The old coach road down to Pataua is one of the finest pieces of continuous downhill single-track in the country.
Continue reading Whanui Track
Kerry and Audrey decided to ride the coastal trail leading north from Maraetai this morning, and they invited me to tag along.
Continue reading Maraetai to Beachlands cycleway
Yesterday Kerry and I drove up to the Bay of Islands to “experience Northland’s best recreational trail”, according to the brochure. According to the website, this trail was scheduled to be fully opened this month.
Continue reading Twin Coast Cycle Trail
It took us a couple of attempts to find the start of this trail, but a couple of road cyclists at Acacia Bay put us on the right track. We were on our way by 10am, with the sun breaking through the mist and promising a warm day.
Continue reading Whakaipo Bay to Kinloch W2K
Tonight I’m staying in Mangakino with Kerry and our mountain bikes, with a plan to ride the W2K track at Taupo tomorrow.
Continue reading Whakamaru Dam south on Waikato River Trail
I’m sitting in the bush at the lookout over the Bridge to Nowhere, on the Whanganui River.
Continue reading Mangapurua Trail to Bridge to Nowhere