Coastal Classic Mountain Bike Events
- Registration – 8.00am (Payment on the day CASH only)
- COMPULSORY Race Briefing – 9.45am
- Race start – 10.00am
In 2023, the 45k main course features challenging climbs and stunning descents, traversing through forestation at various stages and across farmland
trails to add variety and view of Coastal Otago. It is a fast-paced course.
The Wenita Mountain Bike Skyline Challenge features both a 45km MTB race as well as the 45km E-Bike race. This is a full-on challenge to test your limits.
The 15km Experience course is a popular start up event for future riders and their supporters. It features a nice climb to the event summit and a stunning 7km downhill section to the finish line, whizzing through paddocks and on gravel roads.
Brand new for 2023 is the 59.5 km Bike House GRAVEL BASH – designed to push gravel bike riders to their limits while taking in the scenery of the Taeri coast.
59.5 km Bike House Gravel Bash
59.5km and 1400mtres of climbing A mixture of picturesque medium grade climbs around the back roads of Otago Coast Forest and Otago Coastline. Enjoy the coastal and hill views during the longer climbs!
Minimum age is 16
45 km Wenita MTB Skyline Challenge
A fast and furious action paced event designed for those wanting to challenge themselves to do the best they can on the day. Enjoying challenging climbs, and thrilling descents while taking in the views.
Riders pitch themselves against their peers by entering into a relevant age and gender category. Riders will be timed and provided their position in their relevant category and overall placings. Place getters in each category will be acknowledged and all riders are in the prize draw for spot prizes.
Minimum age is 14.
Applications under minimum age will be considered with proviso they are fully consented by an adult and will be at the discretion of the Coastal Classic committee.
45 km Wenita E-Bike Skyline Challenge
Designed for those who really want to enjoy the scenery in untraveled areas of the Otago Coast, that while new, provides the safety of a well-marked gravel roads/cross country/forestry course along with fellow riders. Riders will be treated to scenic views while enjoying the boost of the battery power on the hills and some long winding descents to get the wind in their hair.
Minimum age is 14.
Applications under minimum age will be considered with proviso they are fully consented by and adult and will be at the discretion of the Coastal Classic Committee.
15 km Coastal Experience
For riders new to riding or participating in events (and their support riders) or just looking for a quick day out. The 15 km course has a good climb to get the legs warmed up then a thrilling descent virtually from the skyline to the sea. riders in the 15km experience ride will be provided a time, their place and be entered in the draw for all spot prizes.
Minimum age is 12 unless accompanied by an adult.
- 45km Wenita Skyline Challenge – $50
- 45 km Wenita Skyline Challenge (E-Bike) – $50
- 15km MTB Experience – $25
- 59.5 km Bike House Gravel Bash – $50
Late fee $10 after November 1 2022.
Massive Thanks to our Sponsors! Without help from them, our event could not happen.