Coppermine Mountainbike Race
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Entry info

Entries will open September 2014 and close once the limit is reached (there are no entries on the day).

Click here to enter online using your credit card

Or download and complete the entry form PDF and post with entry fee to:

PO Box 5041
Port Nelson

All competitors must read the rules and safety information.

Event Day ~ Saturday 14th February 2015

Coppermine and Epic

How to get there: The event starts at the Almond Tree flat farm approx 2km up the Maitai Valley, 10 mins by car from the centre of town or an easy bike ride to warm up.

Registration: Friday afternoon at Nelson's Macpac store 3–7pm or 8–9 am on the at the race village. No entries on the day.

Event briefing: 9.30am at the start line.

Event start: 10.00am.

Big Mountain Enduro

How to get there: The event starts at the top of Fringed Hill. Transport to the start line will be available from approx 7.30am (time TBC). You must book transport to secure a place and be there on time. Transport will be in a bus with your bikes carefully transported to the top in a truck and large bike trailer. Transport is $15 per person. Seats on the bus are limited. If you want a seat on the bus you need to register with our transport provider Chris will keep a track of those registered and provide you information on payment options. Final Times of departure and locations will follow closer to the race. If you don’t want to bus up the hill for the Big Mountain Enduro the easiest ride up is to follow the road to the top from Brook Street (it will be sign posted and is about a 60min climb at an easy pace).

Registration: Friday afternoon at Nelson's Macpac store 3–7pm or 7.30–8.30am on the top of Fringe Hill. No entries on the day.

Event briefing: 8.30am at the start line.

Event start: 9.00am.

Prize giving

As soon as the last rider crosses the finish line. Performance and spot prizes. Massage, coffee and food is available to purchase on the day (cash only).

Getting Here – Bluebridge Ferry Offer

Bluebridge are keen to help North Islanders head South to attend the 2014 Coppermine Epic so they’re giving all event competitors, supporters and their vehicles 50% off travel across Cook Strait.

This offer is only available to competitors attending the event and their supporters (a supporter must be travelling on the same sailing as the competitor to be eligible for the discount too). You must present your registration confirmation email upon check-in as proof of entitlement. Failure to present valid proof of registration will result in the fare difference being required to be paid prior to boarding. Travel must take place between Thursday 14th - Monday 18th February 2014. Booking cancellations are 100% refundable up until 24 hours before travel. Cancellations within 24 hours of travel are non-refundable. Transferring to a sailing outside of the applicable travel period may result in a fare difference being required to be paid. Discounted savings are based on Bluebridge Flexi Sail fares only. Full ticket terms and conditions can be viewed at

Book online at by entering the promo code that you will receive on your email confirmation once you have entered the event. Alternatively give Bluebridge a call on 0800 844 844 and quote that same special promo code to a member of their friendly crew (correct spelling matters so make sure you get this right).

Refund Policy

Withdrawals received before the 15th of January will be refunded, less a $15 administration fee. There are no refunds from the 15th of January.


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