Taupo Cycling Club 284213 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz en-nz Taupo Cycling Club 30 2019 Update newsletter https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/830304 020, 12 May 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/830304 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/813850 051, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/813850 2017/2018 Dynamo Teams series https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/747257 6x team races held mostly around the Waikato region. Some Great racing. Go to http://dynamoevents.co.nz/event/team-championship-race-1-2017-18/ for more info. 029, 16 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/747257 Tram Road Access https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/711404 We do request that all riders read this about access to Tram Rd. Please follow the rules as we do not want to jeopardise access to this road or other private roads in the future. The letter attached was received from the Forestry manager. 051, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/711404 Poker run https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/709062 049, 27 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/709062 Taupo Cycle Club Team / Dynamo team series 2106-2017 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/708297 Update for the Team at the Dynamo series 048, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/708297 Taupo Cycle Club Team / Dynamo team series 2106-2017 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/704256 044, 29 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/704256 CLUB NEWS https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/704253 Special meeting 044, 29 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/704253 Club Kit https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/691809 Taupo Cycling Club have been in communication with Champion Systems NZ who supply our club kit about putting through a bulk order. 035, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/691809 Meeting Minutes July 2016 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/689640 033, 7 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/689640 Special meeting https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/677163 Taupo Cycling Club has been asked to hold a special meeting to consider a change to the Club&#146;s constitution (which the current committee supports). The special meeting will be held immediately prior to the commencement of the Club Champs on Sunday 22 May 2016. 020, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/677163 Waikato Bay of Plenty Performance Hub https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/671492 We&#146;re about to complete the first intake into the Waikato Bay of Plenty Performance Hub. We have had a number of applications already, I&#146;d also like to ensure we have the info as far and wide as we can. U19/23 age group athletes can apply. We will be completing this process off the back of the Club road nationals later this month. The riders will be notified about 30 April. 015, 7 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/671492 Tram Road Access https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/671226 The Taupo Cycling Club approached the Forestry Manager about access to Tram road with the following question: The Taupo Cycling Club used to ride through Tram road as a group on a Sunday morning ride before it was closed several years ago. Would it be possible to have access on a Sunday morning on a regular basis, either every Sunday, every second Sunday or once a month. Please open the link to view the response 015, 5 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/671226 The Rev 2016 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/663174 Well done to all the Taupo Cycle club members who rode The Rev cycle race in Cambridge. A very tough race run under good conditions and a lot of riders, posting some great results.Riders were Sheryl Duncan 4th, Dave Byres 45th, Graeme Usher 63rd, Geoff Purdie 74th, Robbie Hislop 72nd, Sorry if I have missed anyone but well done to all 009, 21 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/663174 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/663173 009, 21 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/663173 Cycle Challenge Wrapup https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/650101 049, 2 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/650101 2015 INTERCLUB SERIES RACE 3 Taupo https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633311 035, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633311 2015 INTERCLUB SERIES RACE 2 Tokoroa https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633312 035, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633312 2015 INTERCLUB SERIES https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633313 035, 26 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633313 Lewis Eccles has just been selected to ride a world cup track event in Columbia in the ELITE team sprint !! https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/590699 Taupo's Lewis Eccles has just been selected to ride a world cup track event in Columbia in the ELITE team sprint !! He will be the teams starter after some outstanding performances at this weeks training camp where he won all 3 250m TT's. New Zealand are the current World and Commonwealth Champions in the Team Sprint. Lewis teammates are Simon Van Velthoven (Rhino) and Zak Williams 002, 6 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/590699 Starting: Tuesday 27th January! Book your calander out for the next 10 Tuesdays! Racing starts at 6pm! Registration from 5.45pm https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633314 001, 1 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633314 2015 Memberships: https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633316 049, 1 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/633316 Congratulations TCC Junior Development Squad members https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/586496 Congratulations TCC Junior Development Squad members Jaymie King & Lewis Eccles who were join winners of the Ron Horsley Memorial Scholarship at the recent Taupo District Sports Awards. Jaymie went on to pick up the Junior Sportswoman of the Year Award and Lewis the Team of the Year Award as part of the TNT U19 Tri team. Well done ! 047, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/586496 Road Race April 21 Details https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/475139 See the events page for further details. 015, 13 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/475139 Velodrome Booking 3rd and 4th of May https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/475140 Please note the velodrome has been booked out for the following times: Friday 3rd May, 9am - 12 midday, 1-4pm, and Saturday 4th May, 8-11am. The track will not be available to other users at this time. 015, 13 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/475140 Road Race Details https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/454083 Where: Park opposite Hub caf&#233;, Huka Falls road, 10 am, Reg 9:15 A Grade 7 laps 56 km B Grade 6 laps 48 km C grade 5 laps 40 km D Grade 4 laps 32 km E grade 2 laps 16 km Juniors <13 2 laps 16 km 048, 26 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/454083 Volunteers required https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/453332 There is a lot going on in the club over the next 2 weeks: Volunteers are crucial to run our races and we are needing your help. Please make sure you do your part. If you are not racing, please help. 20 people for the criterium, Friday 23rd Nov E-mail me at jude.g61@hotmail.com <mailto:jude.g61@hotmail.com> . Meet in front of Body Fuel Caf&#233; , Tongariro Street, at 5.15pm for instruction. Cheers Jude Volunteer Co-ordinator 047, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/453332 Club Clothing - Pre-order now https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/448247 We are doing a new club clothing run, with 10% discount until the end of October! Delivery is expected prior to Christmas. The order will be limited to short sleeve jerseys and skinsuits only. We also have existing stock for sale. These are a real bargain, and look great too! Please click on the link for more information. 042, 20 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/448247 AGM Notice: 12 November, 6:30pm at the Suncourt Hotel https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/448245 Please come along and support the club AGM. We will have Cath Cheatley as our guest speaker, ex pro cyclist and 2010 US NRC Champion. Click on the link below for more information. 042, 20 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/448245 Huka Cycles Spring Series 2012 Race Results https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/446839 Check out the Race Results page for the first week's results. 041, 9 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/446839 Taupo Junior Riders Medal at WBoP Long Distance TTs https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/446775 Two junior Taupo riders competed at the long distance centre champs last Saturday and both came away with medals. Isla Sando won gold in the Girls U17 20 km TT, and Corby Price won silver in the Men U19 34.5 km TT. 041, 9 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/446775 Skills Night - This TUESDAY !!! https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/445260 The first night of the series on Tuesday the 2nd October is a skills night (not a race) for all grades, but targeted towards the beginner cyclists and juniors (aged from 13 yrs), or any more advanced riders wishing to brush up on pace line, bunch riding and cornering techniques after the winter months. We welcome all new riders for this skills night and will have experienced Club members on hand to assist. 039, 28 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/445260 Popular Spring Cycling Series Returns 2nd Oct - Thanks to our new Sponsors Huka Cycles! https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/442709 The Taupo Cycling Club is pleased to advise the ever popular spring race series is back, commencing next Tuesday the 2nd October at 6pm, at the Taupo Motor Sport Park. The Taupo Motorsport Park offers the perfect training and racing environment as there is no traffic, plenty of room and 3.5km of smooth seal to ride on. 039, 24 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/442709 Sunday Morning Social Rides - From 2nd September depart at 8am https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/441095 Sunday Morning Social Rides - These rides leave from outside Farmers, Tuwharetoa Street (Next to McDonalds drivethru) Taupo. Start time from Sunday 2nd September 8am sharp! 035, 30 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/441095 The Australian Champs https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436340 First week and stage of trip over for Corby Price. The Australian Champs has proved quite a full on start for the U19 NZ Development Squad. 027, 2 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436340 The 8th Annual Winter Fun Ride Series https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435399 The Winter Fun Ride Series is a 3 week fun ride event held over 3 Sundays in August with two distance options available each week. The 3 rides are suitable for all levels of ability. I recommend these rides, a great way to kick off training in the Spring. 022, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435399 Fundraiser: Get Our Boys To Aussie. https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435394 Where - Plateau, June 24th, 4-6pm Sam and Corby have been selected for the New Zealand developmental squad and will be travelling to Australia. They had a very intensive training camp over Queens Birthday weekend. 022, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435394 Latest Newsletter - June 2012 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435383 As we descend into winter, there has still been allot of cycling to keep us motivated. The first race of interclub competition with Rotorua, and Tokoroa was a great success and was enjoyed by those who made the trip over to Rotorua. It&#146;s our turn to run the race on June 24th and hope to see many of our riders on Huka circuit. 022, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435383 Okororie Mid Winter Fun Ride Sunday 29 July 2012 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435398 This is a 70km or 40km road ride which has been running since July 1999, with rider numbers increasing each year to around 800 cyclists. Starting and finishing at the quaint Okoroire Hot Springs Hotel, this is a FUN RIDE &#150; and you&#146;re guaranteed to enjoy the quiet country roads and the scenery. 022, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435398 Velodrome Racing https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435389 Nigel Tipene is the 2012 Velodrome director: Velodrome racing will continue all through the winter and will be focusing on improving on the existing skills and fitness of our riders in preparation for next year&#146;s WBOP Track champs. 022, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435389 Junior Training Camp https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435395 Brad Setters, who heads up our Junior program is organising a training camp for our Junior cyclists. We will split up our juniors into 2 groups based on ability & experience. 022, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435395 2012 Road Nationals &#150; Sheryl Duncan successfully defends her National title https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435386 At the beginning of May, the National champs where hosted by the Ramblers club (Hastings). Most of our junior riders competed along with Wayne McConarchy & Darren Hume. Sam Dobbs, Corby Price and Claire Hume all had very solid rides. The highlight of the weekend was Sheryl Duncan defending her road title. 022, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435386 Renew Membership for 2012 NOW https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435400 Remember that BikeNZ requires cyclists that do 3 events to become a member. It&#146;s the best deal in town. Visit the BikeNZ site. 022, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435400 New Shipment Club Clothing https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436355 We have available a new shipment of Taupo Cycling Club cycling shirts, they look fantastic on and with three quarter zip are very comfortable! 021, 25 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436355 Central North Island Interclub Series https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435396 Cycling Rotorua Inc, 20th May. Rehi Circuit, Ngakuru. Taupo Cycling Club, 24th June. Huka Circuit, Hub Cafe. Forestland Wheelers, 12th July. Venue: Tokoroa. 021, 20 May 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/435396 Waikato BOP Champs 2012 - Recap https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/433568 On behalf of the Taupo Cycling Club Committee, I would like to thank everybody, who made the WBOP champs a success. 017, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/433568 Sunday Rides https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407524 There are 2 groups, The A group does about 3hrs, the B group about 2 hrs. . Sunday rides leave from the Farmers at 8:00am. We will constantly regroup. Be prepared - bring 2 water bottles, food, spare tube & pump and most importantly some $ for a coffee at the end of the ride. 009, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407524 JUNIOR PROGRAM UPDATE https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407522 We have a total of 15 juniors that have been selected for the Junior Program &#150; up from 4 last year. Those riders are: &#183; U19 - Frank Sutton, Nicole Scott, Corby Price. &#183; U17 - Jaymie King, Brendan Hawkins, Aidan Hawkins, Sam Dobbs, Lewis Eccles, Kyle Smith, Isla Sando. &#183; U15 - Claire Hume, Matilda Fulljames. &#183; U13 - Finn Giddy, Kiann Watts, Flynn Fierro. 009, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407522 Velodrome racing https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407523 Nigel Tipene is the 2012 Velodrome director: From Monday 16th January 6:00pm -7:00pm , I am going to be running skills and drills sessions to encourage new riders to the Velodrome. I will focus on track etiquette, confidence, and skills to help people feel better about racing at the Velodrome on the Wednesday nights. I ask people to bring helmets, shoes and pedals. The Taupo cycling club has various sized Track bikes for loan. This is concentrating on new riders. 009, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407523 SUMMER SERIES 2012. Tuesday 6.00pm, Motorsports Park https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407521 The summer series started Tuesday the 7th Feb. Thanks to Avantiplus and PaknSav for their continued support of this series. We had 81 riders on Tuesday &#150; would like to see 100+. There are a series of 8 races at the car track and will finish with 1 road race on Sunday April 1st.. The dates are timed to coincide with daylight savings finishing, and the road race slots in between some busy race weekends. 009, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407521 Results - Summer Race Series 2012- Race 3 - Things are heating up!! https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407535 Note: For all queries regarding results, including placings or memberships please contact Sheryl at shaz.duncan@hotmail and to recieve your 12 points for helping to timekeep, please contact secretary@taupocyclingclub.org.nz Thanks 007, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407535 Congratulations to all our winners of 2011Pak n Save/Avanti Plus Spring Series https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407539 Full results here re-formt-spring_series_final-race-results_20111-11 050, 4 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407539 Junior Development Program information https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407551 2012 Youth Development Program &#150; Expression of Interest: Taupo Cycling Club will once again be running a Junior Development Program aimed at riders in the U15 - U17 age group. 045, 1 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/407551 Race Series/Club Champs 2010 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/433572 Club Champs Decider & Final Race of the Summer Series 2010!! - (full results are available in results tab) 006, 3 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/433572 Summer Race Series results- Race 4 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436330 Summer had certainly disappeared for the last race of the Top Gear Cycles sponsored Summer Race series held at the Velodrome last Saturday. No rain but quite a cool wind at the Velodrome bought fewer riders to the final event. Spot prize winner for the day was Junior - Kyle Goucher who put in a great effort racing some of the older guys. 019, 7 May 2009 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436330 Summer Series 09 - Race 2 - Time Trial https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436337 We had fantastic weather again for the second race of the series, the out and back course along Tukairangi Road is a tough one, with a deceptive up hill climb on the way out and slight head wind on the way back this made for a challenging race. 017, 20 Apr 2009 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436337 Tuesday 15 September results https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436338 A beautifully calm and clear night - we didn&#146;t need to turn our lights on until about 5 laps into the race. Kelvin, Jo, Crunchy, Sheryl, Ken and Paul all started as Group 1 and raced? 6 laps in 35.02min Groups 2 and 3 raced 7 laps with Spud, Josh and Nick winning &#145;on the road&#146; in a time of 36.55min - they had a 4min start? on the scratch group who were led home by Paddy who did the fastest net time of the night - 33.15min with Wayne next in 33.20? 038, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436338 AvantiPlus Taupo Winter Series Race 2 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436339 On Saturday afternoon 16 Taupo Cycling Club riders turned out for the second race of our AvantiPlus Taupo Winter Series. This event was an individual time trial held on Tukairangi Road - this road is quite testing, being slightly uphill on the way out with a steep uphill section on the way back again. It was a perfect day for road cycling with no wind and relatively warm, compared to the lousy weather we have had to put up with recently. 035, 29 Aug 2008 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436339 Tuesday 10 June racing https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436341 14 riders were out on a beautifully clear night with no wind, 6 lap handicap race. wayne McConaghy jumped the start off scratch and easily came through the field to finish in a time of 36.46min. Trevor Stevens hung on to Waynes back wheel to finish a close second. The junior riders, Jordan Thurston, Nick Cameron and Ben Watson all rode well together in Bunch 2. Jordan won the sprint by a wheel, with all three having the same time of 34.27min. 024, 12 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436341 Tuesday 8 April Race Results https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436343 On a cold and windy night we had 8 riders racing a 6 lap event. Fastest time and first on the road was Brad Setters in 34.24min, 2nd Barry Pritchard 34.33, and 3rd Nick Cameron 38.03 All riders are reminded that now that daylight saving has finished head and tail lights are mandatory for the racing. Also riders are reminded that the agreement with the management is that we don&#146;t ride on to the track until 6pm (often there are service vehicles working until that time). 015, 11 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436343 Tuesday 27 March Racing https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436345 Racing in good conditions 23 riders raced in 4 groups. Group 2 worked well as a bunch and took the line honours with Dean Barnes winning the sprint finishing in a time of 42.52min for the 8 laps. Patrick bevan did the quickest time of the night with 37.56min. 014, 31 Mar 2008 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436345 Tuesday 22 Jan Race Results https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436346 A fine night but a very strong northeasterly wind. A small but quality entry raced in three groups with the second group working well together with a? rotating paceline, to come in 2nd to 5th. !st Wayne, 2nd Graeme Usher, 3rd Faith followed by: Shea, Peter Lockwood, Graeme Galwer, Spud, Trevor, Cameron Todd, Michael Roberts, Dave, Greg, Mike and Tyler. Thank you Cameron Wood for the timekeeping. Bunch ride Sun at 8am and racing again next Tues 29 Jan? 004, 23 Jan 2008 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.taupocyclingclub.org.nz/blog/436346