XS Storage Bannockburn MTB Classic
This is a festive holiday-period ride for all classes and ages. Take to the hills around Bannockburn and enjoy the stunning scenery while participating in one of the three ride options.
The XS Storage Bannockburn MTB Classic forms part of the action packed Subway Cromwell Summer Series that comprises this event plus another MTB ride, a half marathon, a duathlon/ triathlon and a road cycle race.
Adventure Ride – Start time 2 pm
56km of the best Mountain Biking Central Otago has to offer. This new ride is courtesy of local farmers who give us access for this once a year ride including a long steady climb with one steep pitch approximately 600m long then the most enjoyable 7km downhill you will experience. This ride is for the more experienced who want to try somewhere new with unsurpassed views. The Adventure Ride will start earlier than the others.
Approximately 35km of great mountain terrain, including metal roads and undulating 4WD tracks with a climb of about 600m. Estimated ride time 1.5 - 3.0hrs.
Approximately 22km of great mountain biking including metal roads and 4WD tracks with a climb of some 350m. Estimated ride time 0.75 - 1.75hrs.
Approximately 10km of gravel road/farm tracks. Ideal for first-timers or families with children over ten years. Estimated time 0.5 - 1.0 hours.
For more information and online entries see https://www.cromwell.org.nz/local-event/xs-storage-bannockburn-mtb-classic/