Gary Patterson – the man that mapped all 22 of New Zealand’s Great Rides


Gary Patterson and the Great Rides App.

It’s tough job, but someone’s got to do it! Gary Patterson – ‘the Great Rides App guy’ – has ridden and mapped all of New Zealand’s 22 Great Rides, producing an App that holds over 1500 pages of content stacked with elevation profiles, trail descriptions, trail services, photos and maps, plus offline tracking using mobile GPS.

Find out what inspired Gary’s to turn his biking and cartographic passions into a full-time career in this Stuff article: Trailblazer: Meet the man who mapped all 22 of New Zealand’s Great Rides.

You can learn more about the Great Rides App here, and download it from the App Store or Play Store.

The Great Rides App is an official partner of the New Zealand Cycle Trail.