Date: Tuesday, 04 July 2017

Hi folks,
Well it’s definitely a wrap up and keep warm kind of week this one.

This Friday night is the Architecture Unlimited Corporate Pursuit Time Trials. The first heat kicks off at 6pm so make sure you head on down and cheer the teams on for some added encouragement over the couple of hours it will take.
View the schedule  The big race day is on Sunday 23 July from 10am – entry is just a gold coin donation. Tonight is the final heat of the Lone Star Roller Racing so head down at 7pm If anyone is still keen to give us a hand on the day – holders, time keepers or the likes – let me know in the office. Bribery comes in the form of we will feed you!

Good luck to all our teams this year for Friday and the coming weeks of training.

Wensley’s Cycles Donovan Circuit Mass Start
This Saturday meet at Retreat Road, 1pm for a 1.30pm start. If you haven’t signed on for the new Teamer race registration system email Rabbit on admin@cyclingsouth.co.nz
View the race details

Club Garage Sale
Our fundraising Garage Sale is being held this Saturday 8 July from 8am to 1pm in the Velodrome – so come and grab yourself a bargain. We really value your support and any donated goods for the event are still hugely appreciated – get it into us!
Also if any volunteers are available to help set up on Friday afternoon and lend a hand with sales on Saturday morning would be epic – please let me know!

Mid-Winter Track Carnival
This is being held next Thursday 13 and Friday 14 July, 6pm each night. Entries close Monday 10 July at 5pm so get online and register now! Anyone free to help let us know please.

King House Removals Race Series
A reminder to get your entries in for the new series before 10 July to ensure your early bird discount of $70 – otherwise you will pay $80. This year also includes an U19 and older open grade. All details and entry is available here

Junior Division Road Camp
This year’s the Junior Division road camp is being held at Taringatura from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 July. View all details here

Lock Up Code
Just a word of warning that the Lock Up Code for access under the track will be changed on July 20 and circulated to all who are paying for annual bike storage. Please remember to shut the door behind you in the meantime thank you.

New Track Etiquette Guidelines
At last week’s club racing new guidelines for track etiquette were handed out. Some were new but the bulk were reinforcing existing rules.

Most of the bike racks have been removed from the ‘D’ to create space and we’re trialling the rollers on the barrier on the inside of the ‘D’ to alleviate pressure there.

The main points to follow include:

  • not using rollers on the grey
  • not beginning a session – which includes riders rolling on the grey – until the previous session has finished
  • returning club bikes to the right numbered slots
  • behaviour and language
  • returning the motorbike to its spot in the tunnel
  • keeping the ‘D’ in a tidy condition
  • returning things after they’re used
  • using repair tags and putting damaged bikes in the lockup
  • reporting accidents
  • Shutting the door of the lockup once you have your bike.

The rules can be viewed here
We’re trying to bring solutions not problems to the organisation and these are simple solutions.

Finally, a huge thank you to the wonderful people and businesses who donated prizes and took part in the hugely successful road racing Quiz Night recently. It proved to be a valuable fundraiser for the upcoming road racing season.

See you out and about at all the events and happenings over the coming week – keep warm!

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