WHITEHORSE BIG EASY

9th April 2017

 

An event for all ages and capabilities, making it a great day out for all the family. It includes a 25km course (600m climbing) and a 10km course, that include private forestry tracks and farm tracks with challenging hill climbs, great downhills and a view that makes it all worthwhile.

 

www.whitehorsebigeasy.co.nz

KAITERITERI 6 HOUR PRESENTED BY PORT NELSON

22nd April 2017

 

20-30 minute laps through the easier tracks in the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park. Teams, solo, fancy dress.

 


www.kaiteriterimtbpark.org.nz

CONTACT EPIC

22nd April 2017

 

NZ's Ultimate MTB Challenge. Circumnavigate the stunning and remote Lake Hawea with 95km, 125km or 160 km of trail or ride alongside the Hawea and Clutha rivers to complete the 35km Contact Traverse. Have tea and scones at the Dingle Station and finish inside the Hawea Hotel. A unique and atmospheric event that you will be talking about completing for years. Entries close March 31.

 

www.contactepic.co.nz

CONTACT CENTURION

22nd April 2017

 

NZ's First 100 Mile Mountain Bike Event!!

Contact Epic is celebrating its 10 th anniversary with the introduction of NZ's first MTB event. Begin along the Hawea and Clutha rivers and then circumnavigate the stunning and remote Lake Hawea with a total of 160 km. Join the Centurion Club and be the first to complete an NZ 100 miler! Don't limit your challenges, challenge your limits. Entries close March 31.

 

www.contactepic.co.nz

KAITERITERI JAWS ENDURO/BIG AIRS WHIP-OFF/MTB ROGAINE

23rd April 2017

 

3 timed stages on intermediate/advanced tracks in Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park, culminating in a full length run down the world famous in NZ Jaws track.

 

Big Airs Whip-off Show your style to the world on the newly opened Big Airs track.

 

MTB Rogaine Navigate your way through the park, collecting points from checkpoints scattered throughout.


www.kaiteriterimtbpark.org.nz

2017 PORT HILLS CLASSIC

29th April 2017 - 30th April 2017

 

New date: 29-30 April due to fire damage. The 30th anniversary of the Port Hills Classic. Celebrating all things MTB with races for all ages and disciplines.

 

www.singletrack.org.nz

T42

6th May 2017

 

The 48km 42 Traverse is a historic logging road – undulating, with a few technical bits and a handful of short river crossings.

 

www.t42.co.nz

GIANT 2W GRAVITY ENDURO RACE 4

13th May 2017

 

Cruise up - Race Down…   Welcome to the country’s 4 biggest gravity Enduro’s and the most fun you’ll ever have mountain biking.

 

Encapsulating everything people love about the sport of mountain biking – the adventure, challenge, adrenaline fix, combined with fun social riding; and at the same time teasing out the little bit of competitiveness and thrill-seeker we all have inside of us; the Giant 2W Gravity Enduro’s invite you to come ride at your pace as both an individual with your mates; catch shuttle busses to the tops of the hills (if you don’t feel like riding them!); then let rip racing down timed long flowing descents in the world famous Redwoods /Whakarewarewa Forest trail network in Rotorua. Race hard downhill, have some laughs and tell a few tales at the bottom, then share in some banter whilst cruising between race stages. You have the choice of a four stage event (on grade 3-4 trails) or a six stage event (including two additional grade 5 trails) either shuttle or non-shuttled, so riders can pick the level of event that suits their fitness and skills. Top it off with some food and beverages upon finishing, plus an enormous bounty of giveaways, performance and spot prizes up for grabs, and you have the recipe for the must not be missed event.  Be in quick as entries are limited.

 

www.2w.co.nz

WEEKENDER

20th May 2017 - 21st May 2017

 

Saturday is the “Eliminator” at the Mountain Bike Park, Taylor Pass Road. Short course and great warm-up for Sunday. Sunday will be a race/ride on “Dumgree”, a hill country property behind Blenheim.

 

www.marlboroughmountainbikeclub.co.nz

MT ISOBEL CHALLENGE

27th May 2017

 

A superb mountain duathlon in the beautiful mountain setting of Hanmer Springs, involving a fantastic 8km 1000m ascent mountain run up to the summit of Mt Isobel and down to Jacks Pass, then a 22km mountainbike ride around the gravel road alongside the Clarence River and back over Jollies Pass.

 

www.hanmerevents.co.nz

CRATERS CLASSIC

11th June 2017

 

A sell out for two years running, the acclaimed Craters Classic is an event not to be missed. Just 5 mins drive from the Taupo CBD, and based in the amazing geothermal landscapes of the Wairakei Resort, the Craters Classic provides an overall event experience tough to beat.

 

www.nduro.co.nz

NDURO EVENTS WINTER SERIES ROUND 1

2nd July 2017

 

New Zealand’s largest mountain bike series returns in 2017 for the 16th year with an all new look event village and without a doubt some of the best mountain biking trails in the world. The perfect winter challenge for kids through to elite racers.

 

www.nduro.co.nz

NDURO EVENTS WINTER SERIES ROUND 2

6th August 2017

 

New Zealand’s largest mountain bike series returns in 2017 for the 16th year with an all new look event village and without a doubt some of the best mountain biking trails in the world. The perfect winter challenge for kids through to elite racers.

 

www.nduro.co.nz

NDURO EVENTS WINTER SERIES ROUND 3

10th September 2017

 

New Zealand’s largest mountain bike series returns in 2017 for the 16th year with an all new look event village and without a doubt some of the best mountain biking trails in the world. The perfect winter challenge for kids through to elite racers.

 

www.nduro.co.nz

THE GAMBLER

17th September 2017

 

The strategy event like no other! Get a team together or ride solo. 4 hours of set trails each worth different points. The most points overall wins - not necessarily the fastest racer will win, but the best strategies will.

 

www.mountainbiketaupo.org.nz

Meridian Twizel Hard Labour Weekend

21st October 2017 - 22nd October 2017

 

The Dusky Trail MTB races form part of the Labour Weekend events. They include the unique Canal Kayak and Pyramid cross country half marathon and shorter races. The MTB races include a 40 km, 16 km and kids 10 km rides through the majestic Mackenzie Country and Iconic sheep stations. This is a great friendly family event for all ages and abilities.

 

www.twizelhardlabour.org.nz

 

Whaka100

22nd October 2017

 

The 10th edition of the Whaka100 has garnered a reputation throughout the southern hemisphere as the best 100 kilometres of mountain bike event and is fantastic achievement to complete. Just 3 minutes from Rotorua’s CBD, the Whaka 100 takes advantage of the 140km of single track perfection throughout the Whakarewarewa Forest.

 

www.nduro.co.nz