This is the big memorial racing weekend of the year. Otago’s premiere one day race the RICOH Kelvin Hastie Memorial is now to be combined with the new GMC Coaching Ralston Memorial race - creating a very special weekend of memorial racing on 27 and 28 October.
The Tour of France is over for another year and so top of everyone’s minds (perhaps more on a local level than international) will be the Corporate Pursuit event to be held on the Velodrome in August. Training is well underway for teams and the very popular Roller Racing at the Lone star has been completed and has added what I think is another great dimension to the event.
At just 20 years, Stephanie McKenzie has a big goal – and it’s been a long-term one for many years. That is to be selected to ride for New Zealand at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and then the Rio Olympics in 2016.
The Comedy for Cure Kids Road Show will leave Invercargill next month to cover the length of the country and the show producer is wondering if any of our Cycling Southland road cycling enthusiasts would like to join them on the first leg of their journey?