Michael Northey

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Michael James Northey (born 24 March 1987 in Auckland) is a New Zealand former racing cyclist.[1] He competed for New Zealand at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. In April 2016 Northey announced his retirement from competition due to heart damage he suffered after contracting a virus.[2] After his retirement he remained with his final team Madison Genesis, initially in the role of Assistant Team Manager[3] before being promoted to Team Manager.[4] He left the team in 2017 in order to move back to New Zealand with his family.[5]

Michael Northey
ToB 2014 stage 8a - Michael James Northey (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full nameMichael James Northey
Born (1987-03-24) 24 March 1987 (age 34)
Auckland, New Zealand
Team information
Current teamRetired
Amateur team
Professional teams
2009Land Rover-Orbea
2011PureBlack Racing
2012–2013Node 4–Giordana Racing
2014–2016Madison Genesis


1st Stage 5 Tour of Southland
1st   National Criterium Championships
1st Overall Tour of Southland
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 1 Tour du Loir-et-Cher
1st   National Criterium Championships
1st Beverley Grand Prix[6]
1st   National Criterium Championships


  1. ^ "Michael Northey". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 10 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Prominent NZ rider Northey retires". Cycling New Zealand. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Mike Northey Becomes Assistant Team Manager: Northey Starts New Chapter With Madison Genesis". Madison Genesis. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Mike Northey Appointed as Madison Genesis Team Manager". Madison Genesis. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. ^ Robertshaw, Henry; Pitt, Vern (9 October 2017). "Former world champion Colin Sturgess joins Madison-Genesis as team manager". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  6. ^ Swarbrick, Guy (18 July 2017). "Mike Northey (Madison Genesis) wins latest round of the 2014 British Cycling Elite Circuit Series". British Cycling. Retrieved 25 May 2017.