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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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2018 3 Day Tour - Registration of Interest

July 23 2018
This year’s tour is going to the brilliant Whanganui region. The tour dates are:  Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th November. Looking to be ready to depart for the Friday ride @ 1pmThe tour will take in what Whanganui cyclists believe to be the best local routes. The draft ride schedule for each day ...
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19th July - OTB Tour de France Social event

July 8 2018
With the 2018 Tour de France looking like yet another thrilling nail biter, the evening before Alpe d’Huez is a fitting date for an OTB social get together - drinks, dinner, fun. Dress up  in something Tour de France theme'd  - Yellow, Polka Dot, Green, White, TriColour or “French” and get ...
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PNP Packn’Sav Summer Road Series Race 5 - the Upper Hutt Cossie Club Tour de Whitemans

May 13 2018
An overcast and cool day didn’t dampen the spirits in the OTB Racing Team camp as they fronted in numbers for the final race in the PNP Summer series. The course promised much with multiple climbs up the gut busting 8% average Blue mountains Road - two for the Medio Fondo and four for the Grand ...
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Enhancing Road Safety for Cyclists

April 5 2018
Do you ride Pauatahanui to Moonshine or Haywards or reverse -  do you feel safe, think that the speed cars pass is acceptable and respectful ?Well NZTA are seeking community feedback - it's a 3 minute (max) survey, 3 questions - why not put your opinion out there, if you don't then you have no ...