The 5 Passes Tour 2019

The ultimate New Zealand bike tour, the 5 Passes Tour 2019 lived up to the hype. A circular 4 day staged race/event, from Christchurch back to Christchurch. Day 1 Christchurch to Hanmer Springs The day started at 5 am, on a Saturday! This is to allow all of the riders to safely leave Christchurch. Thos […]

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The 5 Passes Tour is upon us.

So, as quickly as we entered, it arrived. It only feels like yesterday that we were discussing entering a GLCC team. Sure enough, we got 5 riders together to enter the 5 Passes Tour. With no overall ambition on winning, more being participants and scenery watchers, it takes all the pressure off. But, and it’s […]

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Wheel performance upgrade for under $300

Anyone interested in making an improvement in wheel weight and rolling performance should seriously consider this cost effective option. I have noticed a significant improvement in my riding both hill climbing and on rolling to flat terrain as a result of the following changes. Step 1 – Tubilito tubes at $54 NZD they were expensive […]

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