A world-class mountain bike park is on track to completion in the Far North.The 73km park set to be built in the Waitangi National Forest has the support of the Department of Conservation, Focus Paihia and the Far North District Council.Focus Paihia and Far North District Council have stumped up with $150,000 which will help develop the first 14km of the track.
The crew at the Nelson Mountain Bike Club have been busy recently and have just completed a knarly new Grade 4/5 trail - Smasher!
Track upgrade works have recently been completed to the 19km long Department of Conservation Te Iringa walking/biking track in the Kaimanawa Forest Park, located just 15 minutes off the Napier-Taupo Road south east of Taupo.Funding ($11,000) by the CCPF government funding, was received via the Trail Fund NZ, applied for by the Hawkes Bay Mountain Bike Club, with all works done by Bike Taupo.For a PDF of the full works report, including before and after photos, a map and GPS points detailing exactly what was done at each point along the track click here.
Technical riding, better riding, night riding - it's all in the latest edition of the Licence to Ride Newsletter.
3 trails have recently been completed at the Pan Pac Eskdale MTB Park near Napier, 2 of them are re-built:- Centipede (700m) – Intermediate; some of the old track and some new track, from McCleland Spur Road down to Dragonfly at the Seaview Road end.
Old bikes, dirty bikes, fast bikes! They're all in the latest Licence to Ride Newsletter! Read it here or click on the image below.
Woolshed Road in Akatarawa Forest (Upper Hutt Western side) will be closed from Monday the 11th of May until further notice. Tree felling, logging, skid and road construction will be taking place in the Macrocarpa block from this date.
Cyclists and walkers are being asked to take extreme care in Belmont Regional Park following the 14 May floods.
Mens Journal recently featured the Nga Haeranga, The New Zealand cycle trail in a very interesting article:
The New Zealand Herald reports that Crankworx Rotorua and a Rotorua downhill mountain biking club have won top national awards during Cycling New Zealand's annual awards night.
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