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2018 Event Calendar | by: Belinda Crisp

The 2018 Event Calendar is up!  What event will you choose?  There is something for everyone.

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Riding Te Ara Koa – by an Intermediate Mum | by: Belinda Crisp

There’s a buzz in the mountain biking community – everyone’s riding Te Ara Koa.  “It’s the new Firball”, “It’s the longest descent in Nelson/NZ/the world!”, “Awesome views”, “You’ve got to...

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Discounted 2017 membership | by: Paul Jennings

We have reduced the price of all NMTBC memberships (individual, family, and junior) for the rest of 2017.

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Sharlands - temp closure | by: Paul Jennings

Sharlands - closure info

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MOU signed with NCC | by: Paul Jennings

We're really pleased to be able to let everyone know that we signed an MOU (memorandum of understanding) with Nelson City Council on Thursday, which gives a framework for how...

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Spring Trail Update | by: Paul Jennings

There is so much trail work going on right now it's understandably hard to keep up with it.

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Wairoa Gorge lease extension | by: Paul Jennings

Nelson Mountain Bike Club (NMTBC) is delighted to announce that it has been granted an extension on its lease of Wairoa Gorge Mountain Bike Park by owners RHL NZ Limited (RHL).

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Fringed Hill Trail - Update | by: Paul Jennings

Fringed Hill trail update.   The new trail from the top of Fringed Hill to Brook Street is coming along really well, with several crews chipping away and doing...

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Logging in Codgers - big changes | by: Paul Jennings

A bit of the old 'Bad News/Good News' here. And there will be some short-term pain, but some long term gain. 

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Welcome Back Vic Brew Bar | by: Belinda Crisp

We're stoked that The Vic Brew Bar have signed up as Bronze Sponsors for 2017.  Not only do they give you a whopping 15% off your drinks and meals when...

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NCC Annual Plan - Have your say now! | by: Paul Jennings

Is Nelson City Council doing enough to support mountain biking?Flash back to 12 months ago and over 300 mountain bikers from Nelson took the time to read Nelson City Council’s...

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Codgers redevelopment - stage 1 | by: Paul Jennings

It's been a few years in the planning but the first stage of the Codgers redevelopment has started - and we couldn't be more excited.

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2017 AGM | by: Paul Jennings

2017 AGM Information as follows:

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Village Cycles Specialized | by: Paul Jennings

We're really happy to announce that Village Cycles and Specialized Bicycles have come onboard as a gold sponsor of the club.

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Membership record - need more permits! | by: Paul Jennings

Hi everyone - what an insane start to 2017. We are close to having 2000 members already this year, which is a record (and we have 10 months to go!).

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Top Gun 2017 | by: Paul Jennings

Time to find out who's the best of the best in NZ - the all round trail shredding legend - Top Gun 2017.

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Club Jersey - production run | by: Paul Jennings

We are taking orders for a production run of both of our fantastic Tineli club trail jerseys (original and female specific).

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Three new Sharlands trails | by: Paul Jennings

Three new Sharlands trails: Keyboard Warrior, Mr Chomper and Putakari. Read all about them here 

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Barrington Gully Track - Richmond | by: Paul Jennings

Tasman District Council has arranged for a digger to flatten out and dismantle the track through the poplars running down into Barrington Place.

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Codgers/Brook Street construction work | by: Paul Jennings

If you ride on the Codgers trails, and/or around Brook Street you'll be aware there is considerable construction work being undertaken by NCC at the moment.

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Sharlands open 24/7 | by: Paul Jennings

Sharlands is open again 24/7

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Wairoa Gorge Lease | by: Paul Jennings

Nelson Mountain Bike Club has entered into a rent free lease agreement with RHL NZ Limited (RHL) that sees the club gain access to RHL’s 841-hectare property just outside Nelson,...

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Inside Line - October '16 | by: Paul Jennings

The latest issue of our club newsletter Inside Line is out with news about all the MTB goings on in and around Nelson. Read it here. 

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Kingsland Hills Trails closure | by: Paul Jennings

Kingsland Hills Trail closure (Richmond)

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Trail update - what's open this weekend | by: Paul Jennings

Where are riding this weekend?   Some good news - Maitai Face (from the top) is open this Saturday and Sunday so feel free (if you have a valid...

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Important - Hancock (Tasman Pine) trespass notice | by: Paul Jennings

We are sorry to report that Tasman Pine (the company formerly known as Hancock Forest Management, that manages the land the majority of NMTBC trails are built on) has been...

