2018 Schedule

Friday 23rd Nov 2018
8.00am Maxi Enduro Starts, Tongariro St
10.00am Registration, Expo and Official Merchandise Store Open – GLC
10.00am Half the Lake and Quarter Lake Bike Loading Opens
3.30pm The Big Bike Trip presentation - Great Lake Centre Theatre
4.00pm- 9.00pm
Food Hub Open
4.30pm Robbie McEwen talks in the Great Lake Centre Threatre
5.00pm Cycle Mania, Tongariro St
5.30pm - 7.30pm Paul Foulds playing at the Food Hub
6.00pm Defence Forces Criterium
6.30pm Womens Elite Criterium
7.00pm Men’s Elite Criterium
7.30pm - 9.00pm Big Bike Film Feature playing in the Food Hub
8.00pm Criterium Prizegiving
10.00pm Registration, Expo, Official Merchandise Store, Bike Loading and Late Entries Close
Saturday 24th Nov 2018
1.30am Enduro Start in Redoubt Street
6.00am Registration Opens, Official Merchandise Store Opens – GLC
6.00am Bike Barn Round the Lake - start group 9 only
6.45am Holden Men’s Classic Race start – Tongariro Street
7.00am Bayleys Women’s Classic Race Start – Bayleys Office Cne Ruapehu and Roberts St
From 7.00am Bike Barn Round the Lake – Groups 1 & 2 Start
  Tandem Start
  BDO Huka XL Start
  BDO Huka Challenge Start
From 7.50am Round the Lake – Groups 3 & 4 Start
8.00am Registration closes
From 8.30am Bike Barn Round the Lake – Groups W1, 5& 6 Start
From 8:30am Half the Lake Buses Start to leave from Titiraupenga St
From 9.00am BDO Huka Steamer Start
  Bike Barn Round the Lake – Groups 7, W2 & 8 Start
From 9:45am Half the Lake Start from Kuratau School
10am BDO Huka Teaser Start
  Arrival of Elite Race Finishers – Bayleys Women’s Classic Race finishers followed by Holden Men’s Classic Race finishers and BDO Huka XL finishers. Prize Giving – podium on Tongariro Street at the conclusion of each race.
From 10.45am Arrival of Bike Barn Round the Lake and BDO Huka MTB finishers
11.00am Buses for Quarter Lake leave Titiraupenga St
12 Noon Quarter Lake starts at Motuoapa Marina
  Fun Zone opens
  Massage Tent opens
 1.00pm Entertainment starts main stage
From 1.30pm Lakesider Start – 2 Mile Bay Reserve
From 2.30pm Kids Heart Ride Start - 2 Mile Bay Reserve
3.00pm Heart Kids team ride Start - 2 Mile Bay Reserve
5.30 pm Maori Culture Performance - Main Stage
6.00pm Prizegiving Tongariro Domain
 Sunday 25th Nov 2018
9.00am Official Merchandise Store & Event HQ opens at Great Lake Centre for merchandise, lost property (until 10:30am)
12.00pm Event HQ & Official Merchandise Store closes.