We love cycling!
The team at RIDE absolutely love cycling. All forms from commuting to track cycling, mountain biking to road racing and everything in between.
To celebrate we are putting a lot of ‘cycling love’ around the Vantage Elite Nationals and Gran Fondo.
THURSDAY 13th FEBRUARY OPENING NIGHT: HAMILTON AIRPORT CRITERIUM
The grand opening night of the RIDE Festival. This includes a unique and exciting criterium ON the Hamilton Airport Runway. Riders must have a CNZ licence – register here: https://www.sporty.co.nz/airportcriterium.
Following the racing we have some legends of the sport in a Q & A session (Greg Henderson interviewing George Bennett and Shane Archbold no less!), meal packs and Hamilton Airport Criterium prize-giving, entry is by ticket only, register here: https://www.sporty.co.nz/viewform/116008 please note, if you have registered to ride, you do not need to purchase a Runway room ticket as it is already included.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 15TH AND 16TH FEBRUARY 10AM TO 3PM: APL PARTY IN THE PARK – FREE
Both Saturday and Sunday will see the APL Party in the Park – including cycle power smoothie making and artwork painting, bouncy castles, food trucks and bean bags for relaxing in. This will run 10am to 3pm both days.
SATURDAY NIGHT 7PM TO 9.15PM: THE BIG BIKE FILM NIGHT – FREE
An extra special event on Saturday the 15th at 7pm is The Big Bike Film Night brought to you by Foster Construction. This will be a fantastic time of sitting in the park with a picnic dinner watching some incredibly inspiring films. See the movie trailer here.