Grab Your “Licence to Ride”

licence_to_ride_fullWe are very excited to be partnering again with Licence to Ride for the summer 2015 / 2016 edition. This is the third year that Stu and the Chill Studio team behind the Licence to Ride project have been a Trail Fund NZ sponsor and to date they have raised approximately $5000 to support volunteer-trail projects around New Zealand.

This is a great small Christmas gift or stocking stuffer. Grab yours today!

Press Release

Licence to Ride 2016

The 6th edition of the Licence to Ride Manual is available for sale. Packed with ride stories from across New Zealand and overseas, it is an essential guide for those who like to get out and explore on two wheels.

Editor Stu Waddel says, “We’re super proud of our latest edition, incorporating some epic stories from keen riders who love time in the saddle.  Alongside the story we’ve included maps and trail guide information”.

The Licence to Ride Manual has become an essential tool for bike enthusiasts. There is an endless supply of information on a variety of rides, activities and stories. Whether it’s a local, visitor or passionate backcountry explorer, the Manual’s regionalised layout provides easy navigation.

Aside from the great content, this is a high quality, perfect bound A5 publication, printed with non-chemical vegetable based inks on FSC certified paper. The true testament of the magazine quality is the demand, picked up and enjoyed from all corners of New Zealand.

The Licence to Ride Manual donates $1 from each sold to Trailfund NZ.  A worthy cause, helping to keep bike wheels rolling.


A Week of Giants, traveling and Riding in Rotorua, Whakatane and Opotiki.

Riding the Timber Trails and exploring the Ruapehu region.

There are lots of stories around the greater Wellington region, including a moonlight ride around Pencarrow Head.

The Marlborough Sounds includes Queen Charlotte Track then riding in Golden Bay, then the West Coast with the newly completed Old Ghost Road.

Bike packing takes on a new meaning exploring the Banks Peninsula, and the excitement of Bike Parks in Canterbury is uncovered.

Getting high in The Southern Alps is a must with heli riding on Crown Peak, Queenstown.

Finally in the overseas section, there is a collection of stories covering Adelaide, Iceland, Tour Divide and Riding SW China.

Buy yours now from the Trail Fund NZ Shop.