Electric Paradise | NZ’s Original Bike Mecca is Even Better on an EMTB

Back when suspension was just a wishlist commodity and Queenstown was still a sparkle in a trailbuilder’s eye, Fred Christensen and Red McHale were pioneering New Zealand’s original mountain bike mecca—the Whakarewarewa forest. Their vision, combined with the forest’s incredible pumice-based soil, helped establish Rotorua as one of the world’s top destinations to ride bikes. […]