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Nelson Codgers Enduro Results

2 By on Wednesday May 22 2013 in Exclusives, Racing

While the world’s MTB media and global community were focused on the Mediterranean and the Italian slopes of Punta Ala yesterday, a crowd of charging Enduro racers were replicating the inaugural Enduro World Series energy at a place called Nelson at the top of the… More ›

Super D is Still Dead – Long Live Enduro

3 By on Monday July 16 2012 in Racing

Finally people are starting to get it that one race down one hill is not what all-mountain racing is about (Downieville, Mega and Mountain of Hell are the exceptions). Enduro Racing is like the Six Million Dollar man to Super D’s The Flash. The folks… More ›

SUPER-D IS THE NEW BLACK

1 By on Friday April 15 2011 in Racing

It’s like a new Super D race pops up each week in New Zealand at theĀ  moment; the latest on the list is Nelson. The Nelson MTB club (mainly Chris Mildon and Derek Winwood) are putting together the Codgers Super D. Not being a Nelson… More ›

FIREPIT DIRTJUMP JAM

0 By on Thursday March 4 2010

Damian Stones asked Nelson local Kelly McGarry to build him some jumps in Ngamoti, kind of like a bigger pump track. Well they are finished and ready to shred. To celebrate they are having a jam on the 21st March. More info in the Firepit. More ›

NELSON OVERLOAD

0 By on Monday November 23 2009 in Exclusives

Here’s two clips showing why you need to visit Nelson over summer. First up is the helmet cam highlights from our trip down last weekend. It’s a bit long, but I’m sure you can deal with that. Second are highlights from Jeff Carter and Dodzy’s… More ›

NELSON HAS HILLS

4 By on Tuesday November 17 2009 in Exclusives

Leif, Mark and I headed to Nelson for a long weekend last Friday night. Our timing couldn’t have been better as Ian Goldschmidt (the Coppermine race organiser and all round fit beast) had organised a chopper ride off Dun Mountain as part of his wife… More ›

A COOL RACE AND SOME BAD TECHNO

1 By on Thursday May 14 2009

Spoke loves the Coppermine Epic race in Nelson, but we don’t love bad techno. The only question I have is why are all those people walking the BEST bits! Nelson mineral belt trails are damn amazing and those giant rock strewn stretches of track are… More ›