New trail @ 7 Mile nearly finished

Parts of the awesome new trail built by Extra Mile Trail Building

The three new sections of the climb from Wilson’s Bay at 7 Mile are almost complete.  The sections are alternative routes to the steepest bits of the existing climb that when combined together will make the climb much easier.  Easier climb equals more time riding before getting totally buggered!  Most people are loving the first new […]

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Giant Demo @ 7 Mile this Saturday

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Thinking of buying a new bike? Book a ride on a 2014 Giant at 7 Mile this Saturday.  Torpedo 7 (formally R&R) and Giant will be running a demo day from 10am – 4pm and riders get a 45min slot starting on the hour ever hour. Bookings are essential; and can be made using the […]

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Last few days for Specialized deal @ Outside Sports

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Take advantage of 20% off Specialized Helmets and Shoes until the end of October as well as their normal 10% off (ex bikes, labour) . Outside Sports are stepping up their support of the club this year with some great special offers. In addition to their 10% off offer on anything in store (excluding full bikes […]

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Contact Epic entries open.

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  CONTACT EPIC – NZ’S ULTIMATE MTB CHALLENGE:     April 18, 2015 The Contact Epic is a journey of discovery, circumnavigating the shores of Lake Hawea, Wanaka, NZ. Sited as NZ’s Ultimate MTB Challenge, this is more of an adventure than a race. You have the choice of 125km, 95km or 35km legs Starts on the Hawea […]

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Queenstown Marathon volunteers required.

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The inaugural Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon 22 November 2014 has sold out and all 6,000 entered athletes plus supporters are buzzing. Volunteers are integral to an events success and to ensure this we need 350+ amazing, helpful, friendly volunteers from Monday 17 November to Monday 24 November 2014, including race day on Saturday […]

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DH Race on Saturday

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Boom! The race season is upon us already! Downhill Southern Series, Round 3 hosted by QTDH & supported by Skyline MTB & R&R Sport/Torpedo7 Saturday 11th October Location – Queenstown Bike Park Rego from 8am bottom of the Gondy (QMTBC trailer & tent) Practice from 9am (Gondy opening) Races runs from 1pm (2 x runs […]

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Dirt Town Queens

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The popular Ladies Downhill Evenings run the last couple of summers is broadening their scope to include trail rides and running shuttles in areas outside the bike park.  Along with this change in focus their name has changed to the Dirt Town Queens and they have a new Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Dirttownqueens They will be riding every Thursday evening […]

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Test ride a GT at 7 Mile this Sunday.

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On Sunday October 12 The Bike Fix will be running a GT demo day at 7 Mile from 10am to 5pm.  Anyone showing up and taking one of the GT Demo bikes for a test will be eligible for a 10% discount if they end up buying one!  Mark will also be providing a BBQ […]

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7 Mile work

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7 Mile got some love this weekend thanks to a small crew of volunteer workers out there on Sunday.  Gravitron got a nice clean up with debris removed and some dodgy looking trees taken out to improve the line around a couple of the corners along with drains cleared just in time for the rain!  Meanwhile […]

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Gorge Rd Update

Dirt in the right places for learners jumps.

Over winter BMT Contracting supplied us with some truckloads of dirt for Gorge Rd and last week Nu Road was clearing a section in Hallenstein St and dropped in about 10 truckloads so we’re all go for building the new learners lines.  Thanks to Veolia Water for supplying a loader this weekend and Nathan spending 2 […]

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Backcountry Trail update

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Spring has sprung and QMTBC are giving the trails some loving. So far Gold Digger, Phoenix and BoB have had work done. These three trails have been built by QMTBC over the past 2 years and are settling in well, a couple of boggy spots have been sorted and they should be running mint as […]

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