TODAY'S TO DO

Cycling Southland office closed
The Cycling Southland office will be closed from 12 noon on Friday 18 December, and will reopen at 9am on Monday 18 January.

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The ILT New Year Track Carnival will take place from Friday 29 January to Saturday 30 January - come along for some classic carnival racing, including wheel races, Keirins, and motorcycle paced events. Entries via Webscorer are open here, and close Tuesday 26 January at 12 noon. Rider entry is $20 per day ($40 for both days), while spectator entry is free for under 16s, and a gold coin for over 16s. For more information, including a provisional programme, click here.

Stadium closure
Please note that Stadium Southland will be closed from noon on 24 December and reopen 6 January (with limited hours). If you need your track bike (or anything else stored under the track) over the break, please be sure to collect it by 23 December, as you will not be able to access the stadium at all between while it is shut. That is especially important for those who want to take part in the Tuatapere Sports Day on 1 January, or heading up the the Canterbury Track Carnival.

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

Zwift racing - Wednesday
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, 6:30pm, with A, B, and C grades.

Track training
Track training is on hold for the holidays - keep an eye on the track schedule (with Webscorer entry links) here for updates on when sessions will restart.

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.

Covid-19 response: Alert Level 1

Level 1:

With the return to Covid Alert Level 1 as of 12am Tuesday 22 September, there are no further restrictions to gathering sizes. We do ask that everyone continues observing good hygiene and using the Covid tracker 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.
*Please maintain good hygiene. 

ILT Stadium Southland and SIT Zero Fees Velodrome: 

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.

 
 
 

News and Results

Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Five Southland riders form part of the Vantage New Zealand team that will be chasing more than just rainbow jerseys at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships, starting on Thursday 27 February in Berlin. Eddie Dawkins, Natasha Hansen, Corbin Strong, Kirstie James, and Nick Kergozou will be working to help the team secure spots in all the events on offer at the Tokyo Olympic Games taking place later in the year. Read Article
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Fraser Hewett led the way on a beaut of a day as riders enjoyed a brief taste of summer during the Mend Physio Myross Bush graded road race on Saturday 15 February. Read Article
Monday, 17 February 2020
An emotional Shane Archbold and excited teenager Niamh Fisher-Black sprinted their way to respective titles at the Vantage National Road Cycling Championships in Cambridge. Read Article
Monday, 10 February 2020
Hamish Keast produced an epic ride to take the Invercargill to Browns road race over the weekend in a fight all the way to the finish. Read Article
Monday, 10 February 2020
Mitchel Fitzsimons has been named to the New Zealand team for the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships to be staged in Cairo in August. Read Article
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