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Council elections - candidate questionnaire | by: Paul Jennings

Elections for Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council start in September 2016. Having councillors who understand and support mountain biking/ cycling means better outcomes for the Club and our members.

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Activity Update - September 2016 | by: Paul Jennings

Here's the latest on what NMTBC has been up-to including an update on the activity to date from the NCC 2016/2017 Annual Plan (clue - not a lot). http://eepurl.com/cfRDDH

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Trail closure update | by: Paul Jennings

Trail update - where are you riding this weekend? There are a few trails closed this weekend due to the Hancock harvesting operation:   The top of Sharlands (Wiggles,...

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Inside Line issue #10 - out now | by: Paul Jennings

Read the lastest news roundup from NMTBC in Inside Line #10.

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e-bike report and policy | by: Paul Jennings

The NMTBC committee has taken some time to consider the proliferation of e-bikes and what it means, if anything, to us as a mountain bike club, our members and the...

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Sharlands closed Mon-Fri 24hrs | by: Paul Jennings

Sharlands (off Maitai Valley Road - http://www.trailforks.com/region/sharlands/) is closed to mountain biking Monday-Friday (24hrs) whilst logging operations are underway. It is not safe to be in there.

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Trail closures - August/September | by: Paul Jennings

There's some pretty serious logging operations taking place in Sharlands and Codgers over the next 6-12 weeks that will result in some trail closures.

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Mini-MTB at Saxton CANCELLED | by: Belinda Crisp

Due to poor weather, the fifth Mini-MTB race at Saxton is cancelled today.  Let's all hope the weather gods bring some good weather for the final event at Rabbit Island...

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2016 Mid-Winter 6hr - POSTPONED TO 3RD JULY | by: Belinda Crisp

Teams that cannot attend on 3rd July are entitled to a 50% refund of their fees. Please email us if your team cannot attend. 

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Inside Line issue #9 | by: Paul Jennings

Catch up with all the latest news from NMTBC with Inside Line. June 2016 issue - Click here.

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Mini-MTB Event at Branford Park CANCELLED | by: Belinda Crisp

Due to the continuing wet weather, the Mini-MTB event at Branford Park is cancelled.  See you on 12 June at Nayland College for the next one!  Don't forget to pre-register:

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DH Winter Series 2016 | by: Paul Jennings

The NMTBC DH Winter Series is here - probably the best club DH series in the world!

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NCC Annual Plan 2016/17 - Update | by: Paul Jennings

In short - we spoke, they heard. Now it's time for some action.As you might be aware there were 286 submissions to the 2016/17 Annual Plan in favour of Nelson...

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2016 Mid-Winter 6hr - ENTRIES OPEN! | by: Paul Jennings

Entries are now open for the 2016 NMTBC Mid-Winter 6hr relay race. 19 June 2016

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What's your vision for mountain biking in Nelson? | by: Paul Jennings

We know that writing an email isn't the most fun way to spend 10 minutes - but now is the time to have your voice heard and to say exactly how you want...

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NMTBC - Trail Manager | by: Belinda Crisp

The Nelson Mountain Bike Club is the biggest mountain bike club in New Zealand with a huge range of trails to develop, manage and maintain for its members (and many non-members).

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Giant Top Gun 2016 | by: Paul Jennings

Time to find out who's the best of the best in NZ - the all round trail shredding legend - the Giant Top Gun 2016.

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AMB Mag samples the Coppermine | by: Paul Jennings

A few months ago we were visited my the Australian Mountain Bike Magazine crew who were travelling to find the very best trails to explore.

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Don't forget the Kids Mini-Super D is on today! | by: Karl Merriman

Don't forget the Kids Mini-Super D is on today! If you're aged 7-15 years old and missed the online registration you can still register at Andrews Field from 3.30pm.

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2015 Avantiplus XC Series Points update | by: Karl Merriman

4 rounds down - 2 to go!

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2015 AGM | by: Paul Jennings

The 2015 NMTBC AGM is on 18 November, 6.30 pm, Vic Brew Bar, Trafalgar Street, Nelson. Here is the official email that contains links to everything you need to know. 

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2015 Ride Jersey - orders close Thursday | by: Paul Jennings

The NMTBC 2015 Ride jersey has been a huge hit, you might have seen the first ones out on the trails already. They look great.

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2015 Avantiplus Cross Country Series | by: Belinda Crisp

Its here!  Starting on 13 September at Silvan Forest and finishing three months later at Codgers, the 2015 Avantiplus Cross Country Series will sort out those who reckon they have...

