Heartland Tour – Te Anau <18/03/21>

We are off to Te Anau!

18-22 March 2021

But it’s not just about the cycling, we will bombard your senses and tastes with historical and cultural visits as well as sampling the best of what the region has to offer.

Don’t miss out, book your space now.
$750NZD per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/heartland-tour-te-anau/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.
Flights are not included.

What’s included:
Pick up and drop off at the airport/ train station
All transport during the tour
Transport to sightseeing areas of interest.
Guided cycle rides
Support vehicle on group rides
Limited Mechanical assistance
Accommodation (twin share)
Breakfasts, lunch & most dinners

Velo Vino <27/03/2021>

Wheels and Wine
Wine and Cheese
Tastings and Trails
A perfect pairing

49 kms of easy, fun cycling on gravel roads, sealed roads, farm tracks and of course plenty of wineries to taste the local fare with views a plenty.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies, plenty of stops, finishing at a wine restaurant, and a lift back to Christchurch

You can ride this on a gravel bike, CX bike, mountain bike and most things in between.

Perfect for everyone!

The cost will be $40 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/velo-vino/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.

$ includes guiding, transport, and some lunch.
Bring some cash and a backpack for any wine that takes your fancy.

Register now as there are limited places.

Detour the Race <13/03/2021>

Bypass the racing scene and experience a route that is worthy of a grand tour stage.

137 kms with some significant climbing and jaw dropping vistas. This is all on sealed road.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride, cafe stops and you leave with a musette of goodies and a lift back to Christchurch from Akaroa.

The cost will be $50 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/dtr/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.

Register now as there are limited places.

GravelFondo R <6/03/2021>

Gravel Fondo – it’s the new golf.
 
Take it easy with us or ride it at your own pace *cof* race it *cof*, it’s up to you, we will have very easy to follow cue sheets for you!
 
Designed to be a step up from our popular intro Gravel rides – Grins & Gravel and Baby Roubaix, this is 125kms with no significant climbing but plenty of fun, views and photo stops. This is on a mixture of gravel and sealed roads.
 
The cost will be $20 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/gravelfondo-r/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.
Register now as there are limited places.
 
What you need:
A sense of adventure & fun!
Be an intermediate level rider however we can help you make the
transition (you should be comfortable riding a bike for 4-6 hours)
A well maintained bike, spares and gear sufficient for a day of riding.
Any medication you require and food/water for the day.
 
A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

GranFondo K – Women’s 100k <28/02/2021>

​A Gran Fondo is a long-distance road ride and roughly translates into English as “Big Ride.”

Let’s face it, for most of us 100k is a pretty Big Ride, we aren’t all pro cyclists.

This ride is designed to be one of your first metric centuries, we will provide a friendly, inclusive and learning environment for you on an interesting and scenic route.
A Rookie 100 – this is not a race, it is a fun, social Sunday Hundy

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies, plenty of cafe stops, and a finish at a pub

The cost will be $30 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/gfk/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.

$$$ includes guiding and some goodies.
We will take you through the signals & etiquette of bunch riding, nutrition tips and common maintenance.
If you need transport, we can take you, but there is a surcharge.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

What you need:
A sense of adventure & fun!
Be an intermediate level rider however we can help you make the
transition (you should be comfortable riding a bike for 2 hours)
A well maintained bike, spares and gear sufficient for a day of riding.
Any medication you require and food/water for the day.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

Register now!

GranFondo K <27/02/2021>

A Gran Fondo is a long-distance road ride and roughly translates into English as “Big Ride.”

Let’s face it, for most of us 100k is a pretty Big Ride, we aren’t all pro cyclists.

This ride is designed to be one of your first metric centuries, we will provide a friendly, inclusive and learning environment for you on an interesting and scenic route.
A Rookie 100 – this is not a race, it is a fun, social Sunday Hundy

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies, plenty of cafe stops, and a finish at a pub

The cost will be $30 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/gfk/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.

$$$ includes guiding and some goodies.
We will take you through the signals & etiquette of bunch riding, nutrition tips and common maintenance.
If you need transport, we can take you, but there is a surcharge.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

What you need:
A sense of adventure & fun!
Be an intermediate level rider however we can help you make the
transition (you should be comfortable riding a bike for 2 hours)
A well maintained bike, spares and gear sufficient for a day of riding.
Any medication you require and food/water for the day.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

Register now!

Baby Roubaix <21/02/21>

A gentle introduction to the joy of gravel grinders with four cafe/bars to relax, rejuvenate and rest at.

This is a great introduction to gravel riding, it is mostly flat 60ks with 13 gravel sections, there are a couple of easy climbs, a bit of highway and a number of quiet rural roads.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with plenty of cafe stops.

Perfect for the person who hasn’t ridden on gravel before and wants to in a no pressure group. Or just a social play with friends new and old. It’s not a race!

The cost will be $20 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/br/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.

Register now as there are limited places.

GravelFondo OK <13/02/2021>

Gravel Fondo – it’s the new golf.
 
Take it easy with us or ride it at your own pace *cof* race it *cof*, it’s up to you, we will have very easy to follow cue sheets for you!
 
Designed to be a step up from our popular intro Gravel rides – Grins & Gravel and Baby Roubaix, this is 111kms with a plethora of grippy climbing but plenty of fun, views and photo stops. This is on a mixture of gravel and sealed roads.
 
The cost will be $20 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/gravelfondo-ok/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.
Register now as there are limited places.
 
What you need:
A sense of adventure & fun!
Be an intermediate level rider however we can help you make the
transition (you should be comfortable riding a bike for 4-6 hours)
A well maintained bike, spares and gear sufficient for a day of riding.
Any medication you require and food/water for the day.
 
A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

GranFondo S2C <06/02/21>

Follow the Mighty and Majestic Buller River from Source to Sea.

The mythical milestone of the ages.
The old school imperial.
A grand day out on the bicycle

163 kms* with no significant climbing but plenty of fun and views and pie stops. This is all on sealed road.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies, plenty of cafe stops, a finish at a pub, and a lift back to St Arnaud.

Perfect for the person who hasn’t ridden 160 kms before and wants to in a no pressure group. It’s not a race!

The cost will be $50 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/gfs2c/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.
$ includes guiding, transport, musette and some goodies.

Register now as there are limited places.

* just to make sure Strava gets it

The Ton <30/01/21>

The mythical milestone of the ages.
The old school imperial.
A grand day out on the bicycle

163kms* with no significant climbing but plenty of fun and views and pie stops. This is all on sealed road.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies, plenty of cafe stops, a finish at a pub, and a lift back to Christchurch.

The cost will be $50 per person.
Here is the link to the payment portal > https://itu.co.nz/shop/ton2/
You need to register and pay before your place is secured.

Register now as there are limited places.