Flight Centre

Race Update 4 - Weather Forecast

October 25, 2018 at 9:58 AM

The current weather Met Service forecast for Saturday for both Thames and Whitanga is,

“Cloud increasing, Showers developing, Northerlies”

This means everyone will need to be particularly careful on the wet roads, they will get slippery.

Consider your clothing for the event and consider your tyre pressure. As for traction in wet conditions decreasing tyre pressure does indeed help. By decreasing pressure, you increase the size of the tire's contact patch on the road. The lower the pressure, the more tire is touching the road, and the more grip you will have.

Just a reminder that the registrations are at the following locations;


We wish you all a safe trip to the Coromandel and look forward to seeing you at registration and on the start line.