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Rotorua Opens New Trails

0 By on Thursday September 17 2015 in Exclusives

By Jeff Carter, Director Southstar Trails In the early 90s when mountain biking was a slowly germinating seed around the world, Rotorua’s Fred Christensen embarked on a mission to develop trails in the Whakarewarewa Forest. The first trail built with the help of Periodic Detention… More ›

Topp upshifts with Hucking Cody

0 By on Thursday September 17 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Huck vb: to launch from a substantial height with no style, just faith in equipment and one’s ability to heal. I turned my bike around, fixed my full-face helmet under my chin, and took a long breath as I stared at the thin trail heading… More ›

Taking the Hardline

0 By on Monday September 14 2015

Words by Jamie Edwards, WideOpen Mag. Red Bull Hardline was the creation of evil genius Dan Atherton and went down last weekend in North Wales, UK.  Affy and crew found themselves a brutally steep hill and built four minutes of the most challenging terrain they… More ›

Red Bull Rampage rider list released

0 By on Friday September 11 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Of course we know that Conor Macfarlane is in the line-up for this year’s Rampage, so who else will be throwing themselves off cliffs and over canyons in Utah this year? Kelly McGarry will be along with Conor, defending champ Andreu Lacandeguy returns, as do… More ›

NZ MTB Crown gets Cabin Fever

0 By on Thursday September 10 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

The New Zealand MTB Crown is proud to welcome well known kiwi mountain biker and former Bike NZ employee Mark Leishman (or Cabin as he is otherwise known), to its organisational team. “Cabin really is one of NZ’s most passionate riders, who has always been… More ›

A Currant Affair: Free the Radicals!

0 By on Tuesday September 8 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

So you want to ride faster, harder, beat your PB? Eating blackcurrants could hold the key! Growing evidence shows that New Zealand blackcurrants can benefit bikers who want to make gains in their training and boost their performance. UK Professor Mark Willems, from the University of… More ›