Summer Series 2019

Results are now up!

Results are now up and can be viewed here.

This Series caters for all levels of riders from beginners through to the experienced racer. Come to any of the races and simply register on the night!

  • Dates: Every Thursday from Thursday 17th January – Thursday 21st March
  • Location: The Hub area by the new Underpass
  • Pre Race Registration/Sign In: 5:15pm – 5:45pm;
  • Race Briefing: E-Bikes 5:40pm; Timed Courses 5:50pm
  • Race Start: E-bikes 5:45pm; Main Race Start 6:00pm

Taupo Key & Lock and Black Sheep Racing are giving a FREE t-shirt away to the first 50 kids to enter the Rockets and Sprockets Series.

For those that enter the 10 race Series we have some great spot prizes on offer from our Main Sponsor – Pack & Pedal Taupo.

FourB and the Timber Trail Lodge have teamed up to provide a shuttle trip and accommodation package for those Adults that enter the Series and race 8 out of the 10 races.

Much to the kids delight, Mr Whippy will be onsite with ice-creams and they will have coffee for parents this year.

On Week 5 and Week 10 we will have a sausage sizzle and hand out a few spot prizes.

03 Jan 2019- UPDATE:  Courses just released:

LONG COURSE: Approx 12km (min age 12 years and youth must be able to complete course unaccompanied; riders must also be able to complete the course in a maximum time of 1 hour)

  • START – new Hub area – Inwards Goods – Tourist Trap – Shortcut to Piker – Piker – through carpark –Hammer It – Tank – Kinder Grinder – Mr – Mrs – Better Than P to Connection – Walters Wiggles –Nail It – through carpark – Expressway to FINISH at the Hub

SHORT COURSE: Approx 8km (min age 10 years and youth must be able to complete course unaccompanied; riders must be able to complete the course in a maximum time of 45 minutes)

  • START – new Hub area – Inwards Goods – Expressway – through the carpark – Hammer It – Tank – Coaster – Nail It – Scraggs – SHFunto Kegresse Bridge – Zipline to FINISH at the Hub

ROCKETS COURSE: Approx 5km

  • START – new Hub – Inwards Goods – Full Tourist Trap – Wrong Address to FINISH at the Hub

SPROCKETS COURSE: Approx 3km

  • START – new Hub – Inwards Goods – Tourist Trap – Shortcut to Piker – Piker – Tourist Trap – Wrong Address to FINISH at the Hub

Youth / Adults

  • Short Course (approx. 8km) on Grade 2 and 3 trails and for those looking for a bit more of a challenge
  • Long Course (approx. 12kms) tackles an extra climb or two and more technical trail. E-bikers will have their own category this year and can enter the Long Course

Rockets

  • The Rockets course for young riders is approximately 5kms

Sprockets

  • Sprockets course approximately 3kms, both on Grade 2 trails
  • Parents are encouraged to join their children on these two courses

Full Series Timed Courses (Long & Short Course):

  • Adult (18+yrs):  $60 club member  /  $80 non member
  • Youth (Short course min age 10yrs, Long course min age 12yrs):  $40 club member  /  $60 non club member

One Off Race Timed Course (Long & Short Course)

  • Adult (18+yrs):  $10 club member  /  $15 non member
  • Youth (Short course min age 10yrs, Long course min age 12yrs):  $10 club member  /  $15 non club member

NOTE:  All youth riders must be able to ride the entire course unaccompanied

Full Series Rockets and Sprockets Courses

  • 1 child:  $15 club member / $25 non club member
  • 2 children (same family):  $25 club member / $40 non club member
  • 3-4 children (same family):  $35 club member / $55 non club member

One Off Race Rockets and Sprockets

  • Per child:  $5 club member  /  $8 non club member

Main Sponsor

Four B

Timber Trail Lodge

Black Sheep Racing

Taupo Lock and Key

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