Canterbury Mountain Bike Club News Summer’s here and we’re happy to welcome the longer evenings and warmer weather – it means more riding of course! We’ve had a pretty weird year, to say the least, but we’ve managed to keep the stoke going with some great club rides (when permitted) and some awesome work giving
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We had a great turnout for the ‘Reefton Relics’ Labour Weekend Club trip, with 13 riders fronting for the weekend.
On sunday the SlowRiders rode from Rapaki to Anaconda, then back from Taylors Mistake. Other than the headwind on the way home, riding conditions were perfect! Relive ‘Rapaki to Anaconda.’
A small group of us travelled down to Central Otago for the Easter break. Easter Friday: Rode around Flat Top Hill located just outside Alexandra. The Flat Top Hill circuit crosses Butchers Dam & then follows orange then blue markers to the top of the hill. The trail gains 200 metres of height which at
With fine weather forecast for the coast, 15 of us left a cold, grey day in Christchurch for a long weekend of mountain biking in Reefton. After a coffee and bite to eat, we headed off on our first ride, Blacks Point. This is a loop ride of approximately 15kms (760 meters of elevation during
Barren? Yes – Boring? No! OK, so we are probably all guilty of riding the popular tracks on the West Coast, so Glen and I thought we’d take a look at a lesser ridden track network – Denniston. So I’m no gung-ho rider, but for me, this was an excellent place to practice riding technical
We substituted our club ride for trackwork for the Christchurch Adventure Park! We worked for 3 hours on the uphill track finishing it off ready to ride. We dug corners wider to make it more achievable to get around them. It was great that so many people came along and contributed to our local mountain biking community.
Twizel was epic all round! With 18 people this was the largest away trip group we’ve had for a long time. We had multiple ride options each day so people could choose the most suitable ride for them. For most of us Twizel was new terrain, so we were up for an adventure to discover