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January 2022

Saturday 22 January – Sunday 23 January

Capital Cycles 2 Day Tour - January 2022

Sunday 23 January

All Day
Dynamo - The Team Championship 2021 – Race 3
8:00 am – 11:00 am
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride
Memorial Park, Terrace End, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand

Meet at memorial park for your choice of 2 rides. All welcome.

Recurs weekly
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bike Manawatu Track Meeting
Johnston Park, Feilding 4702, New Zealand

Track Meeting

Thursday 27 January

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bike Manawatu Track Training Session
Johnston Park, Feilding 4702, New Zealand

Training Session

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Events

Manfeild 6 Hour

It’s a simple formula… Ride as many complete laps of the Manfeild racing circuit as you can in 6 hours.  Do it solo or get in a team and take turns out on the track.

Novice Tour 2021

Saturday 30th – 31st Oct 2021

The Novice Tour of Manawatu is a premier two day cycle tour for licensed under 13, 15, 17 & 19 riders.

Kairanga ITT Series

Tuesdays in Sept and Oct

Individual Time Trial on a 12km fixed course 

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Recreational Cycling

We aim to promote and encourage recreational cycling for riders of all abilities in the Manawatu District.

We cycle all year round, with organised group rides every Sunday morning. Our rides go over varied courses around the Manawatu district.

All rides start at 8:00am at Memorial Park, Napier Rd, Palmerston North.

Usually there will be 2 rides:

  • Long Rides – covering 75-85km
  • Medium Rides – covering 55-65km

There is usually a choice of faster or slower groups to suit all abilities.

Recreational Ride Routes

We have over 80 routes around the Manawatu that we regulary use

Ride Etiquette

Riding in a bunch can be the most enjoyable experience if done in the right way. However, bunch riding can also be a huge pain if people in the group don’t understand the rules. 

Road Cycling

Bike Manawatu Road Cycling 

We offer organised road cycling events with approved traffic management for all abilities run throughout the year in and around the Manawatu region.

  • Indivdiual Time Trials
  • Team Time Trials
  • Graded Road Races
  • Handicapped Road Races
  • Hill Climb events 
  • Flat and mixed ability courses 

Come join in and see what the fuss is all about .

Road cycling results

Results from club Road Races and ITT

Course Maps & Information

Details of racing circuits used by the club

Road Racing Calendar

Details of planned events for this season

Track Cycling

Bike Manawatu Track Cycling 

We offer  a good mix of competitive and fun racing in a social and supportive environment, catering for all ages and abilities as our races are split into grades. 

The track season is run over the summer months (October to April at Johnston Park Velodrome in Feilding

For riders new to the sport, we have Track bikes available to hire for the season.

Track Season

Welcome to the 2021 – 2022 track racing season

Rookie Riders

Come along and experience the excitement of racing on the track – 10th and 17th October 2021

School Cycling

Manawatu Schools Cycling (MSC) is run by a dedicated group of volunteers in conjunction with the local schools.

MSC starts at Year 7-8 and carries on right up and until year 13

MSC is a winter sport run over Terms 2 & 3 – with races every Sunday morning. A term by term race programme will be made avaiabl;e by the beginning of Term 2.
Riders are to be enter via their schools.
There will be times when parents will be asked to help at a Sunday race in terms of marshals, timing, registration etc.

It is compulsary for all MSC riders to have a front and back light and high vis vest when riding to and from a school race. During a race back lights must be on.

Riders will have the opportunity to compete at North Island Secondary School Road Championships and following this NZ National Secondary Road Cycling Championships.

Email: manawatuschoolscycling@gmail.com