The 2012/13 BikeNZ Summer Series combines eleven of New Zealand’s most iconic cycling events over a seven month period, entertaining around 25,000 entrants and at least 60,000 supporters.
In its third year, the BikeNZ Summer Series will feature the traditional General Classification category, as well as the newly formed CEO Cycle Challenge. Other changes from previous years include the addition of New Zealand’s longest one day cycle race; the Gwaloop Cycle Challenge in Gisborne.
A nationwide ranking of recreational riders, run by BikeNZ.
Measure your progress and level with similar riders from around the country. Receive a nationwide recreational cycling ranking. Have fun with other rec riders and create friendly rivalries amongst mates. Be in to win a load of fantastic prizes!
Simply enter any of the Summer Series events and we will take care of the rest!
First event 14th October 2012 (Strata Group Tour of the Bay).
Nationwide; 11 of NZ’s biggest and most iconic recreational road cycling events.
YOU! The recreational rider, of any level and any age!
This classification will rank your performances over the season against other social cyclists, and will reward you for commitment to the bike as well as constant improvement.Each event in the series is a stage in the summer cyclists’ Tour of New Zealand.
You don’t have to complete each stage, but you do need to do at least two in order to get a ranking.
Your ranking will be based on your best three results. The rankings are calculated this way to ensure that winners are the fastest and most consistent riders, not necessarily the ones who ride the most events.
As with any Tour, there will be yellow leaders jerseys, bragging rights and saddle bags full of prizes!