Bike Taupo 336437 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz en-nz BIKE TAUPŌ ADVOCACY GROUP (INC) 30 Craters Classic Courses now Available https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/785607 Check out the tracks for this years Craters Classic. Retro and E-Bike options. 016, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/785607 Taupo's Monster Bike Sale https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/783409 013, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/783409 Craters Classic Retro Class - Are You IN? https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/781503 011, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/781503 Deb's Track open after pruning. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/780187 010, 10 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/780187 Rose and Richard on a mission - Tour of Aotearoa for Kids Bike Taupo https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/774528 005, 2 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/774528 2018 Annual Membership is now available https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/767593 Online registration for 2018 annual membership is now available. 048, 1 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/767593 Steamfields Logging Underway https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/765326 045, 8 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/765326 2016 Trail Fund Rider Survey. All you ever wanted to know about MTB trends in NZ. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/763809 Lots of stats about trends in mountain biking 043, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/763809 Spring Membership Now Available https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/754881 We are introducing a new online membership format this Spring. It will make the process of joining Bike Taupo way more seamless. Let us know what you think... 035, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/754881 The latest from Kids Bike Taupo https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/754873 Read the latest from Cath, and the great work she is doing with our young riders. 035, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/754873 New system for reporting track issues. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/749863 031, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/749863 June 2017 Funding Report https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/743147 025, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/743147 Greening Taupo Winter Newsletter https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/742181 024, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/742181 1080 Drop in Western Bays https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/739190 023, 5 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/739190 Follow this link for a great roundup of Central Plateau tracks https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/729674 015, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/729674 Track Update 8th April 2017 from the Chairman. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/728425 014, 8 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/728425 Slip on W2K https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/727887 014, 5 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/727887 Spraying in Craters - Now all completed https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/723698 011, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/723698 Track Status - Big tree down on Whakaipo side of W2K. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/704716 008, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/704716 Here is a YouTube Vlog which is great publicity for the GLT. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/709234 049, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/709234 Logging at car park end of Tourist Trap https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/703796 044, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/703796 Pruning work on Deb's https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/701709 042, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/701709 Council Candidates Policies on Cycling in Taupo https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/695466 038, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/695466 Spring membership 2016 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/690507 Spring membership will be available from 1st September 2016 at our reduced rate of $25 for individual and $40 for a family 033, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/690507 Track Update https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/687096 031, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/687096 Check out this great article in Australian Geographic. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/683010 027, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/683010 Track Crew Update https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/681117 024, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/681117 Track Crew Update https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/675224 018, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/675224 Track Update https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/672174 016, 12 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/672174 Track Crew Update https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/671617 015, 9 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/671617 Logging on Mr and Mrs Tracks https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/667073 011, 10 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/667073 Modifications to the Rotary Ride. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/664893 010, 1 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/664893 Latest NZMTBR Magazine features Te Iringa Track https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/659158 006, 1 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/659158 View Pedal Talk Issue 30 here and details of the 2016 Bike Taupo Summer Concert https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/657990 005, 26 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/657990 Bungy Upgrade https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/655622 003, 13 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/655622 2016 Bike Taupo Membership https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/649985 2016 Bike Taupō annual memberships are now available online or from any Taupo cycle shop or the Hub Kitchen Cafe. All users of Craters MTB Park are required to be members. 049, 3 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/649985 Thanks to the Huka Challenge Volunteers https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/650117 049, 2 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/650117 Track upgrade below the Bungy https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/648252 047, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/648252 Official Release of the Huka Challenge Courses https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/645228 045, 1 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/645228 New Bridge on the Rotary and Kinda Grinda is Signed off. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/642834 042, 17 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/642834 2015 Achievements and 2016 Goals https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/641940 042, 15 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/641940 More positive customer feedback from Kids BT! https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/639505 040, 30 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/639505 Update on the Huka Challenge Course https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/638692 039, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/638692 Working Bee October 4th and Random Ratbag Relocation https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/637470 038, 17 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/637470 Pump Track/Spark Trails/Dirt Park Update https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/629725 033, 10 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/629725 An Update from Kids BT https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/620452 026, 21 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/620452 Taupo Bike Park Inc (aka Spark Trail - the dirt jumps in Spa Park) AGM June 25th 5.30 at The Storehouse https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/619075 025, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/619075 Te Iringa Upgrade now Complete https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/617542 024, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/617542 New Tourism NZ clip for the Great Lake Trail. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/617163 Check out this great publicity video for the GLT. 024, 9 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/617163 Aratiatia Upgrade https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/611463 020, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/611463 Pedal the Plateau Plaudits https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/610532 019, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/610532 Our Track Crew appreciates some help. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/610535 019, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/610535 Great Turnout for Big Bike Fundraiser. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/609929 018, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/609929 Project at Te Iringa and Kinder Grinder taking shape. