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Craters MTB Park – Taupo

About Craters MTB Park Situated next to the Craters of the Moon off Wairakei Drive just north of Taupo, Craters MTB park is yet another feather in the cap of the superb trail networks […]

West Coast Wilderness Trail

About the West Coast Wilderness Trail Part of the Great Rides network, the West Coast Wilderness Trail is a 130km grade-2 track, carved along the West Coast between Ross and Greymouth.  Having […]

The Ultimate Guide to Bike Comfort

Nothing ruins a day out on your bike quite like being uncomfortable.  Whether it’s being cold and wet, or getting a sore bum, being uncomfortable sucks. There are, however, some […]

Yakima ForkChop Review

In my ongoing search for the perfect bike rack for my ute, I decided to try the Yakima ForkChop. Previously I tried the Yakima HoldUp Evo 2“ with the LightMate, […]

The Timber Trail

About the Timber Trail Part of the Nga Haerenga Great Rides and Te Araroa pathway, the Timber Trail is as popular for walkers as it is for riders. The Timber Trail weaves its way through […]

Ohakune Old Coach Road

About the Ohakune Old Coach Road Part of the Mountains to Sea trail network and one of New Zealand’s Great Rides, the Ohakune Old Coach Road is a popular trail for riders, runners […]

Wairoa Mountain Bike Park

I remember hearing rumours about a MTB park being planned for Wairoa way back in about 2016. Fast forward a few years and thanks to the efforts of the local […]

Yakima HoldUp Evo 2″ Review

About the Yakima HoldUp Evo 2”  Bike Carrier RRP $829 The Yakima Holdup Evo 2” is a hitch mounted solution for carrying 2 bikes (4 bikes with the +2 extension) securely, […]

Taupo – Huka Trails Loop

Taupo is a unique destination that offers holiday makers a seemingly endless variety of things to eat, see and do. Among the options on offer for adventure seekers are some great […]


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About Me

Hi, I’m Ben. I’m just an average 40 something guy. By day I’m a marketer at Workshop X Marketing, but after-hours I’m often out and about on two wheels with my wife Teresa. We love exploring new trails and sharing our experiences. We hope these stories help to motivate you to ride beyond your horizons.

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