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May 3, 2024

Top of the South

  Almost two months since I reckoned I would report on a recent mountain biking trip in this blog, I am only now get...

Jan 26, 2024

Chance meetings in the woods

One of the highlights of the summer break was a chance meeting I had in the forest. There is a tap and drinking f...

Jan 19, 2024

A new year, same old stunts

Happy New Year! We hope you have had a good time since our last communication. Probably the highlight of my summer b...

Dec 15, 2023

2023 Report to Stakeholders

Hi there Another year is about to disappear over the horizon, and we are looking forward to the next one. It has t...

Dec 1, 2023

The awesomeness of bicycles

Note: the numbers they dish out these days to carry the timing chip doofer must be wrapped and stuck to itself to ma...

Nov 22, 2023

Return to Taupo

This weekend, for the first time in a few years, I am going to ride around Lake Taupo. Covid and cancer got in the w...

Nov 17, 2023

The Pearl Pass Tour and me

This morning I spotted a story about the Pearl Pass Tour, in Crested Butte, Colorado. It took me back to 1989, the f...

Nov 13, 2023

New Zealand's latest great mountain bike ride.

New Zealand’s great new mountain bike ride is off the hook. Literally, the hook hanging under a helicopter.  Kaimana...

Nov 2, 2023

Marlborough Sounds Getaway

This is a story by Gaz@Nzo for New Zealand Mountain Biker mag from a trip we did in September 2020. Republished here...

Sep 26, 2023

Us and them

Here is a snapshot of what separates us from the normal people. By ‘us’ I mean people who ride bikes - doesn’t matt...

Sep 20, 2023

The Staycation

Every so often we discuss how to turn a regular old outing in your local hang-out into something more memorable. Wel...

Sep 19, 2023

Dirt... the new sand

(a newsletter from 2015, retrieved for curiosity) Here is a little test to help you feel better about your obses...
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