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Gravity Nelson

53 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Field of Dreams

Brilliant Sunday morning at the Field of Dreams getting coached on how to get our bikes in the air... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jimrobertson6
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Another Great Gravity Getaway

Travelled to Nelson for a day of fun on Takaka Hill riding Rameka Track. Second time at Gravity for... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
KiwiFerrari
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Wellington, New Zealand
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"Get the dirt on mountain biking in and around a Nelson, New Zealand!" Imagine if you would, a dream mountain bike destination, somewhere with a massive variety of world-class trails, an information centre where helpful people who are passionate about mountain biking will assist you to figure out the best trails for your abilities, maps and guide books are available, there is a wide range of options for shuttles and guided trips too, a workshop to fix your bike quickly and efficiently or to build you a custom dream bike, plus bike rentals, bike washing facilities, coffee, snacks and food, showers so you can clean up after your ride, and a great bar to relax in afterwards — all right there in one central hub with lots of parking. Sounds like the impossible dream, doesn’t it? Except that it isn’t impossible. Gravity Nelson has created just such a “virtual” hub right in the center of Nelson at 53 Bridge Street, behind the Westpac in the Pocket Park alongside the food carts. Gravity’s hub includes: Central access to Nelson’s fantastic world famous mountain biking trails. These trails recently earned an IMBA GOLD Level rating, Nelson city is at the center of them all. A pleasant 4km flat ride to some of the best riding in Nelson: the Codgers and Sharlands trail areas, the scenic Dunn Mountain loop, plus the Grampians for some old school fun. A full workshop for maintenance, repairs, and custom bike builds. A mountain bike rental fleet of high-end Santa Cruz Bronsons, plus access to a fleet of Avanti Torrents. Coffee, snacks, energy bars and gels, plus other ride supplies. Free bike wash facilities. Extensive parking in the Wakatu car park. Pay showers in nearby Montgomery Square. More great food from the wonderful food trucks in the Pocket Park. Guide books, maps and free advice about the best trails to ride. Shuttle services, guided tours, and coaching packages. Nelson Mountain Bike Club memberships and trail permits, plus information about how to donate to the trail builders around Nelson. A 100m walk to the Craft Brew Depot on the other side of the Wakatu car park for a relaxing pint afterwards. It’s all right here, come on down!
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53 Bridge Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant Sunday morning at the Field of Dreams getting coached on how to get our bikes in the air (and down again). Celyn pitched the course perfectly for us 50yr old fellas and got us jumping with confidence. Alistair provided additional words of wisdom and...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Travelled to Nelson for a day of fun on Takaka Hill riding Rameka Track. Second time at Gravity for a rental and just as good as (if not even better than) experience than last year. Superb comms by email in advance. Helpful advice on the...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I hired a bike for three days off the guys at Gravity, the bike was set up to my needs perfectly. Clear advice on where all the local trails were and which ones to start with and choosing the right tracks to progress to, no...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We were recommended to go see John and team by a friend to go Heli Biking - and can see why. A very (very) solid day out - the team were organised and easy to deal with. We did the Whakamarina which is an epic...More

1  Thank Rowan H
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Had the full suspension bikes in our size to rent and lots of directions and advice about where to ride.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had a fantastic group lesson with Alistair up on Crazy Horse. Alistair has a wealth of experience and knows how to make it fun! Highly recommended, and great value for money.

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Alistair was brilliant and whilst we left the lesson with a ton of knowledge we are now totally rev'd up to nail those high berms. This is the perfect Nelson should do pursuit.

Thank Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Don't go anywhere in Nelson for a decent MTB bike rental other than Gravity. Awesome comms on the phone from afar. Walk-up service spot on. Santa Cruz Brosnan a dream. And Coppermine Loop + Firball easily doable on a half-day rental. Nice work guys. Keep...More

Thank KiwiFerrari
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

A friend and I booked these guys for a half day coaching session. Totally recommend it. A super fun day on the bike with Alistair, learnt so much. Brilliant teacher, awesome day!!!! Really friendly helpful team with lots of local knowledge and great high end...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Great service, lovely bikes, good advice. Set the bikes up for us individually and offered route advice. Great afternoon in the sun on the trails.

Thank SymonMitchell
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