Calendar Event: December 27, 2007

RD: Mt Maunganui Criterium

Postby Joel on Mon 19/Nov/07 4:15pm

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IT'S BACK

The downtown Mount Maunganui Critierum is back and is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. On the same downtown road circuit. This criterium course offers high paced action on closed roads.

The circuit is 1.1km and with spectators of well over 5,000 this is going to make for an awesome event.

We have grades for everyone so come along and give it a go.

PRIZE MONEY
Prize money will be awarded to the top three finishes in the Elite Male & Female sections. All other grades will be awarded prizes for finishing on the podium.

The prize money is as follows.

1st $1,000
2nd $500
3rd $250
Organiser: Community Sport Trust
Contact: Andy Bedford
Contact Email: community.sport@hotmail.com
Website: www.enduranceathlete.co.nz

GRADES

Fat Tyre Crit
C Grade (Ave Speed 28km's - 32km's)
B2 Grade (Ave Speed 32km's-36km's)
B1 Grade (Ave Speed 36km's - 40km's)
Elite Womens Crit
Elite Mens Crit
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Postby Joel on Mon 19/Nov/07 4:17pm

I raced this a couple of years ago, and it's a blast.. huge crowds and a tight circuit. I am in the BoP for xmas this year so good to have a bit of racing happening!
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Postby way_downsouth on Mon 19/Nov/07 4:47pm

Bummer, I would have been there making up the numbers in C Grade if I was around, but I am going to Nelson on the 27th.
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Postby dented on Mon 19/Nov/07 5:13pm

I will be riding the fat tyre division :thumbsup:
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Postby mundi on Tue 20/Nov/07 4:08am

Damn, I have been wanting this to come back for ages, and now im not going to be there!
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Postby loagshutch on Wed 5/Dec/07 9:06pm

The Mt crit is going to be a massive night down on the in city course. Elite riders knocking it up, mouties going road style and dudes doing the undy 500.
Its going to be great....cant wait for it.
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Postby Mr_Bob on Wed 5/Dec/07 9:20pm

I might enter the knobly fat tyre if I'm not wrenching on site.
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Postby Joel on Wed 5/Dec/07 9:24pm

can't overstate how cool the location is, with the huge holiday maker crowds etc.. and circuit is flat out from memory with no hotdog turns.
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Postby fraserb on Wed 5/Dec/07 9:25pm

hopefully will be Skiing on the Blue Lake on that day :p
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Postby Joel on Wed 5/Dec/07 9:26pm

fraserb wrote: hopefully will be Skiing on the Blue Lake on that day :p


those who can't, ski :lol:
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Postby fraserb on Wed 5/Dec/07 9:35pm

Joel wrote:
fraserb wrote: hopefully will be Skiing on the Blue Lake on that day :p


those who can't, ski :lol:

true :paranoid:

but sorta ment that since I cant be there hopefully will be doing something else kinda good :huh:
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Postby Joel on Wed 5/Dec/07 9:43pm

fraserb wrote:
Joel wrote:
fraserb wrote: hopefully will be Skiing on the Blue Lake on that day :p


those who can't, ski :lol:

true :paranoid:

but sorta ment that since I cant be there hopefully will be doing something else kinda good :huh:


gotta love the blue lakes ;) i have to admit i can't water ski :paranoid: :huh: tried a couple of times.. but the knack always seemed to escape me .. a boarder on the snow so maybe i should have tried that on the lake
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Postby sixdog on Sun 9/Dec/07 5:06pm

This event is gonna go off, if you can get there do so it'll be big fun!!!!
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Postby Joel on Sun 9/Dec/07 5:27pm

well i have muscled up and entered elite :paranoid:
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Postby Mr_Bob on Sun 9/Dec/07 5:33pm

Joel wrote: well i have muscled up and entered elite :paranoid:
:0:0:0:0:0

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