Course Information 2020

The Hawkes Bay Tour welcomes riders of all ages genders and abilities.
Please enter a grade commensurate with your ability or current fitness level.
All grade choices are subject to confirmation by our grading committee.
All riders in each grade are eligible for GC, KOM and Sprint Jersey prime prize money.

In Addition there will be GC prize money for the following classifications:
Open Women who will race with C Grade, if there are more than 15 riders they will have a separate grade and their own GC classification.

• Separate races for these grades will be run if entries are sufficient. 
• A prize schedule will be released prior to the event beginning.
• There will be a prize for the highest placed Ramblers Rider on overall GC within each grade (A-D)

DUE TO TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS: ENTRY NUMBERS IN EACH GRADE ARE RESTRICTED.

Most Grades will sell out: to avoid disappointment, GET IN QUICKLY.

Any queries – Contact: Karreen Mathers
karreenlmathers@gmail.com
021 1271114

Event Information:

Friday Evening – 10th January:

Start Location: Ohiti Woolshed, Ohiti Road

Start times: from 5.30pm. Start Order: D Grade,  C Grade, B Grade, A Grade

Prologue – 8km

All Grades: Ohiti Road Out and Back – (Map)

Saturday Morning – 11th January:

Start Location: Ohiti Woolshed, Ohiti Road

Crownthorpe Settlement Circuit

A Grade 9:30am start: 90km (Map)
B Grade 9:35am start: 60km (Map)
C Grade 9:40am start: 60km (Map)
D Grade 9:45am start: 60km (Map)

Saturday Afternoon – 11th January:

Start Location: Ohiti Woolshed, Ohiti Road

Ohiti Road Circuit RR
A Grade: 1.30pm Start: 3 laps 84km (Map)
B Grade: 1.35pm Start: 3 laps 84km (Map)
C Grade: 1:40pm Start: 2 laps 56km (Map)
D Grade: 1.45pm Start:  2 laps 56km (Map)

Sunday Morning – 12th January:

Start Location: Matapiro Hall, Matapiro Road

The HB Queen stage: Crownthorpe Circuit RR

A Grade 9:30am start: 4 laps 112.8km (Map)
B Grade 9:35am start: 3 laps 84.6km (Map)
C Grade 9:40am start: 3 laps 84.6km (Map)
D Grade 9:45am start: 2 laps 56.4km (Map)

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