CYCLING

Avanti Rotorua to Taupo 100k Flyer cycle race start Avanti Rotorua to Taupo 100k Flyer cycle race start CREDIT: Avanti Rotorua to Taupo 100k Flyer
Avanti Rotorua to Taupo 100k Flyer race in action Avanti Rotorua to Taupo 100k Flyer race in action CREDIT: Avanti Rotorua to Taupo 100k Flyer

Record numbers expected at this years Avanti Rotorua to Taupo 100k Flyer

Thursday 12 March 2009, 3:41PM
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TAUPO

The excitement is building and entries are pouring in for this legendary road cycling event which takes competitors on a fast, fun and scenic 100km journey from one world famous tourist destination to another.


The Avanti Rotorua – Taupo 100k Flyer is open to anyone with a bike and cyclists have the option of riding the entire 100km solo or in relay teams of two/three with drink/aid stations provided along the way.


Last years event hosted 3500 riders, however indications so far is that close to 4000 riders will line up for the start on Saturday 04 April.


This year a shuttle service is again available for riders from Taupo to the start in Rotorua on the morning of the event. Full details and cost are available from the entry form or from the event website www.eventpromotions.co.nz  


A reminder to all competitors that entries must be received by 23 March to avoid the late fee and remember there is also a huge selection of spot prizes up for grabs for everyone taking part including fabulous Avanti bikes, a Suzuki scooter, a Q-Kayak and a chance for two riders to win a trip to Adelaide to take part in the Tour Down Under – the highest ranked cycle race in the Southern Hemisphere.


Don’t miss out; make sure you are part of this fantastic event. Entry forms are available now from your local bike shop or you can enter on-line at the Event Promotions website www.eventpromotions.co.nz .