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New Zealand’s Cambridge World Cup team announced

Nov 24th, ’15.  The world champion men’s team pursuit will headline a strong New Zealand team to contest next week’s UCI Track World Cup on home turf in ... read more

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Dion Smith wins Holden Men’s Classic

Dion Smith wins photo provided 150Nov 28th, ’15.  Dion Smith had to count on a last gasp sprint finish to take the win in the Holden Men’s Classic at the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge to overcome track star Aaron Gate.  The pair were the last men standing out of a breakaway that was swept up in the dying kilometres, with Roman van Uden taking third.

Taupo Crits go down a treat
Taupo Crit - James Oram photo Steve Knowles - Sportzhub 150Nov 28th, ’15.  The pre-main-event Criteriums  went down a treat last night, with a host of celebrities racing.  In the main event James Oram from Team SKODA Racing and Michaela Drummond of Black Magic Women Cycling emerged victorious.
Mikayla Harvey on Crit Nats, BMWC and Taupo 2015
Mikayla Harvey  Rushlee Buchanan photo Grace Walden 150Nov 27th, ’15.  We took the chance to have a quick chat to Criterium Nationals silver medallist and one of the favourites for a stellar performance in the Elite Women’s Criterium and road race this weekend at the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge; in Mikayla Harvey of Black Magic Women Cycling.
Dimension Data make the jump to the World Tour

Mark Cavendish Dimension Data 150Nov 27th, ’15.  The UCI has released the final list of World Tour teams for the 2016 season, with a full roster of 18 teams in cycling’s top flight. The top tier was a touch light this year after Europcar was forced to drop down to ProContinental level due to budget shortfalls, but with MTN-Qhubeka (to be known as Dimension Data in 2016) making the step up, there is a full complement of 18 once more.

Who will rise as Queen of the lake?
Hannah Gumbley start finish photo Grace Walden 150Nov 27th, '15.  Check out who we think you should keep an eye out for in the elite women's road race at the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.  The list of contenders is a strong one, with track promise, Crit talent and a defending champion all in the mix.
Who's your pick for the Holden Men's Classic?
Mike Northey pack photo Grace Walden 150Nov 27th, '15.  This weekend is set to be nothing short of a feast of great racing.  Taupo is going to be a hub of activity, with the criteriums tomorrow night and main event on Saturday.  We take a look at some of the men's candidates for victory are on Saturday.
Strength to strength in 2015: Sharlotte Lucas
Sharlotte Lucas - Club Nats Elite Women RR 150Nov 26th, ’15.  Sharlotte Lucas heads to Taupo after her strongest season to date.  A host of awesome results see her arrive as one of the strongest threats to Ruby Livingstone’s Taupo elite women’s title.  RoadCycling caught up with her.
World & Olympic champions to swarm to Cambridge
Anna Meares photo Dianne Manson 150Nov 25th, ’15.  Twenty-eight current World or Olympic Champions are winging their way to New Zealand for the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Cambridge next week.
Favourites for Taupo: Aaron Gate
Aaron Gate - An Post Ras stage 2 photo Paul Mohan - Sportsfile 150Nov 25th, ’15.  We raised a few eyebrows when the announcement was made for the New Zealand team taking on the Cambridge leg of the UCI Track World Cup; and Aaron Gate’s name wasn’t on it.  He will be Taupo bound though this weekend, with a win on his mind in the Holden Men's Classic.  Beforehand though he took the time to chat with us.