Weekly Email 19th April 2012

Woodhill MTB Big Day out

Mountain Bike Big Day Out

Saturday 21st April 9am to 4pm

Get yourselves along to an event of epic proportions.

“We have combined all of our goodness events into one biggie.”

– More demo/test bikes than ever before
– Prizes
– Music
– Airbag jumps (even without your bike)
– Giveaways
– Pump Track Race
– Dirt Jump Demonstration
– Good times
The Demo Fleet will be there.9am-4pm Saturday April 21st

Avanti will be there with The Demo Tour.

Check out the fleet of bikes that will be available to test.

Click here for fleet. 

Cycle for Life

Sunday 6th May 2012: If you haven’t entered yet its time to get in.  Here is a deal for your entry.
Cycle for Life Challenge


  • WEDNESDAY – Dept of Cycling MTB night rides are on and thanks for an amazing turn out last week
    Casual ride,  Meet at Avantiplus @ 6pm (this week  is lead rider.  for more info email here)
    Flying XC Squad,  Meet at Avantiplus @ 6pm or check out DoC facebook page for ride location. Over 18yo riders only. Inquiry’s, email Martyn

Upcoming events



We look forward to seeing you all out there.


Dept of Cycling

Find us on Facebook

Find us on Facebook
Keep up to date with current events:

Dont want to miss out on the next Friday night drinks then check out our facebook for the latest news and views. 

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Calendar coming soon

Coming Soon

Calendar for DoC: As part of the DoC’s commitment to providing information for its members we will be starting a calendar of events.  More inormation on how to use this calendar will be coming in the coming weeks.

Spin Classes are here

Spin Classes Start Soon

Tuesday nights from May 1st are spin nights.   Come and join Gordon McCauley on a Tuesday night spin with Department of Cycling and AvantiPlus Waitakere.  Every Tuesday night from 7pm at the shop (here).  Please click here for pricing and more information.

Remember, you cannot be dropped on a spin bike

Cateye Moonride

Calling all riders!!

Weekend of 11th May is the Cateye Moon Ride.  If you have never done a mountain biking event before this would be a great start for you.  This is a DoC supported event and its such an amazing atmosphere for all who participate.  If you are interested or just need more information please email Rona by clicking here.
To see more on the event web site click here

Strava Cycling App

Join the fun with Strava

Who is King of the Mountains? It could be you! 
If you have a garmin, smart phone or a GPS unit take it with you on a ride, when you get back in front of a computer upload the ride to Strava and compare your climbs against others.  Maybe just compare your time against your last ride.  Follow other DoC members i.e Gusto and see what secret training they have been doing!!

Click here for more information

Join Paul for a ride to Wellsford

Join Paul Sharp on a ride to Wellsford

Sunday 29th April 2012  join Paul on a ride from Mt Albert up to Wellsford.   Looking at a good 7hours in the saddle so a decent hike.  You are more than welcome to join him on his journey at any point if you would like to cut the journey down.  The ride is weather dependant.  Please click here for more details. 

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