OTB Martinborough TTT

August 17 2019
It's one of the most stylish and beautiful events in cycling - the Team Time Trial,We've watched them gas around a lumpy technical circuit in perfect formation @ 60K, now you get your chance to see what you and your friends can do.Saturday the 28th of September heralds the return of the OTB ...

Grand Tours Social Evening

August 17 2019
While the French were in the middle of celebrating what has to be described as the most exciting TdF in the last decade (at least) 45 OTB revelers got together at Automat, conversed, drank, eat and got to test our memories over obscure cycling trivia.Fashion prizes were picked up by Bernard, Shona, ...

Next OTB Wairarapa "winter warmer" Sunday ride 25th August (weather permitting)

July 15 2019
Weather dependent alternative Sunday Wairarapa rides, in the remining few winter months;25th August,  22nd September and 20th OctoberThe 1st ride out of Martinborough had a small but enthusiastic group enjoy a chatty and friendly alternative to the dismal Wellington weather.   The day was cool ...
TdF 2019

2019 "Grand Tours" Social evening - Thursday 18th July 7pm @ Automat -

July 2 2019
With Winter settling in and the 2019 Tour de France looking totally wide open and a thrilling nail biter we'll all be in need of a social distraction before the final TdF ITT on the 19th Dumoulin's out, Froome's out, Valverde just worked over Landa in the Spanish nationals, Bardet cracked on ...
WFA cheque

OTB giving back to the community

June 22 2019
Great turnout to present a $5,500 donation to a special cause (too often needed), the Wellington Free Ambulance, particularly nice to see Dirt Baby kit in the mix – complete with a muddy rig.All activity has risks and although safety is paramount with us all, in cycling gravity generally wins the ...
NIS team

2018 North Island Series belated wrap-up

March 15 2019
The 5 race Trust House 2018 Team Series, Wellingtons premier team road racing was a blast, professionally run over challenging circuits and with tremendous support the series again produced some fantastic close racing and plenty of argy bargy in the finales !!Onslow Tar Babies riders – riding for ...

Wrapping up the 2018 Five Passes, a hell of a set of Xmas presents !!

January 14 2019
Gill Gray, Paul Voorend and Jamie MacKay got themselves down to Christchurch, over the passes, through the torrential rain & sleet to battle the elements and have a great time in a newly launched 5 Passes.  Have a chat to them, the competition was hot, the people great and the views ...
Dave P taupo

Taupo 2018 – a hard day at the office !!

December 17 2018
Yet again OTB turned up in numbers to ride NZ’s largest fun ride, as a collective we participated across all events and distances and turned in some great performances.  If you felt your time was down on previous years, it’s OK so were a majority of other riders. Great comradery, some ...
Group 4

2018 Whanganui 3 Day Tour

November 5 2018
The first weekend of November provided a memorable 3 days of riding and social fun, with just over 60 OTB riders enjoying, what for most of us were previously untraveled roads.  Despite the predictions of weather bombs and torrential driving rain we enjoyed;A brilliant opportunity to sharpen our ...
TdF 2018 winners

Tour de France Social get together

July 24 2018
Whilst the riders in the Tour suffered on the slopes of the Madeleine, Croix-de-Fer and L'Alpe d'Huez, with Romain Bardet displaying the passion and determination to try, fail and repeatedly try again.  39 OTB riders and partners got together for a colourful and fun evening - talking, laughing ...