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2018 Whanganui 3 Day Tour

November 5 2018
The first weekend of November provided a memorable 3 days of riding and social fun, with just over 60 OTB riders enjoying, what for most of us were previously untraveled roads.  Despite the predictions of weather bombs and torrential driving rain we enjoyed;A brilliant opportunity to sharpen our ...
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Tour de France Social get together

July 24 2018
Whilst the riders in the Tour suffered on the slopes of the Madeleine, Croix-de-Fer and L'Alpe d'Huez, with Romain Bardet displaying the passion and determination to try, fail and repeatedly try again.  39 OTB riders and partners got together for a colourful and fun evening - talking, laughing ...
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2018 3 Day Tour - Registration of Interest

July 23 2018
This year’s tour is going to the brilliant Whanganui region. The tour dates are:  Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th November. Looking to be ready to depart for the Friday ride @ 1pmThe tour will take in what Whanganui cyclists believe to be the best local routes. The draft ride schedule for each day ...
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19th July - OTB Tour de France Social event

July 8 2018
With the 2018 Tour de France looking like yet another thrilling nail biter, the evening before Alpe d’Huez is a fitting date for an OTB social get together - drinks, dinner, fun. Dress up  in something Tour de France theme'd  - Yellow, Polka Dot, Green, White, TriColour or “French” and get ...
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PNP Packn’Sav Summer Road Series Race 5 - the Upper Hutt Cossie Club Tour de Whitemans

May 13 2018
An overcast and cool day didn’t dampen the spirits in the OTB Racing Team camp as they fronted in numbers for the final race in the PNP Summer series. The course promised much with multiple climbs up the gut busting 8% average Blue mountains Road - two for the Medio Fondo and four for the Grand ...
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Enhancing Road Safety for Cyclists

April 5 2018
Do you ride Pauatahanui to Moonshine or Haywards or reverse -  do you feel safe, think that the speed cars pass is acceptable and respectful ?Well NZTA are seeking community feedback - it's a 3 minute (max) survey, 3 questions - why not put your opinion out there, if you don't then you have no ...
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2018 Karapoti

March 14 2018
Larri’s short wisdom before Dougal’s inspiring account of the race …What’s there to complain about??? It’s a day of being outside in a most beautiful part of Wellington; and challenging oneself on your bike. Trust me, I would rather be at Karapoti than in the office!And it doesn’t need ...
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Pak N’Save Summer Road Series Race 3: Mainfreight Rice Mountain Classic

March 12 2018
Pak N’Save Summer Road Series Race 3: Mainfreight Rice Mountain ClassicWith 140 riders lining up for race 3 of the PNP PakN’Save Summer Road Series, the Mainfreight Rice Mountain Classic, the OTB had a massive representation of 36 riders – big callout to the huge support offered by the Onslow ...
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2018 CAMELBAK Ruapehu Express

March 8 2018
The CAMELBAK Ruapehu Express is an epic Mountain Bike adventure style event in the foothills of Mount Ruapehu. Ten intrepid riders from the Onslow Dirt Babies headed off to Ohakune on Friday 23rd March in preparation for the CAMELBAK Ruapehu Express. On Saturday we boarded a bus at the ...
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Pak’nSave PNP Summer Road Series Event 2: Ngawi Classic New News Item

March 1 2018
Great weather for Event 2 of the Pak'nSave PNP Summer Road Series, the ‘Epic’ Martinborough-Ngawi Classic.  A brilliant OTB turnout had the OTB Racing Team make up 25 of the 125 strong field and recording a great set of results.  In a Team event where gender, age and distance diversity count ...