Category Archives: Ride Reports

Kiwi Crusaders

Simon Yates sent through this write-up on the Kiwi Crusade: “There has  been many adventure races  in the Coromandel,  but the 2016 Kiwi Crusade was  the first  Mt Bike Stage race there  over  7 days  total, looping from  waterfront  Tauranga up … Continue reading

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Adriano Takes On The Coppermine

The opportunity of combining work and leisure presented itself, so work on Friday at a customer site in Nelson and ride the Coppermine on Saturday. Perfect, or so I thought.. I have done this race a few years ago, in … Continue reading

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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: This is one of the most prestigious races in NZ and judging by the number of riders there must be … Continue reading

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Summer Season Race Report

Simon Yates has kindly put together this race report for the 2012-2013 season. Simon’s been a member and supporter of the club for a long time now and is a regular at club events as well as providing very valuable … Continue reading

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A Weekend Of Two Halves

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Club Ride to Motu Trails and Rainbow Mountain – Ride Report One of the biggest things to happen to cycling in New Zealand in recent years has been Nga Haerenga – The NZ Cycle Trail. While not quite the solution … Continue reading

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2012 Endura MTB Series Report

Here’s a write-up of the 2012 Endura MTB Series by the winner; 2012 Auckland XC Champion, Graham Norman: The Auckland MTB club have been running the XC series for a while now in various forms. I’ve participated in various rounds … Continue reading

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Te Aroha Away Ride

I’ve often driven along SH27, on my way to or from Auckland, and glancing across to Mount Te Aroha thought to myself that surely there must be some riding to be had in them thar hills. Turns out I was … Continue reading

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Summer Season Enduro Race Report

Club member Simon Yates sent through this write-up of his summer season. Cheers Simon! Did you enter any of these events? Let us know how you did in the comments below.

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Whirinaki Away Weekend Ride Report

For the first of this year’s monthly away rides the club returned to the Whirinaki to ride the 35km Moerangi and 16km Whirinaki tracks. We decided to try something different this year; rather than riding the whole Moerangi trail in … Continue reading

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Ride Report – Whitford Forest, 30th January 2011

17 riders turned up for Paul Becker’s nearly-four-hour-22km-600m-of-climbing tour of the finest trails in the forest (Paul neglected to mention he was in training for Te Tāwhio o Whanganui…) which had come out relatively unscathed after Cyclone Wilma ripped through … Continue reading

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