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New National MTB Points calender

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 1:03 pm | MTBNZ Performance

The NZ MTB Crown brings together Enduro, XC and DH mountain bike riders, providing NZ rankings from almost all MTB events throughout New Zealand. More >>

Hanlen Fires to 2nd at BMC Racing Cup Solothurn, Switzerland

Monday, 7 May 2012, 11:19 am | MTBNZ Performance

Whakatane's Karen Hanlen secured a stunning 2nd place at the latest round of the BMC Racing Cup is Switzerland over the weekend. In difficult conditions on a drying but still challenging race course and against many of Europe's best athletes Hanlen ... More >>

Hanlen Battles to 18th at UCI Mountainbike World Cup

Monday, 16 April 2012, 10:52 am | MTBNZ Performance

Karen Hanlen (Whakatane) fought her way to an 18th at the latest round of the World Cup overnight in Belgium. Houffalize played host to Europe's first World Cup this season and drew huge fields in all categories - the Elite and Under 23 races especially ... More >>

Hanlen Fires to 8th at Mountainbike World Cup, South Africa

Sunday, 18 March 2012, 2:49 pm | MTBNZ Performance

Whakatane's Karen Hanlen raced to a stunning 8th at the first round of the 2012 UCI Mountainbike World Cup in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa overnight. More >>

NZ MTB Cup Cross Country Wrap from Dunedin

Monday, 16 January 2012, 10:06 am | MTBNZ Performance

Nerves were settled today for several winning athletes during the 2012 Elite Cross country races on Signal Hill in Dunedin today. Heavy overnight rain gave way to settled weather and a Signal Hill race course that improved as the day went on, and in the ... More >>

NZ MTB Cup Downhill Round Two Wrap from Dunedin

Sunday, 15 January 2012, 4:52 pm | MTBNZ Performance

The second round of the NZ MTB Downhill Cup presented by Nature Valley was raced today in a damp and soggy, constantly changing Dunedin. Tough conditions have been the order of the two days of practice and competition for the 124 competitors on ... More >>

NZ MTB Cup Queenstown Downhill Round One Wrap

Tuesday, 10 January 2012, 10:15 am | MTBNZ Performance

NZ MTB Cup Queenstown Downhill Round One Wrap The 2012 NZ MTB Cup presented by Nature Valley got off to a scorching start today in the blistering heat of Queenstown. The new Remarkables downhill venue overlooking Queenstown airport, Frankton and Lake ... More >>

2012 NZ MTB Cup launches this weekend in Queenstown

Sunday, 8 January 2012, 3:38 pm | MTBNZ Performance

2012 NZ MTB Cup launches this weekend in Queenstown The 2012 edition of the long running New Zealand national mountainbike series launches this weekend in Queenstown. This first round of the 2012 NZ MTB Cup brings NZ's best Downhill competitors and ... More >>

World Mountainbike Championships Final Day Wrap

Monday, 5 September 2011, 2:15 pm | MTBNZ Performance

Sam Blenkinsop (Wanganui) saved his season’s best performance for the most important race of the year today, winning the bronze medal at the infamous Champery Downhill course at the 2011 World Championship event. Right through this year’s World Cup ... More >>

Cooper Blasts to Silver at World Moutainbike Champs

Friday, 2 September 2011, 1:48 pm | MTBNZ Performance

Woodend's Anton Cooper made New Zealand proud today with a storming silver medal at the UCI World Mountainbike Championships in Champery, Switzerland. The Junior Mens Cross Country race lined up with 98 starters, and Cooper in the middle of the ... More >>

UCI World Mountainbike Championships Preview

Sunday, 28 August 2011, 11:08 am | MTBNZ Performance

27th August 2011 The New Zealand Mountainbike Team makes its way to the Swiss venue of Champery today to start its World Championships programme. The 29 strong team has been training between Morzine, France and various Swiss locations since the final ... More >>

Mountainbike World Cup and French Cup Podiums

Monday, 4 July 2011, 10:07 am | MTBNZ Performance

The weekend of July 2nd and 3rd was an exceptional one for NZ's travelling mountainbike racers around the world. More >>

Weather Bomb Scuppers NZ MTB Cup Downhill Round Three

Sunday, 23 January 2011, 1:13 pm | MTBNZ Performance

In what is destined to be an unprecedented decision for a national series mountainbike event, MTBNZ had to make the difficult decision to cancel the 3rd Round of the RaboDirect NZ MTB Cup (Downhill) in Rotorua this morning. Forecast gale force winds on top of ... More >>

Cole and Leov Top Ten at Sea Otter Classic

Monday, 19 April 2010, 1:31 pm | MTBNZ Performance

Cole and Leov Top Ten at Sea Otter Classic, California Cameron Cole (Christchurch) and Justin Leov (Dunedin) commenced their 2010 international schedules over the weekend at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California. The Sea Otter Classic is widely ... More >>