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John Kirkcaldie

John Kirkcaldie

John Kirkcaldie is shown here competing in the elite men’s downhill at the 2006 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships at Rotorua, just before he retired as a professional mountain-bike rider. In 2005 he had won the New Zealand National Championships downhill and four-cross events, and had finished third overall in the NORBA downhill series. 

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Simon Kennett, 'Cycle racing - Bicycle motocross and mountain biking', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 June 2022)

Story by Simon Kennett, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Oct 2015