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Gentle Cycling Beer Country Ride


Sun 21 Oct 2012, 10:00am

Where: Moutere Inn, Moutere Hwy, Upper Moutere, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Entry fee: $32.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Chris Butler

The ride starts and finishes at The Moutere Inn

Price includes map, Ploughman’s lunch platter at The Moutere Inn and vehicle back-up support.

You don’t have to be a beer-lover to enjoy this gentle ride in the heart of hop country! Cycle past old hop kilns and through a private hop garden; visit artist’s studios and wineries; explore the village of Upper Moutere and relax with a lunch platter at The Moutere Inn. After lunch, cycle to a local farm to watch sheep being milked and talk to the cheese-maker before meandering back to the pub to end the ride.

Cyclists will also be able to visit the open studios of the Moutere Artisans, including the brand new Icon Centre for Contemporary Art with it’s gallery and sculpture park, sited on the outskirts of the village. Kahurangi Estate will also have a new release wine available for tasting on the day.

Registration details: For catering purposes, registration is required and numbers are limited. No on-the-day registrations.

Registration now open. Go to for more information.

Contact details: Rose Griffin, The Gentle Cycling Company. 027 34 66 202.

More information:
Terrain: gentle rolling. Most of the riding is on quiet country roads, with approx 1 km on a secondary highway.
Distance: Minimum 17km. Additional cycling legs are optional.

The event will take place wet or fine.