Hi Selwyn - thanks for another awesome race. Just wanted to drop an email to say that the new course was superb and much more interesting. It felt so much safer cycling on those smaller roads and missing Stratford all together. More of the same next year please. Or at least alternate years to keep things interesting. Thanks!

Hi there

Rode the race again this year for the 4 th time.  You always do a great job organising and really appreciate the motorcycles on the course, it makes you feel a lot safer.  That wind was strong though!

Unfortunately I crashed and a lovely chap #1109 picked me up of the tarmac and helped me back on my bike.  I was wondering if you could give me his contact details or if you could forward an email to him on my behalf.

Many thanks and see you next year, accommodation already booked!

Kind regards, Jenny

Hi Selwyn & Gayle

I'd just like to say thanks and well done on this years event.  Having done the past four or five in succession, I felt that in terms of the organisation, this one stood out as everything ran smoothly, and most importantly on time which made for a great day.


What a great event despite the strong winds. Well worth coming up to from Christchurch. Thank you to all the organisers, marshalls and sponsors. Felt so safe with all the motor cyclists and so many marshalls. I will be back next year. Kind regards and many thanks Anne

A big thank you again for another outstanding event this year. it was my second visit and as with last year you and your team produced just about the best event i have attended. you are forgiven for the 'bashing' we got from the ;hurricane we rode in and the subsequent slower time than last year!! well at least 'Gordy's comment that it was a mission gave us some excuse. the vouchers and anniversary medals were a nice touch also. Again thank you to all your team and see you again next year. Regards Brett

Just a note of thanks for the around taranaki event this weekend just gone. I've only done the Taupo event before but really noticed the Taranaki event felt a lot more geared towards the rider. Loads of marshalls on the course, the mechanic vans and involvement of the police, and the free Mizone drinks and food afterwards. It just seemed more generous than Taupo did.

Thanks, and i'll definitely be back next year :-)

Hi there, a great event despite the wind. All our team of novices had a great time. The band was just right as well. Thanks!

The event was very well run and supported by sponsors. the prizegiving was great, short and to the point.

Hi guys, I just wanted to drop you all a line to say what an awesome event this is! This was our third year This year was our first year going solo, usually we do the race as a team of two. We had a great time, the course was amazing, despite the wind, well organized and just an amazing event all round. The wee goodie bags we got were awesome, and are al ot better than some of the other races we compete in, and we love the prize giving, even more since our friend, won a trip for two to Singapore a couple of years ago. Well done to you all, keep up the great work, and bring on 2012!!!

hey there

 I would just like to say a big thank you to u, and ur team for a brilliant ride yesterday, i had an awesome time, and will deffinatley be back next year. \ cheers again Isaac

Despite the wind we had a fantastic weekend. We love your event  and have now done it 6 times. Being able to stay at the events centre is a bonus for convenience and affordability, and we always meet nice people while there. We love New Plymouth and the Festival of Lights. See you next year.




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