Hawkes Bay Technologies Gentle Annie Bike Ride- Saturday 24th March 2018
Welcome the Hawkes Bay Technologies Gentle Annie Bike Ride.
This edition will be the 7th edition of iconic ride from Taihape to Hastings, travels the length of the Gentle Annie road, unsealed until 2011.
Featuring 2500m of ascents, it is the hilliest one day ride in New Zealand, with epic ascents, and breathtaking decent while traveling through stunningly beautiful countryside, as it winds it’s way through high country sheep stations to finish outside Roosters Brewery in Hastings.
Entries now open for Saturday 24th March 2018. ENTER NOW
Your event timeline:
REGISTRATION: Friday 23th March 4-6pm at Roosters in Omahu Rd Hastings. This is also when you drop your bike off if you have selected the transport option.
If you are unable to come to registration at that time, please contact us for other options .
RACE DAY Saturday 24h March
6:10am Assemble at Roosters in Omahu Rd Hastings and check in for transport
6:15am First transport van leaves for Taihape, early start riders need to be on this bus.
6:45am Second and third transport vans leave for Taihape
10:15am Race briefing - all riders must attend
10:25am All riders travel together along Huia St and assemble on Hautapu St before start
2:15pm approx. First riders finish
4:30pm approx. Last riders finish
4:30pm approx. Final results, category placings and podium photos for grades.
Celebrate with us all you have done it!