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If a sub 25km overnighter with a easy up and long technical trail through alpine Beech is what you are looking for then this is the route for you. I would definitely ride it again. The Route The Maitland Ridge track is located in the Richmond Range Forest Park just north of St Arnaud. It is a 23.8Km loop which can be done in a day or if you are keen to make it an overnighter you can stay at Red Hills Hut which is at the end of the Maitland Ridge descent. The track is a mix of 4WD track, purpose...

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Bikepacking, Tour Aotearoa -

Buying a frame bag for your bike can be a daunting task. Half frame bag or full frame bag? How many zips and pockets? Colours? Here I consider all these questions and more and make deciding on your first bag as easy as riding a bike.

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  This week I left my part time job to endeavor to make Stealth my full time gig. This wasn’t an easy decision but I think (hope) I have made the right choice.  I will now be at the workshop Monday-Friday. This means shorter lead times, more bags in stock and I have plenty of new designs in my head to make into reality.  A massive thanks to everyone who has purchased something or even just spread the word, I wouldn’t be able to do this without your support. I cant wait to see where this next year takes me. 

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Bikepacking, Enduro, New Gear, Tour Aotearoa -

The Dump Tank is a versatile, and easy to use solution; Fit for the first time bikepacker, or seasoned back country adventurer. Read on to see why the Dump Tank is the bag you have been waiting for. 

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For the past two years or so I have dreamed of riding in the Tararuas, so after finally finding two other nutters keen to give it a go, we locked in some midweek time off and headed for the hills. To my knowledge the track isn't a riding track, but as far as I could see it didn't say "no bikes!". Still, we decided to go midweek to avoid potential walker conflict, and I'm happy to report the walkers we did see were stoked to see us trying to ride it. As it is still a bit of a question...

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