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Bike club gains white knight

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Queenstown Mountain Bike Club’s about to put its foot down — and it’s got some serious firepower behind it. New Zealand tech entrepreneur and Xero co-founder Rod Drury says he decided a while ago to get back into...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown International Marathon's boss is still hopeful the resort's biggest one-day event - which last year had a record field of 12,000-plus - can run again this November, despite the current Covid-19 ban on big events. Dave Beeche,...
She competes downhill, but junior Queenstown mountain biker Jess Blewitt's career is very much taking an uphill trajectory. The 17-year-old's just cleaned up the national downhill under-19 series for the second season running, and also took out the national and...

Will and Kate rock Canada

A Queenstown pair have won the mixed title in a Canadian mountain bike race in spectacular fashion. Not only did Kate Fluker, 31, and Mark Williams, 45, easily take the title in the seven-day TransRockies Classic, which finished last Sunday,...

In memory of McGazza

McGazza Fest is staying true to its roots. The third annual mountain biking festival, held in Queenstown to honour the late much-loved mountain biker Kelly McGarry, takes place this weekend. McGarry, known within the biking community as McGazza, died suddenly in...

Agreement close on new track

The wheels are in motion for a new bike trail on Ben Lomond. Work on the intermediate track starts this month once Queenstown Mountain Bike Club gets the final go ahead from council and the Department of Conservation. Club secretary Adam...
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