Tag Archives: NZ mountain biking

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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Blacks Point to Waitahu Loop – Mountain Biking Magic

Wow what a magic day out on the bike in Reefton biking the Blacks Point to Waitahu loop. We had been wanting to do this track for sometime but with so many options when it comes to hiking and biking … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking Heaphy Track, Kahurangi National Park

Thump, thump, thump – is that the sound of my heart beat…… no that is the sound of the blades turning on our “bus” – a Bell Long Ranger helicopter as we’re being transported to the Collingwood end of the … Continue reading

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Biking on the Straight and Narrow…..

Out on our bikes at the weekend making the most of the gorgeous weather. Beautiful start along the Mahinapua Walkway just south of Hokitika. This is going to be part of the West Coast Wilderness Trail.  Gorgeous scenery and lots … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Taramakau River to Kumara

On the bike again, just can’t wait to get on the bike again,the life I love is out riding with my friends (aka hubby) and I can’t wait to get on my bike again (thanks Willie Nelson) Well it has … Continue reading

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Reefton – Town of Light

Welcome to Reefton – town of light.  Reefton was given this slogan due to the fact it was the first town in the Southern Hemisphere to have street lighting.  Says something about the spirit of the community and that spirit … 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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Blacks Point to Reefton via Konini Pack Track – Riding into History

The theme of our latest ride – green.  It was a symphony of colour – an explosion of blue, green and yellow but predominately green so as long as you like green you would have enjoyed our latest adventure.  Green … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Upper Arahura Valley to Kumara

Another magical winter’s day on the West Coast – perfect for our guests Jules from Auckland and her son Max and his girlfriend Lauren from Melbourne.  They are doing a road trip, complete with bikes and skies so lots of … Continue reading

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Mountain biking Cockeyed Creek – a Voyage of Rediscovery

ok, so maybe voyage isn’t quite the right word but I thought it made for a good Headline! Definitely a ride of rediscovery though. Great to be back out on the bike as we headed inland from Greymouth to check … Continue reading

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