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    Picton/Blenhiem Beta

    Howdy (American from the West),

    I'll be in the Picton area for a few days on a business trip in late February. I won't be bringing my bike since time is too short, but i might bring my helmet and shoes. Are there any decent bikes to rent and any ideas for some fun riding?

    Cheers

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    Had to google to find where Picton is. Sorry, I'm not local to there. Good luck and enjoy your stay.

    Try searching for local bike shops for somewhere to start.
    I see hills.

    I want to climb them.

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    edit Sorry, I assumed you meant Piction, NSW.

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    Crank,

    Not to worry. I would like to get a ride in while I'm there. It's been cold and snowy in Fruita, Colorado, not ideal for riding. Skiing has been really good though.

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    You can hire bikes in Picton at 2 of the Water Taxi businesses who can also take you out to the Queen Charlotte Walkway, I think Picton Water Taxi's had a couple of Cannondale Rizes in the window.

    Riding in Blenheim is fairly limited, with a small area behind the town having a few tracks on the farmland, or there are tracks 20-30mins drive for a bit more single track.

    What dates are you here and what type of tracks are you looking for? Can possibly help organise a ride after work with a few guys, or weekends (XC or DH)

    Dave

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    Kavika,

    I'll be in the Blenheim area Feb 22-25. I'd prefere more XC but find no shame in walking around things I can't ride.

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    Sorry, having a brain freeze , I'll be in Queenstown doing Gondola runs on the bike

    The Queen Charlotte Walkway is a great track, well worth the ride, and you get great views. You can organise with the Water Taxi's for different drop off/pick up points.

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