2013 World Rafting Champs NZ
February 13 - February 22, 2015

 

Rotorua's Top 10 Mountain Bike Trails...
 

A collaboration between Aussie online MTB magazine, FLOW MTB, Ride Rotorua and local video producer and photographer, Graeme Murray.

10 friendly locals bring you...their favourite trail in the Whakarewarewa Forest...what a great 10 weeks with a new video arriving every Monday.

Here they all are...great people, great stories, great, great trails...

 

Number 10, the final video, with local favourite, Lisa Horlor, from www.mtbskillsclinics.co.nz providing some super-skilled advice on how to nail Challenge...

 

Number 9, The Taniwha, father and son double-act, Dave 'The Fatman'  and Louis Hamilton, scare the dobies off Chris and Mick on Rotorua's fearsome National DH track, bought to you by Descend Rotorua and a favourite MTB hang-out, the Pig & Whistle...

 

Number 8, Boulder Dash, one ot the newer trails in the forest, part of the Challenge mini-network developed by the Rotorua MTB Club in the last 18 months - Cyclezone's Bryce Shapley shows Chris and Mick how it's done...

 

Number 7, Hot X Buns, it's a demanding climb up Direct, but worth the work. Mike Metz from Bike Culture shows us how...top trail, grade 4... 

 

Number 6, and the crew from Planet Bike shred Tokorangi Trail...


Number 5, one of the all time Rotorua favourites, Split Enz and Ride Central Rotorua's Saul Webb is the day's guide...


Number 4, Huckleberry Hound and Little Red Riding Huck - local young pinner, Keegan Wright, gives Chris and Mick a hand to really nail them...after busing up the hill on the Southstar Shuttle...



Number 3, and one of Rotorua's favourites, Morgs from local MTB hang-out, Zippy Central, shares his affection for Gunna Gotta...Warning: lycra alert!



Number 2, Mountain Bike Rotorua and local riders Brad O'Malley and Katie O'Neill, share the secrets of a Whaka classic...B Rude Not To...

 

Number 1, Gaz Sullivan from Rotorua dirtwear brand, NZO celebrates a trail on the roof of the forest - Tihi o Tawa...