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Fri Aug 24
Subway National Track Series - Round 3

Sat Aug 25
Subway National Track Series - Round 3

Sun Aug 26
Subway National Track Series - Round 3 
BMSC - Kairanga ITT *
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed Aug 29
Wednesday Recreational Ride

Fri Aug 31
Bike Manawatu Happy Hour - Lone Star

Sat Sep 1
Southern School Tour (Cuddon Tour)
BM Race 2 – A1 Loops

Sun Sep 2
Father's Day
Southern School Tour (Cuddon Tour)
BMSC - Road Race – Hiwinui from Colyton School
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed Sep 5
Wednesday Recreational Ride

Sat Sep 8
Northern Tour - Schools – Auckland

Sun Sep 9
Northern Tour - Schools – Auckland
BMSC - Road Race Akers Road
Horowhenua Schools TTT Champs
Trust House 2018 Teams Series - Race One
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed Sep 12
Wednesday Recreational Ride

Sat Sep 15
Novice Tour 2018

Sun Sep 16
Novice Tour 2018
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed Sep 19
Wednesday Recreational Ride

Novice Tour


Novice Tour 2018 is just around the corner, Entries close Monday 10th September.
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Feilding Festival of Cycling

In preparation for this years Feilding Festival of Cycling Event, could we please have all trophies returned to the club
C/- Sport Manawatu - 47 Queen Street, Palmerston North

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For Sale

AVANTI Giro 4 2012

Size 55 cm Mens

  • Blue/White
  • Frame: light alloy, carbon rear stays
  • Carbon forks + seat post

Gears:            Shimano Ultegra 10 speed X 2 = 20 speed total
Pedals:          Shimano SPD 520
Wheels:         Shimano R 500
Tyres:            Continental 700 X 23C
Accessories:  Pump, bottle rack + bottle, front & rear lights, spare tube

  • Serviced by Pedal Pushers/Bike Barn, Palmerston North 
  • Excellent order
  • Ideal commuter, road bike

Selling since replaced by a full carbon model

  • Inspection welcome
  • Pick up Manawatu or can ship by arrangement

Price:       $550 ono

Contact:  3297 858 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The new website is live.

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Steve Stannard was awarded the prestigious Cycling New Zealand Road and Track Coach of the Year Award, at last Saturdays CNZ Awards Night.

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Well, Commonwealth Youth Games were an absolute experience and a half! Being able to represent New Zealand in the warm weather of the Bahamas was awesome! Not only being able to ride and race in the Bahamas, I was also able to go to attend all of the other sports that were involved. The Athletes village was a water front resort with an all you can eat food buffet. The start of the games began with an opening ceremony that was short lived by the cyclists as we had to leave early due to our race being the next day. We were there for the teams’ lap around the track with all 1300 athletes from the commonwealth. After we left there were many speeches and then dancing and music with the locals and a live stage band.

The first day of competition was the Time trial which was a 9km ride around a loop that we would be seeing a lot of during the road race. Overall the time trial didn’t go to plan at all and I struggled to put out the power needed to be competitive and finished in 21st place. It was one of those days that I just had no legs. After the Time Trial, a few of us found our way down to the table tennis table and began to play amongst ourselves. Eventually the Anguilla team turned up to play against and my table tennis partner James Croft and I managed to beat the team to take our first Win of the trip.

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The road race four days later was completed in 34-degree heat (in the shade) and was awesome. The race was aggressive from the gun with multiple attacks going on in the first two laps. I gave it a go a few times to try and create a break, but continued to get shut down. A group of 4 managed to finally get away and get out eventually to a 2-minute lead. There was another group that were away with the peloton starting to chase. With the Scottish, Australians, a Jersey rider, and myself driving the chase, we caught the chasing group but the break were able to stay away to win by about one minute. I finally finished in the bunch in 16th place. It was a great experience to be able to race with all these other countries and athletes.

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To conclude the games, there was a closing ceremony with plenty of speeches and some more dancing by the Bahamians. The whole team that went was awesome and they were absolute legends in and out of competition. It was so cool to meet and watch these athletes tear it up.

Overall the trip was awesome and I have so many people to thank who made it happen and helped me get there: My coach Grant Wilson, all those that contributed financially including the Bike Manawatu Junior Development fund, and finally, last but not least, my Family, Mum and Dad, Nan and Grandad and Grandma and Grandad who are all my biggest helper, sponsors and motivators!