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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Jamie Nicoll and MTB News on the OGR

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Earlier in the month, Jamie rounded up his mates Max Schumann, Ines Thoma and Anja McDonald for a session on the Old Ghost Road. Stefanus Stahl from the German magazine Mtb News joined the fray and produced a sharp video of the trip with Jamie narrating. Great to get a feel for the OGR if you haven’t yet indulged, and excellent to reminisce if you have.
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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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Jamie's Arctic Cycle

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Jamie Nicoll, along with fellow Santa Cruz adventurer Max Schumann and a tight group of like-minded masochists braved the Arctic night, -30 degree temperatures and feral reindeer to ride the length of Pallas Ylläs Park in Finland.
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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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Spot-Check Norway

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What better place to explore as recovery from Euro Bike stress than Norway. Breathtaking scenery and jaw dropping single track. Check it all out here.
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