Group Ride Information for Sunday 16th October 2016

The Yellow Jersey Group: Gary Clareburt

The K2 Simulation Ride proved to be a good pre-event test, the torrential rain did not dampen efforts.

Continuing with the K2/Taupo theme, a final hit out on Sunday with an amended RTB ride, over Cote du Paek, Moonshine, through Silverstream and up the Blue Mountains, down Wallaceville then up Mangaroa and down to Te Marua then over the Aka’s with coffee at Relish. 

The distance totals 130km, a number of bail out options exist for those wishing for reduced kms.  Also another good opportunity to practice re-fuelling/hydration for the big event. For those wishing to add additional kms, a loop of Peka Peka or including the Fingers is an option. 

Total distance approx. 130kms and 1676m - Coffee at Relish 


The Rouleur Group:  Eddie Bright

The same route with the option to miss out the Blue Mountains or reduce the kms at a number of other points

Total Distance approx. 130km and 1676m (depending on option taken) - Coffee at Relish


Gruppetto Group: TBC  

Essentially the same route as the Rouleur Group but with options to turn around at any stage that suits.

Don’t forget Tuesday night racing – starting with a 4 x Up TTT

  • The rides are endurance rides

  • Endeavour to ride with the correct group to maximise your training.

  • Meet at 7.55am for an 8am depart from Farmers Car Park as normal


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