Kate and William gifted tiny Lycra shirt for Prince George at velodrome opening

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the town of Cambridge and spent an afternoon opening a new velodrome where they were presented with an adorable Lycra shirt for Prince George during their Royal Tour of New Zealand.

Baby George, who wasn't present at the event, was also give his first bike as his mum and dad opened the Avantidrome in their namesake town in the heart of the North Island, in front of Kiwi Olympic gold medallists.

According to News.com.au, Avanti founder John Struthers presented the bike to the royal couple, and joked: "I hope Air New Zealand doesn't charge extra baggage."

He added that George would have to wait until he's two to take the bike for a spin.


The packed stadium included New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, Olympic Gold cyclist Sarah Ulmer and other dignitaries.

Speaking at the opening of the National Cycling Centre of Excellence, Prince William said: "I know what a special place cycling holds for New Zealanders and what a beneficial and thrilling sport it is. The Avantidrome represents cycling's pinnacle and no doubt will be a crucible for many of tomorrow's winners."



On Friday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were pictured getting competitive on their tour of New Zealand.

The royal couple took to the waters off Auckland for a yachting duel resulting in a victory for Kate.

The Duchess showcased her impressive sailing skills and won two races piloting an America's Cup sailing boat, leaving William in her wake.



See pics of adorable Prince George on his first Royal Tour in New Zealand...



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