Want to ride Cardies before the lifts open? They are running after work shuttles on Crankshaft next Thursday. $20 all you can ride. Park and meet the shuttle at Tow Hut Corner.
Nothing matches the awesomeness of the Atlas Beer Cafe Season of Shred fundraising party so if you have plans for tomorrow cancel them and come join us.
Make sure you’re there tomorrow night at Wynyard Bike Park from 3pm. Huge raffle prize pool, top riders showing off their style, live local bands plus some delicious Atlas grub and beer.
All proceeds are donated to the Queenstown Mountain Bike Club to help us build and maintain the bike trails.
Last year, these guys raised an EPIC $21,564 for QMTBC. Here’s all the fun things that money helped do:
$5,000 spent on maintenance since last year in the Wynyard Freestyle Park. Mostly replacing rotting wood supports in some of the old structures, improving drainage, tidying & reshaping jumps, replanting natives and clearing old pines.
$2,000 spent on the epic Salmon Run (in addition to an incredible amount of vollie hours and vision)
$15,000 spent completing the legendary Beeched As climb. A lot of this was hard going, involving a lot of clearing in gnarly dense bush and rocky terrain.
The funds raised by the Atlas SOS Event in 2015 were greater than we (at QMTBC) could have dreamed of and we have endeavoured to use them wisely. The QMTBC are massively grateful for this contribution to our goals and feel that the addition of these trails in this area and the enablement of ongoing maintenance is a valued asset to the MTB enthusiasts of Queenstown and beyond.
So chur to the chur to the team at Atlas for helping us make things HAPPEN!
See you tomorrow!
The Vertigo Summer Series is back!
First round is being held in a few weeks on Tuesday 20th December, meeting at 7pm either the top or midway clearing of skyline (TBC). Be prepared for ridiculous challenges put on by the Vertigo boys, awesome prizes courtesy of 100% and great beer thanks to Lonestar! Now in its 4th year, we are going to go back our roots a little and there will be even less emphasis on timing and more on just having a laugh and meeting some new like minded people. There will be no set teams this year and each round will have a different format.
Registration is open now, you must do it online, follow the link below or hit the “Sign Up” button on the “Vertigo Bikes Summer Series” facebook page. As usual it is free to enter for all QMTBC members, so join up to the club in store or online.
With the first round being so close to christmas we thought why not have christmas fancy dress theme. There will be prizes for the best/worst Santa outfit and the best/worst Reindeer outfit, but originality always wins our hearts too, so let your imagination run wild.
See you there!
Sign up here – https://www.webscorer.com/register?pid=1&raceid=87370
111216_bikeaholic_flyer_a4-001Help Bikeaholic celebrate their second anniversary and kick off summer all while contributing to a great cause. All proceeds will go to the Kelly McGarry Foundation. Bikeaholic will also match all funds raised. Shuttles provided courtesy QBT
2pm – Meet at Bikeaholic
2.30pm – Rude Rock Shuttles Start, courtesy of Queenstown Bike Taxis
Beer and sausages back at the shop afterwards
Not long now until the Cardrona Bike Park opens for summer!
The season is set to run from Dec 27 – April 3.
The good fellas at Cardrona have an awesome deal for QMTBC Members
Get yourself a Cardrona Bike Park season pass for
$159 (youth – secondary school)
$99 (kids – primary school).
That’s about half price!
This deal is valid until: December 31, 2016