The New Plymouth Mountain Bikers club aims to grow the number of mountain bikers in Taranaki through regular rides, races and events and building and advocating for more MTB trails in the region.

Joining the club will give you a group of people to go riding with, access to skills workshops, trail information, group rides, races and other events as well as help support local trail building and education programmes.


Membership Benefits

  • Get early and exclusive club communications through our membership app (Hivepass)
  • You’ll get discounted entry to events we run, and the Whaka100
  • Get member exclusive discounts at local bike shops and sponsors.
  • Membership is required for participation in our youth rider development programme (Patterson Training)
  • You’ll be contributing to local trail building and maintenance
  • Your membership add to our ability to advocate for mountain bike access with local authorities. 

Membership Categories

  • Family Membership $70 (2 adults and up to 5 dependents)
  • Senior Membership $50 (over 18 years of age)
  • Junior Membership $25 (under 18 years of age at the 1st January)
  • Supporter – Minimum donation of $25
  • Donor

All membership categories valid for 12 months from date of payment.


New Plymouth Mountain Bikers is affiliated to Mountain Bike NZ for 2020 and so to Cycling New Zealand, so your membership extends to New Zealand’s national cycling bodies.  Mountain Bike New Zealand (MTBNZ) are the national body for mountain biking in New Zealand and are responsible for leading the development and growth of both competitive and recreational mountain biking.  Our affiliation with CyclingNZ provides the club with comprehensive liability insurance cover.