Peter Michael won the mid December Speed King tour in Upper Hutt in New Zealand, then took out 4 N.Z. senior road titles in the 1st Week of January to get 2011 underway.
Nicole Begg was slow in recovering from a World Injury, but won all 11 senior & open road & indoor N.Z. Titles, to remain undefeated in N.Z. senior & open titles for several years.
This week they start out as Favourites for the “Tour of Timaru” with other X-TECH / WHEELZ N.Z. team members Antony Nalder, Wayne Begg, Brett McCormack & Mark MacDonald also bound to be prominent in the mens.
In the ladies Nicole Begg will have other X-TECH members Livia Meier, Samantha Michael & Emily Van der Heyden also looking for honours in the event.
With $6,500 to be divided up, the racing will be sure to be very intensive.