Golden Triangle Epic
The 2017 Golden Triangle Epic will be held on the 25th March at the Greater Bendigo Regional Park. Organizers will be working hard to ensure you have maximum fun and the event is a great day out for novices and champions a like. For more information check out the website goldentriangleepic.com.
To participate in any club run event all riders must wear an Australian Standards Approved helmet during social rides and competition.
Entry is free for the kids ride, $5 for the beginners ride plus $5 day licence fee for non MTBA members.
The cost for handicap races are $10 (under 18 $5) plus $20 day licence fee for non MTBA members. You must present a valid MTBA licence or you will have to purchase a day licence.
If you plan to ride most of the club winter/summer series a club membership is the best value way to go.
Currently club races are held at Cavagna's rd (see map) except for the Golden Triangle Epic.
Each Summer series race is held on a Tuesday night with a duration of approximately 1hour.
The type of race for that night is advertised on the calendar and the kids race is run prior regardless of the event type. Race types include: Handicap, Category and Poker races, if we think of others we'll add those too.
Kids races kick off at 5:45pm with adults accompanying them through the shortened course finishing at 6:15pm.
Main races start at 6:30pm with rego open from 6pm. New competitors are encouraged to pre-register online at this website at least 1 day prior to the event.
The 2015-16 Summer Series is proudly sponsored by Bikecorp and Maxxis.
Entry fees for the series
Club Affiliated MTBA Members
Family Pass $100 - Mum, Dad and the kids.
Junior $35 (U18)
Non Series race entry $10 per rider per race
Non MTBA Competitors
No series registration available
$10 per race per rider plus cost of day license $20
Riders must enter for the series to be eligible to win the overall series prize pool.
MTB Bendigo 6hr
Round 5 of the VES series sponsored by Bendigo Cycles and Skratch labs 6/3hr will be held on September 13th at 5242 Calder Highway Big Hill at Andy's MTB trailnetwork, with a stack of varying entry levels that will suit first time mountain bikers through to serious podium finishers. We are excited to be holding the event on a new track with differing terrain, heaps of berms and wooden features and arguably the most scenic views, you don't want to miss this one. More details are coming up soon so keep checking our website and facebook. In the mean time why not pencil the 6hr in your diary today.
You can pre-register for a club event by filling in the pre-registration form prior to the event. Please note you must pre-register the day before the club race otherwise your registration information may not be downloaded in time to be recorded into the timing system.
This form is not to be used for the GTE or Bendigo six hour events.
Winter series races for 2016 are different to previous years - we have joined the Interwinter series instead and have added in some fun extras such as Social Rides and our very first Womens specific event. We are encouraging our members to broaden their MTB horizons by riding in some other great locations across Central Victoria. Keep an eye on the home page calendar for key dates!
Women's Skills Sessions
Our club run women's skills sessions are continuing to build momentum even though we seem to be heading into the depths of winter! Jo has put on two sessions now and is really pleased with how they have been received so far.
‘It is clear everyone has enjoyed being out with other women and evidently feel confident enough to challenge themselves within this supportive small group environment’
The sessions are currently aimed at beginner to intermediate levels. Within the sessions Jo has touched on a range of fundamental skills; riding positions - climbing and descending, braking, cornering and maintenance of general flow when riding. The sessions have been conducted on our local Spring Gully Trail Network, using sections of trail that are all easily located.
Dates for upcoming skills sessions:
Sunday June 21st
Sunday July 26th
Sunday August 9th
The session runs for 2 hours from 9-11am and costs $20 per person, max of 6 women per session. If you are interested in taking part in any of the above sessions please get in touch with Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Bendigo MTB Women's Challenge
We are really excited to announce the second year of our women's only event, Sunday the 27th of August. We think this is a great way for women to enjoy a more social and fun focused event with a particular emphasis on participation rather than competition. Entry is open now - https://www.entryzone.com.au/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=147&zenid=4c8db1772f050600422eddc17c83bc37