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Karapoti 2017
Saturday 18th February


2017 Merchandise Online...

Check out our 2017 merchandise designs and order when you enter... Click Here

New Karapoti Race Date In 2017...

Observant followers will have noted that K-Day in 2017 has shifted two weeks earlier than our traditional race date... More Here.

2016 Race Report - Click Here.

The Sub-3hr Club got an overhaul in 2016... More Here.

Eleven new records set in 2016... More Here.

Karapoti's All-Time Placegetters updated after 2016... Click Here.

The All-Time Fastest 20 Rides Got A Shake-up in 2016... More Here.

2016 Merchandise Still Available... Click Here.

Race Day Photos of every rider... Click Here.

Email Sign Up - Click Here.


... To the Southern Hemisphere's longest running mountain bike event!

Based in Wellington's rugged Akatarawa Ranges, 10k north of Upper Hutt City, the Bike Barn 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 !

Click Here 4 More Karapoti Culture

Click Here 4 2017 Race Info

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