Registrations are closed


Registrations are now closed. Late entries will be accepted at registration at AvantiPlus, 4-6pm Saturday and on the day at Blair Street up till 8.15am

Organiser

Athletics and Cycling Masterton

Date:

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Location:

Masterton


Registration closes on:

Friday, 9 November 2018 at 11:59 PM - (GMT+12:00) Auckland, Wellington

Happy Valley Cycles Wairarapa Hardman

The Course

This is a new event for the Tour of the Wairarapa organisers.  The aim is to provide a more challenging course on mixed surfaces.  The course is 117k and approx. 47k (40%) on gravel country roads of varying quality.  There is 1560m of ascents to be conquered and you will see views and areas you have not been to before.

This is an introductory event and entries are limited to 20 MTB and.50CX riders.

The Safety Stuff

  • All roads are open.
  • Keep left. Always expect oncoming traffic.
  • Never put yourself in a position that would be dangerous if an oncoming car appeared.
  • Do not cut blind corners.
  • This is a self-supported ride.That means:-
    • There are no marshals.
    • You must know the course before you leave.
    • Garmen route is available for upload.
    • The route will be marked with arrows on the road and signs.
  • The will be a drinks station at Ihuraua
  • There will be a sag wagon.
  • The route is recommended for CX and MTB bikes.There will be loose gravel in places so road bikes should have suitable tyres (at least 28’s preferably with some tread).
  • If you are not in Ihaurua (Route 52 and drinks station) by 11.30 you should take the short route home and avoid Daggs Road otherwise you will miss lunch, prize giving and a time.Turn Right instead of left and follow the Tour course.
  • For health and safety reasons we reserve the right to withdraw any participant from the event.
  • Riders on MTB bikes will start at 7.00am.
  • Riders on CX and Road bikes start at 8.00am.

AvantiPlus Tour of the Wairarapa

The Events
 120Km, 90Km & 50Km

  • A fun ride for anyone who can ride a bike!
  • A scenic rural course around the northern Wairarapa.
  • Race pack & light lunch included in entry fee.
  • Times are electronically recorded.
  • Maps provided at Registration.
  • Well marked course,
  • Lead vehicles & sag wagons.