A new film just out from Deane and friends exploring a number of forgotten highways. Enjoy watching and I hope this inspires you to explore New Zealand’s historic landscape and routes
This is amazing background to one of the many new mountain bike (and walking) tracks being built in New Zealand.It’s time for me to start planning a future bikepacking adventure.Please keep up this great work NZ.Happy watching and great NZ bush songs along the way.
Deane Parker, a first-time Brevet participant, as he undertakes a 250km weekend bikepacking event with ‘The Flahute Presents’, in the Canterbury high country. If you live in the South Island and would like join in with “The Flahute Presents” here is a few links for you https://itu.co.nz/the-flahute/2020-the-flahute-presents-season/ and also find out more here too https://www.facebook.com/Theflahute/Continue reading “Ride What Ya Brung: A First Brevet Cycling Experience”
A great short video of NZ by Bikepacking by Ali Paul We do live in the best place to go Bikepacking Happy Pedaling
So here are two great videos about running tubeless. The first setting up your bike tubeless. The second video is about tubeless tyre repair’s when your out on you’re bikepacking adventure. Some people are going to answer why go tubeless as it looks a mess, well with a tube in one’s tyre a prickle orContinue reading “Guide To Tubeless Tyres”
In recent years it has become particularly fashionable to hang too heavy saddlebags on too expensive bikes and to push your bike down too steep slopes. In this activity, a group of 9 promising youngsters is doing quite well, and is called the PCR Gravier. Every year, they look for the best place toContinue reading “A Bikepacking Adventure”
‘Forgotten Highways’, a film of adventure and cultural discovery is premiering and the 2020 NZ Mountain Film Festival, having received a ‘Special Judges Award’. Watch the teaser and stay tuned for the online premiere, COMING SOON.
A short film about an epic bikepacking journey of two non-bikers who lived in New Zealand and decided to travel home on bicycles with a minimum gear. And where is their home? It’s located in the heart of Europe, in Czech republic, in Beskydy mountains close to Slovak and Polish borders. Enjoy the one yearContinue reading “Bikepacking Nomads – 387 Days: Riding Home”
The West Coast of the South Island is rapidly becoming New Zealand’s premier multi-day bike packing destination, you’ve got the Heaphy in the North, followed by the Old Ghost Road (surely being one of the top 10 in the world), the new and nearly finished Paparoa Trail and finally, the West Coast Wilderness trail.Continue reading “Inspiration For A Short NZ Adventure”
So this first photo is of my old 2017 Pivot Les 29er a week before a unplanned dismount riding to work a week later! Building up a week before dismount Now you may note the short distance from the BB (where the crankset would be) to the front wheel axle, also the long handlebar stem.Continue reading “Modern Bicycle Geometry”