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Nelson Motor Cycle Club
PO Box 93
Nelson 7040
Craig  Mills, President/Stewards
, 021 917 340


NMCC event phone: 027 297 7624 This is a recorded message only. Text's will be answered as soon as possible but calls will not be answered.

Email: nmcc1908@gmail.com
Nelson Motorcycle-Club

If you want current updates on events
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Website last updated: JP 25/7

Website Editor:
For updates/comments
Jannine at nncmxc@gmail.com
Coming up...

31 Laidback Trail Family Ride Borlase Forest Kohatu
Great family day out with Kids, Juniors, Parents and A-AAA enduro loops.
The track's a bit different this time as the Quinney's face is being logged so there's more on the inner forestry loops for a change. All weather track. (Cold running water on setup days so far, with sleet, hail, thunder and a bit of rain included!

Contact. Jannine if you can assist marking on Saturday 30th or as a riding marshall Sunday 31st 027 439 1740

PRE REGISTRATION online to save queuing time recommended!
Click Here
Flyer Click Here

Just Been...

23/24 - Nelson Club MX Champs (88 Valley)
Orgainser Delwyn Leitch
Poster Click Here
What a fantastic weekend!
Shame the weather didn't play ball on Sunday, but you couldn't have asked for better conditions Saturday's racing.

RESULTS: Click Here
ALBUM: see Jannine's pix.

And Still to come...

6 Aug - (Saturday) Rd 4 Final TOS XC Series (Marlb)
Contact. A Lithgow/A Orchard
Flyer: Click Here

Please carefully check the list of rule changes here effective from 1 August 2016:

After researching camera use on helmets and following the FIM lead and all other NZ motorsports, you can no longer use a camera fixed to your helmet as the camera/mount creates an impact point which compromises the helmet’s design.

*You can still use your camera
securely mounted to the motorcycle and the camera mounts are subject to approval by the Machine Examiner.
We will continue to monitor all information and testing on helmets, and if there are any changes you will be advised accordingly.

The updated copy of the MoMS will be distributed prior to the 1st August to all officials and members who have a copy, and the copy on the MNZ website will be updated accordingly. Click HERE for the MoMS Off-road rules
MNZ Licenses Expired 30th June 2016 YOU NOW NEED YOUR 2017 MNZ LICENSE - 2016 RENEWAL
The new season runs to 30th June 2017.
There have been no changes to the fees.
Get it - no more One Event License queues!!!

Championship Licence:
  • $225 Senior or Junior or $175 for Mini Motocross, ATV & Moto Trials.
    A Championship licence is required for competition in NZ, North/South Island or Street Road Race events.
    Club Licence:
  • $125 for non championship events
Please Follow this link for more information

You must be a current club member to get your MNZ license so if you haven't renewed yet get onto it! Remember, if you're already a Nelson member and haven't changed any contact details just pay your sub (members page for info) and we'll get your card out to you asap.

Thank you to all who attended last nights Nelson Motor Cycle Club's AGM.
Special mention and congratulations go to the winners of the trophies presented last night (Photos to come):
Most Meritorious Member : Kim Davies
Senior Most Points 2015 : Ethan Bruce
Junior Most Points 2015 : Jackson Walker
Ladies Most Points 2015 : Gabby Bruce
Mini's Most Points 2015 : Cody Labes
Moto Trials Senior Most Points 2015 : Nick Oliver
Moto Trials Junior Most Points 2015 : Dylan Cox
The new committee is:
President : Craig Mills
Vice President : Adam Lithgow
Secretary/Treasurer : Jannine Pope
Club Captain : Matthew Walker
Committee Members: Richard East, Daniel Labes, Deliarna Bruce, Lisa Anglesey, Heath Botica, Sam Milson, Bryan Heaphy, Craig Hughes, Patrick Dillon and Delwyn Leitch.
The nest committee meeting for the new committee meeting is 7pm 10th August at Club Waimea.

