We have some exciting new features and options for every type of riding in the lead up to the 10th Anniversary of the event plus a post event dinner with cycling stars such as Henk Vogel, Tino Tabak, Blair Stockwell and local hero Robin Reid who are all coming to join the party!
Thanks to Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Mike Pero Real Estate some lucky person is going take away a trip for two to Rarotonga worth $5000.
Check out what Pacific Resort Rarotonga have got going right at this moment!
‘Pacific Resort Rarotonga on ever popular Muri Beach & Lagoon – currently offering free nights and food & beverage credits......click here for more information’.
The BBQ makers from all BBQ's, Broil King will be giving away their top of the range model plus all the accessories with a total prize package worth $5000.
If you competed at this years Lake Taupo Challenge and entering the 2014 Forrest GrapeRide then you will qualify for the Lake to Grape prize draw of a 2014 Merida bike valued at $6000, free entry into the 2014 Contact Lake Taupo Challenge and the 2015 Forrest GrapeRide, 2 nights accommodation for 2 at each event staying at Hilton Lake Taupo and Marlborough Vintners Hotel, Bluebridge ferry crossing and a custom cycle kit from each event. The winner will be announced at the 2014 Forrest GrapeRide. Check out the terms and conditions of this amazing offer.
Master of Wine, Bob Campbell, NZs leading wine educator is coming to Forrest Graperide and will be running a day course on Sunday the 6th of April. This is a diploma course and will be at a cost of $249. To book online click here. Bob will also be onsite pouring and talking wine on the Saturday.
Welcome to the South Island’s biggest and most popular recreational road cycling event.
The classic course traverses a 101km or 42km circuit through some of the most stunning scenery New Zealand has to offer and has been described as a ride through nature’s photo album.
The post event event dinner on Saturday evening on 5 April at the Clubs of Marlborough will be a night with some of the stars of cycling. Included with the stunning menu will be a complementry glass of wine or beer to settle you into your seat with friends or family and all for just $75 per person. Check for more details about the on the Info pages.
New events on offer for the 10th anniversary will be a 4hr/8hr MTB option on Sunday the 30th of March, mid week 3 stage event on the 101km for the more discerning rider who really wants to check the course out at a more leisurely pace on Thursday 3 April and the exciting criterium and street sprints around the CBD in Blenheim for Elite, B and C grade riders will be Sunday 6 April.
Sip on some world class wines, savour the best of local cuisine during a truly memorable week of events.