Cuddon Cycling Marlborough’s riders will compete in the first two stages of the Curtis Piper Memorial four stage event from Forrest Estate Winery tomorrow afternoon.
The open grade event will start with a 4km prologue time trial from Condors Bend Road to Bedford Road. This will be immediately followed by a 63km massed start stage from the Grove Mill Winery up the Waihopai Valley Road to just beyond the Waihopai Dam and return. The final two stages will be ridden next Saturday.
The junior under 17 grade will cover stage one of the open event and the ride a 28km massed start event on the same course. Both grades will also have a sealed handicap component incorporated.
All riders are to assemble at Forrest Estate Winery at 1pm for a 1.30pm start.