Full Calendar of NZ Road Cycling Events ( Recreational) 2017 / 2018

We’ve updated this as best we can given that it is too soon for some organisers to have updated their sites. 

Just click on any of the links below to be taken straight to the event website – where you can enter on-line.
Some event sites have not been updated yet but the event dates listed below are correct to the best of our knowledge and also the links will take you to the correct site.

‘TBC’ ( To be confirmed) – Some events are confirmed and the URL Link works but dates are not finalised.

‘N/A’ (No longer in existence as far as we can tell) 

If we have overlooked any significant events on the list below please let us know and we’ll be happy to upload a link.
(For several events you will see that we have added some have additional information or comments on a separate page linked to this one.)





16           Twizel to Timaru Cycle Race    ( see Mt Cook – but not have to climb it)


24            Dynamo Series – Race 1  Hamilton




1              Lake Wairarapa Cycle Challenge    (Featherston 80 and 64k )


15            Dynamo Series – Race 2  ‘Tokoroa’


22            Tour of the Bay    (100km and 50km through Tuki Tuki Valley – picturesque if you aren’t watching someone’s back wheel)


OFF          Rangitikei River Loop Cycle Classic    (No race this year but they say it will return)


26 -30       Five Passes Tour – (Check out the video!… South Is – 5 days – Prologue then 600Km – 4 riders per team –- unlicensed riders welcome)


28             Cranleigh K2       (Coromandel Peninsular….the whole Peninsular ! – Starts in Whitianga this year )




5               Lions Tour De Manawatu     (Palmerston Nth – Manawatu  20km – 116km rides – Part of the Tui Brewery Cycle Challenge Series )


TBC           The Maunga Challenge         ( Te Awamutu ….Now run by Redevents.)


11             Coast Rd Cycle Challenge       (Westport to Greymouth )


11             Dave Logue Cycle Classic    (Taumaranui)


TBC           MS Bike the Bridge   ( Auckland North Shore )  Bike over the Harbour Bridge


19              Dynamo Series – Race 3   – Ohinewai


25              Great Lake Cycle Challenge   ( 160kms around Lake Taupo )



10              Dynamo Series – Race 4   – Onewhero




TBC           Lake Dunstan Cycle Challenge   ( A Serious 90km road race they say…but not confirmed for 2018 yet )


TBC           Capital Cycles WMCC Two Day Tour      ( Two days of racing in the Wairarapa)


TBC            The Hub Tour    (Ramblers Cycling Club Hawkes Bay)


13               SRAM Tour De Ranges   ( Clevedon – Hunua Ranges, 30km – 110km Auckland )


TBC            Tour De Beautiful   ( Waipukurau – Hawkes Bay – If it’s happening this site should have a link to enter )


N/A             Milford Mountain Classic   (Milford Sound – Te Anau – RACE SUSPENDED )


16 – 21       Manawatu Cycle Classic  ( NZ’s only UCI endorsed Stage Race – NZCT – Mens Tour Race – Manawatu – Wairarapa)


27               Round the Mountain Cycle Challenge    ( BDO Sponsored – New Plymouth- Mt Taranaki…the course is actually more like a square than a ‘round’ so you must get a tail wind at some point….)


TBC             Around Brunner   ( 130km and 30km rides – Greymouth )


TBC             The Rev Classic    ( Hamilton – Has been taken over by University of Waikato – could become a learning experience……)



04              Dynamo Series – Race 5   – Tokoroa


11              Dynamo Series – Race 6   – Tamahere



TBC             CycleZone Tour of the Valleys Funride  (Info site with Map)     ( Entry Form   72km and 40km distances – Rotorua )


17                Avanti Taupo – Rotorua 100K  Flier    ( Taupo – Rotorua this year…other way next year)


15 – 18          BDO Tour of Northland     ( Dynamo Events – Not Just for the Pros bros …. check it out ! )


24                  Le Race   ( Christchurch – Akaroa )



7                   Graperide   ( Marlborough – Blenheim / Picton )


TBC               AvantiPlus Cycle for Life Cycle Challenge   ( Clevedon  – Sth Auckland)