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Karapoti 2019
Saturday 2nd March


Entry Lists R Live...

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Didymo Control... 

Didymo spread by outdoor enthusiasts is a big issue. Prior to the start, all bikes must have been cleaned with soapy water. Regional Council will also have a compulsory bike wash onsite prior to the start. This is now a legal requirement for all events involving waterways... More Here.

Bluebridge Back...

We're excited to have Bluebridge Ferry back as the principal sponsor of the 2019 "Bluebridge Karapoti Classic". Bluebridge have been part of Karapoti's sponsor family for almost 10 years, so it's great to have them taking the lead.


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Race Dates to 2025
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... To the Southern Hemisphere's longest running mountain bike event!

Based in Wellington's rugged Akatarawa Ranges, 10k north of Upper Hutt City, the Karapoti Classic is New Zealand's premier mountain bike event.

This old-school adventure ride combines a huge but achievable challenge with superb scenery and an awesome social scene.

With options ranging from the feature 50k  Classic to the 20k Challenge and the Kids' 5k Klassic, there's something for everyone.

Established in 1986, this is NZ's original mountain bike race and the one race on every mountain biker's wish list.

But don't take our word for it - enter now for NZ's favourite mountain bike race. But be quick... Entries are limited to 1000 starters !

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