Term 2 Youth Road Cycling Series 2024

Whether you’re an experienced Youth Cyclist or keen to have a crack at Road Cycling for the first time this series is a great opportunity to learn new skills, challenge yourself and have fun! Who can take part?

  • Youth under the age of 19 years. Age Grades U19, U17, U15 & U13.
  • You’ll need to be confident riding on the road, know your road rules and be able to ride at least 8km non-stop.

What do I need to take part?

  • All you need is a great attitude!
  • You don’t need a road bike to take part, starting on your own bike is a great idea.  We have a fleet of club road bikes available for hire.

How does it work?

  • Race Graded Road Race Series starting opposite the Whanganui River Holiday Park on Wednesdays after school
  • We’ll race out and back along Papaiti Road
  • There will be a long course (max 20km) & short course (max 8km) options
  • The first week will be a ‘recce ride’ where experienced riders will ride with you over the course and share tricks of the trade.

Term Two Dates:

  1. May 1 (recce ride)
  2. May 8
  3. May 15
  4. May 22
  5. May 29
  6. June 19
  7. June 26
  8. July 13

Please note there is no racing on June 5 or June 12 due to a few of the crew being away.

Event Schedule 3.45pm: Registration Opens (You’ll need an adult to sign an event waiver if you haven’t registered online) 4.00pm: Registration Closes 4.00pm: Compulsory Race briefing Racing Starts as soon as the briefing is complete Post event snack and banter provided. We’ll be done and dusted by 5pm! Entry Fees $5 per night Please bring cash on the day or pay into the club bank account using your Surname and “youth” as reference Wanganui Cycling Club 03 0791 0554164 01 Other Key Stuff

  1. You only need to register once for the series. It saves heaps of time on the day if you can register online at Youth Road Racing Series – Term 2 2024 – Wanganui Cycling Club (the form is at the bottom of the page) .
  2. Club Hire bikes are available to use for the term.  The cost is $20. We also have helmets.
  3. Working front and rear lights are expected on your bike
  4. You’ll keep the same number for the series, please hand your number back at the end of each race.
  5. Results and photos will be posted on Facebook and the website each week.
  6. Any cancellations due to weather & safety will be posted on Facebook and the website at 12pm each Wednesday.
  7. We’ll have spot prizes up for grabs each week thanks to Velo Ronny’s Bicycle Store and Mitre 10 Mega and we’ll also recognise our ‘Rider of the Day’.

Any questions please contact Cath Cheatley cath@cyclesport.co.nz

  • Cost info: $5


29 May 2024


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Papaiti Road - opposite Holiday Park
Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park Somme Parade, Aramoho, Whanganui