Champion Defends, Young Gun Upsets Mountain Bike Stars
A 20-year-old amateur Keegan Wright upset a pack of powerful professionals to win the elite men’s downhill title at the Altherm Mountain Bike National Championships near Wanaka.
Evans, Harvey and Rowlands win opening races of CSC Series
Brad Evans, Mikayla Harvey and Dave Rolands won the opening races of year’s Calder Stewart Cycling Series, the Kings Electrical Classic, in Cheviot in North Canterbury.
Christchurch Adventure Park – No Fly Zone For Drones
The Christchurch Adventure Park remains in the hands of Civil Defence. Fire remains active within the Park and the Park is unsafe for staff or any member of the public to enter. The risk of fire, tree and rock fall hazards are extremely high.
Upset Winners Roll NZ’s Premier Mountain Bike Race
Celebrating 32 years last Saturday, Upper Hutt’s Cactus Karapoti Classic continued its renown as the Southern Hemisphere’s longest running mountain bike race. But defending championship among both men and women played second fiddle to standout rides from the other side of the Tasman.
Feel more, ride more - NTZA cycling advertising campaign
This is a new campaign for the NZ Transport Agency and is part of the wider cycling programme aimed at making ‘urban cycling a safer and more attractive transport choice.’ The cycling programme is tasked with increasing the number of trips made by bike to 10 million per year by 2019.
Port Hills track closures
With the news that many of the Port Hills track (not to mention the Christchurch Adventure Park) will remain shut for weeks, whilst firefighters continue to mitigate the risek of a flare up. Now is a good time to detail exactly what is out of bounds.
Mon 20th Feb 10:27am
The Christchurch Adventure Park will be CLOSED today.
This is a precautionary measure due to the fire on the Port Hills. We will update everyone later today.
Tue 14th Feb 9:05am
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