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!

12 April 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

12 April 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...

13 April 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.

13 April Race Start 11am
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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

13 April 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

13 April 2pm
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Girls only Coffee Ride

Girls only Coffee Ride

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

14 April 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.

14 April 6:00pm
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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.

14 April 2pm-5pm
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VERTIGO BIKES DIRTMASTERS DOWNHILL PRACTISE

VERTIGO BIKES DIRTMASTERS DOWNHILL PRACTISE

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

14 April 2pm-4pm
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Won’t Back Down

Won’t Back Down

The NZ premier of the film telling the story of DH mountain bike legend Steve Peat is showing at The Find on Shotover street on Monday 14 April.

14 April 8:00PM
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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...

15 April 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.

15 April From 5.30pm
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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

16 April 12pm to 3pm & 5pm to 7pm
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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 2013, Through the Lens returns as a showcase of the creativity and talent found here in our world class mountain bike scene.

16 April 7.30pm
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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!

16 April Athlete Session 1pm - 4pm & Public Session 4pm -7pm
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Queenstown Slopestyle

Queenstown Slopestyle

After the huge success of the 2012 and 2013 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.

17 April 12-3pm & 6pm Competition
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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.

17 April From 9.00pm
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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.

18 April 9am
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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.

19 April From 8am
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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!

20 April 10.00am practise 2:00pm race
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Queenstown Bike Festival Finale Party

Queenstown Bike Festival Finale Party

Exiting Finale!!!!! Celebrating all things bike with a bang at the AFTER PARTY with prizes, the weeks videos, tons of wicked photos great music, and the R&R Mega Avalanche prize giving!

20 April 6:00pm for dining deals, 7:30 for prizegiving and right on 'til late!
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