SOUTH ISLAND'S MOST POPULAR RIDE
Breathtaking views and an idyllic vineyard venue
STUNNING SCENIC COURSE
You may even be tempted to do another few laps...202km or 505km?
SOCIAL OR SERIOUS RIDER?
We cater for everyone from the elites to the more relaxed riders.
TRADITIONAL GRAPE CRUSHING
Virgins crush grapes for next year's bottle of pinot noir.
LET THE PARTY BEGIN!
Join the celebrations and enjoy a magic Marlborough day out.

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LIVE TRACKING OF MAMMOTH AND ULTIMATE RIDERS

Click on the link and watch the live progress of the Mammoth 10 lap and Ultimate 5 lap riders as they circumnavigate the 101km course. Thanks to some clever cellular technology from Track Me Live  you will be able to see these enduro riders starting with the Mammoths at 11am on Thursday the 3rd and then the Ultimates at 2pm on Friday the 4th right up until when they finish.  

MAJOR SPOT TO BE WON FOR 2014 EVENT!

Thanks to Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Mike Pero Real Estate some lucky person is going take away a trip for two to Rarotonga worth $5000.
Check out what Pacific Resort Rarotonga have got going right at this moment!
‘Pacific Resort Rarotonga on ever popular Muri Beach & Lagoon – currently offering free nights and food & beverage credits......click here for more information’.
The BBQ makers from all BBQ's, Broil King will be giving away their top of the range model plus all the accessories with a total prize package worth $5000.

Merida Lake to Grape Grand Prize 

If you competed at this years Lake Taupo Challenge and entering the 2014 Forrest GrapeRide then you will qualify for the Lake to Grape prize draw of a 2014 Merida bike valued at $6000, free entry into the 2014 Contact Lake Taupo Challenge and the 2015 Forrest GrapeRide, 2 nights accommodation for 2 at each event staying at Hilton Lake Taupo and Marlborough Vintners Hotel, Bluebridge ferry crossing and a custom cycle kit from each event. The winner will be announced at the 2014  Forrest GrapeRide. Check out the terms and conditions of this amazing offer.

Master of Wine Coming!

Master of Wine, Bob Campbell, NZs leading wine educator is coming to Forrest Graperide and will be running a day course on Sunday the 6th of April. This is a diploma course and will be at a cost of $249. To book online click here. Bob will also be onsite pouring and talking wine on the Saturday.

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Registration Information -2014

  • 3 Stage Event on 101km GrapeRide course - Thursday 3 April 8.30am at Forrest Estate
  • Mammoth (10 lapper) - Thursday 3rd of April between 9am and 10am at Forrest Estate
  • The Ultimate (5 lapper) - Friday 4th of April before 12pm at Forrest Estate
  • Forrest Graperide ( for main event) as follows:              

10am - 10pm: Friday 4 April at Forrest Estate - Access Map Please follow the directions on the access map for Friday and come in to the estate off SH 6.  This entrance is about 1 kilometre to the north of Renwick. Once you are registered please carry on out the service lane to Blicks Road as this will ensure there is less congestion on the Forrest Estate main public driveway in from SH 6. A friend can sign for your race pack on your behalf. To avoid any queues where possible we suggest you come out and register outside of the times where lots of people will come like after work and also ferry influx time slots.
6.15am - 9.15am: Saturday 5 April at Forrest Estate (Only for Nelson entrants and genuine late comers)Access MapThere will only be a skeleton crew covering registrations on the Saturday morning. You will not be able to access the SH 6 driveway to the estate. You will need to park your vehicle and come in on one of the many access ways that lead into the venue.  You will need a torch if you come in before  7.30am

What is this Forrest GrapeRide thing all about?

Back and front wheelseye view 2013

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