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Next up - Sunday's 2020 Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championships Road Race – Women start at 0800, Men at 0930. Couple of k's of climbs on the course, couple of k's of flats too. #eliteroads

High fives to Ella Harris, @TeresaJAdam, @finnfisherblack and @hamishb1 - our 2020 Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championships Time Trial Winners #eliteroads #timetrial

2020 Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championships – Elite Men Time Trial Provisional Results; 1st Hamish Bond (Waikato Bay of Plenty) 46:52.95, 2nd George Bennett (Tasman) +15.4, Dylan Kennett (Waikato Bay of Plenty) +1:22.6 #eliteroads #timetrial

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The New Zealand Gran Fondo presented by Hobbiton Movie Set marks the return of an iconic mass participation cycling event featuring the picturesque surroundings of the Home of Champions.

Gran Fondos are famous around the world because they are designed for everyone. Whether you’re an experienced cyclist wanting to push your boundaries, challenge your limits and race or you’re new to riding and want a social ride at your own pace, this event is for you.

The New Zealand Gran Fondo presented by Hobbiton Movie Set








The Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championships are joining the RIDE!

The Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championship is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional and amateur road cyclists all vying for coveted national Jerseys.

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The RIDE Countdown is on!

​It’s now less than two weeks until New Zealand’s biggest cycling festival hits Waipa. From February 13th to 16th, the Three Peaks RIDE: New Zealand’s Cycling Festival will offer...

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Ride Is Taking Off!

Ride Is Taking Off!

It’s now less than a month until New Zealand’s biggest cycling festival hits the Waikato for the second time – with an exciting new event now confirmed to launch the festivities....

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🌟 RIDE Festival 2020! 🌟

Wowee, what a festival it was last week. It was fantastic to see so many people out there cycling and embracing the atmosphere.

The festival was filled with endurance, performance, hard work and a whole lot of fun!

Our cycling event wouldn't have been possible if it wasn't for our amazing sponsors:

Three Peaks Manuka Honey, Brian Perry Charitable Trust, Waipā Home of Champions, Grassroots Trust, The Lion Foundation, Hobbiton Movie Set, Winger Hamilton, BNZ, APL, Foster Group Limited, Golden Homes, Helicorp NZ, Trust Waikato, Forsyth Barr, Concept 2, PWC, Harkness Henry, Sport Waikato, Steel Springs Performance Coaching, Hamilton Airport NZ, Cambridge, Cycling New Zealand, Tineli New Zealand and SIS.

We already can't wait for RIDE Cycling Festival 2021!

📷: Dave Morrison of Elko Media
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RIDE has had an amazing 3.5 days. There are many professional photos to come, but this to us is what it is all about - getting more people riding bikes and LOVING IT! Some Corto Fondo riders taking off. ... See MoreSee Less

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What an event! Thanks so much for a great time and a special shout to all the volunteers and marshals. This was my first ever bike event and it was such a buzz. You'll see me again 🚴‍♀️

David Bowden

I just want to thank you so much RIDE New Zealand's Cycling Festival for such an great event you put on, and a big thank you to the guy in the support vehicle in the Gran Fondo for helping and look after me after an fall at the 32km mark. same to the cyclist who also helped. I am on the mend slowly.

That’s me at the front yay 😀

Yay hubby & me at the front. Being partially sighted I had a great time and was a real accomplishment for me. Thanks Ride NZ ❤️

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