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Entry Information

You can enter the 2014 Rainbow Rage Mountain Bike Adventure Ride online below, with the added advantage of a $10 per person saving on postal entries when you pay by Credit Card via our secure server.

• Full personal support while out on the course. (However there is no mechanical support as all riders are expected to be self-sufficient in that regard).
• Thermal Reserve Hot Pool Ticket
• BBQ Meal

Entry Limit

For safety reasons this ride is limited to 1500 entries. Entries close at 11.59p.m. on 17th February, 2014 or when full, whichever happens first.  

Late Entries

Please - just ENTER EARLY! It is much cheaper for you and much easier for the over-worked team. Thanks, Mike. But. if you must enter late then here are the points to be aware of.....

RAINBOW RAGE - If the 1500 limit has not been met then late entries will be accepted online until 11.59pm, 17th FEBRUARY. Early entry fee is $94.00. Late entry fee is $130.00 and there is no Hot Pool Voucher or Meal Voucher. Late entries can only be done online until noon Friday, 21st FEBRUARY. 

RAINBOW RAGE EPIC - ABSOLUTELY NO LATE ENTRIES. Entry fee $ 99.00. This event has a limit of 200 riders maximum when combined with the riders in the St James Loop ride. So it is not possible to allow late entries as the entries on the day may exceed the allowable limit.

Individual or teams of four riders. Four person team must have at least one woman

ST JAMES LOOP - ABSOLUTELY NO LATE ENTRIES, for the above reason. Entry fee is $ 94.00

TENNYSON RETURN - Early entry fee is $ 49.00. Late entry fee is $ 70.00 and there is no Hot Pool Voucher or Meal Voucher.  Late entries can be done on-line and on the day.

Entry Categories

RAINBOW RAGE CLASSIC - As this ride is 106kms it is considered that riders should be 13 years & above. The parents/caregivers of anyone younger than that must contact Mike re their participation.

Male & Female - Junior (13 -18), Senior (19 - 29), Vet 1 (30 - 39), Vet 2 (40 - 49), Vet 3 (50 - 59), Vet 4 (60-69), Vet 5 (70+), Single Speed, Unicycle.

Tandem open.

Minimum age 18 years. If less than this Mike MUST be consulted and his decision will be final.

Individual - Male & Female

Four Person Team - One must be female.

ST JAMES LOOP - Age limit is a fit 13 years. This is a technical ride so it is not suitable for the less experienced riders.

Male & Female.

TENNYSON RETURN - an easier option for the younger and less experienced riders.

Male, Female & Tandem.

Paralympics N.Z. Class

 This is a class for disabled athletes. All athletes must be able to be classified by the I.P.C. Classification System for Cycling. All eligibility enquiries to Kerry Jenkinson at Parafed Canterbury, 03 385 4449


Entry withdrawal received in writing before December 15th will get a 80% refund of entry fee.

Entry withdrawal received in writing before January 15th will get a 50% refund of entry fee

Entry withdrawal received in writing before February 1st will get a 25% refund of entry fee.

There will be no refund for withdrawals from February 10th. 

There will be a partial refund, set at the organisers’ discretion, if the event has to be cancelled due to a natural disaster, extreme weather, or whatever.

Enter Now

You can enter the 2014 Rainbow Rage Mountain Bike Adventure Ride online here, with the added advantage of payment by MasterCard or VISA via our secure server.

Don't want to use a Credit Card? Download and print the Entry Form below and post back to us with your cheque. Postal entries are $10.00 extra per person.


  • For the Rainbow Rage Classic is NZ$ 94.00 for solo riders, NZ$ 188.00 for Tandems
  • For the Tennyson Return $ 49.00 for solo riders, $ 98.00 for tandems
  • Rainbow Rage Epic $ 99.00 per rider, $ 350.00 four person team (At least one team member has to be of the opposite sex). 
  • St James Loop $ 94.00 per rider.
  • The EPIC & the St James Loop are not recommended for TANDEMS. Contact Mike before entering a tandem.

Confirmation of on-line entries is by return email. if you do not receive a confirming email please contact us as your email address may be incorrect.

Please allow up to 7 days to process posted entries.


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