By Jay French
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The rides throughout this region range from purpose-built to pioneer trails, across landscapes from coastal to high-country tussocks and mountains.
Check out these popular tracks that make the Christchurch and Canterbury region a mountain biking mecca.
Funky Christchurch city and the vast Canterbury region have plenty to keep you busy, whether you're a shopaholic, wild adventurer or history buff.
Few countries in the world serve up such diverse riding – from urban forest trails to rugged, remote mountaintop tracks. This practical guide helps you plan a safe and enjoyable mountain biking holiday in New Zealand.
Enjoy the freedom of riding without the hassle of logistics by taking a guided or self-guided mountain bike tour.
For trail maps, ride tips, bike hire and repairs, head to one of the local bike shops in Christchurch.
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