Ever thought of becoming a Cycling Commissaire?

Commissaires play a critical role in our sport, ensuring that cycling races are held in the best possible conditions and that races are run fairly by ensuring that the rules are uniformly applied.
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Commissaire

Would you be interested in training to become a club STMS?

Traffic management plans are becoming a big part of cycle racing. Without them we simply cannot run races on the open road.
We want to create a good rotation so everyone can ride their bikes and join in on our races. To do this we need to increase the pool of people we can call upon to be the duty STMS. In general terms a cycling event STMS may be responsible for preparing a new traffic plan (if we are using a new circuit) lodging traffic management plans with the council and assisting with course set up and collection.
The more qualified people we have the more we can share this around and prevent races from being cancelled.

If you or someone you know would be keen to give back to our club and train in this position please send expressions of interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

STMS course

Up & Coming Events for week ending 20th September 2019

Sun 15th September
Manawatu Schools Cycling
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed 18 September  
Wednesday Recreational Ride

Sun 22nd September
Manawatu Schools Cycling
Trust House - Race 1
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed 25th September
Wednesday Recreational Ride

Sat 28th September
National School Road Championships

Sun 29th September
National School Road Championships
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Mon 30th September
National School Road Championships

Tues 1 Oct
Track – Bike Hire & Fit Day

Wed 2 Oct
Wednesday Recreational Ride

Thurs 3 Oct
Track – Bike Hire & Fit Day  

Sat 5 Oct
Track – Bike Hire & Fit Day

Sun 6 Oct
Trust House - Race 2
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride
Track – Bike Hire & Fit Day

Tues 8 Oct
National School Track Championships

Wed 9 Oct
National School Track Championships
Wednesday Recreational Ride
BM Kairanga ITT Series 1 of 4 
Kairanga ITT 2019-20


Sat 12 Oct
Track – Have a go day

Sun 13th October
BM Race 5 – Hill Climb Champs – Pre Register Here
BM Race 5 Hill Climb 13 Oct 19
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed 16 Oct
Wednesday Recreational Ride
BM Kairanga ITT Series 2 of 4
Kairanga ITT 2019-20

Sat 19 Oct
Track Orientation Day 1

Sun 20 Oct
Track Orientation Day 2
Trust House Race 3
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed 23 Oct
Wednesday Recreational Ride
BM Kairanga ITT Series 3 of 4
Kairanga ITT 2019-20

Sun 27 Oct
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride
BM Race 6 – Sutton Cup – Pre Register HereCourse Info Here
BM Race 6 Sutton Cup 27 Oct 19 (1)

Mon 28 Oct
Track – “Opening Track Meeting Day”

Other dates to pencil in:

Sun 10th November
FEILDING FESTIVAL OF CYCLING 2019Click HERE to enter

FFoC 2019 enter NOW Updated
Kairanga ITT Series

A friendly reminder our Kairanga ITT starts back up on the 9th October (9th 16th, 23rd & 30th October)
Mark these dates in your calendar – We Look forward to seeing you there.
Kairanga ITT 2019-20

Bike Manawatu Track Cycling  Quick Links
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Find the 2019-2020 Programme HERE
Find the 2019-2020 Flyer HERE
Find Important Information for 2019-2020 HERE
2019-2020 Track Cycling
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                                          QUICK LINKS

Find the 2019-2020 Programme HERE
Find the 2019-2020 Flyer HERE
Find Important Information for 2019-2020 HERE

BM Race 4 – Woolworths Cup RESULTS 14 Sept 2019

Click Here to View results online Handicapped Road Race

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TRACK CYCLING ON TRACK BIKES – IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

HAVE A GO DAY:
Saturday 12th October 2019, 1-4pm
Come along any time between 1 and 4pm.

  • Please bring your helmet, pedals and cycling shoes. If you don’t have cycling shoes and pedals just bring your helmet and sports shoes, as we will also have bikes with pedals on them for you to ride.
  • If you wish to hire a track bike we will give you a free two week trial to spend time trying out your fixed wheel track bike on the track.
  • Track Bike hire fees: An affordable $80 hire fee for the season. You will also need to pay a $60 bond, which is repayable at end of season.
  • Entry fee of $25 covers the entire season from October to April 2020.
  • See Bike Manawatu Track Facebook page for race programme, updates, and cancellations (race programme will be on the Facebook Page).
NEW RIDERS WHO ARE RACING WITH US FOR THEIR FIRST SEASON MUST ATTEND ONE OF TWO ORIENTATION DAYS, ON EITHER SATURDAY 19th OR SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER AT 2-4PM.

  • Riders will race according to their age group category as at 31st December 2020, ie; if you are turning 15 in 2020 you will race U17s.
HIRING OF TRACK BIKES

Bike hire and fits (takes approximately 45 minutes), are scheduled for:

Tuesday 1st October & Thursday 3rd October 2:00 pm – 5:00pm
Saturday 5th October & Sunday 6th October 2:00 pm – 5:00pm

To book at time please do either of the following:

  • Comment on the Bike Manawatu Track Facebook page with your suggested day and time and a reply will be given
  • Ring or send a text message to Ian Gray, ph 021 120 5751

Bike fits after the Have a Go day may also be able to be arranged by contacting Ian Gray.

TRACK CYCLING – WORDS OF WISDOM

Track racing on a “fixy” is exciting cycling in its own right, and is also a great spectator sport.

What are the real benefits of riding track?
How does track racing benefit road cycling?

We can guarantee that track racing greatly improves a riders’ confidence, their ability to make rapid decisions, improve bike handling skills, and pedalling technique. It also dramatically improves a riders sprinting ability.

All these skills learnt on the track produce huge improvements in road cycling, especially criteriums raced on short road circuits.

A special tip on the benefits of riding a “fixy”:

If you set up a track bike or an old road frame with a single gear (on a low gear – 70” to 72”) for training on the road, this is excellent training. (Remember to put single brake on the bike) It is a far better investment than spending mega dollars on light weight road accessories / special light weight wheels to improve your road cycling.

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