Round The Mountain
Round the Mountain - 100 years of a cycling classic
Published October 2011
History is brought to life in this celebration of the Taranaki Round the Mountain Classic cycle race.
For a century, cyclists have tested their mettle in this hundred-mile race around the majestic cone of Mt Taranaki. New Zealand's longest-running race, the mountain circuit has been a prestigious yardstick for top amateurs and professionals to compare themselves with past and present champions.
Collected here, along with race memorabilia and photographs, are stories of sweat, tears and nail-biting finishes, broken bikes, coveted prizes and the early triumphs of cycling legends.
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