A great holiday mountain biking event designed to cater for everyone. An opportunity to take in the fantastic rugged landscapes, whilst challenging yourself physically & mentally.
This is a festive holiday-period ride for all classes and ages. Take to the hills around Bannockburn and enjoy the stunning scenery while participating in one of the three ride options.
35km E-Bike Adventure:
Take it easy on this fun ride over 35 km through the Bannockburn hills, following the same course as the Classic Ride.
56km of the best Mountain Biking Central Otago has to offer. This new ride is courtesy of local farmers who give us access for this once-a-year ride including a long steady climb with one steep pitch approximately 600m long, then the most enjoyable 7km downhill you will experience. This ride is for the more experienced riders who want to try somewhere new with unsurpassed views. The Adventure Ride will start earlier than the other races.
Approximately 10km of gravel road/farm tracks. Ideal for first-timers or families with children over ten years. Estimated time 0.5 – 1.0 hours.
Approximately 22km of great mountain biking including metal roads and 4WD tracks with a climb of some 350m. Estimated ride time 0.75 – 1.75 hrs.
Approximately 35km of fantastic mountain terrain, including metal roads and undulating 4WD tracks with a climb of about 600m. Estimated ride time 1.5 – 3.0hrs. This category will suit riders looking for a more relaxed challenge whilst still wanting to enjoy the holiday atmosphere.