Date: Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Posted by: Cycling Southland

Greetings everyone,

Well it’s pretty invigorating with all this sub-zero frosts overnight recently – no easing into the days slowly – you just have to get moving! 

A reminder that Nominations for Selectors and Executive need to be in by 5pm today (Yes Tuesday 14th). Please read all the details here and download nomination forms

Also you can let me know of any apologies for attendance at the AGM at the office as well. The nominations, agenda and annual report will be circulated later in the week.

The AGM is being held next Tuesday 21 July at 7.30pm. 

Senior Racing – Sprint Fest
Tonight’s Senior Racing will be held in the form of a Sprint Fest and some of the Canterbury crew down this will be there as well – so head on down at 7pm and get the blood pumping! This includes all U17s and U19s – limited to an 84” gear. 

Canterbury Team Junior Training Invite
Hamish Ferguson from Christchurch is down this week for some track training with some of his riders. He has invited any local riders keen to join in, you will be under his direction and it would be a great opportunity to learn with some of the Canterbury crew.

Tues 14th 3-5pm
Wed 15th 4-6pm
Thurs 16th 2-4pm

Also Team Velo South are commencing Sunday bunch rides at 9am meeting at the Waikiwi lights. These are open to all riders not just Velo South and it would be great to get in some miles, socialise, do some learning and catch up on all the gossip. 

Baxter & Neilson Junior Racing Series
The dates are now confirmed and set for the upcoming Baxter & Neilson Junior Series starting on Friday 31 July. Racing will be held over eight dates from 6-9pm on Friday nights.

This year we need entries online Please enter here and the $45 payments for the series need to be paid to the office please. If you wish to have our account details to internet bank the payment, please just let me know and you can reference your name and B&N.

The dates are:

31 ​July 
7 ​& ​21 ​August 
4 ​& ​18 ​September 
30 ​October 
13 ​& ​27 ​November 

Senior Road Racing
This Saturday is the Donovan Points Race at 1.30pm, meeting in Retreat Road. Register here now

Thanks to everyone who pitched in to make the Time Trial and Teams Race work at Waianiwa last Saturday. Check out Rabbit’s report

Coaches Nutrition and Hydration Workshop Invite
This is an invitation to Sport Southland’s next Connecting Coaches Workshop. As a very high percentage of the coaches enrolled in the Connecting Coaches group stated Nutrition and Hydration was an area that they would like to have some PD opportunities – Click here to read more 

It’s Official – Congrats Peter Grandiek
Our grand master of the track has his one hour record Well done Peter! 

Prizegiving Congrats
A great night was had by all who attended our 2015 Prizegiving last Thursday night. View all the recipients here

You can also check out some of Robyn Jordan’s snaps here  Congrats to all who came away with awards this year and if anyone is looking for their track or road champs medals we have them at the office.

Finally great odds on New Zealand with huge congrats to Nick Kergozou (gold) and Cam Karwowski (silver) at the UCI Dublin Track Cycling International Omnium event Too good guys!

Okay, that it from me this week – enjoy the last of the school holidays for those who have them and may the remainder of your week go smoothly!

Keep warm everyone

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