pm Prize giving at the Beverley Town Hall
Midnight Tuesday 8th October or when we have 200 entrants.
THIS IS A RACE ON A SIGN POSTED ROUTE WITH ONLY A SWEEP BUS, NO SPARES VEHICLES OR FOLLOW CARS ALLOWED.
You are responsible for your own safety, equipment, speed & course on the variety of terrain on your ride
Follow the road rules
ride with courtesy & care.
2 abreast or single file on bridges and other tight spots
Helmets are law.
in case of emergency call 000 ambulance, police, fire.
if you have an accident call Race Director
The Rover Road Race of 1897 was the brainchild of Percy Armstrong, noted rider and entrepreneurial owner of the Rover Cycling Agency. The gruelling event of 116 miles over rough turn of the century roads proved popular and was later re-named The Beverley to Perth Race - or simply the “Beverley”.
— Rob Frith, WA Historic Cycle Club
The race is on again.
114km Handicap from Beverley.
Modern bikes expected, Heroic bikes welcome.
Beautiful Waterhatch Rd and Talbot West Rd heading North West 55km from Beverley, a turn around and then 57km undulating downhill. Wide road and quiet. Its going to be a fast finish for the Handicappers and Scratch men.
Starts are in 10 groups under Handicappers orders.
for 1st through 5th place, 1st Female, and 1st Over 45 year old
Fastest time Bonus Prize
Prize money for over the line 1st through to 5th place, 1st Female, and 1st Over 45 year old, Fastest time Bonus Prize
Team Trophy - 1st through to 5th place. 4 riders per team, best 3 results summed - lowest positions wins. Not eligible for A graders.
Cost $65 plus transaction fees for Cycling Australia members and temporary members
$5 timing chip if required
Nomination closes midnight Tuesday 8th October or when sold out - capped at 200 riders
keep your email entry confirmation and present on the day.