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14 MAY (Saturday) - Top of South XC: Pig Valley Wakefield
heading out-start of Tadmor 2016
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

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Website last updated: PW 25/4

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For updates/comments
Jannine at nncmxc@gmail.com
Coming Up...
Saturday 14 May: Top of South Cross Country Rnd 1 Pig Valley Wakefield
Encompassing the junior and senior events, the 2016 series kicks off in style, with the added flair of an Island and National championship thrown in for good measure!
Org. Adam Lithgow
Pre registration online (coming soon)
Flyer Click Here
Manual Entry Form Click Here

Been there Done That...
Sunday 24 April: Tadmor Community Group Trail Ride
Org: Peter Wilks

Excellent turnout of 340+ riders. Bit of rain the night before made things a bit tricky first thing but later made for great riding conditions. Weather on the day couldn't have been better so all in all a successful event and lots of happy riders. Special mention to Andrew who turned up at 7:30 in the morning-said he had just come over from the U.K!! A keen lad if there ever was one!
Many thanks to all the riders, and the local lads for helping set-up. We also really appreciate the gnerosity of the landowners: Bruce Moffat, Brent Hodgkinson, Peter Philips, and Tony Firth.

Peter W

Committee meetings:
These are held 2nd Wed each month 7pm at Club Waimea in Richmond. All members welcome.
Next meeting 11th May

Club Membership renewals Due 31 March
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

Update on forest closures 19 April
The NMCC are working hard to get the usual forests open again. Currently the only forest open to motorcycle rider permit holders is the Moutere Forest. AFM advise the reopening of Hira is imminent so watch this space! 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.  Please bear with us and we will update you as soon as we have some more news to provide.

Forest  Permit Riding Scheme:

Hira and Wairoa FOREST CLOSED

AFM are reviewing this and advised they will allow access when it is safe. Security checks have been increased.The Hira forest has recently changed ownership.

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. Bring the $60 permit fee (or pay online) and your completed Bike Check and Permit application forms and do your club membership application online first if you are a new member (to save time).
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

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.