BEHIND THE BARS

June 3, 2020

New Zealand recently shook off the shackles of Level 4, 3, 2.... and soon 1 covid-19 restrictions.

Action sports and Tourism have been waiting for the restrictions to ease and for us, the Dept of Conservation Hutts to reopen to allow us to provide multi day rides again....

December 4, 2019

Epic Adventures Ltd recently purchased justMtb from previous owner Scott.  Epic Adventures director Matt Kirke reflected on the purchase saying the strength of the justMtb brand combined with the huge demand for guided mountain biking in New Zealand had justMtb an attr...

August 5, 2019

 JustMTB director Scott worked closely with local community leaders and the Auckland Council to put together the amazing Grey Lynn pump track. 

The Grey Lynn pump track will be the starting point for the new justMTB skills academy, that will be aimed at bringing on...

July 28, 2019

Late Summer 2019, Just MTB co owner and lead guide Scott was enjoying a early morning ride with fellow guide the Rodfather in the famous forests around Rotorua know as the Redwoods. 

It was a pretty normal ride until the unthinkable happened. While on a steep decent Sco...

November 20, 2018

What do you do when you have 8 best mates and a blank canvas to craft the ultimate NZ MTB escape? Well, I did and we went down south! Combine bikes, food, beer and wine with some truly good mates. Smile and laughs and an aching jaw!

Kick off Craigieburn, bike hike 700m...

October 29, 2018

Hey, don't get us wrong, there are loads of amazing bikes out there, but Trek just hit the nail on the head for performance, innovation, reliability and fun factor.

We have been riding the Fuel EX 9.9 29er for a season of guiding and not a thing went wrong, we didn't ev...

September 27, 2017

DO YOU REALLY NEED THE KITCHEN SINK ON YOUR RIDE?

For quite a while now I have been extoling the benefits of riding with a utility belt. I’ve been copping a whole lot of flak about it too. People pointing and giggling and mates arguing over what I might be carrying in m...

June 15, 2017

A trip to a new country can seem daunting - with the constant fear or missing out on something amazing. If only you had the local knowledge so you didn't miss out on all the best bits. Luckily there's people like us ready to show you and share our favourite bits of New...

June 12, 2017

It's extremely difficult for you to predict the terrain you'll face whilst riding on our New Zealand mountain bike tours. Understanding what sort of trails you'll be mountain biking on is an important part of deciding which bike to bring with you and how to set it up f...

June 12, 2017

You've booked your New Zealand mountain bike tour, paid the deposit and booked your flights. The next big question is what to pack and should I bring my own bike or rent one?

There will be a number of factors to consider, starting with

  • have you got a suitable bike fo...

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