The first UCI stage match of 2021 in New Zealand starts on Wednesday

The first UCI stage match of 2021 in New Zealand starts on Wednesday

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 11:02 AM

The 2021 road season begins on Wednesday. In New Zealand, the New Zealand Bicycle Classic (UCI 2.2) is on display, with home riders initially the only five-day stage race in the Wellington region.

Several Australian tournaments with international appearances, including Tour Down Under and Cadell Evans Great Ocean Road Race, have been canceled for some time. In the form of the Santos cycling form for Tour Down Under, a solution has been found with national teams and riders from their home country.

The same goes for the New Zealand bicycle classic, which always focuses more on riders coming from Oceania during the summer months of the Southern Hemisphere. In the last ten years, the overall success has gone six times for home riding and four times for Australians. Overall winners include future pros George Bennett (2011), Jay McCarthy (2012), Nathan Earley (2013) and Ben O’Connor (2016).

Fisher-Black My Strong
Trust this year’s edition Participation of fourteen teams Five or six riders. Among them is Jumbo-Wisma Development Rider Finn Fisher-Black (19), who is participating in the national selection. Corbin Strong, 20, of SEG Racing Academy, was also part of the team for the event. Seven, except for more than seventy New Zealanders, do Aussie, A Brit and an American.

In New Zealand Bicycle Classic The 10km group starts the next night with a time test. This is followed by the city of Wellington with an upward finish, a sprint platform, a mountain platform and another scale. For night owls: All in-line rides end at 1am to 3am Dutch-Belgian time. The winner of the start time test will be known at 7.45am our time.

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Flag-nz New Zealand Cycle Classic 2021 (UCI 2.2)
Wednesday 13 January, Level 1: Masterton – Masterton (DDT, 10 km)
Thursday, January 14, Level 2: Masterton – Masterton (158.1 km)
Friday, January 15, Level 3: Masterton – Martinboro (126.3 km)
Saturday January 16, Level 4: Masterton – Admiral Hill (126.9 km)
Sunday, January 17, Level 5: Wellington – Wellington (1 hour + 3 laps, 1.1 km scale)

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