Stage One - Lost lake loop

Wednesday 23 January 2019


Cambridge – Kaipaki – Roto o rangi – Leamington (Two laps of circuit)

Set amongst land that was originally around 14,000ha of peat bog, this stage takes you over rolling farmlands, past the remaining peat lakes of Ohaupō and through to the lost lake of Roto-o-rangi. Ride through the productive soils of Waipā!

See complete Map HERE


See Route Video HERE

Distance: 132.0km
Start Time: 10.00am
Start Location: St Peter’s School - Cambridge
Finish Time: 1.25pm (est.)
Finish Location: Lamb St – outside Leamington Primary School

Best place to view

The first early opportunity to view the stage is at the start of the race at St Peter's School.  Spectators can drive early to Kaipaki and see riders go past twice.  If you want to see the finish, make sure you are at Lamb St  - outside Leamington Primary School before riders get there.

Race route

10.00am Start St Peter’s School - Cambridge - Neutralised for Approx. 8.0 km
10.10am      0.0km         Race start 1000 meters after turning right onto Kaipaki Rd.
                     9.3km        Turn left onto Lynd Rd
                    12.0 km      Turn right onto Kite Rd
                    12.9 km       Turn left onto Mill Rd
10.25am     16.2 km        Turn left onto Jary Rd .
                     20.5 km       Turn left onto Wallace Rd
                    22.5km        BNZ Sprint 1
                    23.8 km       Turn left onto Turkington Rd
                   26.0 km        Turkington Rd becomes Parallel Rd – Go straight ahead
10.40am     27.8 km       Turn right onto Cambridge Rd.
11.10am     38.0 km       Turn left onto Long Rd
                   38.3km         Straight ahead to stay on Long Road (Chamberlain Rd on Left)
                   40.7 km        Turn left onto Puahue Rd
                   46.4 km         Stay on Puahue Rd towards Parklands Rd
                   47.3 km        Turn left onto Parklands Rd
                   51.7 km        Turn right onto Roto O Rangi Rd.
11.40am    58.0km        Continue on Roto O Rangi Rd towards Lamb St
                   64.0 km         Left Turn left onto Lamb St
11.45am    65.5 km       BNZ SPRINT 2 - Riders go past finish line to start one more lap of circuit.
                   66.9 km        Turn Right onto Cambridge Rd and then LEFT onto Kaipaki Rd
                   67.0km        Turn Left onto Kaipaki Road –
                   76.9 km        Turn left onto Lynd Rd
12.10pm    79.5 km        Turn right onto Kite Rd
                   80.5 km        Turn left onto Mill Rd
                   83.8 km        Turn left onto Jary Rd .
                   88.1 km         Turn left onto Wallace Rd .
                   91.3 km        Turn left onto Turkington Rd
                   93.2km          Turkington Rd becomes Parallel Rd
12.35pm    95.4 km        Turn right onto Cambridge Rd
                   105.6 km       Turn left onto Long Rd
                   108.2 km        Turn left onto Puahue Rd
                    114.9 km       Turn left onto Parklands Rd
13.05pm    119.3 km      Turn right onto Roto O Rangi Rd
                    131.6 km        Turn left onto Lamb St
13.25pm    132.2km         Finish