LAKE TAUPO CYCLE CHALLENGE

 

NEW ZEALAND'S PREMIER CYCLING EVENT

From its humble beginnings in 1977 with just 26 participants, the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge has grown into NZ’s premier and largest cycling event, an iconic cycling institution with thousands of riders from across New Zealand and over 20 countries across the globe taking part each year! 

The Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge has delivered immense social and economic benefits to the Lake Taupo region over its 40 year history and its legacy and impact strongly continues.

 

 

 

40 YEARS OF HISTORY


This year marks 40 years of ‘Cycling Around Lake Taupo’ and there is no better way to celebrate than to share many years of accumulate knowledge, memorabilia and memories.

To glimpse topics, view images and relive memories from the Cycle Challenge’s 40 year history browse categories on the right.

For a blast from the past, view RESULTS from each year. Where does your name feature?

SHARE YOUR CYCLE CHALLENGE STORIES

Keen to share your yarn, smiling face or ancient Cycle Challenge artefact – then follow the steps below:

Browse all Cycle Challenge stories, topics and images.

Register on Kete, and then join this basket to share your stories!

Can I contribute?

If you own photographs, letters, postcards or memorabilia relating to the Cycle Challenge or have a story to tell, we would love you to share these on Kete Taupo.

How do I share my Cycle Challenge stories?

1.    Register to create your free account on Kete Taupo. More information about registration.

2.    Join the Cycle Challenge basket.

3.    Click Add Item to create a topic or to add images, audio, video or documents to the " basket. More information about adding items.

4.    Please contact us or visit us at Taupo District Libraries or Taupo Museum if you would like help to share your memorabilia or stories.

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge


Year:1977