festival of cycling 2019
This year we are pleased to announce the Festival of Cycling which will take place over 2 days on the 26th & 27th January, 2019.
The festival will see riders take on Mountain Biking and Tour de Beautiful around the beautiful Central Hawke's Bay.
Along with the new courses and events, riders will have a chance to compete for prize money and as well as spot prizes throughout the weekend.
Parking for the Mountain Bike will be at Russell Park, please follow the signs. Parking for the Tour De Beautiful will be at CHB College.
You can pick up your registration packs the morning of the events and Saturday afternoon at CHB College for the Tour De Beautiful.
THIS YEAR WE HAVE A TOUGH GIRL AND GUY CHALLENGE WHERE YOU CAN TAKE ON THE LONG COURSE IN BOTH THE MOUNTAIN BIKE AND TOUR DE BEAUTIFUL.
Food will be avaliable to Purchase on the day
SATURDAY 26TH January
BAY MOTORCYCLE MOUNTAIN BIKE
Riders will take on a new mountain bike course designed especially for this weekend. Starting and finishing in Russell Park, riders will navigate along Waipukurau’s river before entering our new Mountain bike park.
The race will begin in Russell Park
Course - 40km: Open 18+, Over 40 Men & Women,
Senior Kids 13-17
Short Course - 20km: Open 18+ ,Over 40 Men and Women, Junior Kids 8-13, Senior Kids 13-17
Kids Course (Under 7’s) - 7km
More details and maps to come.
tour de beautiful
Longridge Tour De Beautiful
Start from Waipukurau Rugby Grounds - parking available in the Rugby Grounds and at Russell Park. There will be a neutralised start for each race, please check your maps.
Please note: A 7.00am start is available for slower riders of the Ruahine Ford 100km, but you must be pre-registered.