Won't Back Down - watch it at The Find April 14


Countdown to Bike Festival

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The Festival of events The Queenstown Bike Festival events’ line up is stacking up to be the perfect way to showcase not only some of New Zealand’s and the world’s top riders but also a community spirited festival with a medley of social and family orientated events. We have an incredible line up of internationally [...]

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Movie Premier: Won’t Back Down

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The NZ premier of the film telling the story of DH mountain bike legend Steve Peat is showing at The Find on shotover street on Monday 14 April.  There will be a cover charge in the range of $5-10 and all proceeds will go to local privateers to help them make it to International competitions.

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BBQ Chefs required for club fundraising at Bike Fest!

BBQ Chefs required for club fundraising at Bike Fest!

The QMTBC has the opportunity to run a fundraising BBQ at the Queenstown Slopestyle competition in the Ballarat Street carpark and the Super D but we’d need someone prepared to organise and run it (the club will obviously provide everything required!) and some BBQ chefs to cook and clean afterwards.  Last year the BBQ at [...]

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7 Mile Tuesday Working Bee

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Next Tuesday (April 8 – the 2nd Tuesday of the month) we will will be continuing to spruce up Cool runnings focusing on the old return track to The Hub.  Meet at the Hub at 6pm.  It’s currently under about 150mm of pine needles and cones and nigh on impossible to ride. We’ll try to [...]

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Vote on QMTBC riding top style

Vote on QMTBC riding top style

The QMTBC Style gurus who brought you Dirt is the new Snow T shirts  are planning a riding top (cause who wants to ride in cotton t shirts – ew!).  So go to this survey form and let them know what style of top they should be making – GO skin tight lycra! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1a1UWlVYZSJxTtRcn1Vd9UeEFBkp4UVWv_yeCXKPblP4/viewform

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15% Club member discount @ Alta!

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Local sportswear shop and long time supporter of the club Alta is offering a 15% discount to all QMTBC members on display of your membership card (and has been for two years now!).  Aaron reckons he has got the largest selection of mountain bike clothing in Queenstown including: Troy Lee Designs Fox Royal Racing 661 [...]

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Proactive Physio 7×7 race report

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  Perfect weather, great course and a relaxed atmosphere at Wilsons Bay was the order of the day for the fourth (nearly annual) Proactive Physio 7X7 endurance race at 7 Mile Reserve. A total of 12 teams and 3 individuals took to the 4.8 km course, which included some make-shift ‘oldschool’ trails.  The rooty & [...]

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Queenstown Funduro

Selfie of Kate and Reon in helmets with mountain bike trail behind.

The Queenstown Funduro is being held this Saturday,  29th March 2014 with pre-entries rolling in fast but entries are also on the day. Registration is from 7:30 am with the first shuttle leaving shortly after 9 am.  $55 per person includes 2 shuttles with everyone meeting at the One Mile Car Park at the bottom [...]

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New QMTBC Events trailer.

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Late last year the club purchased a large covered trailer. With the idea to have all the gear needed to organise & hold events & races stored in one place, with it being easy to move & bring to our various riding areas etc. She was looking a  little worse for wear, but thanks to [...]

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Gorge Rd Sprinklers

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The Gorge Rd sprinkler system is one step closer after a volunteer day a couple of Saturdays installed the smaller pipes in between the jumps.  A good crew showed that many hands make light work and all 8 lines are now ready for joining into the mains.  A BBQ lunch and a beer then rounded [...]

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Breakthrough !!! Club DH trail building update.

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Fraser & Zak have been leading the charge on our new DH trail in the Queenstown Bike Park all summer, with a small but dedicated crew chipping away & construction an epic new advanced / double black grade trail. Last weekend they finally managed to breakthrough from the upper section through super thick seedlings & [...]

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