Kirwans Track

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Damian Stones, Grant Stirling and Mike Anderson recently hit the historic mining town and contemporary mountain bike mecca of Reefton. The wicked singletrack up and back from Kirwans Hut is must-do backcountry mission, albeit at the technical end of the scale. Check out the video from their trip.
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The Grand Loop

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The Old Ghost Road and Heaphy Track are hot destinations for backcountry cyclists. Damian Stones and Eric Hall recently linked them together in a grand loop over 6 days.  Impressive snowfall on the OGR and Eric taking his first tilt at bikepacking added colour and challenge to the journey.
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Waiau-Toa Odyssey

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In 2017 Damian Stones joined four like-minded, and possibly equally bonkers, mates to bikepack and pack-raft their way from St Arnaud in Nelson Lakes National Park out to Kekerengu on the East Coast of the South Island. The adventure has been beautifully captured in this award winning video.
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Damian Does Darwin

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Damian Stones wings his way to the Northern Territories with his trusty Santa Cruz in the hold and favourite mattock in the overhead locker. He regales us with stories of hot-weather trail building, urban cycle ways and bugs that bite.

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