The first day of road nationals is time trial day. It was a fine day with the wind swinging from a moderate to a stiff throughout the day. The course incorporated a decent climb at 1km from the finish which was required to be pasted over on the way out as well.
A small contingent of southland riders took on the 2015 edition of the Te Awamutu Junior Tour. Under 17 riders Corbin Strong, Sam Miller and Hamish Keast along with under 19 riders Hayden Strong and Tom Sexton.
15 hardy riders turned up for the 80km handicap race which started and finished at the Gorge Road Country Club. A strong breeze and hilly conditions confronted the riders which left in 4 bunches for the two lap circuit race.
Welcome to a short week everyone and the 20th edition Vital Signs Tour de Lakes went off with a bang so a huge well done to Dunny and all his willing, loyal team of workers for making it happen again this year. Huge congrats to all our local winners and stage winners – there were some tremendous results. Check out all the results and great photos here