October 19-28, 2018

Media 2013

World Champs in action in Mountain Bike National Champs...

Posted by bluedog media Feb 18, 2013

Sunday 17/02

Brilliant day on The Taniwha!
McDonald, Laird claim to national mountain bike downhill honours...

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2W Gravity Enduro decided...

Posted by bluedog media Feb 18, 2013

Shaw thing home in Enduro debut
February 17 2013
Rotorua's Sam Shaw drew the curtains on a magnificent 10 days of cycling with a popular home-town win in the Giant 2W Gravity Enduro mountain biking race today.

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World class racing in the Whakarewarewa Forest...

Posted by bluedog media Feb 18, 2013

Saturday 17/02

Cooper, Hanlen crowned national cross country mountain bike titles 
World junior champion Anton Cooper recovered from a crash on the final lap to edge out home town rider Dirk Peters to win the BikeNZ national cross country mountain bike title in Rotorua today. 

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Big weekend 2 of Festival 1

Posted by bluedog media Feb 15, 2013

Media release: February 13

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival 2013 – a big 2nd and final weekend...

Two times Elite Women’s Downhill World Champion, Emmeline Ragot, will take on the Taniwha in Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa Forest, this Sunday.

words: Graeme Simpson

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Top BMX riders to race...

Posted by bluedog media Jan 15, 2013

Media release: January 15

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – BMX is a big part of the festival schedule...

Some of the classiest BMX riders in the world will be at the 1st Rotorua Bike Festival in February.

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2W Gravity Enduro - stars come out to play...

Posted by bluedog media Feb 11, 2013

Weekend warriors and local thrashers will rub shoulders with world champions, Olympians and former international stars in this week's inaugural Giant 2W Gravity Enduro mountain bike event in Rotorua.

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Festival to continue in 2014...

Posted by bluedog media Feb 8, 2013

Media release: February 8

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – the future of the festival confirmed…

On the eve of the 1st Rotorua Bike Festival clicking into high gear, the event has financial backing for 2014.

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World Champ Anton Cooper to race...

Posted by bluedog media Jan 26, 2013

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – headlined by Mountain Bike National Championships.

World champ excited about racing in Rotorua in 2013.

Junior World Mountain bike champion, Anton Cooper will bring his rainbow jersey and gold medal to Rotorua in February.

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Olympian, Rosara Joseph to race at Festival...

Posted by bluedog media Dec 5, 2012

Media release: UPDATED January 24

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – Mountain Bike Olympian to race.

Olympian Rosara Joseph will race at the Rotorua Bike Festival in February.

One of New Zealand’s outstanding cross-country mountain bikers of the last decade will take on a brand new event, the Giant 2W Gravity Enduro on Sunday February 17.

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Local bike builders on show at Bike Expo...

Posted by bluedog media Jan 21, 2013

Media release: January 22

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, 8-17February 2013 – Local is best…

Steel bikes. Carbon Fibre bikes. Bamboo bikes. Even a bike made from local Radiata Pine.

They’ll all be on show at the MoreFM BikeExpo on February 15 & 16, part of a busy second weekend of the Rotorua Bike Festival.

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White Water Slalom star in new race...

Posted by bluedog media Jan 18, 2013

He’s more used to blasting down rapids and dodging slalom poles but former New Zealand kayaking star Johann Roozenburg will be chasing a different form of adrenaline next month when he races the Giant 2W Gravity Enduro at the Rotorua Bike Festival...

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The Shweeb World Champs...

Posted by bluedog media Jan 17, 2013

Media release: January 17

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – The 1st Shweeb Worlds

It’s a unique feature of the Rotorua cycling scene.

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Return to Skyline - mountain biking is back!

Posted by bluedog media Feb 5, 2013

Media release: February 5

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – Return to Skyline…

 

The trail is fast and flowing and runs through Redwoods.

It’s typical of Rotorua mountain biking with views out to the city and the lake.

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Street Crit action in the heart of downtown...

Posted by bluedog media Jan 29, 2013

Media release: January 29

 The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – Road racing in the heart of the city…

 Street criterium: short course, road cycling on the very edge.

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Bike Festival on track

Posted by bluedog media Jan 8, 2013

Media release: January 4

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – planning for 2014 already underway…

 

The first Rotorua Bike Festival from February 8 to 17, 2013 won’t be the last.

With a full schedule for the 10-day celebration of cycling the Festival team are already looking to 2014.

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New race the perfect trail recipe

Posted by bluedog media Jan 7, 2013

Take one magic forest.  Pour in some of the best mountain biking trails on the planet. Add to the mixture unlimited shuttle passes, a killer atmosphere and a group of your mates.  Finally, dial up as much competitive juice as you desire.

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Supporting the Home of Cycling

Posted by bluedog media Nov 27, 2012

Media release: November 23

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – Rotorua, a key ingredient in the Home of Cycling.

 A single board of timber has become a symbol of the Rotorua Bike Festival’s commitment to the new Home of Cycling’s Avantidrome in Cambridge.

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Sponsors on board...

Posted by bluedog media Nov 25, 2012

Media release: November 19, 2012

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, February 2013 – supported by the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust.

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival is all charged up and ready to go after the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust and MoreFM announced major support for the event.

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Bike event set for blast off

Posted by blue dog media... Oct 31, 2012

Astronauts have been using shuttles to overcome earth’s pull for years but organisers of the Giant 2W Gravity Enduro in Rotorua have taken it one step further.

The brand new mountain biking event is set to debut in Rotorua on February 17, as a key component of the inaugural ten-day Rotorua Bike Festival.

words: Jamie Trougton

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Pedals? Schmedals!

Posted by bluedog media Oct 24, 2012

Media release: October 23

The 1st Rotorua Bike Festival, 8-17 February 2013

Pedals? Schmedals! You don’t have to pedal to have fun on a bike.

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2W Gravity Enduro - brand new event to debut at Rotorua Bike Festival

Posted by bluedog media Oct 6, 2012

Fancy yourself as a downhill demon, a weekend warrior or just a keen bike rider eager to sample some of the best trails in the world?

A brand new mountain biking event set to debut in Rotorua on February 17 could be just the ticket, with organisers announcing the creation of the Giant 2W Gravity Enduro.

words: Jamie Trougton

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September 2012 - the Festival is coming!

Posted by bluedog media Sep 27, 2012

The first media release for the first Rotorua Bike Festival...

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EFK

Posted by Main User Jan 14, 2016

EFK

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RTR Entry

Posted by Main User Jan 14, 2016

FK entry

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