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Tour de France Buffet Breakfast and Ride

“Tour de France” Buffet Breakfast and Ride.


When; Saturday and Sunday morning 15th and 16th of July
Where; Hotel Coachman (valued club Sponsors)
Time; 7am- 9am followed by
Club ride- 10.30am from Memorial Park.
Cost: $15 per head per morning.
Register your attendance for numbers please:

For all club members, young and mature Bike Manawatu have booked the comfort of the Hunterville room at Hotel Coachman for the purpose of club unity where we will be exclusively entertained to witness a re run of the final exciting hours of the overnight hilly stages 14 and 15. These Professional Tour riders will definitely be in the hurt box.
Saturday 15th of July: Hilly Stage 14: Blagnac-Rodez (181 Km) 7am to 9am
Sunday 16th of July; Hilly Stage 15; Laissac- Severac-Le Puy-en Velay (189 Km)7am to 9am

After enjoying watching these gruelling “Tour de France” stages we will be ready to meet at Memorial park for a 10.30am start for a variety of group rides naturally with a coffee stop at the end to finish off a great morning together. We hope you can join us.

North Island Schools Road Championships Results

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Our Manawatu schools once again did our region proud at the annual North Island Schools Road Championships held in Cambridge last weekend. An amazing group of dedicated supporters to cheer them on witnessed some phenomenally exciting racing and great results by our schools riders.Our proud tradition of producing top riders continues with this new wave of keen young talent who represented themselves, their schools, parents, supporters and Bike Manawatu with pride. Checkout all results on cyclingnewzealand. @cyclingNZLschools.

Road Race Podium Results
Under 20 Boys: 1st Madi Hartley-Brown. PNBHS
Under 20 Girls: 1st Libby Arbuckle PNGHS
Under 16 Boys: 2nd Micheal Richmond. 3rd Jack Pronk PNBHS
Under 14 Boys: 1st. Chenuka Rajapakse PNBHS
Under 13 Girls: 2nd Georgia Simpson. Ashhurst

Top 10 finishers;
Boys:Thomas Stannard,Aiden Jones,Dra’s Caldwell,Adam Francis,Ben Irvine,Sam Wade,Seth Cousins
Girls;Connie Obrien,Holly McInnes,

Team Time Trial Results
Under 16 Boys:1st PNBHS
Year 7/8 Boys. 3rd. PNINS
Year 7/8 Girls. 3rd PNINS

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Criterium Podium Results
Under17 B: 2nd Keegan,3rd Luke Scott. PNBHS
Under16 A: 2nd Aiden Jones. PNBHS
Under15 A: 2nd Adam Francis PNBHS
Under15 B: 2nd Logan Hey,3rd James Gardner PNBHS
Under20: 2nd Libby Arbuckle PNGHS
Under14B 2nd Bella-Rose Lloyd. PNGHS
Under13A 2nd Holly McInnes. PNGHS

Heading:First Bike Manawatu Winter Road Race
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Note:Checkout this year’s new cycling calendar on this newsletter.
When: Saturday 22nd July
Where:Tui Brewery Mangatinoka. (Back carpark)
Time: Registration 1pm
Time: Race start 1.30pm
Race organiser: Kevin Laskey

1 Lap ( 24.5km) C and D Grade
2 Laps(49km). A and B. Grade

Race organiser Kevin Laskey tells us that all cyclists will like this safe undulating sheltered course and is excited to showcase how hospitable the Bike Manawatu Tui Brewery Club Road Race will be especially once the race is over back at the Tui Brewery. We would love to see as many cyclist as possible support our club winter road racing calendar. A great way to stay fit. We extend to all cyclists young and mature to come and enjoy our first club road race outing which will be a great day out.

Support for valued Valued Club Sponsors

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Well known Garry Buys has been at the forefront of people buying and repairing bikes for many years. However his encouragement to all cyclists to learn riding etiquette, organise social rides and sponsor events has been of real value to the Manawatu cycling community for which we are appreciative and thank Garry and his Bike Barn Team. Your continued support for our valued sponsors is appreciated.

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Hotel Coachman and Leonie and Brendon Hapeta have forever been huge on community support throughout the Manawatu Region. Bike Manawatu and Schools cycling have been the beneficiary their valued support in so many different ways from event sponsorship through to the employment of local NZ rising star cyclists at the Hotel. It is no wonder Hotel Coachman won the Hospitality Award for the Manawatu Standard Conference and Event venue of the year in 2016.The photo represents only some of their team. Thank you, Leonie and Brendon.