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Reminder – 7 Mile Fundraiser at Winterfest Carnival this Sunday

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On 3rd July QMTBC will be at the Winterfest Auckland Airport Carnival.

We’ll have 3 bikes on wind trainers and the aim is to to keep the wheels turning all night from 4.30-8pm and see how many KM’s we can clock up.

Come join us, jump on the saddle for a while and do your part to make 7 mile awesome.

Support the cause!

Sponsor us per KM.

You choose how much whether it’s 1 cent, $1 or $10 per KM it’s all appreciated. If you’d like to sponsor us please contactadmin@queenstownmtb.co.nz for further details.

Make a donation

If you want to make a one off donation to the cause you can do this through our website www.queenstownmtb.co.nz/product/donate-to-qmtbc/

Get rid of that annoying loose change

We’ll have a donation box at the event to help rid you of that annoying loose change (or notes) that are clogging up your pocket space.

What are we fundraising for?  7 Mile Upgrades

7 Mile has long been a favourite spot for Queenstown mountain bikers and the recent addition of the easy access trail “What’s Up” has made it more accessible for all skill levels.

This however is just the first in Queenstown Mountain Bike Club’s long list of improvements planned for the bike park. Next on the list is to remodel Cool Runnings into a really fun family friendly / skills development loop.

Cool Runnings is a relatively flat area which gets largely forgotten about even though there are some great natural shapes in the terrain.

The redevelopment will include

  • Wooden Features (4-6 of varying style)

  • Pump Track

  • Flow trail

  • Jumps – taking advantage of the natural terrain

  • Rock features

The aim is to build a safe environment for intermediate riders to practice and develop their bike handling skills and confidence.

Stop by and help support us on Sunday!

Go Pro Mountain Bikes on Snow Change of Venue

Change of venue for Mountain Bikes on Snow

Saturday 25th June 2016 at The Remarkables Ski Area!

For the first time in American Express Queenstown Winter Festival’s history the GoPro Mountain Bikes on Snow event will be held at The Remarkables ski field, waahoo!  Come up and get amongst the action.

Due to this last minute change of venue there will be no on the day entries.  If you want to enter you must enter via the Festival website.  Numbers are strictly limited and will close when maximum numbers are reached or at midday Friday.  ENTER NOW to avoid disappointment.

Parking is at a premium at The Remarkables, we encourage you to car pool and factor in extra time to drive up to The Remarkables.

Key Timings

8.30am-9.30am – Registration on the deck at The Remarkables Base Building.  All competitors must have entered via the Festival website – NO on the day entries.
9.35am – Compulsory competitor briefing
9.40am-10.20am – Course inspection
11am – Race start (Male & Female). Le Mans style mass start
12pm – Prize giving on the deck at The Remarkables

We’ve got superb prizes from GoPro including GoPro Hero Silver and $100 CASH for Male and Female champions.

A massive thanks to the team at The Remarkables and NZSki for accommodating this change and providing an awesome course for you to play on.
Please keep an eye on the Festival website for the most up-to-date information – www.winterfestival.co.nz
See you on Saturday for some fun on the snow!

 

 

7 Mile Skills Area Fundraiser – 3rd July

Come pedal with QMTBC at the Winterfest Auckland Airport Community Carnival Sunday 3rd July 2016

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QMTBC fundraising for 7 Mile Upgrades

7 Mile has long been a favourite spot for Queenstown mountain bikers and the recent addition of the easy access trail “What’s Up” has made it more accessible for all skill levels.

This however is just the first in Queenstown Mountain Bike Club’s long list of improvements planned for the bike park. Next on the list is to remodel Cool Runnings into a really fun family friendly / skills development loop.

Cool Runnings is a relatively flat area which gets largely forgotten about even though there are some great natural shapes in the terrain.

The redevelopment will include

  • Wooden Features (4-6 of varying style)

  • Pump Track

  • Flow trail

  • Jumps – taking advantage of the natural terrain

  • Rock features

The aim is to build a safe environment for intermediate riders to practice and develop their bike handling skills and confidence.

QMTBC is lucky to have an awesome local volunteer base to help with some of the hard graft but all new trails and developments cost money which brings us to….

the fundraising part

On 3rd July QMTBC will be at the Winterfest Auckland Airport Carnival.

We’ll have 3 bikes on wind trainers and the aim is to to keep the wheels turning all night from 4.30-8pm and see how many KM’s we can clock up.

Come join us, jump on the saddle for a while and do your part to make 7 mile awesome.

Support the cause!

Sponsor us per KM.

You choose how much whether it’s 1 cent, $1 or $10 per KM it’s all appreciated. If you’d like to sponsor us please contact admin@queenstownmtb.co.nz for further details.

Make a donation

If you want to make a one off donation to the cause you can do this through our website www.queenstownmtb.co.nz/product/donate-to-qmtbc/

Get rid of that annoying loose change

We’ll have a donation box at the event to help rid you of that annoying loose change (or notes) that are clogging up your pocket space.