Bridge to Bridge

 Waimakariri River
 


The Start

60km Ride:

The 60km ride will start at 10:00am the Waimakariri Golf Club. 

Starting at the Waimakariri Golf Club, riders will outside the golf club on Thongcaster Road, travel to Browns Rock Road where they will turn right towards the river to the Intake, then turn east and ride the shingle roads by the river, through to the finish, going past the State Highway One river bridges, through Waimakariri Park back on to the stop bank to Kaiapoi and finish on Raven Quay in Kaiapoi.

 Throughout the ride, you will be tested by the shingle roads, all gates will be open for riders to have a fast ride to the finish.  This ride is all downhill and a great mid-winter race. The surfaces of the roads change from week to week and can be a fast and exciting ride.

Minimum age is 13 years of age on race day.



30km Ride:

The 30km ride will start at 10:00am in the river off Downs Road and like the 60km Ride, you follow the road through to the finish, going past the State Highway One river bridges, through Waimakariri Park back on to the stop bank to Kaiapoi and finish on Raven Quay in Kaiapoi.

Throughout the ride, you will be tested by the shingle roads, all gates will be open for riders to have a fast ride to the finish.  This ride is all downhill and a great mid-winter race and great for families looking to do a winter event together.  

The 30km is a great ride for a new rider looking for a first event, minimum age is 13 years of age on race day.  




15km Ride:

The 15km ride will start at 9:45am (TBC) on the stop bank off Harrs Road and like the 60km and 30km Rides, you will ride the stop bank and single track to State Highway One river bridges, then through Waimakariri Park back on to the stop bank to Kaiapoi and finish on Raven Quay in Kaiapoi.

Please note the start time to be confirmed, we want all 15km riders finished before the 30km riders come in as we don;t want the younger riders mixed up in the sprint finish or single track leading towards the finish line.

This is a great ride for beginners and young riders and will give them the taste of mountain bike racing.  Young riders can be supported by a parent as a support rider.  Parents have to register as a support rider if they wish to do this.  This ride is all downhill and a great mid-winter race and great for families looking to do a winter event together.  

The 15km is a great ride for young and new riders looking for a first event, minimum age is 7-years of age on race day.