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Thursday Night Winter Race Series Thursday 07 August 2014
 

Thursday Night Winter Race Series

Time to break out the night lights and come and face the elements out at Craters Mtb Park. One lap XC racing.

www.mountainbiketaupo.org.nz


Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Sunday 31 August 2014
 

Black Barn Vineyards Havelock North - Round 6

www.cxhawkesbay.com 

 

www.facebook.com/cyclocrosshawkesbay 



CYCLOCROSS Sunday 07 September 2014
 

A first for the club, we are aiming to introduce cyclocross racing

to juniors, female, and male divisions in Auckland at Ellerslie

Race Course.

www.aucklandmtb.co.nz


IRIDE SPECIALIZED PNP MTB SERIES Sunday 07 September 2014
 

Spring Series Rd 1/5 XC Makara Peak

www.pnp.org.nz/mtb 


ARCH HILL SPIN Saturday 13 September 2014
 

Cross country race at Arch Hill mountain bike park – affordable,

family-focused, fun team event.

www.aucklandmtb.co.nz


Torpedo7 Tokoroa Day Night Thriller Saturday 13 September 2014
 

Torpedo7 Tokoroa Day Night Thriller

The 2014 Torpedo7 Day Night Thriller, will be held at the Cougar Mountain Bike Park in Tokoroa on the 13th of September. Individuals and teams complete a 7km, 20 – 30 minutes circuit for either 12, 6 or 3 hours.  The course offers a mix of forestry roads, single trails, uphill, downhill and plenty of sweet, sweet berms, all amongst a mature pine forest. Entries are now open! http://www.eventpromotions.co.nz/Mountain_Biking/Tokoroa_Day_Night_Thriller.htm


CHEVIOT HILLS CHALLENGE Sunday 14 September 2014
 

A multi-lap format race held within the Cheviot Hills Reserve,

1.5 hours’ drive north of Christchurch. Choices range from one

7km lap for team riders through to 4 laps for expert class riders.

Course is a mix of singletrack, 4WD farm track and grass berm.

A great chance to test your end of season form. Organised by

the Cheviot Lions with proceeds going to local community

projects.

www.runandride.co.nz


IRIDE SPECIALIZED PNP MTB SERIES Sunday 21 September 2014
 

Spring Series Rd 2/5 including Club Champs (XC, SD and Criterium) Wainui Trail Park

www.pnp.org.nz/mtb 


Connect 4 Saturday 27 September 2014
 

Multi lap points event. Four courses. Great for teams, families or individuals.

Single track racing over 4hrs.

www.mountainbiketaupo.org.nz


AUCKLAND XC CHAMPS - WOODHILL Sunday 28 September 2014
 

Three cross-country races aimed at more serious racers and to

give junior racers experience with a multi-lap cross-country

format.

www.aucklandmtb.co.nz


GIANT 2W Gravity Enduro Saturday 04 October 2014
 

Cruise up - race down… Welcome to the most fun you’ll ever have mountain biking.

The Giant 2W Gravity Enduro encapsulates everything people love about the sport of mountain biking – the adventure, challenge, adrenaline fix, combined with fun social riding; and at the same time teases out the little bit of competitiveness and thrill-seeker we all have inside of us.

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro invites you to come ride at your pace as an individual and also social team 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 (Rotorua) trail network. Have some laughs and tell a few tales and enjoy some local comforts (good food and coffee) at the bottom, then share in some banter whilst cruising between race stages. If that's not enough, then the refreshments and awesome prizes that await at the finish are sure to seal an amazing experience.

Receiving rave reviews following the inaugural Giant 2W Gravity Enduro event within the Rotorua Bike Festival in February 2012, the event has gone from strength to strength to the point entries have begun to sell out well ahead of each event. This summer there are 3 opportunities to take part in this awesome event - on Sat. 4th Oct 2014, Sat. 13th Dec. 2014 & again on the final weekend of the Rotorua Bike Festival on Sat. 21st February 2015.

Enter online at www.2w.co.nz


Cycle Challenge Motu 160 Saturday 11 October 2014
 

Mountain Bike 65km, Road Cycle 95km

This event is run alongside the Horizon Motu Challenge multisport event. You can enter either an individual or a two person team. The 65km mountain bike is raced at the same time as the Motu Challenge mountain bike competitors. Multisporters will then split off at Motu to complete their run, ride and paddle; while Motu 160 competitors will get straight onto their road bikes and cycle 95km back over Traffords Hill and down Waioeka gorge to Opotiki. 

 This year the organisers are hoping to give the Motu 160 event a big boost with a potential new sponsor, more prize money and equal status with its sister event the Motu Challenge. Race Director Mike van der Boom believes the skinny and fat wheel combo event has the potential to become one of New Zealand’s Iconic cycling events. It’s a great course and many riders from different cycling codes use the event in preparation for their summer season, like five time winner and Olympic mountain biker Karen Hanlen.

