We are all devastated and deeply saddened from the loss of Micky Inagaki in a serious crash with a truck on the Tekapo-Twizel road during our “Tiki Tour” ride.   This was Micky’s second visit to New Zealand and I had ridden with him in Australia. It was always pleasure to host him with his […]

Tiki Tour – Agenda

Agenda 2-4pm, Saturday, 11 March Meet & Greet Light checks The World Bar & Restaurant, 12 Church Lane 6am, Sunday, 12 March (347km) Riders depart Queenstown from Cycle Higher, 9B Earl Street Route highlights: Crown Range, Lake Hawea, Haast Pass Overnight control is at Ivory Towers Backpackers, Fox Glacier Monday, 13 March (296km) Route highlights: […]

Controls and Services en-route

Controls/Checkpoints Due to the front loading of the hills on this route, Les Randonneurs Mondiaux have authorised us to use revised cutoff times based on a 13.333km/h average speed. Please remember the revised time-limits are set to ensure riders can get adequate rest. I recommend aiming to get the overnight controls by the regular “ACP90” […]