“BM HAPPY HOUR”
When; Next Friday 30th of September.
Where; Lone Star on the Square
Bike Manawatu do not have a club rooms so to support our Sponsors and members we provide a monthly “BM Happy Hour” at a nice friendly venue with discounted drinks for our cycling community. Fellow bikers, this is our time out of lycra to catch up and have a laugh together. If you haven’t already, we would love to see you make the effort to join us next Friday.
North Island Secondary Schools Cycling Nationals – This Weekend.
If you haven’t witnessed racing at it’s best, this weekend in our region is your chance to watch three days of action packed Schools Cycling Nationals racing.
Saturday 24th: Team Time Trial at Koputorua Levin
Sunday 25th; Road Race at Hiwinui
Monday 26th; Points Racing at Manfeild
The best of our local riders and the best of NZ are competing for school honours and reputations. Exciting stuff not to be missed.
North Island Trust House Teams Series
Last weekend the Trust House Series in the Wairarapa got underway.Team BikeBox, Team Ashhurst and Team Bike Manawatu as well other local riders in various teams are competing in a five event series finishing on the 4th December. The first day of points saw Joel Yates of Team Skoda in 4th place and master rider Tane Humphrey of Bike Manawatu in 15th in the masters two event which are both tremendous efforts. Check out results cyclingseriesnz.co.nz
Local Riders do well at National Capital Tour of Canberra Australia.
Robert Stannard, Campbell Stewart, Chris Denholm and Alex West are a talented group of Manawatu and NZ riders. Their performance this week against the Austrailians in Canberra was nothing short of brilliant. Watch for Robert and Campbell who next month represent New Zealand at the UCI Road World Championship in Qatar. A very hot place with the best in the world competing against each other in all age groups including Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish.