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 trails that make the Christchurch and Canterbury region a mountain biking mecca.
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.
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.
Funky Christchurch city and the vast Canterbury region have plenty to keep you busy, whether you're a shopaholic, wild adventurer or history buff.
Cross Country Grade 3-4 | Intermediate - Advanced
Cross Country Grade 3-4 |Intermediate – Advanced
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