What's On in Taranaki

There are so many different options for cycling in Taranaki... what will you do?

Contact Person

Joelle 1

Joelle Xavier

Community Sport Advisor - Bike
Phone: 027 705 8642

Back to Home

Events:  

Round the Mountain Classic Club Race

Date: Sunday 6 May

The Round the Mountain classic has been run in one form or another since 1911. This is a unique race, round a challenging 120km circuit of the mountain - there isn’t another race quite like it.

Entry closing date is 29 April 2018.  No late entry accepted. All race details and entry forms  on: http://www.sporty.co.nz/cyclingnewplymouth/Round-the-Mountain-Classic/Round-the-Mountain-Classic

 

New Plymouth Mountain Biking Club

Regular Sessions:

Monday Night Fun Race Series #1

Time: registrations from 5.30pm, race starts 6pm.

Venue: Mangamahoe Club Tracks, Plantation Road, Egmont Village.

Choose the number of laps you want to do: 1-4. About 3-4km loop. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/New-Plymouth-Mountain-Bikers-195151197840/

  

Evening Fortnightly Ride - Wednesdays

Time: Meet at 6.30pm

Venue: Lake Mangamahoe, Bottom car park on Plantation Road. Strong lumen lights essential.

 

Evening Town Weekly Ride - Wednesdays 

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: Meet at the Wind Wand.  Finishing at Crowded House for light refreshments. Good lights essential.

 

Monthly Working Bee

Dates:  TBC

Time: 9am-2pm

Venue: Busing Forest, end of Scout Road, off Kent Rd.

Help create a sustainable, safe  and fun off-road environment for riders of all ages and ability levels to ride on. Bring tools such as spade, line trimmers, cutters, wheelbarrows etc if you have them. All welcome.

Keep an eye on the club’s FB page to know which area will be worked on: https://www.facebook.com/New-Plymouth-Mountain-Bikers-195151197840/

 

BMX

BMX- Pre-Nationals

Date: 25 March 

Venue:  NP BMX Shark Tank Track, Hickford Park, St Andrews Drive, Bell Block.

Entries: ONLINE ENTRY ONLY:  www.nzbmx.club/events.  

Entries Close: Thursday 15th March 2018 – no late entries.

 

BMX TARANAKI 2018 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Date: 30 March - 2 April

Venue: The Shark Tank, New Plymouth BMX Club track, Hickford Park, Bell Block.  For more information: https://www.facebook.com/2018-BMX-New-Zealand-National-Championships-1749913455339522/  

Hawera BMX Club Nights

Date: Every Wednesday

Venue: BMX TRack, High Street, Hawera

$2 per member or $5 per casual rider.  Registration 6.00pm-6.20pm, Racing: 6.30pm. All new riders welcome.  More info: http://www.hawerabmx.co.nz/club-nights.html

 

Road Cycling - New Plymouth

Junior Track Riding

Date: Every Tuesday 4pm

Venue: Taranaki Velodrome

Secondary School age beginners and returning riders. Bikes supplied. $20 for term.
In March there is a day trip to the Avantidrome in Cambridge. Please contact Andrew Patterson 021 02939624 or [email protected]  to register or turn up on the night to try out..

 

Criterium and Track Cycling

Date: Every Thursday. 5.45pm

Venue: Taranaki Cycle Park, Hickford Park, Bell Block.

 

 

Road Cycling - Hawera

Hawera Wednesday Group Rides

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 6pm

Venue: Seaver Cycle, Regent Street, Hawera.

  

Other Rides Coming Up:

If you have a cycling event you would like advertised please contact [email protected]