UPDATE: Due to safety reason and the new entrance to Rotorua with a single lane roundabout we have had to change the 100k Flyer direction back to Rotorua to Taupo!
Ride your way from one tourist mecca to another.
For 2018, the Moa 100k Flyer will go in the direction of Rotorua to Taupo. What a fantastic achievement to cycle 100k on this course through some of the most scenic countrysides in NZ from one tourist Mecca to another, Rotorua to Taupo. Cyclists of all ability levels can tackle the 100 K course as a solo, on a tandem or in a relay team of two.
Saturday 14th April 2018
Early Bird Entry Fees until 2nd April
Adult Solo: $70
Junior Solo (Under 19 years): $60
Relay Team or Tandem: $100
Entry Fees from 3rd April
Adult Solo: $80
Junior Solo (Under 19 years): $70
Relay Team or Tandem: $110
Refunds prior to the 7th of April will incur a $10.00 administration fee. There will be no refunds from the 8th of April. In the case of a natural disaster, closure of the forest due to high winds or other uncontrollable factors, “Act of God” conditions causing the cancellation of the event, entry fees will not be refunded.
Transfers to another person can be made up until the 10th of April. Please contact 07 3483301 or email@example.com prior to this date. Any transfers after this date will need to be completed at registration.
Enter online using a credit card. Click here to Enter.
– Post it in to PO Box 324, Rotorua with a cheque made up to ‘100 K Flyer’
– Post it in to PO Box 324, Rotorua with proof of bank deposit payment. Please pay bank deposit into ASB Taupo 12-3162-0075818-61 using your name as reference.
Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with proof of bank deposit payment. Please pay bank deposit into ASB Taupo 12-3162-0075818-61 using your name as reference.
You will receive confirmation of your entry and team number via email when you enter. Please print this out and bring along to registration. You can also check your entry by clicking here and looking at our confirmed entrant list. Link to come.
Friday 13th April
5pm – 8pm: Registration at the Copthorne Hotel, Fenton Street, Rotorua
5pm – 8pm: Bike drop off for overnight security
Saturday 14th April
7am: Shuttle leaves Taupo Events Centre (AC Baths) off Spa Rd, Taupo.
7am – 9am: Registration at the Copthorne Hotel, Fenton Street, Rotorua
8.30am: Start for those who expect to take over 4.5hours (please be on start line by 8.20am for briefing)
9.30am: Start for main race (please be on start line by 9.20am for briefing)
3pm: Prize-giving at the Taupo Events Centre (AC Baths) off Spa Rd, Taupo
8.30am: Early Start – for those who expect to take longer than 4.5 hours (read more below)
9.30am: Main Start
The 100k Flyer event will start in Ward Ave, outside the Copthorne Hotel, Rotorua. All riders must be at the start line by 9.20am for race briefing (or 8.20am for the Early Start)
For safety reasons the following format will be in place for the start of the event. Riders will be requested to position themselves in their estimated finish time category on the start line (there will be signs to indicate the groupings). This is essential for the safety of riders, as riders will be riding in a pack of similar ability and therefore minimize the need to pass others. Please note: The first three placing of each grade will be by gun time.
Early Start – Riders over 4.5 hours
Any riders expecting to complete the course in a time over 4hours 30mins are requested to start at 8.30am. Please be on the start line by 8.20am. The lead vehicle will not exceed an average speed of 22km per hour and no rider is permitted to pass this vehicle from this start group. Instant disqualification will occur if a rider from the special start group passes this vehicle.
A shuttle service is available from Taupo to Rotorua on the Saturday morning of the event. Competitors will be coached from the Taupo Events Centre leaving at 7am to Rotorua (where their bikes will be stored) Riders using the shuttle bus service must register at the Copthorne Hotel, Rotorua on Friday evening and leave their bikes in the secured patrolled area with the organisers. No bikes will be carried on the shuttle buses! Personal gear will be transported back to Taupo for your collection at the completion of your ride. There is an additional cost of $30 per person for this service.
If you wish to use this service you must pre-book by 10th April. Competitors will be sent a shuttle ticket via email. Bag tags can be collected from security when you are locking your bike up. Personal gear will be transported back to Taupo for your collection at the completion of your ride.
Support on the Course
Available on course will be mechanics, first-aid team, 2 x water stations/toilets plus other event staff for your assistance to make this an enjoyable and memorable ride.
The relay is over the same course with teams of two riders. The changeover is at the 50km mark and this is also an aid station. All transportation of riders and bikes is the responsibility of the team.
Participants must wear an approved safety New Zealand cycling helmet while riding the event. All road rules are to be obeyed at all times as all roads are open to vehicle traffic.
No aero bars are permitted to be attached to any bike at any time during this event. Under no circumstances can any rider use a ‘Time Trial’ bike or wear an I-pod or other listening devise. Any riders not adhering to the event rules will not be permitted to start.
Water and toilets are available at the relay change area (50km) and at Broadlands School (70km mark).
Prize-giving will take place at the Taupo Event Centre, at 3pm
Medals will be awarded to the first three males and females in each grade in the solo 100k and first three teams in the relay and tandem grades. Award winners must be present at prize-giving to receive their prize, these will not be posted out.
There are plenty of spot prizes and giveaways. The major spot prizes include a CamelBak product, Moa Beer and much more! You must be present at prize-giving to be eligible for spot prizes.
Every competitor receives…
A race bag jam packed with sponsors goodies including Pop n Good Popcorn, Craisins, HELL Pizza Voucher (valued at $9.50) and a bottle of Loaded Sports Drink. Event facilities include on-course water station, electronic timing, hot showers, mechanical support on the course, first aid, online certificate, professional photographers and the chance to win an awesome spot prize!
Stay at the ‘One Stop Shop’ Copthorne Hotel, Rotorua
Shuttle service – heated pool – spa pools – quality accommodation – tennis court – full bar & restaurant facilities – Sky TV and secure bike storage for in-house guests
Rates for 100k flyer – Share twin
Std $129incl room only
Superior $149incl room only
Breakfast @ $23.50incl pp
Full Buffet with extra Pasta dishes $38incl pp
Ask about the “100k Flyer Offer”
Phone: 0508 747 686
- ALWAYS wear a helmet, no exceptions!!
- Wear cycling gloves and sunglasses.
- Don’t ride your aero bars through town except in near zero traffic conditions. Your time delay in getting onto the brakes from the aero position may be the critical difference in avoiding an accident.
- Don’t ride a bike wearing headphones/ipod. Being able to hear cars approaching from behind is vital.
- If riding at night wear plenty of reflective clothing, don’t wear dark colours. Have plenty of lighting especially red tail lights.
- When approaching cars parked on your side of the road be wary of an opening door.
- Be careful on wet or icy wintry mornings. Watch the road surface for ice signs, don’t lean too much on the corners, and don’t apply too much front brake. Also avoid the road markings when wet, they can be very slippery.
- If you are riding in an event like the 100K Flyer get used to riding on someone else’s wheel and riding in a bunch.
- If you are heading out on a long ride make sure you take enough water, food, clothing, cash and your cell phone. Take at least one spare tyre/tube.
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- Physical Address: 92 White Street, Rotorua
- Postal Address: PO Box 324, Rotorua
- Phone/Fax: 07 348 3301
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