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After three years of providing advice and sorting out logistics for hundreds of customers, the reality of organising my own family trip to ride the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail provided a bit more challenging than I expected.
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Backcountry mountain biking is a great way for riders to explore the untamed trails of New Zealand. Whilst they provide a challenge and sense of accomplishment, they do require a degree of planning and good decision making.
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To maximize your comfort, enjoyment, and safety whilst riding the West Coast Wilderness Trail, we have put together a gear list based on our own experience of cycling the trail.
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Winter doesn’t set in until June, which leaves April and May as a great time of year to cycle the A2O. Not only is the scenery stunning in Autumn, you can avoid the summer rush, and enjoy a relaxed ride...
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We summarise some of the key points of modern bicycle gearing and why bikes with less gears are easier to use, and more versatile than they’ve ever been before.
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With our experience and expertise we have summarised for you the important safety notes and challenges for each section of the A2O cycle trail.
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There are several pros and cons to bringing your own bike vs hiring one. Here's a list of pros and cons that discusses various considerations to be made.
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The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is the longest trail in the Nga Haerenga network. At 310kms, this isn’t a trail you will want to suffer through - so be prepared and organised.
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We have been operating on the West Coast Wilderness Trail since winter 2017. Here are our top 5 FAQs that we get asked when it comes to the West Coast Wilderness Trail.
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We have now completed 4 photo shoots on the A2O trail, each of them seeking to capture the spectacular essence of the seasons.