How our mountain biking industry has changed over 12 years

Default ImageHow our mountain biking industry has changed over 12 years

New mountain bike club president ready to ring in the changes

Default ImageNew mountain bike club president ready to ring in the changes

Timber Trail delivers thrills, spills and fulfils a biker's wish for flight

Default ImageTimber Trail delivers thrills, spills and fulfils a biker's wish for flight

How our mountain biking industry has changed over 12 years

Default ImageHow our mountain biking industry has changed over 12 years

Archer Track, Marlborough Sounds - Mar 2019

Archer Track, Marlborough Sounds - Mar 2019
A 20km return ride along the Archer Track from Elaine Bay to Penzance Bay. The section…

Meet the man who mapped all 22 of New Zealand's Great Rides

Default ImageMeet the man who mapped all 22 of New Zealand's Great Rides

Nelson Mountain Bike Club comes of age as a big cog on NZ landscape

Default ImageNelson Mountain Bike Club comes of age as a big cog on NZ landscape

Riding high on Northland's Twin Coast Cycle Trail

Default ImageRiding high on Northland's Twin Coast Cycle Trail

Tackling the Heaphy on two wheels

Default ImageTackling the Heaphy on two wheels

Two Great Ride cycle trails near Rotorua to get maintenance funding

Default ImageTwo Great Ride cycle trails near Rotorua to get maintenance funding

Pureora Forest: Trail blazing

Default ImagePureora Forest: Trail blazing

Dun Mountain Trail gets government funding

Default ImageDun Mountain Trail gets government funding

Foreign billionaire gifts Wairoa Bike Park to Crown

Default ImageForeign billionaire gifts Wairoa Bike Park to Crown

Missing link to be added to Tasman cycle trail

Default ImageMissing link to be added to Tasman cycle trail

People on Bikes: Elisabeth Easther

Default ImagePeople on Bikes: Elisabeth Easther

Over the Hill: Riding the Remutaka

Default ImageOver the Hill: Riding the Remutaka

Veteran rider charts Nelson/Marlborough region's mountainbike tracks

Default ImageVeteran rider charts Nelson/Marlborough region's mountainbike tracks

Section of Dun Mountain trail to close for last phase of slip remediation work

Default ImageSection of Dun Mountain trail to close for last phase of slip remediation work

Phat Thursdays evening mountainbiking series kicks off at Kaiteriteri

Default ImagePhat Thursdays evening mountainbiking series kicks off at Kaiteriteri

New section of cycle track opens in Fiordland

Default ImageNew section of cycle track opens in Fiordland

Keen interest from businesses in Matamata-Piako rail trail extension

Default ImageKeen interest from businesses in Matamata-Piako rail trail extension

Progress made at Rotorua's Waipa Valley mountain bike tourism hub

Default ImageProgress made at Rotorua's Waipa Valley mountain bike tourism hub

Three new bike trails proposed for Tararua Ranges

Default ImageThree new bike trails proposed for Tararua Ranges

Crankworx-style pump track planned for Blenheim

Default ImageCrankworx-style pump track planned for Blenheim

Cycling Sullivans Track, Denniston Plateau - Mar 2018

Cycling Sullivans Track, Denniston Plateau - Mar 2018
A rough 6km, grade 3 MT bike trail on Denniston Plateau which can be completed as a…

Are Nelson's mountainbike trails the road to El Dorado?

Default ImageAre Nelson's mountainbike trails the road to El Dorado?

Another ski field seeks summer solace on board the mountainbike bandwagon

Default ImageAnother ski field seeks summer solace on board the mountainbike bandwagon

Cycling the St James Cycle Trail - Mar 2018

Cycling the St James Cycle Trail - Mar 2018
The next of the Cycle Trails to tick off the list was the St James Cycle Trail. With two…

Cycling Lake Guyon to Stanley Vale Hut - Mar 2018

Cycling Lake Guyon to Stanley Vale Hut - Mar 2018
While we were riding the St James Cycle Trail we did a side trip from Lake Guyon up to…

St James Cycle Trail 'the best of Hanmer Springs'

Default ImageSt James Cycle Trail 'the best of Hanmer Springs'

Taranaki's Pukeiti Garden in line for millions in spending in new regional council plan

Default ImageTaranaki's Pukeiti Garden in line for millions in spending in new regional council plan

Mountain biking takes off around Wellington

Default ImageMountain biking takes off around Wellington

West Auckland cafe cycle trail launched, suitable for all ages

Default ImageWest Auckland cafe cycle trail launched, suitable for all ages

Nesting falcon attacks prompt detour on Rotorua cycle trail

Default ImageNesting falcon attacks prompt detour on Rotorua cycle trail

Old Ghost Road offers a spectacular mountainbike challenge

Default ImageOld Ghost Road offers a spectacular mountainbike challenge

Old Ghost Road receives IMBA Epic Rides Status

Default ImageOld Ghost Road receives IMBA Epic Rides Status

Cycling Lake Tennyson to Mailing Pass - Jan 2018

Cycling Lake Tennyson to Mailing Pass - Jan 2018
This ride was part of a three day road trip down the Rainbow road and back up the…

Grant gets Brook Valley recreation hub halfway to its funding summit

Default ImageGrant gets Brook Valley recreation hub halfway to its funding summit

