Single Speed Sundays 2014

It’s back… again… Single Speed Sundays 2014

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Hunua Working Bee This Sunday

All the details over on our trail building page. We have two new trails planned and approved. Come along and be a part of making them a reality!

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Motatapu Race Report

Regular club riders will know Adriano Perazinni. He sent in this report of his experience on this year’s Motatapu race:

Image courtesy of www.motatapu.org.nz

Image courtesy of http://www.motatapu.org.nz

This is one of the most prestigious races in NZ and judging by the number of riders there must be a good reason for it.

So I and Paul decided to give it a go but we left it a bit late and it was fully subscribed, we had to wait for somebody to drop out, luckily this happened and we were able to enter. Continue reading

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Waitawa MTB Trails Preview

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Marke Jennings-Temple was out at Waitawa last weekend and put this preview together: With the last minute change of venue only Sam Lake and I turned up to check out the new trails being cut into the hilly landscape at … Continue reading

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Preview Ride of Waitawa MTB Tracks – Sunday March 2nd 2014

WaitawaIt is less than 2 weeks until the official opening of Waitawa Regional Park, Auckland’s newest Regional Park that was purchased with recreation in mind. And one of those recreational activities is MTB! Club stalwart Gabb has been busy working with the Regional Parks staff creating a network of tracks that take in the awesome views of the Hauraki Gulf and Kawakawa Bay as well as twisting through some of the existing mature native forest. The Old School Party Groove downhill trail to the beach is already getting thumbs up from the Freaky Styley Fat Tyre crew!
 
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North Island Secondary Schools Update

NISS14 PosterAuckland Mountain Bike and Downhill Clubs are excited to be able to offer a new event on the mountain bike calendar – the North Island Secondary Schools Mountain Bike Champs – to be held in the picturesque Hunua Ranges, 22 and 23 March, 2014.

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Riverhead Ride This Saturday

Tad emerges from the Riverhead gorse

Tad emerges from the Riverhead gorse

Don’t forget that we’re riding on Saturday at Barlow Road.

If you’ve ever wanted to check out the trails but don’t really know where to start, well now’s your chance.

All the details are on our ride schedule page. See you there!

The Sunday WCRC ride has been cancelled due to lack of interest. If you still want to ride on Sunday come and join us out at Waitawa for a ride and working bee on the brand new trails.

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Diamonds in the Rough – Women’s Mountain Bike Days – Auckland – 8 March

photo (9)The inaugural Diamonds in the Rough tour is coming! For the first time ever, women have the chance to ride with and learn from the raddest female riders around the country. Rosara Joseph and Ash Burgess will tour around New Zealand stopping at six towns and spreading the love of riding. They’ll be joining forces with local women to conduct these ladies’ only riding days full of skills sessions, a group ride / shuttles, and beer and snacks. On Saturday 8 March Diamonds in the Rough will be in Auckland and will be joined by awesome local ladies, Jenna Makgill and Julia Stephens.

For more information and registration, check out www.diamondsintherough.co.nz.

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King and Queen of the Cog – 6/8th March

Swing both ways? Cleanly shaven legs under those baggies? Then you might be interested in this 

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Upcoming events in Whangarei

Just 2 hrs north of Auckland, the Parahaki Club are hosting two events in the coming weeks, in Whangarei.

Parahaki Club Peak to CarparkParahaki MTB Even

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