Friday 4th to Sunday 6th October

The Yunca Tour of Southland is our club’s “A” race for the Winter Season. A good deal of the training we’ve done, and the additional sessions you’ve been encouraged to complete, have been focussed on your preparation for this event.

This page will be updated frequently throughout the lead-up to the event with the most accurate information about the campaign.

Trip Plan 3-6 October 2019

Thur 09:00School Pool CarparkSchool group leaves for Invercargill
Thur 12:30Arrive to group accommodation:
Colonial on Tay
Offload gear and food. Change for recon ride.
Thur 14:00Day two course recon – GlencoeOn-bike familiarisation of day two course
Thur 16:00TBASquad Briefing
Fri 10:00Teretonga RacewayPrologue: Teretonga TT – Registration opens at 09:00
Fri 13:30Teretonga RacewayTeretonga Kermesse – Sign on at 13:00
Fri 17:00TBADay One Debrief, Day Two Strategy
Sat 09:00GlencoeBeast of the East
Sat 13:30GlencoeNew Vale Circuit
Sat 17:00TBADay Two Debrief, Day Three Strategy
Sat 18:00TBATeam Dinner
Sun 08:30Woodlands/Invercargill HighwayInner City Criterium
Sun 13:00Grove BushRoad Race
21:00School Pool CarparkGroup arrives home.

Course Information

Prologue – Teretonga TT2.6km2.6km2.6km2.6km
Stage 2 – Teretonga Kermesse10 Laps  8 Laps 4 Laps  4 Laps  
Stage 3 – Beast of the East84km42km30km30km
Stage 4 – New Vale Circuit68km48km28km28km
Stage 5 – Inner City Criterium15min+   3 laps15min+   3 laps12min+   3 laps12min+ 3 laps
Stage 6 – Grove Bush Springhills90km76km38km38km
Sprint & KOM results FinalFinalFinalFinal

Race Manual


Training Schedule

This is our schedule of training rides leading into the event. It includes a ‘heavy’ week with 3 hard days in a row, replicating the effort/distance of the event itself.

Fri 12 Sep3:45pmMt Barker Power Sets
Sat 13 Sep10:00amHilly Ride
Sun 14 Sep10:00amLong Ride
Fri 20 Sep3:45pmAlbert Town Kermesse
Sat 21 Sep10:00amITT Part 1
Sat 21 Sep3:00pmITT Part 2
Sun 22 Sep10:00amCadence Sets
Sun 22 Sep3:00pmRace Strategy Ride
Fri 27 Sep3:45pmHidden Hills TT
Sun 28 Sep10:00amAttack Simulation

Please take the time to communicate to Chris if you are unable to attend any of the planned sessions.





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