"Tour de France" Buffett Breakfast and Ride.
When; Saturday and Sunday morning 15th and 16th of July
Where; Hotel Coachman (valued club Sponsors)
Time; 7am- 9am followed by
Club ride- 10.30am from Memorial Park.
Cost: $15 per head per morning.
For all club members, young and mature Bike Manawatu have booked the comfort of the Hunterville room at Hotel Coachman for the purpose of club unity where we will be exclusively entertained to witness a re run of the final exciting two hours of the overnight hilly stages 14 and 15. These Professional Tour riders will definitely be in the hurt box.
Saturday 15th of July: Hilly Stage 14: Blagnac-Rodez (181 Km) 7am to 9am
Sunday 16th of July; Hilly Stage 15; Laissac- Severac-Le Puy-en Velay (189 Km)7am to 9am
After enjoying watching these gruelling “Tour de France" stages we will be ready to meet at Memorial park for a 10.30am start for a variety of group rides naturally with a coffee stop at the end to finish off a great morning together.
North Island Schools Road Championships
When:from 8th July
Our Manawatu schools start their annual North Island Schools Road Championship on Saturday the 8th of July and for three days of hard racing. With them is an amazing group of dedicated supporters to cheer them on. Our schools have a proud tradition of producing top riders and this new wave of keen young talent we know will represent themselves, their schools, parents, supporters, and the club the best they can. The club wishes them a safe successful campaign.
This is where our current stars like Campbell Stewart, Robert Stannard, Michaela Drummond and others where were all born in this competitive schools racing environment. Check out results on Facebook manawatu schools cycling.
First Bike Manawatu Winter Road Race
Note:Checkout this year’s new cycling calendar on the club website
When: Saturday 22nd July
Where:Tui Brewery Mangatinoka. (Back carpark)
Time: Registration 1pm
Time: Race start 1.30pm
Race organiser: Kevin Laskey
1 Lap ( 24.5km) C and D Grade
2 Laps(49km). A and B. Grade
Race organiser Kevin Laskey tells us that all cyclists will like this safe undulating sheltered course and is excited to showcase how hospitable the Bike Manawatu Tui Brewery Club Road Race will be especially once the race is over back at the Tui Brewery. We would love to see as many cyclist as possible support our club winter road racing calendar. A great way to stay fit. We extend to all cyclists young and mature to come and enjoy our first club road race outing which will be a great day out.
Support for valued Valued Club Sponsors
Rob Ryan is a valued club member who year after year gives back to the sport he loves. He like all cyclists develop many friendships while riding a bike along the way. Rob has organised many charity rides for groups leaving people with some fantastic memories and stories to keep forever. We pay tribute to Rob and his team at Palmfeild Motors and congratulate them for winning New Zealands No 1 Mazda Dealer of the year.
Steve and Catherine Stannard and their cycling family have been an amazing contributor to the club and in general the sport across NZ and Australia. From event management to riding, racing and coaching to all things cycling at a higher level we appreciate their knowledge and support. Can I encourage all cycling groups to pop into their intimate Cyclista Cafe on George street to experience great coffee and the feel of sitting in a small "Tour de France" Cycling village type cafe with memorabilia. It is our way of saying thank you.