Trans NZ 5 Day Enduro Race is coming to Queenstown!

transnzlogoMessage from the race organisers:

Day 1 is Craigieburn, Day 2 is Mt Hutt, Day 3 is Coronet Peak, Day 4 is Alex, Day 5 is the Bike Park, Wynyard and Fernhill Loop. We are looking for some sweet local support for day and 3 and 5 in QT.

Course Markers

Coronet Peak: To help mark a stage or 2 each on Sunday March 8th ready for race day on Monday March 9th
Bike Park/Fernhill Loop: To help mark a stage or 2 each on Tuesday March 10th ready for race day on Wednesday March 11th

We have all the tape and arrows needed to do it. There is a box of beer in it for each stage that someone marks (6 stages on Coronet day and 3 stages on Bike Park day)! But it has to be up to great standard…so no drinking the beer before you head out and mark the stage ;)

Course Marshal

To help on the Bike Park day on Wednesday March 11th. Or at least come cheer on the riders!
8am-9am: Riders will be riding up Skyline Access Road
9am – 10am: Stage 1 (Bike Park) Marshals needed on major intersections of the bike park
9.30am – 10.45am: Stage 2 (Wynyard) Marshals needed on major parts of Wynyard
11am – 12.30pm: Stage 3 (Fernhill) Marshals needed on major parts of Bike Park for end of stage 3

We already have a handful of marshal that are with us for the full 5 days, but would be great to just have some extra locals for the last day!

Love ya work everyone and if interested in any of the above then email and if not, all good – but encourage you to at least come up and cheer on the riders in the rowdy sections of the trail! Will keep you posted the day before on the Trans NZ Enduro FB page on where those ‚Äėrowdy‚Äô sections will be (eg course release)



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QTDH Race Round 5 – Queenstown Bike Park

Round 5 of the hugely popular QTDH race series is on this Saturday Feb 28. The actual times and details are still being sorted so keep an eye on the Queenstown DH Facebook page¬†. ¬†The last round on Rude Rock which was run as a ‘chainless’ DH meaning without a chain was won in 5min 23seconds! ¬†That’s pretty impressive!



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Station to Station ride for charity


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Supporting Carey Vivian on his Race Against Time ‚Äď The Motor Neurone Cycle Challenge 2015
When: Sunday, 8th March 2015
Where: Cruise across Lake Wakatipu on the ‚ÄėLady of the Lake‚ÄĚ – the TSS Earnslaw, hop off at Walter Peak and bike at your own pace along a quiet country road through rollling farm land and picturesque scenery to Mt Nicholas Station (12kms).

Station to Station Flyer

Lunch is provided and then you can either head back to Queenstown on the Spirit of Queenstown or if you are keen, continue on with Carey to Mavora Lakes (50kms total biking) where Queenstown Bike Taxi’s will bring you home.


$99 per adult
$49 per child  (5-14 years)


  • One way cruise on the TSS Earnslaw from Queenstown toWalter Peak
  • Sausage sizzle at Mt Nicholas
  • One Way cruise on the Spirit of Queenstown from Mt Nicholas to Queenstown
  • OR One way transfer from Mavora Lakes to Queenstown with¬†Queenstown Bike Taxis


Email: for a registration form Enquiries: 021 53 1005
When registering, please specify your finish point (Mt Nicholas or Mavora Lakes) as spaces are limited
Proceeds go to the Motor Neurone Disease Association of New Zealand


  • Dress up encouraged
  • Donations welcome
  • Spot prizes & raffle on the day
  • Event subject to weather conditions
  • Bikes will be travelling via seperate vessel
  • Space is not confirmed until registration form and payment has been received
  • Cycling is at own risk
  • Pure NRG Queenstown is not responsible for your safety or equipment and all cyclists need to be aware of the New Zealand Road Code

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QMTBC/Vertigo Bikes Summer Series ‚Äď Final Round!

The final round of the QMTBC/Vertigo Bikes Summer Series is fast approaching this coming Tuesday 3rd March. We are going to finish the series with a bang by giving away a 2015 Giant Reign 2 27.5 after the race courtesy of the good buggers at Searle Lane Bar. The more events you attended the bigger the chance you have of winning the bike! You HAVE to be a member of the Queenstown Mountain Bike Club to win the bike and we will be checking!
The final round is going to have a FANCY DRESS theme, with the catch being you are to only decorate your existing helmet! Nothing else! There will be a great prize for the best helmet decor on the night! So get thinking and creating!

The team series results will be decided at the final round too. It is all to play for with any of the top 5 teams up for the overall win, so make sure you have all you team members there to give it a go to add to your team result on the night!

See you there, 7pm sharp at the halfway clearing up Skyline!

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Gorge Rd Jam – 22 March

Here is another date for your diary, the guys down at Gorge RD Jump Park are holding a fundraising Jam and although some details are to be finalised yet its locked in for Sunday night 22nd march after the Dirtmasters DH race.  Start time 5 pm with 2 bands confirmed, alcohol and food from a spit provided by Atlas. It will run until 10 pm under lights, stay tuned for more details!

We are hoping to have a best trick contest with $500 of cash prizes but we still need to find a sponsor for this so if you know anyone who might be willing to stump up some readies get them to contact the club!


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