Jake's Hardware

+64 3 435 0881| [email protected]| www.jakes.co.nz 24 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
Point of difference

A bit of everything, in the centre of Twizel.

Directions from nearest town

Right in the centre of town.

Jake's Hardware is one of the last independent, family-run hardware stores in the country – and we're as excited about the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail as you are!

With a rapidly-expanding cycling section, we aim to cater for all your needs as you travel the A2O. Our range includes many accessories, parts and tools, and if there's something we don't have, we can usually get it for you in 24-48 hours.

We stock a variety of pumps, water bottles, bike locks, gloves, helmets and other essential accessories to keep you safe and happy. We have tyres and inner tubes in all sizes, as well as brake levers, brake pads, chains, cables, lubricants, saddles, handlebar grips, spokes and other parts. Jake also offers a comprehensive and competitively-priced repair service to get you back on the trail.

Even if you don’t need anything for your bike, our shop is full of almost everything you could imagine, from fishing gear and camping equipment to games and gifts. So when you come through Twizel, pop in and say hello!

- Jake and the team.

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The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is a grade 2-3 (easy to intermediate) cycle trail. There are a variety of trail surfaces. Riders are advised to take certain essentials with them (e.g. first aid, repair kit, water, food). Parts of the trail pass through alpine environments, where conditions can change.

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Getting Here view details

Getting Here

Located in the South Island of New Zealand, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown, is the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail. It is recommended that you start your ride from Aoraki/Mt Cook - though there are numerous access points along the trail from which to start or end your ride.

Trail Details & Maps view details

Trail Details & Maps

Each of the 9 maps show the elevation, trail surfaces, fitness, skill, traffic, safety notes, and highlights. Please consult the maps to ensure you are prepared for what you'll encounter on each section. Some sections are easy, others more difficult.

See & Do view details

See & Do

Want to know what you can do while visiting the South Island of New Zealand during your ride?

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