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/606464 015, 9 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/606464 New options for Grinderphobics https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/605167 014, 3 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/605167 The tireless track crew have been giving Walters Wiggles a bit of a post summer make-over... https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/603611 013, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/603611 Happy Kids BT clients from Hilltop https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/603477 013, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/603477 Kids BT benefits from Craters Cycle Safety Day https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/602373 012, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/602373 Track Crew Rep (This is a report which is only partially developed) https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/601278 011, 14 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/601278 Eddie Dawkins in Taupo https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/600736 011, 11 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/600736 Bike Taupo benefits from the Hukafalls Jet locals day. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/600498 011, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/600498 Taupō region rides rated highly! https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/599014 This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate and vote for their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand. After receiving thousands of votes, New Zealand has spoken! Taupō is a winner in two out of four categories of Bike Wises Favourite Places to Cycle and the Great Lake Trail is runner up in the New Zealand Cycle Trail category. Check out the results on the Bikewise website, link below. Congratulations to the overall winner, the Redwoods in Rotorua. 010, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/599014 AGM February 23rd at 5.30pm https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/594931 007, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/594931 Merry Christmas for Kids Bike Taupo! https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/590132 001, 30 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/590132 Kids Track at the Hub taking shape https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/589798 052, 24 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/589798 New Sponsors Signs https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/589668 052, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/589668 Upgrade at the tunnel track. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/588245 050, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/588245 Update on Beagle Boys https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/585331 047, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/585331 Kids Bike Taupo Update https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/583583 046, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/583583 November Track Crew Report https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/582863 045, 6 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/582863 2015 Membership Details https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/580180 042, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/580180 October Track Crew Report https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/579086 041, 9 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/579086 Kids BT is a finalist in the NZ Transport Agency 2014 Cycle Friendly Awards https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/578642 041, 8 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/578642 Room 14 at Hilltop have a day out at Craters. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/576575 040, 28 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/576575 Steamfields Boardwalk is taking shape https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/575930 039, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/575930 Te Totara Gully out of Action! https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/574943 038, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/574943 Track Crew News https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/574227 038, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/574227 BT Marshalls do a Great Job at Kinloch https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/573319 037, 8 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/573319 Rotary Ride Upgrade https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/573167 037, 7 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/573167 Ride the Great Lake Trail With Cath Oldfield https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/572796 036, 4 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/572796 Marshalls for the Kinloch Marathon Required - September 6th https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/571248 035, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/571248 Taupo Smash Repairs Step Up for Kids BT https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/571137 035, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/571137 Board Walk Construction for Steamfield Track https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/571136 035, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/571136 Steamfield Working Bee a Great Success https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/566425 031, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/566425 Steamfield Working Bee Sunday 27th at 9.30am https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/562102 028, 8 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/562102 New Wairakei Resort Access Track Underway https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/561100 027, 4 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/561100 New Signage for Craters. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/559749 026, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/559749 Kids Bike Taupo to benefit from Charity Auction. Closes June 30th. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/559452 026, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/559452 Another Accolade for Kids BT https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/558333 025, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/558333 Road Cycling Routes https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/556034 Bike Taupō has been working as part of the Taupō Road User Group to create maps for Road Cycling Routes around the Taupō District. 022, 28 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/556034 Track Crew Roundup https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/555195 021, 22 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/555195 Meeting May 29th.Transport Options for Taupo and 'Beauty & The Bike’ with Julie Anne Genter. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/555061 021, 21 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/555061 Steamfield Track Construction Powers Ahead https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/553974 020, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/553974 Working Bee on the new Steamfield Track and Track News https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/551880 019, 7 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/551880 Bike Taupō Submission on the Taupō District Annual Plan 2014/2015 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/546441 Bike Taupō is a cycling advocacy group who aim to promote cycling as healthy, environmentally friendly and convenient form of transport and recreation. We work to improve cycling conditions, educate cyclists and other road users and to present in public debate and to relevant authorities the case for cycling. Please take the time to read our submission on the Taupō Annual Plan 2014/2015 which advocates for a safer & improved cycling environment for our community and visitors. 018, 1 May 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/546441 Craters MTB Park Upgrade https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/546090 Check out the strike of new grass on the Crater's carpark extension. Awesome job Scragg. All you have to do is keep the ground temp up !! 018, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/546090 Track News https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/545730 Craters MTB Park - Wairakei Forest If you want some new single track and happy to carry you bike a wee way, then bomb down the rough track which goes off to the right at the mid way point on the Outback track at the thermal area. Take the left hand branch at the bottom and it will take you all the way back to Strettons Drop, its about 3 kms. 017, 26 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/545730 Track Crew Update https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/545184 Easter weekend storm damage repaired 017, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/545184 Farmlands Supports Kids Bike Taupō https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/544377 Farmlands Cooperative Society Ltd have become a Partner of Bike Taupō and have generously given support to the Kids Bike Taupō programme that “brings bikes to the children of the Taupō District to build a cycling culture”. 016, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/544377 Wairakei Resort Taupo is on board as a partner with Bike Taupo. https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/543134 015, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.biketaupo.org.nz/blog/543134