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The Manawatu Mountain Bike Club (MMBC) was founded in 1988 and has grown to be the largest Cycling Club in the region.  We provide a range of activities, from fun events to organised adventure weekends.  MMBC has constructed and maintains 30km of trails in the region.  Find out more on our What to Do and Where to Ride pages.

To join the Club go to the Join page and fill in the online form. Membership is inexpensive with a single person membership $30 and a family $50 per annum. Contact a Committee member if you have any questions.

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  • Te Ara o Mahurangi closed until further notice The Te Ara o Mahurangi trail in the Manawatu Gorge Scenic Reserve at Woodville will be closed until further notice. The trail is being realigned by Southstar Trails and the work is expected to take 2-3 weeks. For your own safety and to allow the new trail to settle, please respect this closure until the work has been completed. Some parts of the original trail are being retired and culverts recovered to be reused, so the retired portions of the trail will be unrideable.The goal of this project is to realign the steeper portions of the trail to make a true grade 3 experience, suitable for families. Some of the steeper sections have been retained combined with around ...
    Posted May 10, 2017, 2:53 PM by Bill Russell
  • Skills Development for 17th November has been cancelled IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THURSDAY EVENINGS SKILLS EVENING (17/11/2016) - Unfortunately, due to the amount of rain over the last week and the currently conditions at Paneiri Park and the surrounding trails, the call has been made to cancel tomorrow evening's Skill Development.  We are, however, on track to be back next week so keep your fingers crossed for some sunshine before then!
    Posted Nov 16, 2016, 7:35 PM by Manawatu MTBClub
  • Update - Sidetrack is open again ***05/06 - Due to SouthStar Trails finishing up, Sidetrack is open again.Sidetrack will be closed during the week from 7am to 5pm, as the digger will be working at end of Rhythm and Vines, above Sidetrack. Please respect the signs, we don't want you being hit by falling trees or rocks.
    Posted Jun 4, 2016, 1:28 PM by Manawatu MTBClub
  • *CANCELLED* Tuesday 1st December - Trial race - Valley Views This Tuesday night, 1st December, we are trying the concept for the upcoming relay event.We are inviting confident riders about 8 years and over to come and help.We will place you in a team of 5, 4 of your team will be riding at once, with one team member in a holding area (pits). As your 1st rider finishes their lap they tag their team member in the pits for their turn. This continues for the entire race.For this practice there is a short lap for riders not capable of riding to the top.Start time 6:30, race duration 45 min.Registration from 6, gate open from 5:30. Please park in paddock.Race course, 1 ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2015, 2:57 PM by Tony Carne
  • Trek Santoft Sizzler Result Results for Sundays 5-Hour relay are now on the Results Page
    Posted Aug 10, 2015, 1:23 AM by Bill Russell
  • Winter riding & racing schedule If you haven't already noticed, we have added a range of events and rides to the calendar to kick start the winter riding. These include:Raumai Working Bees 12th April, 3rd MayWomen's Night riding skills, 4 sessions between 7th & 16th April.Winter Series begin 17th May - Raumai. A mix of races at Raumai and Foxton scheduled.Family MTB rides, first up 13th JuneiBike4kids, the fun event for kids who just love getting out on their bikes. 24th MaySantoft sizzler 5 hour relay. The highlight of mid-winter. 9th August.
    Posted Mar 25, 2015, 1:54 AM by Manawatu MTBClub
  • Skills Development begins 12 Feb Thursday’s, 12th February – 26th March5 different sessionsU13 session 5-6PM, All other riders 6-~7 PM-Beginner Skills. This training is designed for people who are new to mountain-biking. We will do sessions each week to teach some basic riding skills that will help you enjoy your riding so much more and cope with more difficult situations.-Intermediate development. These sessions are for those who have completed our basic skills training and/or already have good riding skills. You will continue to develop your skills and challenge yourself in a fun and friendly environment.-Race focus. (6-7pm only) - These sessions are for those who have well developed bike skills and who have a strong race ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2015, 10:39 PM by Manawatu MTBClub
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Trails Status
Arapuke (K-Loop) 
Lower Jumping Jack (now Humpty Jumpty) is now open. The new Lower Kissing Rock are currently closed - please respect these closures
All Other Trails - Open - More info latest trail map can be downloaded here

Open Weekends and after 4:30pm weekdays. 
9km of trails have been developed.  You need to be a member of MMBC to access this area. Map at http://goo.gl/jPL05C

Te Ara o Mahurangi
Closed - Trail being realigned by contractors. Closed until further notice (as at August 2017)