Cycling Club

A number of national cycling events took place in the school holidays.

A group of seven RI riders - Alex Clark, Anita Iese, Jonny Barclay, Finn Houghton, Kyle Paris, Toby Browne and Robert Turnbull travelled to Palmerston North to compete in the Nationals School Road Championship.

This is a 3 stage event which includes team and individual races: Team Time Trial, Individual Road and Points Races.  

Road Race
Jonny 1st, with Finn Houghton, Kyle Paris and Toby Browne also placing in the Top 10.

Points Race
Jonny 1st, with Kyle Paris and Finn Houghton also placing in the Top 10. 

On the basis of the points accumulated by these placings our boys took the title of NATIONAL INTERMEDIATE BOYS CHAMPION!

Following on from this event two of our riders - Jonny Barclay and Robert Turnbull, headed to Southland to compete in two competitions. 

Yunca Junior Tour of Southland
Jonny and Robert competed in 6 races over 3 days in the U13 Boys group, achieving 1st and 4th places respectively. 

National Track Cycling in Invercargill
Scratch Race - Jonny 3rd, Robert 5th
Points Race -  Jonny 3rd, Robert 5th