Riding the Ghost

Competitive mountain biker James Kirkham unsurprisingly spends a lot of his free weekends exploring New Zealand’s trails. Here, he takes us through a recent trip to one of the best: the Old Ghost Road… Not far from the sleepy town of Murchison lies some of the best multiday mountain biking...
Malcolm Dawson takes a break on Motu Trails Pahiki Track.

Rocky Road. Pahiki Track

I got into biking a few years ago, writes Malcom Dawson, more as a fitness thing than anything else. Friends were riding a bit and I thought, hell, let’s give it a go. I am not really the gym sort of person: I don’t like running and finding the time...