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
Riding in the wet can ruin the tracks, so to avoid contributing to any damage, make sure to check the track reports that identifies what trails are open for riding. We now have links to the Christchurch and Craigieburn Trails on our website.
The Canterbury Mountain Bike Club has donated $500 to port hills tracks and $300 to Westpac helicopter. Thank you all for paying your membership payments so we can support these important causes. Want your say in club decisions? Then please join us at a committee meeting.
The March 2017 Committee Meeting Minutes are available for download here
What’s this? you may well ask… a Slowriders XC on Tuesday? Aren’t SlowRiders on Wednesday? All true and valid questions – but we are working on a new offering.We’ve noticed that the original slowriders has moved from being slow to slow-ish to being pretty full on at times. Our original ethos remains the same –
The very talented Dylan at Extremekid Productions was kind enough to make us a promotional video for our SlowRiders ‘Trail’ Wednesday night rides! #SlowRiders #weRide
Exciting news! The Wednesday night SlowRider events have proven so popular that the Canterbury Mountain Bike Club and the SlowRiders have decided to join forces! Both groups have long been working towards the same goal; to get more people out riding. Watch the FaceBook page or our Club Calendar for our SlowRider events. #SlowRiders #weRide
The January 2017 Committee Meeting Minutes are available for download here
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