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Women on Wheels


Women on Wheels has been postponed - Date to Be Advised

 0800 - 1000  Registration Open for all events at Mt Hutt College, Methven
 0915   70km Juno Course Briefing
 0930  70km Juno Race Starts 
 0945  50km Queen Event Race Briefing
 1000  50km Queen Event Starts
 1005  Time Trial Briefing 
 1015  Time Trial Starts
 1030  30km Duchess event briefing
 1045  Duchess Start 
 1400  Prizegiving

 0800 - 0930  Registration Open for all events at MTB tracks, Methven
 0940  MTB Course Briefing
 1000  MTB Race Starts 
 TBC Prizgiving

Women On Wheels is a women’s only cycle event based out of Methven at the foothills of Canterbury. Saturday  will see riders take to the tarmac and smash out a choice of 30 kilometres, 50 kilometres or the ‘70km Juno’ Goddess of women’ event. All events will start and finish in Methven, taking the quiet Canterbury roads and hugging the Taylor Range.

The focus on the event is participation and there is an event for all abilities. 

If you enjoy the ‘social’ side of cycling the team event may be for you, where teams of three combine their times over the 50km race to contest the teams categories. This should bring out the best in the race strategy and team tactics. 

The time-trial event (50km) will take the strategy out of the race with competitors racing against the clock. This will allow for those people training for the likes of an ironman event or the longest day coast to coast to test those aero setups and race the clock.

Mountain Bike Race: 

Briefing at 0940, race starts at 1000 at the base of Mt Hutt.

Sunday is team work day, with the Women’s Single Track Relay being based at the Mt Hutt Bike Park and consisting of teams of three, with each team member riding over a 8.5 kilometre single track course loop returning to the base area to tag their team mate. The Track will consist of a combination of Mt Hutt Bike Park tracks and will be predominately intermediate and beginner single track. Allow for some decent climbing. 

Although the emphasis on Sunday will be the team race, there will also be an opportunity for the individuals to shine and complete three laps of the same course in this category.

Fastest lap times will also be acknowledged. 

The base camp will have food and coffee available for purchase.

Date & Location

Saturday start and finish in Methven township.

Sunday : start and finish in a paddock near the base of Mt Hutt access road.

METHVEN will be the host location for this event with a variety of restaurants, cafes, accommodation and bars it is the perfect location to book a weekend away before the Christmas chaos! Check out more info @ www.methvenmthutt.co.nz

Methven is approximately 100kms southwest of Christchurch.