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The Feilding Festival of Cycling
Sunday 10th November 2019

www.feildingfestivalofcycling.co.nz

A cycling challenge for all abilities, with 4 rides to choose from.
Three recreational rides & Classic Cycle NZ race for licensed riders.

25km Fun Ride – Feilding to Cheltenham Return – Info Here
50km Recreational Ride – Feilding to Kimbolton Return – Info Here
90km Recreational Ride – Feilding to Apiti Return – Info Here
90km Joe Allan Classic Race for licensed riders only – Feilding to Apiti Return – Info Here

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FFoC 2019 enter NOW Updated

BM Race 2* Akers Road Race Results - 31 August 2019 

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Great turn out and good positive racing. Thanks to all our officials and Marshalls... Phil, John, Paul , Steph C, and Steph F , James Denholm for the timing and results. Huge thanks to Rob Ryan and Palmfield Motors who paid for the entry of 13 riders that haven’t raced in 12 months... awesome gesture, great sponsor and good mate.
TIim

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Up & Coming Events for week ending 30th August 2019

Sat 31st August
Akers Road Circuit
3.30 pm Start - COURSE MAPCOURSE INFOREGISTER HERE –As per Tims update we have now had Traffic Management approved and we will give the course another go after BM Race 2 was cancelled due to weather (Sign on 3.00pm, Race Briefing 3.15pm)
Akers - 2019-20 BM Race 2 Akers Road (2)

Sun 1st September
Father's Day
Manawatu Schools Cycling
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed 4th September
Wednesday Recreational Ride

Sat 7 September
Northern Schools Tour

Sun 8th September
Northern Schools Tour
Manawatu Schools Cycling
BikeManawatu Sunday Recreational Ride

Wed 11th September
Wednesday Recreational Ride


Sat 14th September
BM Race 4 – Woolworths Cup – Pre Register Here - Course Notes & Info Here - See Tims Strava Here 

BM Race 4 Woolworths Cup 13 Oct 19

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

Other dates to pencil in:

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

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

FFoC 2019 Save The Date
Please find our 2019-2020 Road Racing calendar HERE

Saddle Up Riders

Thank goodness that the “official” winter period is coming to a close and spring is just around the corner.
It’s been incredibly frustrating to the BM events group to have to cancel 2 races in the Linton area over the last 2 months due to heavy rain.
They are all tough calls to make, but in both cases were the correct call with heavy rain falling at the very same time that the races were due to be on.
Looking forward to Spring and with that we farewell winter with a race this Saturday at the Akers Road loop. All details are on the website and facebook page..click here.

For riders that haven’t competed in the last 12 months, Rob Ryan and Palmfeild Motors will pay your entry fee.
These events do require a few volunteers to ensure rider safety and that we adhere to our Traffic management conditions so if you bring along Volunteer then you ride for free as well.(numbers limited)
Akers road is a fantastic course that encourages group riding and rotation, essential skills to any events that are coming up in what is a very busy Spring and Summer season of cycling.
We’ve pushed out the start time to sign on at 3.00pm but the process is so much easier when riders pre-register so please help us out with this.

Two weeks after that we run the first round of our clubs championship races. It’s a new and exciting course for the long running Woolworths Cup on September 14th
Traffic management plans are at the council for acceptance. This is a 43 km Handicap race Feilding to Halcombe to Cinders hill to Feilding.
This is an exciting and challenging course to ride solo let alone as groups that will inevitably form…no hiding here.
More details next week on the Woolworths cup.
Busy and exciting times ahead, Track racing starting soon with Wonder Women on Wheels on Saturday 7th which is an opportunity for Girls and women to try their hand at Track Cycling.
The next day Sunday the 8th there is the Endurance ride day leaving Memorial park at 7.00am. This is an open invitation to anyone wanting to push the distance out a little more than usual.
A solid warm up for Woolworths cup the next weekend and lead up to Taupo.

Ride safe, ride positive

Tim

Oceania Track Champs 2020. 16-19 October 2019

Calling all trackies,

The 2020 Oceania Track Championships is the region's premier national track cycling event, held in rotation between Australia and New Zealand.

The event will see the best track cyclists from the Oceania region, including World Championship, Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallists compete for continental honours and valuable UCI points that will go towards Olympic qualification.

The event will be held at the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome in Invercargill from 16 -19 October 2019 and will be hosted by Cycling Southland.

Entries will be open from 1 September 2019, closing at 5pm on Tuesday 1st October 2019.  Entries are only accepted through your National Federation, Cycling New Zealand R&T Centres or Australian State Organisation. They will be sent the entry forms. The entry form must be completed by the Centre and returned with payment by 1 October 2019. Please contact them directly no later than 25th Sept 2019. For more details contact Nick Spark (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 027 485 3632)

The Championships are open to OCC National Teams, OCC UCI registered teams, NZ Centre teams or Australian State teams.

Only Oceania Confederation (OCC) riders are eligible to compete in the Championships (ie NZL, AUS, Guam, Fiji, Vanuatu, Cook Islands – along with Tahiti & New Caledonia).

Entry Fees are payable by all Tier 1 Riders (NZL and AUS)

Entry Fees are waived for Tier 4 Riders (Guam, Fiji, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Tahiti, New Caledonia)

Entries close 5pm, Tuesday 1 October 2019.

The event is open to Elite and U19 (Men and Women) riders only.

All riders must hold a valid 2019 or 2020 UCI license. However, this is considered a 2020 Championships, therefore, all riders will be competing in their 2020 category eg those riders born in 2002 & 2003 will ride in the U19 category; riders born in 2001 and earlier will compete in the elite championships. 

Non-NZL riders must hold a valid International Licence from their federation.

All riders wishing to compete, please send your expression of interest to Nick Spark (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR 027 485 3632) by 25th September 2019.

Full details of the event can be found on the official website https://oceania-track-championships.cyclingnewzealand.nz/

Look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,

Nick Spark

President WCNI Cycle Centre