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Bike Manawatu Happy Hour

When:Friday 30th of September
Where; Lonestar on the Square
Time; 5.30- 7pm

See you there.

Schools Rising Stars Celebrate Success At Nationals.

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Bike Manawatu want to congratulate our local schools for last weekends three days of NZ Secondary School Cycling Nationals held here in the Manawatu. All schools riders produced some outstanding and well deserved success from year 7 though to year thirteen all doing well and competing for their personal bests and medal honours which kept everyone entertained.  A special mention to some standout performances:
Hiwinui;Individual Road Race:Gold Medals; Under 13 Boys Chenuka Rajapakse,Under 17 Girls Connie Obrien, Under 17 Boys Dylan Simpson. Silver Medals; Under 15b Boys Jack Pronk,Under 20 Boys Campbell Stewart. Bronze Medal; Under 14 Rosie Obrien.
Manfeild; Individual Points Race; Gold Medals; Under 13 Boys Chenuka Rajapakse, Under 14 Girls Rosie Obrien, Under 17 Boys Madi-Hartley Brown,Under 20 Boys Campbell Stewart.
Silver Medals; Under 14 Boys Adam Francis,Dra Caldwell,Ben Irvine.
Koputorua Time Trails; Gold medals; PNBHS under 20 Boys, Silver Medals PNGHS Under 20 Girls,PNINS Intermediate Boys 7-8.
Check out all race results on and continue to follow these local rising stars.

Big Bike Manawatu Events to look out for

The Novice Tour: 3rd and 4th of December. This is a big National three stage event held in the Manawatu for under,13,15,17,and 19 riders.A tough three days of some of the best riders accross New Zealand going for honours in the 40 year old classic.

Gravel and Tar Classic; 29 of January; A multi surface team cycle Challenge with prize money up for grabs.Watch out for international teams, NZ and local rider in the elite events and then there’s the recreational riders events.  Try it you will like it for something different.

Check out Bike Manawatu website for further information as events get closer