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40 deal to P51 | by: Paul Jennings

What an amazing morning on the P51 working bee (Sunday 30 August). Forty people and five dogs turned out in the early morning mist to help get one of the...

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P51 needs you! | by: Paul Jennings

There is a working bee this Sunday in Codgers to get P51 up and running again - hopefully better than ever.

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INSIDE LINE ISSUE #8 - OUT NOW | by: Paul Jennings

 Issue #8 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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DH Winter Series 2015 - Round 4 & Overall | by: Paul Jennings

Round 4 of the NMTBC Winter DH Series 2015 was run off today on Kaka. It was cold, muddy and RAD!

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P51 - almost reborn | by: Paul Jennings

Over the past month the Trail Saints crew, which usually spends its time taking care of the Sharlands trails, has been making some good, but slow, progress clearing out a...

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SIMG Super D and XC | by: Paul Jennings

This year's South Island Masters Games includes NMTBC run Super D and XC events - so book your place soon, entries close at the end of August!

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DMT to third house closed until November | by: Paul Jennings

The Dun Mountain Trail from Tantragee Saddle to Third House will be shut for four months whilst harvesting takes place.

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Santa Cruz frames up for grabs | by: Paul Jennings

Club sponsors Santa Cruz has three 26" small Santa Cruz bike frames for sale that would make excellent youth bikes. 

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Inside Line issue #7 - out now | by: Paul Jennings

Issue #7 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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SMASHER is alive! | by: Paul Jennings

A new trail is born - and it's pretty special. SMASHER is a grade 4/5 trail that drops down from near the top of TM2YL into the Maitai Valley near...

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MINI-MTB 2015 - RACE 5 RESULTS | by: Paul Jennings

Here are the results from Round 5 of the 2015 Mini-MTB Series held at Nelson Boy's College:

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DH Winter Series - Double Header weekend | by: Paul Jennings

This weekend we have rounds 2 and 3 of the DH Winter Series 2015

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New NMTBC club jersey | by: Paul Jennings

Over the last three months we have been working with top cycling clothing manufacturer Tineli, and the talented design students at Nayland College, to come up with a brand new...

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Mini-MTB 2015 - Race 4 results | by: Paul Jennings

Here are the results from round 4 of the 2015 Mini-MTB Series at Saxton Field.

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6hr Mid-Winter Breakout 2015 results | by: Paul Jennings

That was probably the best 6hr race we have ever had in the 10-year history of this event.

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Mini-MTB 2015 - Race 3 results | by: Paul Jennings

Boys Age 5-7

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Mini-MTB 2015 - Race 2 results | by: Paul Jennings

Here are the results from round 2 of the NMTBC 2015 Mini-MTB series at Richmond Speedway:

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Busy long weekend - get amongst it | by: Paul Jennings

Saturday/Sunday: Sharlands working bee - Supplejack/Rimu. Keep an eye out for Kelvin and the crew or go give them a hand

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6hr Midwinter Breakout - 10th Anniversary | by: Paul Jennings

It's time to start getting your team organised, your BBQ ready and your fancy dress created - the 10th annual NMTBC 6hr Midwinter Breakout is just weeks away and it's going...

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News round up - May 2015 | by: Paul Jennings

Here's a quick roundup of some of the important stuff going on that you should know about if you mountain bike in Nelson 

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Mini-MTB 2015 - race 1 results | by: Paul Jennings

Here are the results from round 1 of the Mini-MTB race series 2015 at Branford Park: 

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Mini MTB racing returns | by: Paul Jennings

The NMTBC Mini MTB race series kicks off on 17 May 2015 at Branford Park, and continues over seven separate events that will have the little rippers going elbow to...

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Weka Lane - Sharlands access trail | by: Paul Jennings

NMTBC is working on a new link trail that will improve access to the Sharlands trail network, especially when harvesting is happening.

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4 For Four - family fun in paradise | by: Paul Jennings

The annual NMTBC 4 For Four fun relay race took place on Sunday 2 May at Rabbit Island with 56 riders of all ages and skills turning out to have...

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Inside Line issue #6 - out now | by: Paul Jennings

Issue #6 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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Dun Mountain Trail reopens | by: Paul Jennings

As you'll probably know there was a significant slip on the Dun Mountain Trail a few months ago that closed the trail.

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Codgers rebuild is GO! | by: Paul Jennings

Codgers rebuild is GO!

