Sports / Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is one of the confirmed sports that will be heldat the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames.

Venue


Hataitai Velodrome start/finish plus Mt Victoria Town Belt tracks, Wellington.


Course

Download information on the mountain bike course (PDF)

The mountain bike course starts at the Hataitai Velodrome, on Mt Victoria and will loop through the extensive Mt Victoria mountain bike trail network. At 196 meters, Mt Victoria has a myriad of trails that offer varying degrees of difficulty to cater for beginner riders through to those wanting a more challenging course. Each lap of the course is 6km.

Mountain bike competitors will get some of the best city views during the competition as the course weaves through the green belt reserve on Mt Victoria directly above the city.

Mountain bikes and helmets can be hired from Burkes Cycles orMudcycles.

Download additional information on the mountain bike course (PDF) by clicking on the download icon to the left.

Classes

Sex
Age group
Expert men 18-29, 30 and over
women 18-29, 30 and over
Sport men 18-29, 30 and over
women 18-29, 30 and over
Recreation men 18-29, 30 and over
women 18-29, 30 and over

Expert: You're an experenced rider who may have had some race experience.
Sport:
You're a competent social rider.
Recreational:
You ride occasionally for the fun of it.

Facilities

The Velodrome (starting point) has plenty of parking, can be reached by bus (approximately 20 minutes from the central city) or is an easy 10 minute bike ride for those taking part in the competition or supporters. A bike mechanic and food caterer will be on-site.

Date

Sunday 13 March 2011, 10am - 2pm

Contact

Mountain Bike Coordinator

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