As usual, Colin (Wal) Anderson is organising “Extra Credit” for those who enjoy a long ride.

TDM multi-lap

In conjunction with the Tour de Manawatu will be unofficial 2 and 3 laps of the course.


The planning for the Feilding Festival Of Cycling is on track and entries for our clubs major fund raising event are rolling in.

It’s about 2 weeks to go, and the $10 late fee applies after the 7th Sept. 

So we hope you will support the club and get your entry in.

Feilding Festival of Cycling

Yes fellow cyclists, the paddocks are full of lambs and the Daffodils are out.  That can mean only 1 thing.  Spring is here!

That also means the first cycling event of the new season is now only 24 days away.


The Feilding Festival of Cycling has 5 great rides to choose from and is one of the best value on the calendar.


FFOC Events


So why not start your new season by supporting cycling in the Manawatu… Supporting BikeManawatu and Supporting St John by getting your entry in!

Full details of the event and online entry are available at

Sport ManawatuDo you know anyone who might want to get into cycling, but needs the right starting point?

Maybe they might like to give the Sport Manawatu introduction to cycling a go.  It’s called Cycling Uncovered

Cycling uncovered has been set up to help build cycling confidence, knowledge and fitness for those new to cycling or those who love to cycle but need an extra hand with training.

This course includes 8 weekly training sessions, membership to the Bike Manawatu Cycle Club, the opportunity to learn from the finest cycling coaches in our community, a RideStrong cycle shirt and an entry into the Tour de Manawatu 50km on Sunday November 4 2012. You get all of this for only $99!!

More information


There are lots of activities planned for the next few weeks, so jump in and enjoy the biggest 3 weeks on the cycling calendar…

Pedal Pushers Party

This Friday, join your mates at Pedal Pushers

Ride Bastille Day Night with TASC Force

Bring your trainer, rollers etc and your sleeping mat and bag, and come along for an evening with a difference.  Get more info

Watch a stage on the big screen

We have booked Focal Point cinema to watch stage 7.  Get more info

Be your own Directeur Sportif with VirtualBikeRace

Pick your dream team from your favourite riders in the ProTour and challenge your friends and family. Take on the role as Directeur Sportif (Sporting Manager), making transfers throughout the race, but keeping within the team budget.

This NZ based website will have a few local competitors on for sure.