Date: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Posted by: Cycling Southland

Greetings everyone for another weekly instalment as we move another week closer to Track Nationals – just two weeks now!!

Well the Gore to Waikiwi Classic certainly resulted in some great racing last Saturday and huge congrats to the winners and prize money recipients for some outstanding racing. Also a big thank you to our generous sponsors George Wilson and Sons and the Barry and the team at the Lonestar for allowing us to have the prize giving there. Their support is hugely appreciated. Read the full race report here and view the photos here

Saturday Road Race
This Saturday is the Beast of the East at Te Tipua. Get your registrations in now as entries close on Friday for handicapping purposes. 

Southport Summer Criterium Series
After a false start last week, the first race in our South Port Criterium Series will be next week, on Monday 24 February at Teretonga.  Sign in is at 6pm for a 6.30pm start and the entry fee will be $5. 

We will run the Criterium the same as the Road Races – using the leader board to decide which grade riders start in.  We will cater for everyone so if you’re thinking about it, come along!!

Up for grabs are the awesome Series Leader Jerseys, and also each week there will be a $100 cash spot prize courtesy of South Port.  Outstanding!

Other dates in the series include 17 and 31 March.  Your best two races count towards the overall series win. Get into it team!!! 

Nationals Riders – Licence and UCI Codes to Dale
Can all riders who are entered in the Nationals, urgently please email Dale your licence number and UCI Code so the entry form can be completed.  Thank you! 

Club Road Nationals 2014 – Cambridge – May 1 – 4
Can any senior riders interested in heading up to Cambridge for Club Road Nationals please let Dale know. 

There are some accommodation options available if anyone is interested in staying at the same place as the group of junior riders and parents heading up. 

Gore to Waikiwi Classic – fill in the gaps?
If anyone can help fill in the winners gaps from this race for our Cycling memorabilia guru Julian View the list here to help

Trading Post
Don’t forget to make use of our Cycling Southland Trading Post for buying and selling gear. Just send details and any images to me at  and don’t forget to let me know when to take the goods or requests back off line when you are done dealing. Click here to view current listings

Well it’s another short and sweet wrap again this week, so we will carry on with preparation for Track Nationals as entries close today.

Take care for the week ahead

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