Down Hill Mountain Biking.

When did downhill racing begin? The first downhill race we had in 1997 and the winner was Phil Oliver in the 40 year age group. He was competing on the linger and die track near the old swimming pool in the middle of Alexandra. Competition has always been keen.

Hitting air on a track for downhill mountainbike riding near the Alexandra section of the rail trail.

Where can you take part in downhill biking? There are a number of active downhill mountainbike riders. If you are new to town and want to join others in this fun sport you could contact Phil at 'Henderson' Cycle Shop' ph 44 88 917 or visit the new Alexandra information centre.

The Big Drop