Shweeb World Champs
Sorry, this event’s been and gone
|Sat 9 Feb ’13, 4:00pm–7:00pm||
Where: Agroventures Adventure Park, 1335 Paradise Valley Road, Rotorua
Restrictions: All Ages
Event listed by: Agroventures001
Are you Bike curious? Then get your race face on at Agroventures Adventure Park, put your fast feet forward and race through space on the Shweeb. This is the world’s only and most efficient man-powered monorail race track, hanging in cycling pods from an overhead rail. You can race at up to 45kmph against the clock, friends or foes over a 600m track. The bullet-shaped recumbent (meaning lie back) pods are suspended under two inverse tracks that weave 200m long and ride 7m high. Feel the inertia as you swing around every corner and beat the rest to be the best!
Shweeb World Champs - There are four race categories to compete in:
- Under 15 years
- Under 10 years
PLEASE NOTE: Once tickets have been purchased please email email@example.com to confirm your race category. Competitors will need to be present on site from 4.00 pm for heats and from 6.00 pm for Finals.
Heats will be run from 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Finals: 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Prize giving: 7.00 pm
$1000 prize money is up for grabs if you can break a current World Shweeb Race Record (54.8 seconds for men and 58.8 for ladies) and prize packs available for Category Winners.
Open to anybody keen to give it their all (no prior experience and minimum fitness required).
Minimum height is 1.1 meters and maximum height to participate is 2 meters tall.
Come down and take part is this inaugural event and the first of its kind in the world! Proudly brought to you as part of the very first Rotorua Bike Festival 2013.