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4 for Four date change | by: PJ

Please note - the NMTBC 4 for Four fun family 4hr relay event at Rabbit Island will now be held on 3 May 2015.

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4 for Four is coming! | by: PJ

Our ever popular family/adults/kids race '4 for Four' is back and is going to be better than ever!

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Bichard and Lancaster - Giant Top Guns 2015 | by: PJ

After three days of racing on the toughest trails Nelson has to offer Meg Bichard and Kurt Lancaster have been crowned the Giant Top Guns of 2015.

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Giant Top Gun 2015 - Enduro results | by: PJ

The Giant Top Gun Enduro lived up to it's billing as being tough, with no compromises.

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Giant Top Gun 2015 XC results | by: PJ

Despite a bit of moisture in the air(!) the XC crowd dished out some pain on today's course in Sharlands as event two of the 2015 Giant Top Gun, and...

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Giant Top Gun DH results and provisional overall | by: PJ

Here are the results of the Giant Top Gun DH from Saturday. There was some super close racing and riders split by thousandths of a second.

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Giant Top Gun race info | by: PJ

It's Giant Top Gun 2015 this weekend. If you've entered, or want to come and spectate, here is all the info you need.

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Codgers harvest - update | by: PJ

As you might have heard the final phase of harvesting has just started in Codgers. This work will last for at least four weeks.

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Codgers closed for harvest | by: PJ

The good news - Codgers is finally getting the rest of the forest harvested after last year's storm, which means the trail development plan NMTBC has in with Nelson City...

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Giant Top Gun 2015 | by: Paul Jennings

Who's got what it takes to be crowned the Giant Top Gun 2015 and take the title from last year's winners, Commonwealth Games gold medalist Anton Cooper and one of...

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Santa Cruz EWS 2014 - good times | by: PJ

The dust has just about settled on round #3 of the Santa Cruz EWS 2014 (don't call it enduro) series - and it's been a rollercoaster of good times, good...

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New Codgers Cross Country Course Best Yet | by: WP

The new cross-country course received a resounding thumbs up from the riders who competed in the 4th and final round of Nelson Mountain Bike Club’s 2014 series.

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AGM 2014 - agenda | by: PJ

Below is the info you'll need regarding the 2014 NMTBC AGM, including the agenda. Reports will be delivered on the night and posted up here. Hope to see you all there.

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2014 XC SERIES - RACE 3 | by: WP

Sharland Creek Rollercoaster

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Inside Line #5.5 out now | by: PJ

Issue #5.5 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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Dun Mountain Trail temporary closure info | by: PJ

The Brook Sanctuary has started building it's pest proof fence, construction of which will impact access along the Dun Mountain Trail between four corners and Third House until early 2015.

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Santa Cruz EWS round #1 | by: PJ

The Santa Cruz EWS round #1 went OFF!

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2014 XC series - race 2 | by: KM

Kaiteriteri Trails  - A Popular Venue With Racers.

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Santa Cruz Evening World Series Enduro 2014 | by: PJ

The Santa Cruz Evening World Series Enduro is here. First round Thursday 13 November, Richmond. Registration at 5.00 pm, racing starts at 6.00 pm

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New Blog Entry Page | by:

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Inside Line issue #5 - out now | by: PJ

Issue #5 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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Trail Update - 25 October 2014 | by: PJ

Here's a brief run down of the trail building / maintenance work Nelson Mountain Bike Club's army of volunteers and our friends have been busy with over the past month.

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Axe gets some love ahead of TOTS DH | by: PJ

Broken Axe (in the Hira) got a serious tidy-up at the weekend in preparation for the TOTS DH Double Header event on 1-2- November.

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2014 XC series - race 1 | by: WP

Some showers  the previous night were welcomed to keep the dust down for the first round of the 2014 Nelson Mountainbike Club Cross Country Series held on the trails of...

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Sunshine is open! | by: PJ

Here's some news a lot of you have been waiting to hear. Sunshine Ridge has been cleared out - the sterling job done by Nelmac's Conservation and Ecology team.

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Inside Line issue #4 | by: PJ

Issue #4 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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Trail Update - 28 September 2014 | by: PJ

Here's a brief run down of the trail building / maintenance work Nelson Mountain Bike Club's army of volunteers and our friends have been busy with over the past month.

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Cross Country Race Series 2014 | by: PJ

XC Series 2014 - coming your way from next month. Time to dust off the lycra, talk some smack to your mates about who's the boss, and get some sneaky...

