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Calling all weekend road warriors!

The team at Bike Manawatu are excited to bring you Gravel & Tar Gran Fondo on Sunday 17th January! This is an opportunity for cycling enthusiasts to explore the beautifulManawatu during the 80km individual ride or as part of a relay.
The route encompasses some of Manawatu’s most picturesque countryside and will utilise both sealed and gravel roads. The route will give you a wide range of experiences including stunning views of rural back-country farm land, tough hill climbs and long wide fast descents. The start will be from The Square in Palmerston North with the finish on Main Street outside Memorial Park.
Sign up individually or put a relay team together, register today and start training! More information on the event can be found at

See you there!

Club Road Race Championships – Hiwinui Circuit

The final club road race event of the year is on Saturday; the Bike Manawatu Club Road Racing Championships. 
Meet at 1 pm at Hiwinui School for a 1:30 pm start. 
There will be four races:
4 laps of the 18 km circuit (72 km) – U19, U23, Open, Elite, M1-3 men
3 laps (54 km) – U19, U23, Open, Elite women, U17 boys, and M4-6 men
2 laps (36 km) – U17 girls, all Masters women, U15 boys
1 lap (18 km) – U15 girls and all U13 riders
Correct gearing must be present and will be checked for juniors/juveniles. 
Medals wil be awarded at the club prize giving event on Sunday for the various grades. 
Race manager is Chris Sanson 027634788 and helpers are much needed and very welcome!
Cost is $5 per rider and all must be club members to be eligible for medals.