AFC Side x Side Trail Ride 15th-16th May 2021

Don't miss the very first Epic Events side x side trail ride proudly supported by AFC Motorcycles. The event is to be run on over 70km's of Taupo's famous all weather pumice terrain within the forest, only 25 minutes out of central Taupo.

All trails have been fully graded, with hill climbs, fire breaks, and patches through native bush, awesome variety and heaps of fun! Grab a weekend pass deal, as we save a fresh long trail for Sunday!

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Location: AFC Side x Side event is located 25 minutes East of Taupo off SH5, Napier to Taupo Highway.  Turn onto Taharua Road off SH5.  Look for Epic Events sign and arrows.

Tracks:  West 35km, East 38km, Middle 19km.  There is a fresh long trail reserved just for Sunday and all the Saturday trails will be open as well, so plan to come for the entire weekend to ride it all!
Fantastic graded forestry trails- come and check them out!

Suitable for all side-by-sides ONLY. No quads, sorry.

Sign on from 8.30am.  Tracks open 9:30am to 3pm.

Fire extinguishers are compulsory and can be bought on the day for $30.

Food:  Food Caravan sells hamburgers, bacon and egg rolls, toasted sandwiches, hot dogs, hot chips, cold drinks and espresso coffee, and more.

Entry: NO EFTPOS! Pay by cash only please. $120 per driver per day, or $200 for the whole weekend.

Safety gear: Helmets, long trousers, long sleeved tops and leather boots that cover the ankle are compulsory.  (Gloves, goggles are strongly recommended). 


Accommodation: There is no camping on site. Plenty of accommodation options in Taupo.

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