Rude Rock

From the peak to the valley

By MATTHEW MCKEW What better way to celebrate the new Hot Rod mountain bike trail than by christening it with a race series. Queenstown Mountain Bike Club was over the moon last year to finally connect trails that descend the 1200...

Rod’s ‘iconic’ track

By PHILIP CHANDLER A stunning mountain bike trail on Queenstown’s Coronet Peak, funded by tech entrepreneur Rod Drury, officially opens today. Named ‘Hot Rod’ after Queenstown Mountain Bike Club’s new white knight, it runs from halfway down Coronet Peak, where Rude...

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...