GranFondo K – Women’s 100k <10/03/19>

A Gran Fondo is a long-distance road ride and roughly translates into English as “Big Ride.”

Let’s face it, for most of us 100k is a pretty Big Ride, we aren’t all pro cyclists.

This ride is designed to be one of your first metric centuries, we will provide a friendly, inclusive and learning environment for you on an interesting and scenic route.
A Rookie 100 – this is not a race, it is a fun, social Sunday Hundy.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies, plenty of cafe stops, and a finish at a pub

The cost will be $30 per person.
$$$ includes guiding and some goodies.
We will take you through the signals & etiquette of bunch riding, nutrition tips and common maintenance.
If you need transport, we can take you, but there is a surcharge.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

What you need:
A sense of adventure & fun!
Be an intermediate level rider however we can help you make the
transition (you should be comfortable riding a bike for at least 3 hours)
A well maintained bike, spares and gear sufficient for a day of riding.
Any medication you require and food/water for the day.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

Register now!

Distillery Daze <02/03/19>

Something a little different,

Another great introduction to non-traditional riding, it is flat 40ks with a little bit of road, sand, singletrack, gravel and highway.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a couple of cafe stops and a distillery tasting at the end!

Perfect for the person who hasn’t ridden off-road on a road bike before and wants to in a no pressure group. Or just a social play with friends new and old. It’s not a race!

Road bike, adventure bikes, fat bikes, mountain bikes, e-bikes and everything in between welcome.

The cost will be $20 per person.
Date > 02 March 2019.

Register now as there are limited places.

Grins & Gravel <06/04/19>

A gentle introduction to the joy of gravel grinders with a number of cafe/bars to relax, rejuvenate and rest at.

This is a great introduction to gravel riding, it is mostly flat 60ks with a bunch of gravel sections, a bit of highway and a number of quiet rural roads.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with plenty of cafe stops.

Perfect for the person who hasn’t ridden on gravel before and wants to in a no pressure group. Or just a social play with friends new and old. It’s not a race!

Road bike, adventure bikes, fat bikes, mountain bikes, e-bikes and everything in between welcome.

The cost will be $20 per person.
Date > 6 April 2019.

Register now as there are limited places.

GranFondo S2C <23/03/19>

Follow the Mighty and Majestic Buller River from Source to Sea.

The mythical milestone of the ages.
The old school imperial.
A grand day out on the bicycle

163 kms* with no significant climbing but plenty of fun and views and pie stops. This is all on sealed road.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies, plenty of cafe stops, a finish at a pub, and a lift back to St Arnaud.

Perfect for the person who hasn’t ridden 160 kms before and wants to in a no pressure group. It’s not a race!

The cost will be $60 per person.
$ includes guiding, transport, musette and some goodies.
Date > 23 March 2019.

Register now as there are limited places.

* just to make sure Strava gets it

Victorian Alps <22/04/20>

We are off to the Alps of Australia!
22 – 29 April 2020

But it’s not just about the cycling, we will bombard your senses and tastes with historical and cultural visits as well as sampling the best of what the region has to offer.

Don’t miss out, book your space now.
$2,500NZD per person
Flights are not included.

What’s included:
Pick up and drop off at the airport/ train station
All transport
Transport to sightseeing areas of interest.
Guided cycle rides
Support van on group rides
Limited Mechanical assistance
Accommodation (twin share)
Breakfasts, lunch & most dinners

Register now as there are limited places.

 

Domo Arigato Mr Roboto <19/06/19>

We are off to Japan!
19-26 June 2019

But it’s not just about the cycling, we will bombard your senses and tastes with historical and cultural visits as well as sampling the best of what the region has to offer.

Don’t miss out, book your space now.
$2,500NZD per person
Flights are not included.

What’s included:
Pick up and drop off at the airport/ train station
All transport
Transport to sightseeing areas of interest.
Guided cycle rides
Support van on group rides
Limited Mechanical assistance
Accommodation (twin share)
Breakfasts, lunch & most dinners

Register now as there are limited places.

 

Detour the Race <03/03/19>

Bypass the racing scene and experience a route that is worthy of a grand tour stage.

137 kms with some significant climbing and jaw dropping vistas. This is all on sealed road.

Saturday 24 February 2019

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride, cafe stops and you leave with a musette of goodies and a lift back to Christchurch from Akaroa.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies and a lift back to Christchurch from Akaroa.

The cost will be $60 per person.
$ includes guiding, transport, musette and some goodies.

Register now as there are limited places.

GranFondo K <09/03/19>

A Gran Fondo is a long-distance road ride and roughly translates into English as “Big Ride.”

Let’s face it, for most of us 100k is a pretty Big Ride, we aren’t all pro cyclists.

This ride is designed to be one of your first metric centuries, we will provide a friendly, inclusive and learning environment for you on an interesting and scenic route.

A Rookie 100 – this is not a race, it is a fun, social Sunday Hundy.

This will be a semi-supported, no drop, guided ride with a musette of goodies, plenty of cafe stops, and a finish at a pub.

The cost will be $30 per person.
$$$ includes guiding and some goodies. 
We will take you through the signals & etiquette of bunch riding, nutrition tips and common maintenance.
If you need transport, we can take you, but there is a surcharge.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

What you need:
A sense of adventure & fun!
Be an intermediate level rider however we can help you make the
transition (you should be comfortable riding a bike for at least 3 hours)
A well maintained bike, spares and gear sufficient for a day of riding.
Any medication you require and food/water for the day.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

Register now!

The Great Escape

Time Poor?
Day off once in a blue moon?
We will pick you & your mates up, drive you to your trail head, ride, shuttle, ride, finish with a few recovery beverages and then drop you back with plenty of memories.

We will take you out and show you one of the awesome riding locations in the greater Canterbury & West Coast region.

This is a no-drop, guided, full day of enjoyment and general bicycle hooliganism.
The day will finish in an establishment that will provide refreshments and nourishment so we can spin tales of our grand adventures.

Where exactly will depend on the weather and what you have or haven’t done!

The cost will be $100 per person.
$$$ includes guiding, transport and some goodies.

What you need:
A sense of adventure & fun!
Be an intermediate level or experienced rider however we can help you make the transition
A well maintained bike, spares and gear sufficient for a day of riding.
Any medication you require and food/water for the day.
If you don’t have your bike with you, we can help you get an appropriate bike to bring out.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

Contact us today to make it happen.

Dirty Day Out <17/03/19>

Each month I will host a Dirty Day Out.

Essentially as it sounds, I will take you out and show you one of the awesome riding locations in the greater Canterbury & West Coast region.

This is a no-drop, guided, half day of enjoyment and general bicycle hooliganism. The day will finish in an establishment that will provide refreshments and nourishment so we can spin tales of our grand adventures.

Even if you are grizzled veteran, I can promise you something you haven’t seen before.

Where exactly will depend on the weather and what you have or haven’t done!

The cost will be $30 per person.
$$$ includes guiding, transport and some goodies.

What you need:
A sense of adventure & fun!
Be an intermediate level or experienced rider however we can help you make the transition
A well maintained bike, spares and gear sufficient for a day of riding.
Any medication you require and food/water for the day.
If you don’t have your bike with you, we can help you get an appropriate bike to bring out.

A detailed ride guide and gear list will be sent to registered riders.

Register now as there are limited places.