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Tomorrow’s Mountain Bikers Today

Right now, as you read, New Zealand mountain biking is ticking over its third decade.

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Wellington - Mecca for Mountain Bikers

Meagan Robertson wrote a great story about the contribution of Trail Fund New Zealand to various community trails in and around Wellington.

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An Ode to the Cable Tie

Arriving in Porto in northern Portugal, Kiwi riders Jamie McAulay and Nicholas Ryan haggled a deal for two old bikes at the Saturday flea market.

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Eat for Success

After the success of a PB ride or a competition win, celebrating with some tasty food and fluids can be tempting.

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The Portugese village

Arriving in Porto in northern Portugal, Kiwi riders Jamie McAulay and Nicholas Ryan haggled a deal for two old bikes at the Saturday flea market.

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The benefits of a good bicycle bell

Arriving in Porto in northern Portugal, Kiwi riders Jamie McAulay and Nicholas Ryan haggled a deal for two old bikes at the Saturday flea market.

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The Evolution of Mountain Biking in New Zealand

If you belong to the now middle-aging Generation X, mountain biking didn’t exist when you were a kid.  Those born in the 1970s have been lucky to witness and help forge the evolution of the mountain bike to what it is today.

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Hydration on the bike

Summer is here, encouraging riders to hit the trails.

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Commencing a cycling adventure, sitting in a comfortable train carriage, I have a commendable role model.

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Pushing the Boundaries

When Mountain Biking hit New Zealand it was mostly recreational riders and cycle tourists keen to venture further into the wilderness by bike.

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