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Category: PRESS RELEASE

Crankworx release rider roster

1 By on Wednesday March 4 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

ROTORUA March 4, 2015 – The invites are out for the first Slopestyle event of the Crankworx World Tour, launching the quest to secure the Triple Crown of Slopestyle in its inaugural year. The coveted Triple Crown has been created to recognise the perfect trifecta… More ›

POC supports kids mountain biking initiative

0 By on Thursday February 26 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Leading cycle gear brand POC has teamed up with youth mountain biking not-for-profit WORD to become its official safety partner. WORD director Ash Burgess says the partnership is a great fit for the Wellington region-wide initiative. “Safety is a big priority when you’re taking 7–17… More ›

YT release TUES carbon DH bike

0 By on Friday February 20 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Press Release 02/19/2015 TUES CF – it’s done: YT’s flagship downhill bike now in carbon. In April 2015, Forchheim-based bike manufacturer YT Industries will bring a brand new carbon version of its TUES downhill bike to the market. The heir to the much-acclaimed aluminum version is the result… More ›

Brannigan, Columb win National DH titles

1 By on Sunday February 15 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Trek World Racing professional George Brannigan pulled out a superb ride to break the three minute barrier and retain his elite men’s downhill title at the National Mountain Bike Championships in Rotorua today, as part of the opening weekend of the annual Rotorua Bike Festival.… More ›

Cooper, Fluker win National XC titles

0 By on Saturday February 14 2015 in PRESS RELEASE, Racing

*Words by Greg Palmer. Commonwealth Games gold medallist Anton Cooper has reclaimed New Zealand Mountain Bike Championship honours after winning the elite men’s cross country race in Rotorua today. In a repeat of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Cooper held off fellow New Zealand representative Sam… More ›

Along For The Ride

0 By on Wednesday February 11 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

In our next issue we have a little story on a fantastic new TV series featuring Wellington presenter, rider and all-round good guy Simon Morton. Called Along For The Ride, it starts this Saturday on TV One. Bike-nut- slash-radio presenter Simon Morton rolls out on… More ›

Hero. Legend. Brother.

0 By on Monday February 2 2015 in PRESS RELEASE

Media Release: Monday February 2 Rotorua mountain biker Lance Tavinor was all those things and more when he took on the solo category in the 24 hours of Nduro in the Whakarewarewa Forest over the weekend. With $5 from every entry going to Kidney Health… More ›

XC Nats get epic in Rotorua

1 By on Wednesday January 28 2015 in PRESS RELEASE, Racing

Media Release January 27 (NZST) A head to head battle between New Zealand’s top mountain bikers that may run till the Rio Olympics will be a feature of the 3rd Rotorua Bike Festival in February. At the 2014 New Zealand National Mountain Bike cross-country championships, Te… More ›