The Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race through New Zealand's Southern Alps is a true pioneering race from Sunday, 1 December to Friday, 6 December 2019.
All those who compete love the stunning scenery, the brutal nature of the challenge, and they leave heaping praise on this epic event through New Zealand’s pristine high country.
Many riders push themselves to their absolute limits and then ride beyond to discover new limits for themselves and their teammate. The level of camaraderie that develops amongst the riders around the social lounge in camp every day is staggering and heart-warming. Life-long friends are made on this journey!
6-day stage race in two person teams:
424km with 15,124m of climbing