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Edition Zero Timeline

The weekend is full of activity, while riding your bike might be your key focus, this page has all the info so you can be in the right place at the right time.

The final timeline will be confirmed closer to November

Important Dates and Times

3rd June - World Bicycle Day

Online Entries Open at 8am

1st November

All entries and transfer windows close

Event Weekend

Friday 24th November

3pm - 8pm Registration, Race Pack Collection and NZ Gravel Expo

Saturday 25th November


5:30am Edition Zero Mains - Riders arrive in starting zone

5:45am Pre Ride Briefing

6:00am Edition Zero Mains begins


Mains Course Time Cut-offs 

10:30am Cannington Aid Station One Closes (64km)

2pm Water Stop Closes (121km)

5pm Cattle Creek Aid Station Two Closes (166km)

8pm Waihaorunga Caffeine Stop Closes (211km)

10pm Velodrome Village closes


7:00am Saturday Registration opens (Entrée registration closes at 7:30am)

7:30am Edition Zero Entrée - Riders arrive in starting zone

7:45am Pre Ride Briefing

8:00am Edition Zero Entrée Begins


Entrée Course Time Cut-offs

12:30pm Aid Station One Closes (64km)

2:30pm Water Stop Closes (110km)


8:30am Snack Registration closes

8:30am Edition Zero Snack - Riders arrive in starting zone

8:45am Pre Ride Briefing

9:00am Edition Zero Snack Begins


Snack Course Time Cut-offs

2:30pm Snack Aid Station Closes (54km)

Velodrome Village

11:00am Village is open for lunch

5pm Prize Giving

10pm Final Finisher Prize Giving

Finish Line Closure and pack down

Sunday 26th November

Go get breakfast at the Bakery or The Waimate, enjoy a round of disc golf, enjoy the region and travel home safe.

9am Breakfast Miles - Throw down the fastest 1 Mile at the velodrome, unofficial, timed via Strava, no prizes, just a good time.

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