Did you know the track cycling season is just around the corner? Are you interested in the challenge of riding a bike with only just one gear and no brakes?
Well come along and give it a go at Johnston Park in Feilding. You might be surprised to find out how much fun it is and this is one cycling event that is very spectator friendly.
Here’s some dates that you should pencil in if you want to give track cycling a go and you can even hire a bike from the club. But be aware, bikes are limited – first in best dressed.
16 Oct 11 – Track working bee @ 11.30am
23 Oct 11 – Try a track bike from 1.30pm
24 Oct 11& 30 Oct – Hireage and fitting by appointment
31 Oct 11 – Road bikes on the track from 5.45pm
1 Nov 11 – Track racing orientation from 5.45pm
8 Nov 11 – Track racing
4 Dec 11 – Track Carnival @ Feilding
11 Dec 11 – Levin Carnival
05 Jan 12 – Wanganui Carnival
29 Jan 12 – WNCI age group champs
For those who wish to purchase their own bike, Pedal Pushers, Crank it and the Central Bicycle Studio can certainly help. If you know what you’re looking for Trade Me may have a selection. Track cycling at Feilding is weather dependent but check the Bike Manawatu web (Events calendar) for regular updates and we look forward to seeing you there. If you have questions or queries please direct them to Glenys Taylor at Bike Manawatu.