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Motu Special : Sunday 26th August 2018 ..... FIVE Mountain Bike Races + all NEW ECT Electric Bike Race

PGG Wrightson

Motu Special event. Sunday 26th August 2018       Motu Special 'facebook'


Motu Special is now back for 2018, once again with races for all ages. Motu Special features classic mountain bike terrain at Motu, Eastland. Lots of hills, lots of fun.
Sponsors and prizes are yet to be confirmed, but the day will again support Motu Community House.

    >Trophies for male/female 50km winners!
    >Spot prizes!

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RACE Results  << CLICK for Sunday 27th August 2017



Race Photos with thanks and courtesy of:  ScottieT.com










Photo Gallery: CLICK for 2015 >> ScottieT Photos Story Board

Motu Special 5 Mountain Bike races a new challenge for all ages

CLICK this LINK for an Overview Video of the 2015 Event: https://youtu.be/gh98Atf8XeA

Motu Special - 5 Mountain Bike Races

from 10am Sunday 26th August 2018

Start / Finish Motu Community House

Weka / Falcon / Blue Duck  >>  Race Registration 9:00am

Kiwi / Tomtit  >>  Race Registration 12:00noon


PGG Wrightson

1 - PGG Wrightson Weka Special ... 10:00am Start


2 - Ballance NZ Falcon Special ... 10:00am Start


3 - PAK'nSAVE Blue Duck Special ... 10:30am Start

4 - Motu Community House Kiwi Special  ... 1:00pm Start

5 - Weet-Bix Tomtit Special ... 1:05pm Start

Come and race in Motu, all courses on private farm land

Tomtit Special, Kiwi Special, Blue Duck Special, NZ Falcon Special, Weka Special, 5 Mountain Bike Races


PLUS all NEW  -  ECT 'Electric' Bike Race

 This year we also have the 'ECT Electric Bike Race' (sponsored by ECT)

The course will start outside The Motu Community House - firstly loop the village then over the bridge as per usual  but instead of turning left for the other 3 courses - turn right onto Marumoko Road and ride out and 

'Turn around' where the other races join Marumoko Road and back to the Motu Community House.

This course is all gravel road ( not farmland) - distance is approx... 16km ...  Entry Fee: $20


PRIZE giving for all races at the conclusion: 2:00pm


... with thanks to our Sponsors ...

ECT - Eastland Community Trust 

PGG Wrightson  Ballance  Pak'nSave  www.gisbornespecials.co.nz





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Motu Community House

In support of The Motu Community House

For further information contact: Terry ( 021 64 5503 ) or Kathy ( 027 241 5063 ) Sheldrake


In the Middle of Winter 'get out there'  -  come join the 'fun day' at Motu... a new challenge for all ages

Motu -

Motu is special... we love the scenery and the fresh air...    Great for spotting Weka...


CLICK for MOTU Community House New Zealand MAP <<< CLICK <<< Google MAP view of MOTU - New Zealand  

NZ Department of Conservation 

Click on the BIRD photos to hear their calls... sound recordings courtesy DOC website...

Tomtit Special                      Kiwi Special                      Blue Duck Special                     NZ Falcon Special                      Weka Special


MAPS now available  - simply CLICK on the MAP of your choice to download your A4 PDF

 CLICK to Download A4 Kids Races MAP
CLICK to download A$ PDF Map
CLICK to download A$ PDF Map
Motu Special 5 Mountain Bike races a new challenge for all ages


CLICK Here for previous event 24th July 2016 >> RESULTS