 

Web: http://www.motuchallenge.co.nz

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/motuchallenge


Cougar Chaser October 12th - Cougar Park Tokoroa Sunday 12 October 2014
 

Cougar Chaser October 12th - Cougar Park Tokoroa.

The Cougar Chaser is not about chasing a 40 year old in leopard skin lycra- it is a one lap event of Cougar Park Tokoroa.

 4 distances include the tough 30km "Snow Leopard" ($30 entry), a solid 20km "The Cougar" ($20), an intermediate 10km "The Cub" ($20) and the family friendly 5km ($5).

All distances are of a one lap nature on the new and improved Cougar Park home of the Day Night Thriller.

Contact Larry Sullivan 0274881954 or  07 8865568.


6 and 12 hour Day/Nighter Saturday 18 October 2014
 

13km course of easy flat hardpacked gravel track at McLeans Forest Park, Christchurch.

awww.bluedogevents.co.nz


AUCKLAND XC CHAMPS - HUNUA Sunday 19 October 2014
 

Three cross-country races aimed at more serious racers and to

give junior racers experience with a multi-lap cross-country

format.

www.aucklandmtb.co.nz


The Golden Bay MTB Club's Milk and Honey Race Sunday 26 October 2014
 

The Golden Bay MTB Club's Milk and Honey race is a special event that incorporates the two disciplines of road biking and mountain biking, combining them into one event. It includes a road climb of 790 metres up the Takaka Hill, and continues down the Rameka Track, one of NZ’s classic downhill single track mountain bike rides. The uniqueness of Canaan Downs provides the backdrop to the transition from road to mountain bike. Canaan, the name given by the early settlers to the region, derives from the biblical reference to Canaan as the land of Milk and Honey. The 12km of gravel road that links SH 60 to the start of the Rameka Track is almost a religious experience in itself. It reaches 880 metres at the highest point, passing through ancient beech forest and rolling landscape of sink holes and limestone outcrops, sometimes populated by Hobbits!

www.milkandhoneyrace.com


IRIDE SPECIALIZED PNP MTB SERIES Sunday 02 November 2014
 

Spring Series Rd 4/5 XC Belmont Regional Park

www.pnp.org.nz/mtb


The Taniwha Saturday 08 November 2014
 

The Taniwha event on the newly developed South Waikato River Trails is back for its third year! The Taniwha offers 21km, 42km, 58km and 80km MTB options; runners and walkers can enjoy five course options; 7km run/walk up to the 58km ultra marathon. Book in for this end of year MTB event!

www.thetaniwha.co.nz


Outdoor Action 2015 Bikes Demo Day Sunday 09 November 2014
 

We will be holding this in conjunction with the West Coast Riders Club in Riverhead. This means there will be shuttles on the day at the cheap price of $20 for the whole day, with all the money collected on the shuttles going directly back to the West Coast Riders Club.

We have both GT Bikes and Banshee Bikes booked in, but we are talking to other brands, so expect more to be there.

 

Check us out o Facebook for the most up to date info on this, https://www.facebook.com/events/338913916267495


AUCKLAND XC CHAMPS - PARAKAI Sunday 09 November 2014
 

Three cross-country races aimed at more serious racers and to

give junior racers experience with a multi-lap cross-country

format.

www.aucklandmtb.co.nz


IRIDE SPECIALIZED PNP MTB SERIES Sunday 16 November 2014
 

Spring Series Rd 5/5 XC Makara Peak

www.pnp.org.nz/mtb


Urban Jungle MTB Challenge Friday 28 November 2014
 

Part of the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge weekend, this is a fun MTB elimination obstacle course. Held in and around event village, you’ll take on ramps and jumps, in an elimination style event. Fast and Furious. Friday 28th November 6pm – 8pm. Details at www.cyclechallenge.com


Contact Huka MTB Saturday 29 November 2014
 

29 November 2014

Contact Huka MTB

Held as part of the annual Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, the Contact Huka MTB includes fantastic Mountain Bike event options, the 85km Contact Huka Challenge, the 60km Contact Huka Steamer and 35km Contact Huka Cruiser non-competitive rides, along with the Contact Huka XL 85km race for elite licensed riders.

More details at www.cyclechallenge.com 


BRIDGE TO BRIDGE Sunday 30 November 2014
 

The City to Surf of Mountain Biking - Waimakariri River Gorge

Bridge to SH1 on 4WD tracks, river bed/forest tracks and stop

banks. 50km (race event), 20km (non-race event) and 10km

(non-race event).

www.bridgetobridge.co.nz


LONGBEACH COASTAL CHALLENGE - Ashburton Sunday 30 November 2014
 

Mountain Bike 35km and 23km Individual and teams events

Mountain Bike Family event 12km

Run event 21km & run / walk 12km and 5km events

Come and experience the spectacular Mid Canterbury coastline on the historic Longbeach Estate with a great range of events to suit all levels of fitness. Three different course options take you from farm tracks, through stream crossings, onto the beach, up and down gullies, all with a view of the Pacific Ocean from atop the soaring cliffs. This fabulous event in rural Canterbury is a great day out with good ol’ fashioned country hospitality to make you feel at home

 

www.longbeachcoastalchallenge.com


King and Queen of the Crank Sunday 07 December 2014
 

7 December 2014

King and Queen of the Crank

Mtb and Road Duathlon. Mtb clubs Vs Road Clubs.

Compete as a team or individual.

www.mountainbiketaupo.org.nz 


GIANT 2W Gravity Enduro Saturday 13 December 2014
 

Cruise up - race down… Welcome to the most fun you’ll ever have mountain biking.

The Giant 2W Gravity Enduro encapsulates everything people love about the sport of mountain biking – the adventure, challenge, adrenaline fix, combined with fun social riding; and at the same time teases out the little bit of competitiveness and thrill-seeker we all have inside of us.

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro invites you to come ride at your pace as an individual and also social team 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 (Rotorua) trail network. Have some laughs and tell a few tales and enjoy some local comforts (good food and coffee) at the bottom, then share in some banter whilst cruising between race stages. If that's not enough, then the refreshments and awesome prizes that await at the finish are sure to seal an amazing experience.

Receiving rave reviews following the inaugural Giant 2W Gravity Enduro event within the Rotorua Bike Festival in February 2012, the event has gone from strength to strength to the point entries have begun to sell out well ahead of each event. This summer there are 3 opportunities to take part in this awesome event - on Sat. 4th Oct 2014, Sat. 13th Dec. 2014 & again on the final weekend of the Rotorua Bike Festival on Sat. 21st February 2015.

Enter online at www.2w.co.nz


RABBIT RIDGE 12, 6, 3 HOUR RACE Saturday 17 January 2015
 

Rabbit Ridge Bike Resort is excited to host our second 3-6-12 hour race in Queenstown

on the 17th of January 2015 a new date. We have moved our race day to fit into the

Christmas holiday period. Camp on site for the race, bring your mates, family and make

our race a holiday activity. The 3 hour race is designed to accommodate the beginners, families and younger riders wanting to challenge their ability or take on their first race. With the open flat terrain we have at our disposal our course will be great for spectators and riders will still be a part of

the 6 and 12 hour race with the transition circuit being together. Expect a small creek

crossing, berms, rollers and fast flat sections. As part of this event we will have food and beverage tents, Gibbston Valley Winery. facilities and the stunning Gibbston Valley to showcase by creating a festival atmosphere for racers and support crews.

www.rabbitridge.co.nz


THE JAMES MOUNTAINSPORT SERIES Saturday 24 January 2015
 

The James provides competitors with the chance to compete in some of New Zealand's most epic high country landscapes on the iconic St James Station deep in the Southern Alps behind Hanmer Springs. Find your challenge in The "James" Mountainsports Series - Will you survive or become dog tucker? Entries open August 20 2014.

www.stjamesmountainsports.co.nz


NZ XC CUP RACE Sunday 25 January 2015
 

Part of the National Cup cross country series - aimed at top

level seniors and juniors, run together with MTBNZ and BikeNZ.

Whitford or Riverhead.

www.aucklandmtb.co.nz


GIANT 2W Gravity Enduro Saturday 21 February 2015
 

Cruise up - race down… Welcome to the most fun you’ll ever have mountain biking.

The Giant 2W Gravity Enduro encapsulates everything people love about the sport of mountain biking – the adventure, challenge, adrenaline fix, combined with fun social riding; and at the same time teases out the little bit of competitiveness and thrill-seeker we all have inside of us.

Giant 2W Gravity Enduro invites you to come ride at your pace as an individual and also social team 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 (Rotorua) trail network. Have some laughs and tell a few tales and enjoy some local comforts (good food and coffee) at the bottom, then share in some banter whilst cruising between race stages. If that's not enough, then the refreshments and awesome prizes that await at the finish are sure to seal an amazing experience.

Receiving rave reviews following the inaugural Giant 2W Gravity Enduro event within the Rotorua Bike Festival in February 2012, the event has gone from strength to strength to the point entries have begun to sell out well ahead of each event. This summer there are 3 opportunities to take part in this awesome event - on Sat. 4th Oct 2014, Sat. 13th Dec. 2014 & again on the final weekend of the Rotorua Bike Festival on Sat. 21st February 2015.

Enter online at www.2w.co.nz


Bikefit Marlborough Mountain Bike Challenge Sunday 01 March 2015
 

The Event: A cross country event in Maxwell Pass and surrounds.

 

Routes:

·         The Epic – estimated at 42k and 1,700m vertical climb.

·         The Challenge – estimated at 30k and 1,000m vertical climb.

·         The Tester – estimated at 19k and 500m vertical climb.

·         The Taster – estimated at 9k and 100m vertical climb.

 

Individual or Team: Riders may ride as an individual but are encouraged to form a two-person team who must ride and finish together.

 

Entries: On line at www.bikefit.co.nz  from 1st Dec. 2014 and close at 5:00pm Wednesday 25 Feb. 2014.

 

More Details:  See ‘Events’ at www.marlboroughmountainbikeclub.co.nz


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