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Changes to the Sunday Ride Route Planning

As you probably know, BikeManawatu organises a bunch ride every Sunday. Recently the Sunday ride organisers agreed to trial a new way to choose the routes. Up till now, Mike Keenan and Ken Young maintained a list of paired rides, using routes from the list of rides on...

Sunday Rides Meeting Wednesday 15th June 2022

Recently the Sunday recreational ride organisers and some of the board got together to discuss issues and improvements to the Sunday rides. Minutes below Commenced: 5:33 pm Present: Michael Craine, Keryn Paekau, Tim Lloyd, Michelle Turner, Andrew Ward, Mike Keenan,...

2022 Trusthouse Teams Series 

After another hugely successful time for local riders in the 2021 series, we at Bike Manawatu are in the process of putting together our teams for this years Trusthouse Teams Series. This series has 4 categories/grades and is run over 5 races from September to...

Up & Coming Events for week ending 17th June 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending 17th June 2022 Please note Bike Manawatu requires all riders wishing to attend any of our road races or attend our track season to pre register accordingly – No late entries on the day will be accepted 2022 Memberships &...

2022 Trusthouse Teams Series 

2022 Trusthouse Teams Series  After another hugely successful time for local riders in the 2021 series, we at Bike Manawatu are in the process of putting together our teams for this years Trusthouse Teams Series. This series has 4 categories/grades and is run over 5...

Up & Coming Events for week ending  27th May 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  27th May 2022 Please note Bike Manawatu requires all riders wishing to attend any of our road races or attend our track season to pre register accordingly – No late entries on the day will be accepted 2022 Memberships &...

Notice of 2022 Bike Manawatu Annual General Meeting

Greetings Members & Supporters Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Bike Manawatu Inc will be held as follows: Date:    Friday 10th June 2022 Time:    6.00pm Venue:  Marist Sports Club, 19 Pascal Street, Palmerston North We will host our Road...

Up & Coming Events for week ending  20th May 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  20th May 2022 Please note Bike Manawatu requires all riders wishing to attend any of our road races or attend our track season to pre register accordingly – No late entries on the day will be accepted 2022 Memberships &...

2022 AGM & Prizegiving

Greetings Members & Supporters On behalf of the Bike Manawatu board we wish to invite you all to our Annual General Meeting & Road & Track Prizegiving. Details are as follows: Date:    Friday 10th June 2022 Time:    6.00pm Venue:  Marist Sports Club, 19...

Up & Coming Events for week ending  13th May 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  13th May 2022 Please note Bike Manawatu requires all riders wishing to attend any of our road races or attend our track season to pre register accordingly – No late entries on the day will be accepted 2022 Memberships &...

Manfeild 6 Hour Cycle Challenge 2022 Cancelled

On behalf of Bike Manawatu and our Manfeild 6 Hour organising committee we regret to inform you that we have made the sad decision to cancel this years event. With low registrations to date and the uncertainty of IF they will pick up, the risk has unfortunately...

April 2022 Update

The Great It’s been a pretty full on start to the year. Sliding out from the shadows of covid restrictions we were able to run a very successful mid week twilight road race series. This tied in with an ITT series and Woolworths handicap race which was a cracker. All...

The Ramblers Hawkes Bay Tour 2022

Hawkes Bay Tour 2022 On behalf of our friends over at Ramblers Cycling Club please find below information about their up and coming tour. Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th June 2022 at Ohiti Rd (self-contained campers are welcome) Saturday 4 June 2022 Stage 1 9am - 58 km road...

Open Interclub Road Race 15.05.2022

OPEN Interclub Road Race You may have seen that we have recently had to make the tough decision to cancel our Manfeild 6 Hour Cycle Challenge. We had this date all lined up for a great endurance event and although we have had to cancel we still want to be able to put...

AGRN 2022

Congratulations to everyone who attended Age Group Road Nationals in Hokitika this year. A massive thank you to Cheryl Murphy who put her hand up to manage our team and to Jo Coxon for great photos and updates along with each and everyone of our supporters who made...

Up & Coming Events for week ending  27 April 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  27 April 2022 Please note Bike Manawatu requires all riders wishing to attend any of our road races or attend our track season to pre register accordingly – No late entries on the day will be accepted 2022 Memberships &...

Up & Coming Events for week ending  22 April 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  22 April 2022 Please note Bike Manawatu requires all riders wishing to attend any of our road races or attend our track season to pre register accordingly – No late entries on the day will be accepted 2022 Memberships &...

Up & Coming Events for week ending  08 April 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  08 April 2022 Changes to the traffic light System from 11:59pm 25 March & 4 April 2022 Bike Manawatu Covid Road & Track Guidelines Bike Manawatu Recreational Rides Covid Guidelines Sport NZ How Sport and Recreation will...

Up & Coming Events for week ending  01 April 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  01 April 2022 Changes to the traffic light System from 11:59pm 25 March & 4 April 2022 Bike Manawatu Covid Road & Track Guidelines Bike Manawatu Recreational Rides Covid Guidelines Sport NZ How Sport and Recreation will...

2022 Team WCNI Results – Track National Championships

U15 Boys Team Sprint U15 Boys 7.5km Points - Ben Murphy U15 Boys Elimination – Zac Woollett U15 Boys 500m Time Trial - Ben Murphy U15 Girls 500m Time Trial - Pyper Newton U15 Girls Team Sprint Elite Men’s Points Race Carne Groube 500m ITT U15 Girls Elimination Place...

Up & Coming Events for week ending 25th March 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  25th March 2022 Please note all of our Bike Manawatu races / gatherings are My Vaccine Passport Compliant As at 4 February masks are REQUIRED for all those who are attending events or gatherings. This includes riders, workers,...

West Coast North Island ITT & Road Race Championships 2022

West Coast North Island ITT & Road Race Championships 2022 Bike Manawatu is all set to host our West Coast North Island Individual Time Trial Champs in Rongotea followed by our Road Race Champs in Halcolmbe in April 2022 We intend to combine the races to include...

Up & Coming Events for week ending  18th March 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  18th March 2022 Please note all of our Bike Manawatu races / gatherings are My Vaccine Passport Compliant As at 4 February masks are REQUIRED for all those who are attending events or gatherings. This includes riders, workers,...

Up & Coming Events for week ending 11th March 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  11th March 2022Please note all of our Bike Manawatu races / gatherings are My Vaccine Passport CompliantAs at 4 February masks are REQUIRED for all those who are attending events or gatherings. This includes riders,...

Manfeild 6 Hour 2022

Manfeild 6 Hour Cycle Challenge 2022 Its time to start thinking strategies and teams OR will you give it a go solo? 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...

Up & Coming Events for week ending 4th March 2022

Up & Coming Events for week ending  4th March 2022Please note all of our Bike Manawatu races / gatherings are My Vaccine Passport CompliantAs at 4 February masks are REQUIRED for all those who are attending events or gatherings. This includes riders, workers,...

BM09D – Gravel and Tar

BM09D – Gravel and Tar

Route Map   Ride description   Distance: 78km  Description:  Gravel and Tar courseNapier Rd, Ashhurst, Raumai,  Highland Home, Pohangina Village, Ashhurst, Oxford Street, Watershed Rd, Hendersons Hennaghans and Home.