The University of Waikato is the tertiary education partner of the Avantidrome, owned by Home of Cycling Charitable Trust, with a dedicated sport science laboratory, He Puna Oranga Tinana, located in Cambridge.

sports science

The University of Waikato Sports Science laboratory provides specialist measurement services to endurance distance athletes as well as field testing for team sports.

schools programme

We have partnered with the Home of Cycling to offer students and staff the opportunity to ride on the velodrome with an instructor from the Home of Cycling.

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Research undertaken by the University of Waikato @ Home of Cycling combines theory and practice to improve the health, well-being and performance of a wide variety of user groups.


Mon-Fri - 8am to 5pm. Appointments may be made outside of these hours with prior arrangement.

Sports Lab Home of Cycling

The University of Waikato - Sports Science Laboratory

Hanlin Road, Cambridge
Postal Address: C/- Avantidrome, PO Box 919, Cambridge, 3450

Home of Cycling

15 Hanlin Road, Cambridge, 3283.

Adams Centre for High Performance

52 Miro Street, Mount Maunganui, 3116.