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Waiheke MTB Club

The Slush Fund recently wrote a cheque for $600 to help out the Waiheke Mountain Bike Club with the purchase of signage for their trail network at the Onetangi Sports Park. To date volunteers have clocked up over 1000 hours work primarily on the implementation of the trail network.

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Tumut MTB Park

In late 2016 the Tumut Mountain Bike Riders approached the Ground Effect Slush Fund for a cash contribution towards their project to improve signage in the Tumut Mountain Bike Park.

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January 16, 2017

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2017 Adventures

Ground Effect and Jamie Nicoll have been mates through the highs and lows. We ramped up our support last season as he changed focus - adventuring with his bike to exotic and remote destinations, and competing in just a handful of his favourite enduros. 

Photo by Gary Perkin

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The Heaphy

The revised draft amendment to extend the mountain biking season on the Heaphy Track into the months of October and November has been sent to the New Zealand Conservation Authority for their consideration and approval. We’ll keep you posted on the outcome. In the meantime you can find out more about the consultation process here. The Heaphy is arguably New Zealand's premier multi-day mountain bike ride...

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