Adventure Unlocked

Jamie Nicoll's lockdown was spent camping at his mate Glen's engineering yard rebuilding his recently acquired 4WD wagon from the 'hubs up' in preparation for an upcoming global overland mtb adventure.

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Isthmus Peak Revisited

In the last of their pre-covid-19 adventures, Dave Mitchell and Ditte van der Meulen revisit the hilly finger of land separating Lake Hawea from Wanaka - scoring the obligatory fisheye panoramas from the windswept tops.

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Kopiko Aotearoa

Cherie, Ground Effect's 'Chef de Tous Choses' reflects on long days of gravel and pie-free diet on the inaugural Kopiko Aotearoa bikepacking event from Cape Egmont to East Cape.
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Craigieburn High Line Video

Deane Parker, Rose Green and Rod Harrhy tackle a variation on the classic Cass-Lagoon backcountry circuit - taking the 'direct line' up Craigieburn Valley ski field.
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Paparoa Track Video

Damian Stones, his son Zach and former Ground Effect staffer Zane Smith strike postcard-perfect weather on the 'almost complete' Paparoa Track.
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Paparoa Xmas Party & Video

The Paparoa Track joins the Old Ghost Road and Heaphy to form a holy trinity of multi-day backcountry rides on the upper West Coast. All are bucket list worthy. Ground Effect hit the Paparoas on opening weekend for our Xmas Party.

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