Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Date(s) - 25/11/2017

Aaron Gate celebrates becoming king of Taupo in the 2016 elite men’s race, photo Steve Knowles

The Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge takes place on 25th November with events available for on-road and off-road riders.  From the Bike Barn Round the Lake 160km event, to the the Kid’s Heart Ride 5km, all the way to the Extreme Enduro 1280km, the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is full of options for riders of all abilities.

This year there are seven different categories for riders who want to take on the roads of Taupo in this year’s Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge:

The Kid’s Heart Ride: 5km

Bookabach Quarter Lake: 40km

Half the Lake: 80km

Bike Barn Round the Lake: 160km

Enduro: 320km

Maxi Enduro: 640km

Extreme Enduro: 1280km

There are also five off-road challenges ranging from 16km to the Huka XL and Huka Challenge 85km events.  Along with that there are the elite races for men and women, the Friday night Criterium and the elite Mountain Bike event as well.

To find out more about the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge or to enter click here.