When you join the North Canterbury Cycling Club you get exclusive access to the private forest lands of Ashley, Mt Thomas and Okuku. Fantastic riding dirt roads, single tracks, no traffic, great scenery and great mates to ride with. Even a private single track at Forestdale below Mt Thomas. The local Ashley River Rakahuri track developed by ECANZ with the assistance of NCCC is available for both walkers and bikers.
For serious mountain rides we are near Mt Grey, Mt Richardson, Mt Thomas, and Mt Karetu plus the amazing Blowhard single track to the top of Mt Richardson. If 1,000m climbs and serious blasts down are your scene this club is for you.
Join the roadies and I for a jaunt around our awesome quiet country roads. The pace does vary and can make for a challenging ride or just a cruise along at the back.
This is not a thrash-fest group. Anyone with a reasonable level of fitness can join in. We have some racing snakes too, but I try to keep them in check. I’m no racer, believe me. I’ve been called a variety of things, including Rear Admiral, and Drop Bear.
NCCC Road Captain