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Bike News Features - South Island

By Dave Mitchell

The 1973 pastoral map of the South Island showed Clarence Reserve Station as one of the country’s largest, next to the Molesworth (comparatively and literally).
By Laurence Mote.

Over the last 20 years I’ve ridden the Heaphy numerous times - a mix of daggy, desperate and darn-right dangerous crossings - including as a student in Wellington, extended commutes home, subsisting on a loaf bread and a bottle of milk; a nasty trip with Giardia striking midway; and lightning crackling in the air in the Gouland Downs.
Words and images by Dave Mitchell

The old Ghost road is a great track, diverse and high quality. The track ends have been joined and you can also ride it as a loop track. Read up on this 3 day adventure on the West Coast.
Words and images by Ash Burgess

WORD is a cool club any keen young rider would love to be part of! It is a non profit organisation all about encouraging kids to ride mountain bikes. 

By Stu Waddel

Nelson and Golden Bay form the top of the South Island. For a riding adventure, there's a huge array of trails there to explore. 

By Roy Sinclair

Arriving at Alexandra’s AL Park View Motel on a sweltering late summer afternoon, my host Tony Martin is departing for his Wednesday mountain bike ride. 
By Rachel Lamb

Easter 2015: a group of fourteen friends from Auckland, took on A2O - the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail.
By Dave Mitchell

"Three and a half days of great riding, snow capped scenery, crystal clear vistas and plenty of sun".
By Dave Mitchell

Reefton has been on our radar for some time, with a Kirwans Reward loop, via the main Blacks Point track. This was on the top of Cherie Rusbatch’s (Ground Effect) bucket list. 
By Stu Waddel

Marlborough has for some time had its biking legacy tracked out with Queen Charlotte Track (QCT). The track was ride-able in the early 90’s and possibly even earlier. It is still a jewel in the crown of classic riding in New Zealand today.
By Richard Budden

If you're thinking of heading to Nelson for a mountain biking trip then the following guide gives you plenty of ideas for a fun filled, three-day riding weekend.
By Dave Mitchell

Wanaka is world famous for its single track mountain bike riding, with Sticky Forest, Deans Bank and its fantastic lake edge track that undulates its way to Glendhu Bay.