Mountain Biking

Track vandal causes concern

Andrew Higgins in action during race two of the Nelson Mountain Bike Club Winter Downhill series, Redwoods Brook Valley, ...

Logs and concrete blocks are blocking a popular trail. Mountainbikers say it's only a matter of time before someone gets hurt.

Letting Gravity take over

Alistair Matthew of Gravity Nelson takes Stu Hunt out for a ride at Codgers.

Stu Hunt recently tagged along with Gravity Nelson's Alistair Matthew for a few tips on making the most of a mountainbiking mecca.

Swiss twins share pro ride

Swiss twins Anita and Carolin Gehrig are in New Zealand to compete at the NZ Enduro and Enduro World Series.

Meet the Swiss twins travelling the world as professional mountainbike riders.

Pro rider hails our trails

Jesse Melamed, pictured at Fringed Hill, has been hanging out in Nelson for a month riding trails.

One of the world's quickest mountainbikers has spent the past month training and coaching in Nelson - and he's loved every minute.

Young rider races to second video

Zoe Nathan rides over a rock garden during the New Zealand mountainbiking championships.

Zoe Nathan's comeback from spinal surgery continues, finishing second place at the New Zealand mountainbiking championships.

Pedaling in paradise video

Ross Maley and Morgan Walker ride on the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park.

Already one of New Zealand's hottest holiday destinations, an increasingly popular mountainbike park is making Kaiteriteri even more of a drawcard for families and thrill seekers.

World's best riders in our backyard

Anka Martin rides from Nydia Saddle to Nydia Bay, which will be stage-two of the NZ Enduro.

Some of the world's leading mountainbikers will mix it with the best locals in Marlborough for next month's NZ Enduro.

The king of the Gorge

Three-time champion Sam Blenkinsop in action during the Dodzy Memorial Enduro mountainbike race held at the Wairoa Gorge.

Sam Blenkinsop was crowned Dodzy Memorial Enduro champion for the third consecutive year.

Raring to ride

Mountainbikers are excited at the prospect of riding the internationally-rated trails in the Wairoa Gorge.

Nelson moutainbikers are raring to go exploring on the Wairoa Gorge trails.

Where the wild things live

After the Rameka

Elizabeth Bean pays a visit to Canaan Downs and finds a striking landscape, great mountainbiking and the ideal cafe.

Nelson 'missing out on millions'

Nelson Mountain Bike Club trails manager James Horan thinks Andrews Field in the background, would be an ideal space for ...

The Nelson Mountain Bike Club has spoken out about its frustrations over lost opportunities from the lack of infrastructure in place around the trails in Nelson.

Business blazing a trail around region

Andrew Schwass of Trail Journeys has recently started a shuttle service called the 'Trail Hopper' where people and their ...

A Mapua business is taking advantage of Nelson's booming cycling scene with a new shuttle service.

Making Nelson a mountainbiking Mecca

Alistair Matthew believes the Nelson region has huge potential as a tourism hotspot: "I'ts about to blow up as a ...

After turning Bolivia into a biking bucket-list destination, Alistair Matthew wants to do the same for Nelson.

No refunds on the Road of Death

The Bolivian Death Road.

"For the adventurous tourist it's fantastic because finally you're getting those stories you want when you get home. You can't get that at Disneyland."

Jump in MTB club membership

The Nelson Mountain Bike Club has been given access to the world class trails at the Wairoa Gorge, near Wakefield.

A spike in club numbers has given a positive indication of public interest in the Wairoa Gorge mountainbike trails.

McGarry's final contest

Kelly McGarry  goes over a jump during the finals of the Red Bull Rampage in October, 2015.

The competition that made Kelly McGarry a super star was also the one that haunted him.

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