New $1.7 million A2O track expected to begin construction next year

Default ImageNew $1.7 million A2O track expected to begin construction next year

Nelson cycle trail fixed following storm damage

Default ImageNelson cycle trail fixed following storm damage

Marlborough Kaikōura Trail Trust formed to turn cycle trail idea into reality

Default ImageMarlborough Kaikōura Trail Trust formed to turn cycle trail idea into reality

It looks like Te Mata Peak has had open heart surgery

Default ImageIt looks like Te Mata Peak has had open heart surgery

Christchurch Adventure Park re-opens in time for summer

Default ImageChristchurch Adventure Park re-opens in time for summer

Crankworx 2018 takes it up a gear for next season's world tour

Default ImageCrankworx 2018 takes it up a gear for next season's world tour

Christchurch Adventure Park reopening early December, but it will be a very different place

Default ImageChristchurch Adventure Park reopening early December, but it will be a very different place

Taranaki mountain bikers delighted with revamped tracks

Default ImageTaranaki mountain bikers delighted with revamped tracks

New 5km hand-built mountainbike trail opens in Nelson

Default ImageNew 5km hand-built mountainbike trail opens in Nelson

New Manager for Tasman's Great Taste Trail

Default ImageNew Manager for Tasman's Great Taste Trail

Cycling Wai-iti to Spooners Tunnel

Cycling Wai-iti to Spooners Tunnel
We parked at the carpark beside the road at Wai-iti and cycled up to and thru Spooners…

Road works begin on Grey Lynn cycleway project

Default ImageRoad works begin on Grey Lynn cycleway project

Coastal Pacific Trail takes 'phenomenal step forward' with Government funding announcement

Default ImageCoastal Pacific Trail takes 'phenomenal step forward' with Government funding announcement

Glow-in-the-dark path and back country adventure trail in council walkway plans

Default ImageGlow-in-the-dark path and back country adventure trail in council walkway plans

Cycling Barnicoat Walkway, Wilddershins and Involution Trails

Cycling Barnicoat Walkway, Wilddershins and Involution Trails
Started from Mardsan Valley roadend and cycled up logging access road (Barnicoat Walkway)…

Sealing the deal on trail improvements

Default ImageSealing the deal on trail improvements

Cycling the Dunn Mountain Trail

Cycling the Dunn Mountain Trail
Started from Matai Valley Carpark and joined trail at Tantragee Saddle so it was all…

Heaphy Track mountainbike season extended by two months

Default ImageHeaphy Track mountainbike season extended by two months

Fringed Hill, Nelson

Fringed Hill, Nelson
After moving down to Nelson just before Easter a perfect blue sky on Anzac Day provided…

Cycling the Bridge to Nowhere

Cycling the Bridge to Nowhere
The Bridge to Nowhere (part of Mountains to Sea) was the last North Island NZ Cycle trail…

Cycling the Tongariro River Trail

Cycling the Tongariro River Trail
Over Anzac weekend we stayed at our Tramping Club Lodge up on Ruapehu which gave us the…

Cycling the Old Coach Road

Cycling the Old Coach Road
Over Anzac weekend we stayed at our Tramping Club Lodge up on Ruapehu which gave us the…

Cycling The Old Ghost Road

Cycling The Old Ghost Road
Thought it was time we checked out the Old Ghost Road since it had been open since Dec…

Cycling the Hawkes Bay Trails

Cycling the Hawkes Bay Trails
After our road trip down to the Wairarapa to do the Rimutaka Cycle trail we based…

Cycling the Rimutaka Cycle Trail

Cycling the Rimutaka Cycle Trail
Whilst down in the Wairarapa we just had to fit in the Rimutaka Cycle Trail as it was one…

Cycling Alps to Ocean

Cycling Alps to Ocean
Route Details Day One, Mt Cook village to Guide Hill Station, 42km Day Two, Guide Hill…

Cycling Te Ara Ahi

Cycling Te Ara Ahi
Te Ara Ahi - Waiotapu to Lake Ohakuri and return. We couldn't find much information on…

Cycling the Motu Trails

Cycling the Motu Trails
If you're fit and keen, or pushed for time, the complete Motu Trails loop of 91km can be…

Cycling Pirau Ridge Track - Puketi Forest Northland

Cycling Pirau Ridge Track - Puketi Forest Northland
As the name suggests this 21km (return) track follows a ridge so there are plenty of wee…

Cycling the Twin Coast Cycle Trail (Kaikohe to Horeke Rd)

Cycling the Twin Coast Cycle Trail (Kaikohe to Horeke Rd)
During the 2015 New Years extended weekend we had the opportunity to ride part of the…

Cycling the Forgotten World Highway

Cycling the Forgotten World Highway
Trip Plan Day One: Bus from Auckland to Taumarunui, stay overnight at the Taumarunui…

Cycling the Timber Trail

Cycling the Timber Trail
Just completed riding one of John Key's new cycleways in the Pureroa forest park west of…

Cycling the Waikato River Trails

Cycling the Waikato River Trails
We had been talking about cycling the Waikato river trails for a while and when my…

Cycling the Otago Rail Trail

Cycling the Otago Rail Trail
The Otago Rail trail or just a section/s of it is an excellent starting point for people…