Tag Archives: cycling NZ

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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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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Out for an Old School Ride – Cockeye Creek to No-Name Loop

Up the creek without a paddle or the ride of a thousand river crossings. We revisited one of our favourite rides over the weekend and it proved as good as ever. Lots of mud, water and rocks to negotiate – … Continue reading

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Notown Forestry Blocks – Another mountain biking adventure

We’re back in Notown to explore some more of the forestry roads.  Our friends Nell and Chris from Australia are visiting and they’ve brought their mountain bikes with them.  Chris is into photography the same as Stephen so we’re keen … Continue reading

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West Coast Cycleway – Dillmanston to Old Christchurch Road

It’s a beautiful winter’s afternoon on the West Coast and Stephen and I thought we’d load up the bikes and the dogs and head out to Kumara to check on progress of the West Coast Cycleway.  We’re looking at the … Continue reading

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Eary winter’s blowout – Notown Forestry Tracks

Well the boys are curled up in tight little balls with very sleepy eyes, rain has arrived and the start of the storm that has been promised.  Before it came though, we wrapped up warm and we got out on our mountain … Continue reading

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Mountain Bike Blast up the Bundy

Sun is out, washing is on the line so we’re off for a quick mountain bike ride before our guest arrivals – a blast up the Bundy. The Bundy is in the back of Greymouth – Camerons, just south of … Continue reading

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Mountain biking in the back blocks, West Coast style

Gosh, we are so lucky here on the West Coast – we have so many tracks and trails to choose from to mountain bike.  The hills are filled with forestry roads from the plantation forests, old logging roads from the … Continue reading

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