Been there Done That...
3 July - Sunday Cross Country Rd 3 TOS XC Kinzett Creek, Tadmor
Contact. A Lithgow
RESULTS - Junior Click Here
RESULTS - Senior Click Here

2016 Battle of the Clubs - Taupo June 25
We'd like to say well done NELSON with our two teams competing at the Battle of the Clubs in Taupo. This event was the annual MNZ fundraiser for the Motocross of Nations event 24-25 September at Maggiora, Italy.
Thank you to the team sponsors too, including MTF Nelson, McIver & Veitch, Rutherford Rotary Nelson and others.
Report by Matt Ayloff Click Here

Committee meetings:
These are held 2nd Wed each month 7pm at Club Waimea in Richmond. All members welcome.
Next meeting 8th June and the club AGM 22 June

Club Membership renewals OVERDUE 31 March
If you haven't renewed your club membership but are still riding on your 2016 card and MNZ license you may be caught short in dollars at your next event!
The subs remain unchanged for the 2016/17 financial year at $35 personal or capped at $70 for a family.
If your details are unchanged all you need is to put through payment with your name(!) and your new cards will be mailed out to you directly.
Please support our club to put on the great events again this year!
Payment can be made online and the bank info is on the members page.
Use the below Manual or the Online Form for new members or changes Click Here

Local Forest Permit Riding
Hira and Wairoa FOREST CLOSED
Update on forest closures 1 July
Dear Forest permit holder,
Hancock Forest Management will be starting harvest operations in Hira and Groom Creek areas from the 1st of August 2016 and operations are expected to continue until the end of November.
As we have night and early round trucking, the forest will only be open from 06:00 Saturday until Midnight Sunday.
This is to protect the safety of permit holders and the sanity of crews working in the areas.
Additional areas may be closed due to the hazard of trees and rocks falling downhill from the operational areas.

The following areas will be affected;
Sharlands Rd, Central Rd, Maitai Face, Groom Creek, Fireball Road.

The following Mountain Bike trails will be closed for the duration of the weekend are not available.  (They are not available at weekends due to the risk of injury from loose material falling on the trail).
Maitai Face Trails,  Turners, Lollipop, TMTYL, Top Dog, Hot Box, and Smasher.
There will be no access into the forest from Codgers/Atmore bowl, Maitai valley trail golf course section.
Some weekend working may be required and the forest will be closed during these times.  Additional signage will be displayed if this occurs.
Please read and obey all signage as this is in place for your safety.  Non-compliance will result in suspension of your permit once the forest re-opens and may result in trespass notices being issued.
Thank you in advance for your patience during this time.

On Behalf of Hancock Forest Management

Currently the only forest open to motorcycle rider permit holders is the Moutere Forest. AFM advise the reopening of Hira is imminent BUT held off due to staffing changes and number of ILLEGAL RIDERS ON CAMERA  THAT MAY STOP ALL FOREST ACCESS
With riding concentrated here, make sure you ride carefully and abide by the rules of forest use - do not enter the forests without a valid permit, and do not enter the closed forests.  Do not cut trees and do not paint trees!
Please bear with us and we will update you as soon as we have some more news to provide.
Security checks have been increased.
Carry your fire extinguishers, clear headers and check spark arrestors before going out plus display your Vehicle Dashboard Card and put your Permit Tag on your bike. Be polite when you are stopped and please promote this riding scheme to other users as this will help us keep our access.

If you need to get or renew your AFM permit Jannine is available in Stoke by appointment. Pay the $60 permit fee online with memberships and have your completed Bike Check and Permit application forms. Txt 027 439 1740 for appointment.

If you have any questions please contact:
Jannine nncmxc@gmail.com
AFM reception@actionforest.co.nz
Picture Galleries...
Jannine Pope: Click Here

Remember what we're about? Check out some of the events from Sowman Films.. Watch Video and their other links
Have a good Winter folks, and see you at the Cross Country and Club Champs!
Erin Wilks at the Tadmor ride
Bryan Heaphy at Battle of the Clubs - Taupo. Photo - Laurans Images
Reece Walker at Battle of the Clubs, Taupo. Photo - Laurans Images
Top 3 Juniors wrapping up the South Island Cross-Country Series - Keegan Anglesey, Jackson Walker & Sam McPherson
Skye Edwards, Micheal Godfrey Memorial MX. Photo - Laurans Images
Hayze Shuttleworth - 1st 12-14yrs 125cc Nelson MX Champs 2015
Ethan Waters - Peter Brown Memorial MX 1st in the 15-16yrs 125cc class.