Tag: mountain biking

Adventure

The new mountain bike track in Kosciuszko National Park

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has extended the popular Thredbo Valley Track with a further 18.4 kilometres of new track on offer for visiting riders. This now extends Thredbo Valley Track to a total distance of 35.1km, with the original upper part of the track offering a mix of easy sections, and the new extension ramping up the challenge for more experienced riders.

Australian Geographic Adventure

Tested: Osprey Syncro 20

For most mountain bikers, a hydration backpack should be as small as they can get away with; lugging any additional weight or bulk on a blast around your local trails can be a pain. But, when you want to go further and longer (think: overnight/weekend), you will need a pack that allows you to take extra gear without being too big and cumbersome.

How To

Cycling Central

Wondering what kind of riding you might like to do? Here’s a quick guide to four of the most popular disciplines within the sport.

Adventure

A day of adventure

Whether it is one of the myriad day walks through national parks, a ride on a world-rated mountain-bike trail system or a paddle in a river or the ocean, the sheer volume of choice is nearly too much. We’ve made it easier for you by selecting some of the very best experiences.

Destinations

Triple treat at Queen Charlotte Track

There are many ways to enjoy New Zealand’s spectacular Queen Charlotte Track, so why not try a few of them? This three-day adventure includes walking, biking and paddling… as well as seriously comfortable accommodation.