Stunning scenery, a limit testing challenge and the New Zealand welcome combine in this race that remains ever-true to its name.
The Pioneer, fuelled by Nutri-Grain Mountain Bike Stage Race has proven to be a true pioneering race.
All those who compete love the stunning scenery, the brutal nature of the challenge, and they leave heaping praise on this epic event through New Zealand’s pristine scenery.
Many riders push themselves to their absolute limits and then ride beyond to discover new limits for themselves and their teammate.
The level of camaraderie that develops between the riders around the social lounge in-camp every day is staggering and heart-warming.