Date: Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Happy Tuesday everyone and who would have believed we could bust out a week of weather like we are having for the SBS Bank Tour of Southland this week!

It is truly remarkable and as they make their way to Te Anau today – along with every other stage until completion on Saturday – you can follow the live commentary online, keep up with all the results, televised broadcasts and much more at, including the tour's Facebook pageTwitter and Instagram.

It’s early in the race yet and it could be anyone’s title again this year so keep an eye on how it’s tracking and head along on Saturday to welcome them to the finish, at around 3pm in Gala Street as well.

Demonstration Riders Wanted
We have the opportunity to provide some demonstration track races on Wednesday 15th November for the national Careers conference being hosted in Invercargill.

The short programme would involve the following events:
6.45pm -  Flying lap x 2 riders
6:55pm - Keirin
7.05pm -  Elimination
7.15pm - Team sprint
7:25pm  -  Scratch Race

We would appreciate approximately 20 division 1 U15, U17, U19 riders to take part.  
Please contact me at the office by Friday 3rd November if you are able to assist.  A small group of adults to assist with being handlers etc would also be appreciated.

Club Catch Up
Calling all current and yesteryear cyclists, supporters and sponsors. Catch up with all your old cycling mates and enjoy a three-course meal with guest speakers at the Ascot Park Hotel on Sunday 12 November at 6.30pm. Get your tickets from McLeay Jewellers or phone Tony 217 4920, Ray 217 1830 or Trevor 214 4531.

Track Sessions
Tonight is an open Club Racing from 6-8pm.
A reminder Masters Squad is now on Sundays 3-5pm also.

Zookeepers Wednesday Worlds
No racing this week due to all equipment and manpower being out with the Tour.
Racing is back next week. Meet at Tisbury School 6pm for 6.30pm racing – all ages and levels welcome. Entry $5.

King House Removals Omnium Series
The final race night will be this Saturday, starting at the earlier time 5pm – due to secondary schools sports awards on Friday night. Please bring a plate for supper.

Prize Money at next fun race event
The Riverton Trotting Club will be hold a race/or two at its annual race meet at the Ascot Park Raceway on Sunday 5 November with prize money up for grabs. Check out all the details

Well that’s it from me today – short and sweet - so enjoy the rest of the tour ride and the sunshine while it lasts.

Have a fab week!

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