MTB riding weekend for the lads – 27-29 March 2020
Bookings NOW Open
This 3 day guy’s only mountain bike camp will help take your riding to the next level- all while having a crazy fun time. Join Russ Garlick and Rod Bardsley the time of your life in Rotorua- skills sessions, group rides, and beer tasting o’ plenty.
We’ll split into groups based on ability, so everyone will learn at their own level.
Cost: $895 includes – Bookings are NOW OPEN!
- 2 nights twin share accommodation at the Southstar House
- All gourmet meals and snacks
- 1 full day and 2 half days MTB skills courses and personal instruction
- Shuttles in Whakarewarewa Forest
- Gondola uplifts at Skyline Rotorua!!
- Craft beer tasting
- Camps are limited to 10 guys
A $200 non refundable deposit secures your spot (the remainder is due 4 weeks before camp starts)
Space is limited to 10 guys
Timeline for the weekend
Friday – 2pm Arrive in Rotorua
Get settled, group ride in the Redwoods then dinner and beer tasting with Yeastie Boys! During this first ride we will get to know each other, go over the basics and sort out groups for the rest of the weekend’s riding.
Small group skills courses (6 max in each group). After lunch will head to the back of the forest for private shuttles! The day will finish off with gourmet dinner at Good Eastern.
Focus on maneuvers (think wheel lifts, manuals and wheelies), followed by a group ride and a skills session on jumps and drops. After lunch we’ll depart Rotorua at 2pm.
What we’ll be covering
For this multi day camp, we’ll be splitting into 2 groups based on ability and experience (indicated on your registration form). We’ll be covering a large range of mountain bike skills through out the weekend including: body position, cornering, braking efficiency, pressure control (pumping), steeps, roots, small drops and jumps.
This camp is great for guys that have been riding for a few years, feel confident on grade 3 and maybe some 4 trails but have been stuck at the same level for a while. We will be starting small and increasing the spicyness throughout the weekend. You should be comfortable riding 3 hours+ on grade 3+ trails to really enjoy this camp.
In Wellington: if you are getting to the top of Makara Peak and mainly heading down Peak Flow and looking to hit up some of the harder tracks, or perhaps you have given the likes of like North Face, Ridge Line, Mt Vic Super D and 491 at Wainuiomata a go, but it felt a bit sketchy.
..or In Rotorua: if you love Corners, Eagle vs Shark and the Challenge Block, maybe you give the likes of Billy T and Hot Cross Buns a go, or you ride them but not as well as you’d like and you want to hit the native and harder trails, then this is the camp for you.
**Within each weekend camp we will split into groups based on ability so everyone has a someone of equal radness to ride with for the weekend.
* Deposit is non refundable, but is transferable to a friend if you cannot make a camp after registering.