Event Guide: August - November 2018

5 AUGUST 2018

H & J'S OUTDOOR XC WINTER SERIES ROUND 4

The Southland Mountain Bike Club's popular XC Winter series for riders of all ages and abilities held at the club's Sandy Point Mountain Bike Tracks, Sandy Point Rd, Invercargill.

www.southlandmtbclub.co.nz

NDURO EVENTS WINTER SERIES ROUND 2

New Zealand’s largest mountain bike series returns in 2018 for the 17th year with some of the best mountain biking trails in the world. The perfect winter challenge for kids through to elite racers.

www.nduro.co.nz

 2 SEPTEMBER 2018

H & J'S OUTDOOR XC WINTER SERIES ROUND 5

The Southland Mountain Bike Club's popular XC Winter series for riders of all ages and abilities held at the club's Sandy Point Mountain Bike Tracks, Sandy Point Rd, Invercargill.

www.southlandmtbclub.co.nz

 9 SEPTEMBER 2018

NDURO EVENTS WINTER SERIES ROUND 3

New Zealand’s largest mountain bike series returns in 2017 for the 16th year with an all new look event village and without a doubt some of the best mountain biking trails in the world. The perfect winter challenge for kids through to elite racers.

www.nduro.co.nz

 16 SEPTEMBER 2018

THE GAMBLER

The strategy event like no other! Get a team together or ride solo. Four hours of set trails each worth different points. The most points overall wins - not necessarily the fastest racer will win, but the best strategies will.

www.mountainbiketaupo.org.nz

22 SEPTEMBER 2018

DAY-NIGHT THRILLER 3, 6 & 12HR - TOKOROA

NZ's biggest MTB event with over 3000 riders. Open to solo or teams. Check out the website for all the information.

www.eventpromotions.co.nz

 7 OCTOBER 2018

H & J'S OUTDOOR XC WINTER SERIES ROUND 6

The Southland Mountain Bike Club's popular XC Winter series for riders of all ages and abilities held at the club's Sandy Point Mountain Bike Tracks, Sandy Point Rd, Invercargill.

www.southlandmtbclub.co.nz

 20-21 OCTOBER 2018

MERIDIAN TWIZEL HARD LABOUR WEEKEND

Three events over two days. A 19km canal Kayak race on Saturday morning followed by a 40km mountain bike race over several high-country stations for those less aquatically inclined. Sunday brings a half marathon cross country run. Do one or do all three if you really want to suffer.

www.twizelhardlabour.org.nz

20 - 21 OCTOBER 2018

WHAKA 100

Whether you are in it to win or just for the adventure, the 10th edition of the Whaka100 has garnered a reputation throughout the southern hemisphere as the best 100 kilometres of mountain bike racing and is fantastic achievement to complete.

www.nduro.co.nz

 

21 OCTOBER 2018

MILK AND HONEY RACE - TAKAKA, GOLDEN BAY

One race, two bikes, one big hill. The Milk and Honey Race combines one of New Zealand’s biggest road climbs and longest stretches of downhill singletrack into one event. Roadies can team up with a mountain biker or you can go it alone with two different bikes.

http://www.goldenbaymtb.club

28 OCTOBER 2018

GIANT 2W GRAVITY ENDURO

Cruise up - race down… Welcome to the country’s four biggest gravity Enduros and the most fun you’ll ever have mountain biking. Encapsulating everything people love about the sport of mountain biking – the adventure, challenge, adrenaline fix, combined with fun social riding.

www.2w.co.nz

24 NOVEMBER 2018

LAKE TAUPO CYCLE CHALLENGE
The Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge sits firmly on the world stage with its Mountain Bike
categories, taking place on trails which have been awarded Silver Ride Centre status by the International Mountain Bike Association. Challenge yourself with one of the four Huka MTB rides: 85km XL (Elite), 85km Challenge, 60km Steamer, 35km teaser.

www.cyclechallenge.com