Stage Four

Saturday 26 January 2019 - Queen stage of the tour

Cambridge – Pukemoremore – Richmond Downs – Hobbiton Movie Set – Karapiro Rd - Maungakawa Hill – Te Miro - Maungakawa Hill
Distance 143km

Distance: 143.8km
Convoy Assembly Time: 9.45am
Convoy Assembly Location: St Peter’s School - Cambridge
Start Time: 12.00 noon
Start Location: St Peter’s School - Cambridge
Neutral Race Control: 4.5km
Race Start Location: McLean St Playground – Thornton Rd
Finish Time: 16.10pm (est.)
Finish Location: Top of Maungakawa Hill

Riders start from St Peter’s School - Cambridge and travel neutralised towards McLean St Playground via Cambridge Road, Hamilton Road, Thornton Road. Race start by McLean St Playground.

Best place to view

Head to the top of Limeworks hill to see riders climbing. Then as soon as the convoy goes past, jump in the car and drive towards Gladstone via the Lees Pakaraka Road to watch riders going up the final climb of the day to the top of Admiral hill.

Stage Route

The Queen Stage  - Riders start from St Peter’s School - Cambridge and travel neutralised towards McLean St Playground via Cambridge Road, Hamilton Road, Thornton Road. Race start by McLean St Playground.

10.00am Start  - Neutralised for Approx. 4.5 km

0.0km Race start - McLean St Playground – Thornton Rd
1.5 km East Head east on Thornton Rd toward Maungakawa Rd
1.64 km Go onto Maungakawa Rd
3.1 km Turn left onto Fencourt Rd
4.0 km Continue on Fencourt Rd toward Victoria Rd
10.4 km Turn right onto Victoria Rd/State Highway 1B
17.4 km Turn right onto Tauwhare Rd
20.1 km Turn Right onto Tahuroa Rd
33.3 km Right Turn right onto Morrinsville-Walton Rd
37.4 km Turn left onto Kiwitahi Station Rd
40.8 km Turn Right onto Milliken Rd
47.5 km Turn Left onto Morrinsville-Walton Rd
50.2 km Turn right onto Piakoiti Rd
53.3 km Head south on Piakoiti Rd
57.0 km Piakoiti Rd becomes Henry Watson Rd
64.5 km Turn right onto Matai Rd
66.6 km South Head south on Matai Rd toward Puketutu Rd
67.2 km Turn right onto Puketutu Rd
69.6 km Turn right onto Buckland Rd
74.5 km Go past Hobbiton Movie Set - Sprint
86.5 km Continue onto Karapiro Rd
88.7 km Turn right onto Whitehall Rd
93.3 km Continue onto French Pass Rd
95.1 km Turn left to stay on French Pass Rd
99.3 km Go past Tour of Duty Farm
102.2 km Turn right onto Maungakawa Rd
104.1 km Start KOM
107.3 km Top KOM
Riders continue towards Te Miro to complete a 36km lap.
110.3 km Left Turn to stay on Maungakawa Rd
113.9 km Turn right onto Te Miro Rd
119.4 km Turn left onto Brunskill Rd
128.4 km Turn right onto French Pass Rd
130.2 km Turn left to stay on French Pass Rd
137.8 km Turn right onto Maungakawa Rd
140km Start KOM
143.1 km Right Sharp right onto Gudex Rd
143.8 km Finish top Maungakawa Hill  -  KOM


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