BEHIND THE BARS

November 24, 2016

What are the things you'd always take on a ride? One of our New Zealand mountain bike tour guides share their selection of favourite tools to carry with them on a ride

There are some things we take everywhere, phone, house keys & wallets form the basis of the list for m...

November 16, 2016

It's a broad question - "why do we/you/I ride?"  An open question with a million possible answers, however everyone we ask seems to answer in one of a handful ways. We put it to one of our mountain bike tour guides - why do you ride?

Adventure. I love the adventure...

November 14, 2016

In life you get what you pay for. We've all been there & made the mistake, bought cheap and subsequently bought twice. There's a lesson to be learnt here - if you're already investing in a product, service or even MTB tour, don't cut corners, don't buy cheap. You've wo...

November 10, 2016

Every year the question is the same...where will YOU be for New Years? Maybe you can hazily remember last year, or even the year before. What about five years ago - unlikely. 

We'd like to change that and create a New Years for you to remember, mountain biking in N...

November 10, 2016

When you travel for MTB Tours, there's already enough to worry about - catching your connection to the airport, bags being overweight and getting a window seat as only a starting point. We can't control these elements, but what we can control are the New Zealand elemen...

November 8, 2016

We asked our MTB tour guide Stu to open us his bag of tricks & share his secrets, so you can see what exactly the guides carry on our mountain bike tours.

Not all mountain bike rides are equal. There's a wide range of variables unique to every ride, some we can con...

October 13, 2016

We jump aboard Giant's new 2017 Reign Advanced 1 to see if they've improved the already stunning 2016 model we've spent the last year riding on our New Zealand mountain bike tours              

We've been lucky enough to get one of the...

October 3, 2016

You've seen the logo on our website, but what does it mean? Read why our registration as an Adventure Activity Operator means better mountain biking tours for you ...

September 29, 2016

After many weeks of guiding last summer, could we really have found the best of the mountain bike trails in New Zealand? The best bit? It's already included in our fantastic Alpine South Tours      

We've recently asked a number riders on our Alpine South Moun...

August 30, 2016

Ever wondered what our amazing riding actually looks like? Take a look at our five favourite New Zealand mountain biking films featuring some of our favourite tour trails

New Zealand mountain biking is amazing. There, I said it. But that doesn't help you understand what...

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