New Zealand Cycle Classic

  (Redirected from Tour of Wellington)

The New Zealand Cycle Classic (previously known as the Tour of Wellington) is a road cycling race held in and around the Wairarapa near Wellington, New Zealand. The race is a men's competition over five stages and part of the UCI Oceania Tour.

New Zealand Cycle Classic
Race details
RegionMasterton Region, New Zealand
English nameNew Zealand Cycle Classic
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Oceania Tour
TypeNew Zealand's Premier Stage race
OrganiserJorge Sandoval
Race directorJorge Sandoval
Web Edit this at Wikidata
First edition1988 (1988)
Editions33 (as of 2020)
First winner Darren Rush (NZL)
Most wins Brian Fowler (cyclist) (NZL) (4 wins)
Most recent Rylee Field (AUS)


Year Country Rider Team
1988   New Zealand Darren Rush
1989   New Zealand Brian Fowler
1990   New Zealand Brian Fowler
1991   New Zealand Brian Fowler
1992   New Zealand Brian Fowler
1993   New Zealand Clark Richards
1994   New Zealand Ric Reid
1995   Australia Robbie McEwen
1996   New Zealand Ric Reid
1997   Australia Corey Sweet
1998   Australia Hayden Bradbury
1999   New Zealand Julian Dean
2000   New Zealand Brendon Vesty
2001   France Chris Jenner Fuji Xerox
2002   New Zealand Robin Reid Avanti Cycles
2003   New Zealand Matthew Yates Team Subway
2004   Canada Eric Wohlberg Trust House
2005   Australia Matthew Lloyd Team Jayco
2006   New Zealand Hayden Roulston Team Subway
2007   New Zealand Hayden Roulston Trek-Zookeepers Café
2008   Australia Travis Meyer
2009   Australia Peter McDonald Drapac–Porsche Cycling
2010   New Zealand Michael Torckler Cardno Team
2011   New Zealand George Bennett Cardno Team
2012   Australia Jay McCarthy Team Jayco-AIS
2013   Australia Nathan Earle Huon Salmon–Genesys Wealth Advisers
2014   New Zealand Michael Vink Team Budget Forklifts
2015   New Zealand Taylor Gunman Avanti Racing Team
2016   Australia Ben O'Connor Avanti Racing Team
2017   New Zealand Joseph Cooper IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness
2018   New Zealand Hayden McCormick New Zealand (national team)
2019   New Zealand Aaron Gate EvoPro Racing
2020   Australia Rylee Field Team BridgeLane

Multiple victoriesEdit

Wins Name Country Years
4 Brian Fowler   NZL 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
2 Ric Reid   NZL 1994, 1996
Hayden Roulston   NZL 2006, 2007


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