The Festival is a 10 day celebration of bikes and the people who love to ride them: It's all about the bike...and more!

It is packed with events for both weekend warriors and hardened pros. Whether you're a cross country rider, downhiller, freerider, roadie or a bit of all four - this Festival has something for you.

With over 25 events from films, to concerts, photography competition, social rides, ladies rides, kids rides, fun races and down-to-business races - it's all biking all the time, just the way we like it.

Queenstown has more than 110kms of established cross country trails, a gondola serviced bike park, world class road rides and more restaurants, bars, wineries and places to stay than you can think of.

All that's missing is you...

RIDE ON!   

 

Events

VERTIGO BIKES SUPER D

VERTIGO BIKES SUPER D

Thanks to everyone who competed in the recent VERTIGO BIKES SUPER D ENDURO. Hope to see you all at the 2015 event!

14 March 10am to 4pm
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SURREAL SUPER D ENDURO BIKE PARTY

SURREAL SUPER D ENDURO BIKE PARTY

Good company, great bar, lots of prizes - what else could we ask for? Come and celebrate the day with the 2014 Super D winners

14 March 6.30pm
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Crown Range Road Ride

Crown Range Road Ride

Arrowtown to the Crown Range:  This ride is one of a few in the country that can give you the feeling of riding in the high alps of Europe. Think Tour de France on our door steps...

15 March 8:30am sharp
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Konica Minolta Kids Mini X

Konica Minolta Kids Mini X

Arrowtown: The Konica Minolta Kids Mini X  is a community based event, encouraging Kiwi Kids between the ages of 4 to 14 years old of all sporting abilities to take part.

15 March Race Start 11am
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R & R SPORT MEGA AVALANCHE

R & R SPORT MEGA AVALANCHE

A mountain bike downhill marathon style event that mixes gravity-assisted excitement with enduro levels of fitness, guaranteed to test both nerve and physique... well that's how Wikipedia defines it , so it must be true!

15 March 10.00am practise 2:00pm race
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Girls only Coffee Ride

Girls only Coffee Ride

Queenstown Pedallers escorted, this women only social ride is decidedly sexist.

16 March 10.00am
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NiIGHT TIME MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE

NiIGHT TIME MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE

Queenstown / Kawarau River / Arrowtown / Queenstown: Ride in the dark with the locals in three separate groups - slow, medium, fast.

16 March 6:00pm
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GO BY BIKE DAY - SHARE THE ROAD

GO BY BIKE DAY - SHARE THE ROAD

This is the day to ride to work, or ride for pleasure. The Festival encourages as many people as possible to use a bike, for recreation, transport or fun. If you can't, remember to share the road

16 March All day
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Diamonds in the Rough

Diamonds in the Rough

This new event is for ladies only! Join some of the raddest femaie riders for a day of socialising, skill sesssions & a group ride.

16 March 2pm-5pm
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Through the Lens presented by Vertigo Bikes

Through the Lens presented by Vertigo Bikes

Through The Lens rears its fire-breathing head once more! Returning after another sell out year in 2014, Through the Lens returns as a showcase of the creativity and talent found here in our world class mountain bike scene.

17 March 7.30pm
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Bike made in NZ with Love

Bike made in NZ with Love

The display of the best "Made in New Zealand with love" bike of the year.

17 March From 6pm
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The Find 16inch Pub World Championship

The Find 16inch Pub World Championship

This "wacky" event of the festival is not to be missed. Held in true League of Gentlemen style, the LoG teams up with The Find to host the 16inch World Championship

18 March from 6pm till late
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VERTIGO BIKES SPECIAL

VERTIGO BIKES SPECIAL

Ride one of the original first Queenstown Downhill, Skippers Canyon's Pack Track for 3 hours non stop

18 March 2pm
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Urban downhill / Enduro Stage One Prologue

Watch this space for news of another great event.

19 March 4pm-7pm
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Slopestyle Practise

Slopestyle Practise

Come and check out some of world’s best freeriders up close and personal as they perfect their technique for this Bronze FMB World Tour event

20 March 12pm to 3pm & 5pm to 7pm
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Devil Burger Airbag Jam

Devil Burger Airbag Jam

The Airbag is coming to Queenstown! Come and learn freestyle tricks the safe way!

20 March Athlete Session 1pm - 4pm & Public Session 4pm -7pm
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Torpedo7.com Coronet Enduro

Torpedo7.com Coronet Enduro

If you like to go fast, ride hard and have fun, then enduro racing is right up your alley.

20 March 9am
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The Boiler Room Slopestyle After Party

The Boiler Room Slopestyle After Party

Come and mingle with the slopestyle's incredible acrobats on wheels, and rub shoulders with the winners.

21 March From 9.00pm
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VERTIGO BIKES DIRTMASTERS DOWNHILL PRACTISE

VERTIGO BIKES DIRTMASTERS DOWNHILL PRACTISE

Practise starts for the downhill. Saturday afternoon is about inspecting the course. No Fast Pace runs.

21 March 2pm-4pm
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Queenstown Slopestyle

Queenstown Slopestyle

After the huge success of the 2012 and 2013 and 2014 events, we can look forward to an even bigger slope-style contest in downtown Queenstown! $4,000 in prizes are up for grabs yet again, pro and amateur fields.

21 March 12-3pm & 6pm Competition
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VERTIGO BIKES DIRTMASTERS DOWNHILL

VERTIGO BIKES DIRTMASTERS DOWNHILL

This technically demanding course, starting at the top of the Queenstown Bike Park, will be approximately 3km long and will finish in Brecon Street in front of a large crowd.Prize Money: $1575 for prize money for downhillMens Open...

22 March Race starts at 2pm
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LONE STAR PRIZE GIVING PARTY DIRTMASTERS

LONE STAR PRIZE GIVING PARTY DIRTMASTERS

Lone Star, Queenstown: Over two days competitors in the DirtMasters will have tested their skills on the tough slopes of Ben Lomond, now is the time to celebrate.

22 March From 5.30pm
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NEW WORLD TOUR DE WAKATIPU

NEW WORLD TOUR DE WAKATIPU

Millbrook, Chard Farm: Exclusive course from Millbrook Resort in Arrowtown to Chard Farm along the Kawarau River, via the trails and tracks of the Wakatipu basin. And there is a new exclusive run option on offer this year too.

4 April From 8am
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