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Tumut Mountain Bike 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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January 12, 2017

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Victoria's Brevet Secrets

A Brevet is basically a fast paced, self supported dirt tour, which you happen to be completing along with a few new 'best friends forever'.

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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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Destination Barn Bay

With a clearing southerly forecast on the West Coast, we knocked off work early at Ground Effect last Friday and hung up the “Gone Whitebaiting” sign on the front door. Our destination was Barn Bay - a remote fisherman’s cottage - 50km by gravel road, a river crossing and a half day’s ride south of Haast.

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