Entries are now open for the most dramatic, accessible multi-day cycling stage race ever to hit New Zealand. It's an 8-day amateur event designed to celebrate everything good about cycling, scenery, competition and community, played out on some of the best roads the country has to offer.
This Tour has truly got something for everyone, from occasional riders looking for a motivating, achievable goal, through to hardcore racers aiming for a week of perfect suffering. And its supported by some of New Zealand's cycling celebrities, including pro road racer Hayden Roulston and international track heroine Ali Shanks. They all want to see you get on your bike...
Join in the South Island (701km) stages:
Day 1 – Bluff to Mossburn (139 km)
Day 2 – Queenstown to Wanaka (82 km)
Day 3 – Wanaka to Omarama (115 km)
Day 4 – Tekapo to Geraldine (87 km)
Day 5 - Methven to Oxford (83 km)
Day 6 - Hanmer Springs to Kaikoura (125 km)
Day 7 - Blenheim to Picton (70 km)
Day 8 - The Beehive Criterium, Wellington
To find out more visit: www.tourofnewzealand.co.nz