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    New Zealand Southland MTB scene

    I'm thinking of visiting Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, to see the end of the tour of the Southland early November and spend the week after doing some epic mountain bike rides in the Southland.

    Does anyone have any pictures of the Southland mountain biking scenery to convince me this is a good idea or should I stay in California? Any trails, hotels and bike shops for bike rental to recommend in the area?

    What about the weather in November? I think you can have some bad storms down there.

    Thanks, J.L.
    Also known as Menso's dad.

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    Plenty of good riding down lower South Island and Queenstown also has a gondola accessible bike park now. November should be ok, after Christmas is more settled but I wouldn't let it put you off.
    No pic's of Invercargill end of the Island riding but there is a bunch from Queenstown here,
    https://www.facebook.com/skylinequeenstownmtb?sk=photos

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    Hi, I live in Queenstown, 2 hours drive up the road from Invercargill. The Tour of Southland often has a stage ending in Queenstown. We have great mountain biking in Queenstown, whether it be gondola accessed downhill or great day rides with amazing views in the back country.

    PM if you are keen for a ride.

    Kiwibert

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    Thanks for the info. Nice pictures. How much snow will be left in November? I think we'll put Queenstown on the list for a day of downhill fun and will pm Kiwibert for a back country epic ride as well, once we know for sure my son Menso races in the tour of Southland and we're going there.
    Also known as Menso's dad.

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    Snow, what snow lol

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