Date: Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Posted by: Cycling Southland

Well it was certainly another action-packed weekend with the ILT New Year Cycling Series with the two-night track Carnival, Gore to Invercargill Classic and Ascot Park Hotel Criteriums bring riders from afar to the south. Thank you very much to all the officials and volunteers who again helped to make these happen and congrats to everyone who competed – there was some exciting racing and great results. View the wrap here

Meanwhile, some great World Cup experience has been gained in Cali, Columbia over recent days as our very own Nick Kergozou, Kirstie James, Natasha Hansen and Cam Karwowski competed in the NZ ranks. It was a case of oh so close for both Tarsh and Cam but great efforts by all none-the-less!! Well done everyone and good luck for your next adventures.

Elite & U19 Track Nationals Meeting
There will be a meeting this Thursday at 5.30pm in the Sarah Ulmer Lounge for all those attending the Elite and U19 Track Nationals next week in Cambridge – head along if you can.

Distinction Hotels Milford Mountain Classic
This Saturday is the popular annual Milford Mountain Classic  - Don’t miss this once in a lifetime chance to cycle the Eighth Wonder of the World, Saturday 24 January.  Event offers 120km, 101km, and 65km distances.  More information can be found at www.milfordclassic.co.nz 

Summer Road Racing
Our new summer road racing programme will kick off on Saturday 7 February with the Drummond-Waianiwa-Isla Bank graded race click here to register and download the race calender 

Vital Signs Tour de Lakes
Entries are now open for this popular annual Easter Tour around Central, Lakes District and Fiordland being held Friday 3 to Monday 6 April. Download your form here 

Timaru Weekend of Speed
On Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 January Timaru Cycling are holding their two days of track racing View the programme and details here

2015 Cycling Otago NZ Cup on Wheels
This is being held at Seddon Park Velodrome on Saturday 14 February With racing in A, B and C Grades, women’s A and B grades, U17, U15 and U13 and roadster divisions. Entry is $20 seniors and $10 juniors payable on the day. Report 4.30pm for 5.30pm race start. All enquiries to Bill Allen ballen@xtra.co.nz

Hospice Fundraiser Challenge
A fundraiser is being held for the Otago Hospice on Friday 6 February – Waitangi Day – if anyone is up to the challenge. Read more on the link.
http://hospicefundraiser.co.nz/event/2015-midnight-express-cycling-challenge/ 

So the next event will be the Festival of Speed Track Carnival on Friday 20 and Saturday 21  February (entry dependent) so get registering now!

Have a great week and hope everyone’s getting the kids geared up for school again soon!
Be good

 

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