December 2010 Blog Posts (10)

Lismor Park AirbagNZ sessions start this week!!

Added by TheAirbagNZ -safe landings for u on December 20, 2010 at 11:27 — No Comments

Deans Bank Time Trial #3

Great turn out for the last TT this year with 28 turning out for the pain and the pleasure(BBQ afterwards). Dave Drakes record from last week still stands with Hazen Simpson recording the fastest time this week only 20 seconds behind Dave at 32.10. Mr consistancy Mark Goodwin turned another stunning single speed lap and equaled his time of the previous week at 33.00. Lucy Fullerton has the ladies record at 37.00. Good to see a couple of roadies having a go with fitness not equating to speed…


Added by Mark Gould on December 16, 2010 at 22:31 — No Comments

Sticky Working Bee

Thanks to the dozen or so people that turned out on wednesday night. Got a fair bit tidied up with most tracks getting a going over. Interesting perspective to walk the tracks and discovered a couple of new lines and jumps to try out. Please take care and watch out when you are carving up over the next month, as track traffic will be on the increase over the Xmas period. Cheers, Mark

Added by Mark Gould on December 16, 2010 at 22:14 — No Comments

Something for your Xmas stocking

Managed to get my hands on 20 copies of the RIDE 2011 calender which measures 400mm x 400mm on art copy paper featuring NZ ride scenes including some local pic's. Ideal for someone who has been naughty but nice and- the club makes $10.00 for every sale- an easy couple of hundie for the coffers?? Check it out at The cost- $28.00 per copy. Give me a ring or email and I will arrange to deliver.…


Added by Mark Gould on December 12, 2010 at 17:34 — No Comments

Klunker - single speed - your old favourite ?

Time for another social ride for your old klunker - single speed - fixie or what have you.

Sunday 19th - 3pm starting at the Bullock Bar. In the spirit of the Single Speed World Champs recently held in Rotovegas, we will start with some liquid carbs, pedal off somewhere, and come back after a while for some refreshments and a bit of socialising.

What better way to wind down on a Sunday afternoon? See you there.

Added by Dan van Asch on December 10, 2010 at 12:14 — No Comments

Sticky working bee

Next wednesday (15/12) at 6.30 to clear spring growth from the tracks before xmas. Meet at the bottom of Ho-down- please bring a saw, axe or pruning shears. Thanks, Mark

Added by Mark Gould on December 9, 2010 at 21:44 — No Comments

Deans Bank Time Trial 2

Another good turn out with 24 riders giving it a nudge. Wind conditions blowing from the lake down the course which surprisingly didnt make too much difference to the times. King of the heap again was David Drake with a smoking 31.50. Dave arrived at the TT with skin off both knees after crashing on the way over and then had another classic dismount at the finish line- you wont get under 30 if you cant stay on the bike Dave!!. Mark Goodwin also set the standard for single speeds with a 33.00…


Added by Mark Gould on December 9, 2010 at 21:36 — 1 Comment

Dirtpark DH videos

Check out the race day footage, great job of capturing the whole hill and Dave Zee doing the full 900m descent helmet-cam. Diamond

Go check out the videos here on Bike Wanaka!

Added by jamie greenway on December 6, 2010 at 22:47 — No Comments

Bike NZ- 2011 MTB cup and Nationals race info

The 2011 NZ MTB Cup and Mountainbike National Championships are in final tweaking and planning stages for another great summer of competitive MTB racing. All the relevant information, on-line or postal entry and associated bits and pieces can be accessed on the MTBNZ website, and more specifically the NZ MTB…

Added by Mark Gould on December 6, 2010 at 19:57 — No Comments

Deans Bank time trial 2/12/10

Good turn out on Thursday night- strong head wind on the second half of the course. David Drake has the lap record at 32.02. Who will be the first to break 30 minutes?? See you next Thursday all welcome. Cheers, Mark.

TT 1 results.xls

Added by Mark Gould on December 4, 2010 at 14:56 — No Comments

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