How much stoke did this summer bring with mountain biking in Rotorua?

Philly Angus is a local rider involved a range of MTB projects and so is perfectly placed to answer that.

"This summer was epic," she says. "Being super dry, it meant plenty of hot, dusty rides in my favourite playground of Whakarewarewa Forest. All of which, bar a handful, were done with an incredible group of women, who I like to call my Girl Gang."

They have helped Angus become a better rider, through sharing knowledge, technical ability and the desire to improve themselves.


"We're not afraid to