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This is the Hong Mountain biking tribune. You will find stories about mountain biking in Hong Kong and all over the world. We will keep you abreast of Local biking news and relevant events in the region as well as whats hot out there. Plus much more

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Green Power Hike for a Green Future

Its not mountain biking but its a worthy event no less.
For those of you who plan to ride the Dragon's Back on this day perhaps give it pass and maybe hike it instead.


Green Power Hike is one of the largest charitable walkathons. Each year, around 3,000 participants walk for a green cause. Donation raised in the Hike is used for development of environmental education in Hong Kong. The 19th Green Power Hike is now open for entry; people of all ages are welcome to join

 Date: 14 January 2012 (Sat)
Quota: 3,000 (First come, first served)
Venue: Hong Kong Trail (50km / 25km / 10km)
Entry Deadline: 2 December 2011

* Applicants who enroll on or before 4 November 2011 will be entitled to The 19th Green Power Hike T-shirt

 Enquiries: 3961 0200

 Details and Online Entry: Please visit Green Power Hike Website
Come and join The 19th Green Power Hike now!


TVB Episode Highlights the Challenges of Cycling in HK

Pearl Report episode "Bikers Burden" reveals that HK has enormous potential for cycling but lacks  Infrastructure and supporting government policy

Watch the episode here: http://programme.tvb.com/news/pearlreport/video/739/122004

Kudos to Eric Chan of the Tai Lam CP AFCD for being the lone government official to be interviewed for this show. You will also see a few members of the HKMBA team including Kenneth Lam, Steve Coward (aka bikesteve), and Pierre Le Magnan, owner of Chiru Bikes.

Riders will be happy to know that the MTR will let you take your bikes on their trains provided you remove your front wheel. Its an inconvenience as Martin Turner points out but it opens up the potential of safely exploring Hong Kong by bike.

Enjoy the show..

 

Trail Springs Eternal

For the first time in a decade, HKMBA volunteers joined forces with AFCD and others to build new trails in Tai Lam Coutry Park this past weekend.

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by Brandon Kirk

If ever anyone needed a visual example in arguing that nothing is impossible, they would need to look no further than beyond the flagstone steps leading from Route Twisk to the "official" Mountain Bike trail at Tai Mo Shan. What seemed like a lost cause mere weeks ago is back on track - we are finally seeing the beginnings of a proper trail system, purpose-built for mountain biking, in Tai Lam Country Park.

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