MOUNTAIN BIKe Challenge

Cycling CHB presents the

Tour de Beautiful MTB Challenge – Sunday 23rd January 2022

Proudly sponsored by

Bay Motorcycles, Waipukurau

Waipukurau has THE BEST Mountainbike Park in Hawkes Bay that provides trails for all abilities.

The Tuki Tuki Trails project has seen major upgrades done to the river trails and the Gumtree Mountainbike Park for all to enjoy.  We are so lucky here in Central Hawkes Bay and now is your chance to come and enjoy it too!

 With four different rides available, there is somethingfor everyone.....

Tuki Tuki Challenge
 40-45km long course taking in a river crossing of therefreshingly knee deep Tukituki River.

 This is the challenge for you if:

  • you’re a big hitter and want to leave it all on the trails with medals for 1st,     2nd and 3rd (male/female)
  • You  enjoy challenging yourself and want a hit out with the aim of getting a  PR.
  • You   want to get in some endurance kms heading into another big event like the   Whaka or Huka Challenge.  Perfect timing..... just saying!
  • You  just wanna have fun! and enjoy exploring new river trails, a refreshing dip on a hot Hawkes Bay day, and the sweet trails in the Gum Tree  Mountainbike park.

 Course description:

 Start: Russell Park heading west on single track river trails for approximately 4kms before a refreshing river crossing of the Tukituki river.  Head east on rivertrails under the road bridge to the swing-bridge at the end of the river trails(approx 10kms).  Cross swing-bridge and head up into the Gumtree Mountain Bike Park for some ups but a lot of down hill fun.  Grade 3 – some low branches and narrow trees on the river trails – it will challenge you!; Grade 3 groomed trails in the Mountain bike park.  Head out of the park back onto single track heading west back to Russell Park where a cold drink and bbq awaits you.

Gum Tree Gutsa
 25km course heading straight to the Gum Tree Mountainbike Park.

This is the challenge for you if:

  • You don’t like getting your feet wet!
  • You want to challenge yourself against your mates with a tussle for medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd (male and female)
  • You  just wanna have fun and explore our amazing Gumtree Mountainbike Park  trails!

 Course description:

 Start: Russell Park heading east on single track towards the swing bridge.  Turn right and head into the Gumtree Mountainbike Park via river trails. Ride the marked out trails in the Park before heading out of the park back onto single track west back to Russell Park where a cold drink and bbq awaits you.


E Bi Gum
25km course heading straight to the Gumtree MountainbikePark.

 This is the challenge for you if:

  • River  crossings and batteries don’t mix!
  • You  want a good hit out on your bike doing a circuit in the Gumtree     Mountainbike Park.
  • You  just wanna have fun on some beauty groomed trails before heading back to  Russell Park to recharge your battery with a cold drink and a BBQ.

 Course description:

 Start: Russell Park heading east on single track towards the swing bridge.  Turn right and head into the Gumtree Mountainbike Park.  Ride the marked out trails in the Park before heading out of the park back onto single track heading west back to Russell Park where a cold drink and bbq awaits you.(Same course as Gumtree Gutsa)

Tuki Teaser

Approx 8 km fun social/kids ride.

 We LOVE seeing families out enjoying the trails along the river and we have a great little course available for young and old to explore.....you never know who you’re going to see along the way – shhh!

 Everyone gets a cold drink and BBQ at the end – under 13’salso get a Certificate for having a go!

 Under 8 year olds will require an adult to accompany them on this ride.  We will provide a lead rider on the course so no one gets lost. Adults accompanying under 8’s do not need to enter the event, how ever please sign in at the Registration Desk with your child so we know who’s out on the course.

 Course description:

 Start Russell Park and head west along river trails for aloop under the railway bridge before heading back east along the river trailsto Mt Herbert Trail loop and then back along the lime trail to finish atRussell Park.  Grade 1-2 – some obstaclesand narrow trees.  Flat ride.

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