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2018 South Island Secondary School Champs

We are really excited to be involved in this amazing event again, organised by Mountain Bike Otago. We will be providing the prizes again this year with support from a few of our wonderful partners, Maxxis, BBB, 100% and Giant.

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Yoga Session at Bike Otago

  We are super excited to be hosting a yoga class at Bike Otago with our awesome friend and yoga teacher Jo McDonald on Monday August 27th at 6pm. Read on to find out more about Jo, the style of yoga she teaches and come along to her class at the shop. Beginners are totally welcome! Please bring your own mat. We are asking participants to contribute $5 each to a Mountain Bike Otago fund towards developing the Signal Hill trail network. What does yoga mean to you?  Yoga is about the connection between the mind, the body and the breath. We live in a busy, fast-paced world and a yoga practice can be a little sanctuary of self care.   What...

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MY Giant Adventure

This year I decided to make the trip to the Giant show a little more fun by building up a nice Giant XTC and add some bike packing bags so I could get around without a car. It was a pretty basic setup, but it did the job.     I managed to sneak out for a few laps of Nerang, which was the site for the recent Commonwealth Games. I had forgotten how tough it is to ride a hardtail with no dropper. The tracks here are rough !! After 2 hours on the trails my arms felt like they were going to fall off.    Then finally I made it to the Giant MY19 show... a big day listening...

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