Tuesday, 23 December 2014
Villumsen new brand ambassador for Revbox
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Linda Villumsen is the new Brand Ambassador for the Revbox ERG, a stationary trainer that was launched early last year by Christchurch based European Sport Imports.
Monday, 3 November 2014
Youngsters Conquer K2 COROMANDEL
— Tradition and common wisdom says that endurance events are the realm of older more experienced athletes.
By K2 Events
Saturday, 4 October 2014
Vink wins final round of Benchmark racing to win overall series
Michael Vink won the final elite round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series in Canterbury’s Selwyn District today, also wining the overall elite series individual classification by the slimmest of margins.
Thursday, 2 October 2014
Roulston headlines strong field for final round of Benchmark Homes series
World Tour professional Hayden Roulston headlines a strong elite men’s field that features a number of New Zealand’s next generation of cycling talent in the final round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series in Canterbury’s Selwyn District on Saturday.
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Le Race to provide another boast to Christchurch rebuild – start is back in Cathedral Square
The iconic 100 kilometre Christchurch to Akaroa Coffee Culture Le Race will provide another boost to Christchurch’s rebuild in the central city, when it will start again in Cathedral Square on 21 March next year for the first time since the regions devastating earthquakes.
Saturday, 13 September 2014
Previous experience proves valuable in Hubbard's Benchmark win
Previous experience on the Moutere course near Nelson played an important role in Tom Hubbard's (Breads of Europe- All About Plumbing) winning effort in the elite race of the Benchmark Homes Cycling Series near Nelson today.
Thursday, 11 September 2014
Exciting Nelson Benchmark Race looms
The fifth round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling series, The Tasman Classic in Moutere near Nelson, is shaping up on Saturday as an exciting battle with a number of riders still in contention for overalls series honours across several classifications with only two races left.
Saturday, 16 August 2014
Allen wins Benchmark Race
Former Commonwealth Games representative Jason Allen seized the leadership opportunity on offer with his cycling team today, stepping up and winning the elite race of the fourth round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series near Ashburton.
Thursday, 14 August 2014
McCauley back on elite cycling start line for Benchmark Race
Former National Champion Gordon McCauley is on the start line of his first elite race since breaking his leg in February, riding in Saturday’s fourth round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series near Ashburton.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
Organisers hope to bring Benchmark Homes Festival of Cycling back to Christchurch
Organisers have plans to bring the Benchmark Homes Festival of Cycling back to Christchurch to inject some international cycling racing action back into the city which they say will have some real benefits for Christchurch.
Saturday, 10 May 2014
Kennett's Commonwealth Games campaign looking good
Dylan Kennett’s Commonwealth Games campaign took another step in the right direction as the South Canterbury rider won today’s elite round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series, the Parry Field Lawyers-Ocean Ridge Classic, from Hanmer Springs to Kaikoura.
Thursday, 8 May 2014
McGregor keen to carry form into third round of Benchmark elite cycling series
Fresh from his elite men's national club championships winning effort, Dunedin cyclist Alex McGregor (Team Calder Stewart Road) will be keen to carry that form into Saturday's third round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series, the Parry Field Lawyers-Ocean Ridge Classic from Hanmer to Kaikoura
Sunday, 13 April 2014
McGregor wins Benchmark race
Alex McGregor (Team Calder Stewart Road) won today’s elite round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series on the South Island’s West Coast near Hokitika.
Thursday, 10 April 2014
Largest Benchmark Homes series field also the strongest
The largest field ever assembled for a round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series is also potentially one of the strongest in the history of the series.
Saturday, 29 March 2014
Girdlestone youngest ever winner of Le Race
Sixteen year old South African born Christchurch cyclist Keagan Girdlestone won today’s gruelling 100 kilometre Christchurch to Akaroa Coffee Culture Le Race, the youngest ever winner in the event’s history.
Thursday, 27 March 2014
Odlin hopes for winning result in the Coffee Culture Le Race
Christchurch cyclist Paul Odlin hopes to go one better than his two runner up results in Saturdays gruelling 100 kilometre Christchurch to Akaroa Le Race.
Saturday, 1 March 2014
Karwowski wins Benchmark Homes series opener
Cameron Karwowski from Southland’s H&J’s Outdoor World Team won the elite men’s 159 kilometre race in today’s opening round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series in Oxford, North Canterbury.
Thursday, 27 February 2014
Benchmark Homes series opener features top riders
Saturday’s opening round of the Benchmark Homes Elite Cycling Series in Oxford, North Canterbury features Sam Horgan, Michael Vink and Dan Barry who are fresh from competing in Australia for their Budget Forklifts continental team and World Pro Tour rider George Bennett.
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Johnstone wins Leeston Classsic CANTERBURY
— Lee Johnstone from the Warmup Cycling team had an impressive return from injury winning the Leeston Classic cycling road race on Saturday.
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
BikeNZ Elite riders booked in for the Avantidrome REV Cycle Festival next weekend
Cambridge is revving up for a ripper next Saturday with more than 60 elite cyclists from across the country registered to compete for a share of the $10,000 prize purse in one of New Zealand’s Premier One Day races.
By U Leisure Limited
7 seconds separate Top 3 in BDO Challenge
The BDO Wellington to Auckland Cycle Challenge continued on its way up the North Island today, with riders completing two stages from Palmerston North to Hunterville and then on to Wanganui for the overnight stopover tonight with prize giving at the Velodrome.
By Andrew Dewhurst
Michael Hepburn Wins Tour of Qatar Stage Three Individual Time Trial
Wearing his Australian National Time Trial Champion skinsuit for the first time, Michael Hepburn won the stage three Tour of Qatar individual time trial.