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BIVOUAC OUTDOOR MT ISOBEL CHALLENGE Saturday 28 May 2016
 

The Mount Isobel Challenge is an annual mountain duathlon which takes place in the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs, 130km NW of Christchurch. The race takes competitors on a unique journey through Hanmer Forest amongst some amazing mountain scenery.

www.hanmerevents.co.nz


CRATERS CLASSIC Sunday 12 June 2016
 

The Craters Classic is designed by mountain bikers for ALL mountain bike owners. No matter what distance you enter there will be great views and landscape that makes Taupo such a unique destination.

www.nduro.co.nz


WINTER SOLSTICE 8HOUR, INVERCARGILL Saturday 18 June 2016
 

Hosted by the Southland Mountain bike club and held at the club’s Sandy Point tracks the Winter Solstice 8 hour Cross Country relay offers opportunities for teams to compete in a number of categories  with solo options also available. And for those afraid of the dark there is also a 4 hour option. Race start 11am finish 7pm.

www.southlandmtbclub.co.nz


NDURO EVENTS WINTER SERIES Sunday 03 July 2016
 

The Nduro events winter series offers a great challenge to riders of all abilities. Have you got what it takes to become the King or Queen of the 2016 Winter Series?

www.nduro.co.nz


H & J SMITH OUTDOOR CROSS COUNTRY WINTER SERIES ROUND 3 Sunday 03 July 2016
 

The Southland Mountain Bike Club’s popular XC winter series caters for riders of all ages and abilities. Register on the day from 9am Race start 10:30am.

www.southlandmtbclub.co.nz


KARIOI CLASSIC Sunday 31 July 2016
 

Welcome to our 7th edition of Raglans' famous bike race on mainly gravel roads around Mt Karioi. This year you have the choice between 3 distance options : 43km - 57km - 85km to be completed on either Mountain Bike, Cyclocross, Retro Road or tandem bike.

www.karioiclassic.org.nz


H & J SMITH OUTDOOR CROSS COUNTRY WINTER SERIES ROUND 4 Sunday 07 August 2016
 

The Southland Mountain Bike Club’s popular XC winter series caters for riders of all ages and abilities. Register on the day from 9am Race start 10:30am

www.southlandmtbclub.co.nz


NDURO EVENTS WINTER SERIES Sunday 07 August 2016
 

The Nduro events winter series offers a great challenge to riders of all abilities. Have you got what it takes to become the King or Queen of the 2016 Winter Series?

www.nduro.co.nz


H & J SMITH OUTDOOR CROSS COUNTRY WINTER SERIES ROUND 5 Sunday 04 September 2016
 

The Southland Mountain Bike Club’s popular XC winter series caters for riders of all ages and abilities. Register on the day from 9am Race start 10:30am

www.southlandmtbclub.co.nz


NDURO EVENTS WINTER SERIES Sunday 04 September 2016
 

The Nduro events winter series offers a great challenge to riders of all abilities. Have you got what it takes to become the King or Queen of the 2016 Winter Series?

www.nduro.co.nz


THE GAMBLER - TAUPO Sunday 18 September 2016
 

This is a 4 hour multi lap race, with a BIG difference! You have 4 different tracks, each track with a different points allocation, and you choose which tracks you ride, when and how often. You accumulate points by completing laps and try to gain maximum points during the 4 hrs race time - thus the Gamble!

www.mountainbiketaupo.org.nz


H & J SMITH OUTDOOR CROSS COUNTRY WINTER SERIES ROUND 6 Sunday 02 October 2016
 

The Southland Mountain Bike Club’s popular XC winter series caters for riders of all ages and abilities. Register on the day from 9am Race start 10:30am

www.southlandmtbclub.co.nz


DAY-NIGHT THRILLER 3, 6 & 12HR - TOKOROA Saturday 08 October 2016
 

NZ's biggest MTB event with over 3000 riders. Open to solo or teams. Check out the website for all the information.

www.eventpromotions.co.nz


GIANT 2W GRAVITY ENDURO Saturday 15 October 2016
 

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. Race hard downhill, have some laughs and tell a few tales at the bottom, then share in some banter whilst cruising between race stages. New this season is the choice of a four stage (on grade 3-4 trails) event or a six stage (including two additional grade 5 trails) event, so riders can pick the level of event that suits their fitness and skills. Top it off with an enormous bounty of give-aways, 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


6 AND 12 HOUR DAY/NIGHTER - MCLEANS ISLAND Saturday 15 October 2016
 

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

www.bluedogevents.co.nz


WHAKA 100 Saturday 22 October 2016
 

Whether you are in it to win or just our for the adventure the 10th edition of the Whaka100 has garnered a reputation throughout the southern hemisphere as the best 100 kilometres of mountain bike racing and is fantastic achievement to complete.

www.nduro.co.nz


DEANS BANK 10 HOUR - WANAKA Sunday 23 October 2016
 

The event is held on the purpose built 11km track situated on DOC land alongside the Clutha River at Deans Bank in Wanaka. The track has been designed to suit riders of all abilities.

www.bikewanaka.org.nz


MILK AND HONEY RACE - TAKAKA, GOLDEN BAY Sunday 23 October 2016
 

One race, two bikes, one big hill. The Milk and Honey Race combines one of New Zealand’s biggest road climbs and longest stretches of downhill singletrack into one event. Roadies can team up with a mountain biker or you can go it alone with two different bikes.

www.milkandhoneyrace.com


TIMARU 10 HOUR DAY/NIGHT MTB RACE - CENTENNIAL PARK, TIMARU Saturday 05 November 2016
 

A team relay event riding laps over a 10 hour period. 10 Hour Race starts at 9am and finishes at 7pm with the prize giving at 7.30pm.

www.timaru12hourmtb.co.nz


THE TANIWHA Saturday 05 November 2016
 

The Loaded Taniwha is all set to hit the trails again on Saturday 5th November! This event celebrates the endeavours undertaken by the Waikato River Trails Trust over the past 13 years, culminating in around 100km of top quality trails

www.thetaniwha.co.nz


LAKE TAUPO CYCLE CHALLENGE Saturday 26 November 2016
 

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is NZ’s largest cycling event. Around 8,000 riders from across New Zealand and over 20 countries across the globe take part each year. Will you be among them for the 40th anniversary in 2016?

www.cyclechallenge.com


THE LONGBEACH MTB COASTAL CHALLENGE - HINDS Sunday 27 November 2016
 

The course features stream crossings, strenuous gullies and farm tracks along the beautiful coastline of the Pacific Ocean. There are four courses to suit all abilities.

www.longbeachcoastalchallenge.com


GIANT 2W GRAVITY ENDURO Saturday 10 December 2016
 

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. Race hard downhill, have some laughs and tell a few tales at the bottom, then share in some banter whilst cruising between race stages. New this season is the choice of a four stage (on grade 3-4 trails) event or a six stage (including two additional grade 5 trails) event, so riders can pick the level of event that suits their fitness and skills. Top it off with an enormous bounty of give-aways, 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


GIANT 2W GRAVITY ENDURO Saturday 11 February 2017
 

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. Race hard downhill, have some laughs and tell a few tales at the bottom, then share in some banter whilst cruising between race stages. New this season is the choice of a four stage (on grade 3-4 trails) event or a six stage (including two additional grade 5 trails) event, so riders can pick the level of event that suits their fitness and skills. Top it off with an enormous bounty of give-aways, 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


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