TODAY'S TO DO

Elite & U19 Track National Championships
Cycling Southland and the SIT Velodrome are playing host to the 2021 Vantage Elite & U19 Track National Championships from 24 to 27 February. Please come out and see the best riders in the country, including our Tokyo-bound Olympians, fight it out for podium honours. Tickets for the evening sessions are available from Stadium Southland reception, or from Ticketek here. Morning sessions are $5 cash at the door, or free for U16s and seniors.

No Road Race this weekend
With the Vantage Elite & U19 Track National Championships on this weekend, there will be no road race on Saturday. Racing will return next weekend.

No Wednesday Worlds
It's looking a bit dreary out there, so the decision has been made early to cancel Wednesday Worlds for today. We look forward to seeing everyone at the track supporting our Southland riders at the Vantage Elite & U19 Track National Championships tonight instead! .

Wednesday - Zwift racing
Cycling Southland Wednesday Worlds p/b GreenMonkey is now an official Zwift event - thank you to Daniel Carruthers of GreenMonkey for his invaluable contribution when it came to making this happen. For more information on the event, click here, and enter via the Zwift Companion app. Racing on Wednesday evening, 7:30pm, with A, B, and C grades.

Summer road programme
The preliminary 2021 Summer Road Racing programme can be found by clicking here.

Otago/Southland Secondary Schools Road Cycling Championships
The Otago/Southland Secondary Schools Road Cycling Championships will be held at Teretonga Park on Wednesday 24 March. Please click here for more information.

Track training
Keep an eye on the track schedule (with Webscorer entry links) here for updates. Please note that regular track sessions will not take place from 23 to 27 February while we are hosting the Vantage Elite & U19 National Track Championships. 

Learn to Ride term 1
Thank you to all the riders who signed up for Learn to Ride this term - if you would like to register your interest for term 2, please contact Janine at office@cyclingsouth.org.nz

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It was an epic weekend of racing, with Scott Henderson taking out the Cycling Southland trophy in the Open wheel race, and Finn Edwards toaking out the OJ Henderson Memorial Trophy in the U17/15 wheel race. For race results and photos, click here.

Southland Track Championships
For results and photos from the 2021 Southland Track Championships, click here.

Yunca Junior Tour of Southland
Results for the Yunca Junior Tour of Southland can be viewed here.

Newsletter
The latest edition of Cycling Southland's newsletter can be found here.

UPCOMING MAJOR EVENTS

Covid-19 response: Alert Level 1

Level 1:

With the return to Covid Alert Level 1 as of 12am Thursday 18 February, there are no longer restrictions on gathering sizes.
We ask that everyone continues observing good hygiene and using the Covid tracer app when entering Stadium Southland.

Guidelines for exercise under Level 1:

*Keep a diary of where you were and when, so it is possible to contact trace should there be another wave of Covid-19 infections.
*Use the Covid Tracker app and scan the QR codes when entering Stadium Southland.
*Please maintain good hygiene - wipe down equipment after use.

ILT Stadium Southland and SIT Zero Fees Velodrome: 

Please scan the QR codes avialable throughout Stadium Southland.
We still require registration through Webscorer to ensure contact tracing and to help our coaches plan their sessions, and all riders, coaches, and officials will need to ensure their names are on the sign-in sheet for each session.

 

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Tickets for evening sessions available from Stadium Southland reception or via Ticketek.
Day sessions are free for U16/Seniors, and $5 cash at the door for other spectators.

 

News and Results

Tuesday, 31 March 2020
We say farewell to Bruce Ross as he retires (party to follow later) and take a look at what you can keep yourself busy with during lockdown (unless you are one of the Cycling Southland office staff, who are working full steam to ensure that we are ready to hit the ground running as soon as restrictions allow. Read Article
Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Cycling New Zealand fully supports the decision of the IOC to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until next year. Read Article
Thursday, 19 March 2020
Although cycling is a non-contact sport (unless it is the Keirin, in which case all bets are off), the age of social distancing and isolation can have quite an impact on training. Here are some ideas to keep you going. Read Article
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Ollie Jones took out an emotional win in the opening round of the Calder Stewart Elite Series, while Emily Paterson took out the women's division after a gutsy solo ride. Jacob Grieve took out the masters' division. Read Article
Saturday, 14 March 2020
Mitchell Fitzsimons claimed a tightly contested sprint finish in the Stonewood Homes Gore to Invercargill Classic on Saturday. Read Article
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