Tag Archives: mountain biking

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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Mountain biking Bluff Hill, Southland

I’m not bluffing (sorry!) when I say the riding at Bluff is a must do. The local mountain bike club have made the most of the forestry area heading up the infamous Bluff Hill with a network of trails. Almost … Continue reading

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Tackling the Ted McGrath Memorial Walk on our Mountain Bikes

Rain, rain, rain – oh boy oh boy did we have some rain but thankfully finally we awoke to clear skies. Wanting to make the most the great weather we  set off with some trepidation to tackle the notorious Ted … Continue reading

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The Magic of Night Riding – Point Elizabeth Track

Hard to beat a hot shower after a cold night out on the bike. We may have picked the coldest night of the year so far but it was totally worth it. Stephen says there was definitely shrinkage – he … Continue reading

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Biking the Mahinapua Walkway – West Coast Wilderness Trail

oh it’s good to be back on the bike again and what a perfect day for it – sunshine, no wind, absolutely lovely. We’re sampling some more of the West Coast Wilderness Trail – a cycle trail from Greymouth to … Continue reading

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Naseby 12 hour Mountain Bike Event

April 11 sees the dawn of the annual Naseby 12 hour day/nighter mountain bike race. Thankfully dawn is what we see as it is a lovely autumn morning with the sun coming up over the mountains. After missing a couple … Continue reading

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Charming Creek Walkway – A Ride full of Charm

We’re back up to Ngakawau to ride the Charming Creek walkway. Making the most of the guests staying who are keen mountain bikers from Vermont we wanted to take them on one of our favourite trails.  A great trail filled … Continue reading

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