South Canterbury Mountainbike Club

Fostering, promoting & developing mountain biking as a recreational and sporting pursuit in our area.

Events Agenda

Events Agenda

Find out everything that is happening in the club; rides, working bees, committee meetings and more …

Chocolate Fish Races

Chocolate Fish Races

Chocolate Fish Races are a fun little club race on a short course. They go for about 30 or 60mins. Entry is $2, and all participants receive a Chocolate Fish!


Become a Member

We strongly encourage local mountain bikers to join our club and enjoy the benefits associated with membership.

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Thank you to all those that have assisted the SCMTBC with money, materials, or time!

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South Canterbury Mountain Bike Club

South Canterbury Mountain Bike Club, New Zealand The Objectives of the South Canterbury Mountain Bike Club are to: • Foster, promote, and develop mountain biking as a recreational and sporting pursuit • Advocate, develop and promote participation in mountain biking • Provide, enhance and maintain facilities which are of value and assistance to persons participating in mountain biking • Promote and encourage responsible mountain biking • Advocate for improved land access and trails • Carry out other activities consistent with the objects of the Club
Blair Westoby
Blair WestobyThursday, March 15th, 2018 at 8:08am
Here's an option for anybody wanting to get out for a social ride this weekend
Matt Johnson
Matt JohnsonTuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 11:13pm
Hi all, doing Motatapu in a couple of weeks - is it suited for a race hardtail or alternatively better to take the trail bike? (I.e. What is the riding like, steep, rough etc) thanks
Dan Dempsey
Dan DempseyWednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 2:41pm
hey guys what is the legit direction to ride the track down by salt water creek that goes from the scenic out to the beach? i noticed that it seems to be one way for most bikers? (towards the beach) . btw im about to join up. Cheers
Warwick Kearins
Warwick KearinsTuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 8:27am
Does anybody out there have the clubs second weedwhacker, also the trail tool which I haven't seen for a couple of years. If you're the forgetful kind please check your sheds. Cheers
Nigel Kerr
Nigel KerrFriday, February 23rd, 2018 at 5:55pm
I’ve cleared track just be aware big branch hanging down on bend bottom of first downhill bottom track if someone has chain saw to remove wrapped safety tape around to help stand out
Nigel Kerr
Nigel KerrFriday, February 23rd, 2018 at 3:33pm
Be aware tree down Claremont rd end bottom track

Join South Canterbury Mountain Bike Club Now

By joining our club you will get on the club email list and be advised of club activities, be able to take part in trail maintenance and building, be part of a strong unified voice in South Canterbury and be affiliated to Mountain Biking NZ. Access for Mountain Bikers to places like Centennial Park is only possible because of an active club working with the Timaru District Council.