Date: Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Welcome to Spring everyone,
First and foremost a massive thank you to each and every one of you that supported our Bumper Raffle to raise fund to replace the track bike fleet. The final outcome was extremely pleasing and we have some very happy prize winners as well. Whether you bought one ticket or a whole book, we are most appreciative as every little bit helps.  View the winners

Road Racing
It was a great race – right to the finish line – on Saturday for the George Wilson & Sons/Southland Farm Machinery Gore to Waikiwi Classic race. Read the race report Thank you to all our willing helpers and marshals who helped to keep the event incident free and a big thank you to our loyal sponsors at George Wilson & Sons and Southland Farm Machinery.

This week is the Wensley’s Cycles Mass Start race on the Rimu circuit. Meet at Rimu School at 1pm for a 1.30pm race start.

King House Removals Omnium Series
This will be held on three nights in September with the next race night this Friday kicking off at 6pm Check out full results so far and event dates.

Club Racing
Tonight is Open Club Racing from 6-8pm, all welcome.

Nutrition Night
A nutrition seminar has been organised this Thursday 7 September at 6.30pm and will be held in the Champions Lounge for both riders AND parents of U15 and U17 riders. Cost is $10 per family.
A follow-up meeting is also planned for Thursday September 28, cost $10.
If you're unsure what your young rider should be eating and when, this is an ideal opportunity to get specialist information from a nutrition. Bookings are essential because spaces are restricted so email office@cyclingsouth.org.nz to secure your place.

Yunca Junior Tour
Make sure you get your entries in before 22 September for this event being held from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 October Enter online here

ILT Junior Track Carnival and South Island Secondary Schools Champs
The South Island Secondary School Track Championships will be held alongside the Junior Track Carnival, following the Yunca Junior Tour again this year, on Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October.

Entries for both these events are now open online. View all the details online
This year the schools event will be held during the day with qualifying events on the Tuesday and racing all day Wednesday. Entry for the schools event are through Cycling New Zealand.

Cuddon Schools Cycling Tour
Well done to the small crew who travelled to Marlborough for the Cuddon Schools Cycling Tour during the weekend. Conor and Ronan Shearing, Quinn Naylor, Morgan Borrie and Jaz McLeod all had some outstanding results during the event. Check out the two days results here

Share Your Love of Biking
Are you keen to inspire the community to get people biking?
A seminar will be held on Saturday 30 September View more details

Tour de France - The Challenge of a Lifetime
To raise funds and awareness for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand, Jonathan Douglas in association with Hayden Roulston are searching for amateur cyclists who want the challenge of a lifetime by riding every stage of the 2018 Tour De France route, one day ahead of the actual race itself. Read more

Take care and keep those pedals spinning!

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