Mountain Biking


March 2017
4 Queenstown Macpac Motatapu 2017 MTB
4 Otago Macpac Motatapu – Skoda Mountain Bike MTB
10-11 Rotorua Nzo Moonride MTB
18 Hanmer Springs Hanmer Springs 4 & 8 Hour MTB Race MTB
25 Lake Heron Arrowsmith Thee Ride 42km MTB race or Ride MTB
April 2017
9 Waimate Quantum Advantage Whitehorse Big Easy MTB
22 Lake Hawea Contact Epic MTB
22 Lake Hawea Contact Centurion MTB
22 Lake Hawea Contact Traverse MTB
22 Nelson Kaiteriteri 6 Hour presented by Port Nelson Ltd MTB
24 Auckland World Masters MTB MTB
May 2017
6 Australia The Convict 100 MTB
13 Whakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua Giant 2W Gravity Enduro - Race 4 MTB
February 2018
11-17 Christchurch The Pioneer MTB



Absa Cape Epic team names – from fun to unfathomable
The training is done and the Prologue looms ... but what do some of the Absa Cape Epic team names mean?
Monday, 20 March 2017
Some hot days ahead for Absa Cape Epic
Weather sites predict days of up to 40ºC … and some showers Everybody knows the Western Cape is in the grip of a fierce drought and desperately in need of rain, but one group of people in the area at the moment will be scanning the weather reports for a different reason altogether.
Monday, 20 March 2017
From Absa Cape Epic legend to "tour guide"
So what did Absa Cape Epic veteran José Hermida tell partner and fellow Spaniard Joaquim "Purito" Rodriguez he was signing up for when he took on his first Absa Cape Epic next week?
Monday, 20 March 2017
Italian Ferraro drops into support team after struggle with injury
Top Absa Cape Epic team Trek Selle San Marco has had to make a last-minute change after Italian Damiano Ferraro was injured in a crash.
Monday, 20 March 2017
MTB – strongest field ever at the Cape Epic 2017
It's going to be the strongest Absa Cape Epic field yet and the racing should be thrilling.
Thursday, 16 March 2017
Shimano MTB GP Series Opener: Jason English marks his territory at Glenrock
The first round of the 2017 SHIMANO Mountain Bike Grand Prix Series took place at Glenrock State Conservation Reserve on the weekend.
Thursday, 16 March 2017
Crankworx Rotorua Fantasy Launch
Win a mountain biking dream trip to Europe and pick your destination with the latest Crankworx Fantasy Contest.
Thursday, 16 March 2017
Cooper, Sheppard lead Kiwi dominance of Oceania mountain bike
Anton Cooper wins.
Monday, 13 March 2017
Glenrock to launch SHIMANO Mountain Bike Grand Prix event series for 2017
One of the longest-standing mountain bike endurance racing series will kick of its 2017 campaign this Saturday, 11 March, in Newcastle: events promoter Rocky Trail Entertainment will hold the first round of this year's SHIMANO Mountain Bike Grand Prix at Glenrock State Conservation Reserve with its popular four and seven hour race format.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Queenstown Lakes District turns on a stunner for Macpac Motatapu
Over 3,500 competitors were treated to a perfect Queenstown Lakes District day for the 13th hosting of the Macpac Motatapu, New Zealand’s iconic one day multi-sport race with walkers, runners, triathletes and mountain bikers competing in a variety of races from the 15km Miners Trail, to the 51km Ultra-Run.
Monday, 6 March 2017