The start list for the 2017 New Zealand Cycle Classic is out.  Find out who will be in with a chance to be crowned winner of the 30th anniversary of New Zealand’s only UCI race.  The race will feature newly crowned national road race champion Joseph Cooper and former New Zealand Cycle Classic winner Michael Torckler.

 

Brad Evans wins a stage of last year’s New Zealand Cycle Classic. He lines up as one part of a youthful national team, photo provided

 

New Zealand National Team New Zealand  
Team Manager: TBC    

1

James Oram NZ

2

Brad Evans NZ

3

Hamish Schruers NZ

4

Luke Mudgway NZ

5

Hayden McCormick NZ

 

Joseph Cooper will fly the flag for New Zealand with IsoWhey SwissWellness at the New Zealand Cycle Classic, photo Bruce Jenkins Photography
IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness Australia  
Team Manager: Andrew Christie-Johnston    

6

Joseph Cooper NZ

7

Tim Roe AUS

8

Neil Van der Ploeg AUS

9

Sam Crome AUS

10

Sean Lake AUS

 

Scott Ambrose will lead Team Novo Nordisk at the New Zealand Cycle Classic 2017, photo provided
Team Novo Nordisk USA  
Team Manager: Justin Morris    

11

Samuel Munday AUS

12

David Nickels AUS

13

Scott Ambrose NZ

14

Hamish Beadle NZ

15

Caleb Awake NZ

 

Ryan Christensen will ride for Team Figros-Snep at this year’s Cycle Classic, photo provided
Team Figros Snep Italy  
Team Manager: Fabrizio Gini    

16

Francesco Bettini ITA

17

Francesco Mancini ITA

18

Leonardo Tortomasi ITA

19

Ricardo Marchesini ITA

20

Ryan Christensen NZ

 

James Fouche is the solo Kiwi at this year’s Cycle Classic for Mobius Future Racing, photo Sirotti
Mobius Future Racing Australia  
Team Manager: Tom Petty    

21

James Fouche NZ

22

Sam Burston AUS

23

Dylan Newberry AUS

24

Aden Reynolds AUS

25

Ethan Berends AUS

 

Team Sapura Cycling Malaysia  
Team Manager: Sergi Escobar    

26

Wilmer Perez Munoz COL

27

Victor Nino Corredor COL

28

Muhammad Azman MAL

29

Sofian Mohd Bakri MAL

30

Muslin Misbah MAL
     
7Eleven-Roadbike Philippines  
Team Manager: Ricardo Rodriguez    

31

Nohales Nieto Edgar ESP

32

Jesse James Ewart AUS

33

Craig Evers AUS

34

Josh Berry AUS

35

Dominic Perez PHI

 

Alex Frame will be racing with multiple Olympic champion Ed Clancy, photo rickoshayphotos
JLT-Condor England  
Team Manager: John Herety    

36

Alex Frame NZ

37

Steve Lampier GBR

38

Robert McCarthy GBR

39

Jonathan Mould GBR

40

Ed Clancy GBR

 

Cobra9 Interbuild Racing Australia  
Team Manager: Stephen Small    

41

Nick Woods AUS

42

Mitch Neumann AUS

43

Kurtis Brent AUS

44

Jordan Kerby AUS

45

Adam White AUS
     
Oliver’s Real Food Racing Team Australia  
Team Manager: Samuel Layzell    

46

Thomas Ryan AUS

47

Nicholas Reddish NZ

48

Logan Griffin NZ

49

Ben Marshall AUS

50

Sean Whitfield AUS
     
Van D’am Racing Australia  
Team Manager: Lachlan Ambrose    

51

Matthew de Vroet AUS

52

Benjamin Andrews AUS

53

Iven Bennett AUS

54

Callum Pearce AUS

55

Ethan Egglestone AUS
     
Team Beehive New Zealand  
Team Manager: Andrew Mobberley    

56

Carlos Lopez-Lozano NZ

57

Jordan Gilmore NZ

58

Calvin Spandril NZ

59

Karl Michelin-Beard AUS

60

Sam Mobberley NZ
     
Sign Factory Team New Zealand  
Team manager: Sam King-Turner    

61

Hamish McHugh-Smith NZ

62

Richard Lawson NZ

63

Brendan Cole AUS

64

Cullen Browne NZ

65

Charles Salmon NZ
     
Team Wizwireless New Zealand  
Team manager: Andrew Linton    

66

George Clark ENG

67

Paul Duynhoven NZ

68

Chris Thomas NZ

69

Joe Hutchinson NZ

70

Blair Tremaine NZ
     
Team NZCT New Zealand  
Team manager: Paul Leitch    

71

Bradley Leitch NZ

72

Blake Sunde NZ

73

Jack Carruthers NZ

74

Matias Fitzwater NZ

75

Jack Montgomerie NZ

 

Josh Page starts the Cycle Classic for the Trust House Team, photo Bob’s Bikes
Trust House Team New Zealand  
Team manager: Toni McCallum    

76

Josh Page NZ

77

Glenn Haden NZ

78

Jacob Sievwright NZ

79

Morgan Smith NZ

80

Matthew Webb-Smith NZ
     
Fagan Motors New Zealand  
Team manager: Brent Marryatt    

81

Joshua Achten NZ

82

Ollie Jones NZ

83

Jake Marryatt NZ

84

Blake Tait-Jones NZ

85

Corry Cannings NZ

 

Alex West finished second in the Gravel & Tar Classic last year and will be back again this year, but not before racing the New Zealand Cycle Classic, photo Rebecca Denholm
Team Skoda Racing New Zealand  
Team manager: Tim Stephens    

86

Alex West NZ

87

Callum Gordon NZ

88

Chris Denholm NZ

89

Ethan Batt NZ

90

Jack Sowry NZ

 

Hamish Bond finished third in the individual time trial at the Elite Road Nationals, and will be fascinating to watch at the New Zealand Cycle Classic, photo Bruce Jenkins Photography
Team Blindz Direct New Zealand  
Team manager: Stuart Thomason    

91

Michael Torckler NZ

92

Hamish Bond NZ

93

Joshua Aldridge NZ

94

Jason Thomason NZ

95

Cameron Wynniatt NZ
     
MSC Team New Zealand  
Team manager:    

96

Mike McCallum NZ

97

Matthew Zenovich NZ

98

Jake Klajnblat NZ

99

Alex Ray NZ

100

Shamus Christison NZ

 

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