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33 Days of Cycling

33 Days of Cycling33 Days of Cycling started yesterday with the start of the NZCT New Zealand Cycle Classic Stage One at Massey University. 33 Days Of Cycling launches with the opening of the NZCT’s NZ Cycle Classic, then every single day will feature an event, activity, or competition, related to cycling, showcasing the Manawatu as the best place to ride a bike! Join us for 33 Days of cycling mania!

We are looking forward to seeing cycling mania sweep the Manawatu for 33 days…


Events for the first ten days…

Day       Date    Event
  1       23      NZ Cycle Classic Stage One | and Free BBQ lunch.
  2       24      NZ Cycle Classic Stage Two |
  3       25      NZ Cycle Classic Stage Three | and Free Morning tea shout
  4       26      NZ Cycle Classic Stage Four | & Mitre 10 Mega Bus Tour
  5       27      NZ Cycle Classic Grand Finale | & Ice Cream Sunday
  6       28      Have a go at track cycling with Bike Manawatu |
  7       29      Photo Competition |
  8       30      Get your Code for Cyclists |
  9       31      La Femme Training Ride |
  10      1       Bike NZ Downhill Mountain Bike Comp |


For the full list of events


Spectator Guides for the NZ Cycle Classic are available for free at the start and finish of each stage. You can also pick them up from the i-SITE in the Square or the Sport Manawatu office.

You can also view the stage maps and start times at


Throughout the 33 days Sport Manawatu and the Manawatu Standard will be looking for the best cycling shots taken from around our region.

The winning photographer will receive an iPad Mini. Photos can be sent to

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Many thanks,

Kathy McMillan

Events and Recreation Manager, Sport Manawatu

50 Queen Street, PO Box 797, Palmerston North