Registrations are open for the 6 Hour Cycle Challenge this year. You can pay online via Credit Card.
Make sure your team has entered by 1st May to avoid a late registration fee.
Paid up members of BikeManawatu receive a discount on the entry fee.
This is important information for all riders going to club road nationals. The team manager is Steve Stannard .
Welcome to the 2015 Club Road National Championships. On behalf of all officials and riders, I would like to thank Stephen Cox and his team from Dynamo Events for the months of hard work they have put in to enable this event to be held.
The Commissaire team is appointed by the Cycling New Zealand Road & Track Technical Panel. Our role is to ensure that the UCI and Cycling New Zealand racing rules are respected and that every competitor has a fair and equal chance to deliver their best performance on the day.
The Bike Manawatu AGM was held last Wednesday Night at the Marist Club rooms in conjunction with the Track and TT prize giving. A total of 79 people attended to make the evening a success. Congratulations to all those who received prizes, and much thanks to Ian Gray and Kate Stewart for organising the prizes.
Three new Board members were elected: Michael Groube, Austin Smith, and Chris Sanson. They join Steve Stannard, Kelly Johnson, Brendan Hapeta, and John van Lienen on the Board. Much thanks to retiring Board members Iona McCarthy, Marcel Hollenstein, and Mike Christie for the tireless work they put into the club.
We have also appointed a new Bike Manawatu Administrator through an advertised and contestable recruitment process. We are pleased to be able to welcome Christine Christie to this position. She will be working in the role on a part time basis.
For Steve Stannard’s Chairperson’s report which was presented at the AGM, please click here
This years La Femme fun ride offered ladies 60, 44 and 20 k, as well as a 20 k specifically for families, and a 60 k 3 person Accumulator event, designed to give any age and ability a challenge with no pressure on beginners.
All events went very well, with some of last years participants turning up for this years event.
We had very positive feedback from various participants who praised some of our local ladies for helping them to complete the ride. Riders from Hawkes Bay, Whanganui, and Otaki took part this year also.
We enjoyed a picnic atmosphere after the ride with a light lunch supplied by Sport Manawatu , a sausage sizzle and lollies for the kids.
Churchyard Physiotherapy was our major sponsor again this year giving a Voucher to the value of $350 which was won by Vicki Carne.