Those West Coast mountain bikers have gone and done it again. This time they've produced a video that showcases the riding at Blue Spur in Hokitika.
Mountain Biking in Hokitika, West Coast New Zealand on the Blue Spur mountain bike tracks. Ten tracks of sweet mountain bike riding just a few kilometres from Hokitika. There's about 17km of mountain biking, mostly grade 3 to 5 suiting intermediate and advanced riders. They get better every time you ride them.
The mountain bike tracks are in the Blue Spur area and include the Gravel Pit, Stags Drop, The Cutting, Slow Girls and the Tunnel Track.
The tracks were purpose built by the Westland Mountain Bike Club. A good way to support them is to buy a track map at Hokitika Cycles and Sportsworld.
You can do a loop from Hokitika and do a couple of mountain bike tracks in an hour or spend half a day up here. There's something for everyone. With the wealth of mountain bike tracks available on the West Coast including the Heaphy Track and Croesus Track, you could make a mountain biking holiday of it!
For more information on mountain biking in Hokitika and surrounding West Coast areas, visit westlandmtbclub.co.nz/. In addition to the Blue Spur tracks, this website covers mountain bike tracks around Greymouth and the west coast of New Zealand such as the Croesus Track, Denniston Incline, Lake Kaniere Water race and Kirwans Track among many others.
For maps of the Blue Spur mountain bike tracks go to Hokitika Cycles and Sports World on Tancred Street. hokitikasportsworld.co.nz/.
For more information on Hokitika on the West Coast of New Zealand visit thecoollittletown.com.