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Official Merchandise Store

The Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Official Merchandise Store will be operating at the Great Lake Centre:

Friday 24 November 10am – 10pm

Saturday 25 November 6am – 8pm

Sunday 26 November 9am – 1pm

Event Entertainment


Food Hub: Listen to the great sounds of our band  as you enjoy your dinner 5.30pm till 8.30pm. A great relaxing way to start the weekend.


  • Half the Lake and bookabach Quarter Lake start points will have music playing through the sound systems.
  • Highland pipers on Waihi hill, Waihaha hill, and MTB tracks.
  • Airport Hill will have someone there to give you that push to the end.
  • DJ and MC on the main Stage in Event Village 2pm – 4pm and live musician Paul Foulds 4-6pm.
  • Fun Zone at Event Village from 12pm including: Holden Supporter Zone, Bouncy Castles, Temporary Tattoo station and Kids Bike Taupo bike fun.

Food and Refreshments


Cafe, meal and bar facilities will be open next to Registration on Friday:

  • 10:30am – 4pm Coffee & Snacks
  • 4pm – 9pm A selection of food vedors will be set up for your dining pleasure!

The perfect place to meet up with your cycling buddies to prepare mentally!


A number of food vendors, coffee carts and bars will be operating in the Event Village on Saturday from 11am till 7pm with a great selection of food and refreshments.


Massages will be available in the Massage marquee after your ride on Saturday for $20 for 15mins. (The Registration marquee becomes the massage marquee for event day Saturday.)

Eftpos & Banking Facilities

Most vendors have Eftpos facilities. There are ATM machines across the road on Tongariro Street at BNZ and ANZ, and further in town at ASB, Westpac and Kiwi Bank.