Category Archives: cycling

Virtual Mystery Tour West Coast – Grey District, Heart of the West Coast

Well it seems an apt time to showcase our own Grey District – heart of the West Coast.  A great place to base yourself to explore north and south – east and west, no not west, you’ll be in Australia.  … Continue reading

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Historic Reefton – the Little Big Town

The small village of Reefton nestled in the Victoria Forest on the West Coast is immersed in history.  It may be a small village but it is big in every other respect.  So much history it practically oozes from her … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Camerons to Kapitea Reservoir

Oh it feels good to be back on the bike.  We’re not long back from an overseas holiday and while we did take our bikes with us we didn’t do a whole lot of biking – four days in total … Continue reading

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Fat Biking Rapahoe Beach, Great Coast Road

There are lots of great mountain biking opportunities on the West Coast and with the right bike that includes mile after mile of pristine beaches. What’s that song Freddy sings “fat bottom girls you make this rock’n world go round” … Continue reading

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Wheeling Through West Coast Wonderland

The Wheels on the bike go round and round, round and round, round and round, wheels on the bike go round and round – oh my gosh forever!  Can’t believe I’m thinking this but I could do with a hill … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Old Christchurch Road to Cowboys Paradise

It sure is nice to be back out on the bike again.  Not much time for riding over our busy summer season so we’ve (yes I do mean I’ve) been trying to get motivated to get some more time in … Continue reading

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Back on the Bike – West Coast Wilderness Trail

On my bike again, I’m so happy to be on my bike again, feel the sun on my face, the wind in my hair, oh it’s so great to be on my bike again…….. Seriously it really is good to … Continue reading

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Larrys Creek Track, Reefton

Yikes that’s invigorating?!  mmmm refreshing, invigorating – cold lol. We’re at Larrys Creek near Reefton having a “little” dip in the water to cool down after our bike ride.  It is a gorgeous summer’s day and nothing quite as refreshing … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Published!

Wahoo – super excited as I’ve been published in a beautiful magazine Say Yes to Adventure. In September Stephen and I mountain biked the Heaphy Track and shared our story with Hollie from Say Yes to Adventure which she found … Continue reading

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Showcasing West Coast scenery via West Coast Wilderness Trail

With friends visiting recently from the USA we thought what better way to showcase some West Coast scenery than with the West Coast Wilderness Trail. No time to do the whole thing and to be honest I don’t think for … Continue reading

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