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Cyclist Peter Yarrell, QSM, has turned his love of the sport into a vehicle that’s raised hundreds of thousands for charity. On the eve of his latest Tour of New Zealand, he tells PHILIP CHANDLER why he’s stepping down...

Reuben rides in NZ colours

By MATTHEW MCKEW A puncture burst any individual chances of success for Queenstown pro cyclist Reuben Thompson this week, but his efforts put his team first in Wellington. The Whakatipu’s king of the hill opened his season with a team trial...

Like a boss

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Talk about a homecoming. Yesterday, in arguably the most fitting result in the Tour of Southland to date, hometown boy and newly-minted pro cyclist Reuben Thompson, racing for Vet4Farms, showed the field how it’s done, winning the third...

Amping for The Remarks

By GUY WILLIAMS The only Queenstown rider in the Tour of Southland can’t wait for its most gut-busting climb. Newly-minted pro rider Reuben Thompson, flew into the resort on Saturday after quarantining in an Auckland hotel following his flight home from...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Hundreds of local and part-time residents are indebted to Queenstowner Peter Atkinson for their love of cycling. The 78-year-old, who died last month from a rare heart disorder, founded the Queenstown Pedallers not long after he and his wife...
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