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From the Board Chair

Bike Manawatu “Xmas Happy Hour”

When; Friday 2nd of December
Where: Lonestar (on the Square)
Time; From 5.30pm
The last of this years “BM Happy Hours” will be a good time for you and your bike buddies to come along and share some good membership hospitality and maybe dress up and go out for dinner afterwards for some. Our “Happy Hour” is normally the last Friday of the month but to cater for the Taupo Cycling Challenge riders we have put the “Happy Hour” back one week.Be sure to be there.

Bike Manawatu Prize Giving

When; Sunday 11 December
Where; Hotel Coachman
Time; 3pm onwards.
This is a great social barbecue and drinks afternoon for all of our cycling friends followed by the Bike Manawatu prize giving to recognise our riders successes over the year. We recognise a wide variety of our talented riders from schools and masters events locally, national and Internationally. At only $15 per head and family discount this will be great afternoon. We’d love to see you join us.

Returning Bike Manawatu Trophies for this years Prize Giving

If all Trophy winners from last year could drop their Trophies back to Trophy Specialists 19/20 Taonui street Palmerston North please in preparation for this years prize giving.Thank you.

New Bike Manawatu volunteers Rotational Roster List for 2017

Bike Manawatu have an amazing variety of rides and events to cater for everyone who rides a bike.Road,Track,Time Trials,Criterium,Social, masters and schools.These events are run by a select and very valued few great people doing a great job.
If you would like to be involved in helping the clubs event organisers, we would really appreciate your support.Putting your name forward might involve being called on a rotational roster list of helpers to help out with events you like doing. Contact or call Christine Christie on 0274422521 to put your name on the roster list.

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 2016

As we write this weeks NewsLetter our own Colin Anderson has started his eight lap enduro ride of the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge. Incredible is the only word for it. All the best to Colin. To all club members who will be riding the event enjoy a safe and rewarding ride and weekend.

Busy Events Calendar:

Tuesday’s: Manfeild Criteruim
Wednesday:Kairanga Time Trial
Novice Tour; 3rd and 4th of Dec
Saturday 10th Dec;Road Sprint Competition
Sunday 11Dec; Track Carnival
Gravel and Tar: January 29th
Note; Keep an eye out on all events and rides by checking our Bike Manawatu website and Facebook

New All Time Club Record Set at TT

This week Glenn Kirk set a new “all time”club 12km time trial record for men’s 40-44 years at 16.16min held previously by Steve Stannard in 16.19.  Congratulations to Glenn for an outstanding ride.  The Kairanga TT is held on Wednesday from 6pm and is a great event to practice riding sustained pace.