Date: Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Greetings everyone and I hope you are all keep warm and well,

Right on the heels of school holidays and another hugely successful Junior Road Camp at Borland Lodge – well done to Danielle – aka Rabbit – and her willing helper parents Donald Heslip, Suzanne Cameron, Brad Harris and Greg Mulholland and the many young bods who ventured off for the three-day camp of skill-building, riding and heaps of fun. Check out the photo gallery

King House Removals Race Series
Next up is the launch of the 2018 King House Removals Race Series this Friday night. It’s still not too late to get your entry in Enter online now

Make sure you also read the rules

It is guaranteed to be another great event so make sure you don’t miss out – there are casual on-the-night entries available as well for $15 to be paid at registration, which is 5.30pm sharp.

Make sure you head along and support the riders too – there is some great racing across the U13 to Open age groups.

Road Racing
Another great turn out on Saturday for the First in Windsor Tisbury Circuit Handicap Race – check out the race report and results

This Saturday is the Woodlands Circuit Handicap Race on the 32 loop from Woodlands School. 1pm registration for 1.30pm racing. All details and the full programme are here

Road riding behaviour
Comments have come back to the office about the behaviour and etiquette of riders cycling to our events. Can you please ensure you’re following the NZ road rules – we need to set the example of best behaviour in the community.

Also, a reminder about inappropriate language being used during racing – there are young riders on the same course and senior riders need to set an example.

Don’t forget a plate for supper at the 2018 Cycling Southland Annual General Meeting, on this Thursday, 7pm, in the Legends Lounge 2 at the ILT Stadium Southland.

Click on each of the links for the Agenda, Annual Report with Audited Accounts, Proxy Form, and 2017 Minutes, or click here for the page.

Yunca Junior Tour
Get your entries in now for the next Yunca Junior Tour of Southland from 5 to 7 October.  Register online

Remember this will be followed by the South Island Secondary School Track Champs on 9 and 10 October and our Junior Track Carnival on 9 October. Entries for the track events will open soon.

MTB Riding
Donald's Tuesday night MTB rides are back this week. Meet at the MTB car park, ready to ride at 6.30pm. MUST have fully charged lights, and if you’re biking out there, and home afterwards … some form of reflective clothing!

Finally, our most recent international Hayden Strong is certainly riding proud in the Intelligentsia Cup in the US over the past few days, following two second placings he was yesterday sitting at the top of the leader board. Check out the results and event details The 10-day event continues for another five days so go Hayden and smash out some more great finishes – you’ve certainly been on fire with your racing recently!

So again it’s relatively short and sweet today,

Enjoy getting back into the school routine for those it affects and everyone else should just enjoy their week any way.

Keep warm!

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