Saturday, 18th January 2020 – Ngamatapouri Trail Ride – Taranaki
Classic Trail Ride Fun
Ngamatapouri Trail Ride
When: Saturday, 18th January 2020
Where: Ngamatapouri School, 4301 Waitotara Valley Road
District: South Taranaki
Sign in from: 8:00am
Riders Briefing: 8:45 am
Starts at:9:00am – 3pm
Directions:32 km north-west of Whanganui, heading towards New Plymouth on SH3, turn onto Waitotara Valley Road. Will be sign-posted on the day.
– Dirt Bikes/2 wheelers and Quads/ 4 wheelers 9:00 am -3:00 pm
– Side by Sides will have a guided ride starting at 2:30 pm. Sign in and briefing for side by sides no later than 2:00 pm.
Terrain: The Trail Ride tracks (a 45km and 20km loop) are on hill country farm tracks and single tracks suitable for intermediate riders and up.
There are 2 A-loop options for more advanced riders and a kids/ beginners track.
Free camping available for Friday and Saturday night. Toilets and showers available.
The bar will be open at the community hall from 5:00pm on the Saturday and meals can be purchased there.
16 years and up: $40
Under 16: $20
Side by Side passengers: $20
NO PILLION PASSENGERS.* Entry fee allows riding on the designated tracks AND FOOD – Burger or sausage sizzle. Drinks available for sale.
NO EFTPOS AVAILABLE, CASH ONLY, CHEQUES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
All riders: Protective gear is compulsory – includes boots (no gumboots), helmets, full length pants and shirts. Also recommend to wear goggles, chest protectors, gloves and knee pads. NO GEAR – NO RIDE!
All motorcycles: must be in a sound state of repair. Riders are responsible for own motorcycles. No safety checks.
All riders: must obey marshals and stay on marked tracks at all times. NO PILLION PASSENGERS. Quad bikes and Side by Sides allowed. Wearing a seatbelt in a Side by Side is compulsory.
Please note that there is no mobile phone coverage in this area.
Dangerous riding will not be tolerated. The first lap is to be a slow sighting lap.
Riding track in reverse flow against traffic is STRICTLY FORBIDDEN.
Roving marshalls will be riding around the tracks.
All riders must strictly adhere to a 5km/h limit around the carpark and staging/ camping area.