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Trail Update - 24 September 2014 | by: PJ

Here's a un down of the trail building / maintenance work Nelson Mountain Bike Club's army of volunteers and our friends have been busy with over the past month.

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Codgers access limited this week | by: PJ

If you're planning on riding in and around Codgers this week (22 September 2014 - 3 October 2014) please be aware that Nelmac is in there doing some small tree...

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Karma top-up opportunity | by: PJ

With all of our members inner peace and future happiness in mind NMTBC is running two working bees this weekend so that we can all have the opportunity to improve...

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Membership fee reduced for rest of 2014 | by: PJ

The cost of becoming a member of NZ's biggest and best mountain bike club has been reduced to just $20 for the rest of 2014. 

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Mini MTB 2014 - series final and overall | by: PJ

Last weekend saw the final round of the 2014 Mini MTB series, and what a great day and venue for the final round!

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Black Diamond Ridge open | by: PJ

Since the storm Black Diamond Ridge (which runs from the top of Fringed Hill to the Dun Mountain Trail just past Third House) has been unrideable with what must have been 100+...

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Inside Line issue #3 | by: PJ

Issue #3 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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Rocks Road - have your say | by: PJ

Nelson City Council is currently consulting on how Rocks Road should be redeveloped so it can better accommodate the needs of cyclists and pedestrians.

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Trail Update - 17 August 2014 | by: PJ

Here's a brief run down of the trail building / maintenance work Nelson Mountain Bike Club's army of volunteers and our friends have been busy with over the past month.

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It's Turners - but not as you knew it | by: PJ

The third working bee in Codgers picked up where we left off last week - at full throttle and making magic happen.

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Project Rameka - working bee offer | by: PJ

This Sunday (10 August 2014) there is a mass working bee taking place, as part of the Rameka Project, to finish off the new Odyssey track that was started last year...

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Main Codgers trail completed | by: PJ

The final stages of Nelson City Council's work on the main Codgers climbing track (the start of the Dun Mountain Trail) has been completed today - and by the look of...

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Four into one - Codgers makeover | by: PJ

Despite a bit of rain and wind there was a stellar turnout for the Codgers working bee today.

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Mini MTB Series - Round #4 results | by:

It's the first time the NMTBC Mini MTB Series has been to Kaiteriteri, and boy are we glad we did. What a fantastic event.

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Codgers working bee this Saturday | by: PJ

Time to get involved team NMTBC, your trails need you.

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Codgers reopens | by: PJ

Who's up for a ride in Codgers?

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From small seeds... | by: PJ

NMTBC recently donated an apple tree to the Brook Street community, to replace one that had died, as a small gesture towards our commitment to being a good, responsible and...

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Richmond Hills working bee - this Sunday! | by: PJ

The next Richmond Hills working bee is being held this Sunday, 27 July 2014.

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Mini MTB Series Round #4 - Bethany Park, Kaiteriteri. | by:

Mini MTB Series Round #4 this Sunday - Bethany Park, Kaiteriteri. Registration 9.00 am. $2 entry.

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Inside Line - Issue #2 | by:

Issue #2 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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Ride the Sprig & Fern Ruru Express | by: WP

The first ever Sprig & Fern Ruru Express night race/ride is coming your way - so charge up your lights, put on an extra layer and get ready for some...

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Codgers partially reopened | by: PJ

As of today the Hancock managed side of the Codgers MTB Park has reopened! 

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NMTBC WINTER SERIES - ROUND #4: Ben Nevis - RESULTS and overall | by: LJ

So.... the dust has settled on the final round of the Winter DH series on the Ben Nevis track. The winners are grinners, and most of the 'almost winners' are too.

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Inside Line - issue #1 | by: PJ

Issue #1 of the NMTBC newsletter Inside Line is out - if you haven't received a copy you can click here to view.

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6hr Mid Winter Breakout 2014 - Results | by: PJ

450+ competitors, 1000+ laps, 50+ tents, 30+ BBQ's, skids, smiles, sausages and a few sleepless nights for Wayne Pool. Sounds like another successful 6hr!

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NMTBC Winter Series - Round #3: Broken Axe - Results | by: LJ

Wet and wild was Broken Axe last Sunday - Big Ups to all those (57 of you!!!!) that showed up!! I thought it was a freaking awesome race, even in...

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NMTBC Winter Series - Round #2: Classic - Results | by: Liv Johnston

Here are the results for The Classic – living up to it's name and legendary status it's a race that rewards those who let it all hang out.

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