Now that Taupo and the North Island Series races are behind us, here's one way of keeping the competitive spirit going through December. It's the latest in our irregular series of Strava Challenges.

This time it's your chance to be the King or Queen of the Fingers. The usual rules apply:

  • · The Challenge is open to current Kapiti Cycling Club members only
  • · The climbs can be attempted as many times as you wish, your fastest time as at close of play on the 30th December will count
  • To be in, all three segments have to be completed.
  • Places will be decided by average place on the 3 segments, lowest number wins.

Note that says the 30th, not the 31st. Hopefully I won't have time on the evening of New Years Eve to be checking the results of this. To prove that I know that there's more to cycling than riding uphill, all 3 segments are out and back, so there is the climb but also the descent. This may be a chance to put Neil's cornering tips to good use.

The three segments are: