Nestled on the steep Toowoomba range, Jubilee Park played host to the first round of the 2018 MTBA GE cup. The first round kicked off with a bang with of 250 riders hitting the course. With the race being run in conjunction with the SEQ Enduro series, the start list …
Who's hoping the Karratha MTB dream can become a reality?KARRATHA MOUNTAIN BIKE DREAM
We often hear about the need for diversity when it comes to keeping regional and remote communities sustainable. Karratha is known for its mining and the challenges that come with cyclical nature of that industry. But despite new mining emerging parts of the community are looking at boutique industries to attract people to the region.
One is mountain biking where success has been noted in similar small remote communities like Alice Springs and Derby in Tasmania. It is after all an Olympic sport and the entry point into cycling for former Tour De France champ Cadel Evans.
Kim Sparks, secretary of the Burrup Mountain Bike Club
"There's a great opportunity that exists here that at the proximity of tracks and trails, and the bushland close to the CBD. We're sitting on a gold mine here so to speak.
It's all very exciting. We can replicate and diversity what Derby in Tasmania have done...it brought their town back from the brink of extinction...we'd be rapt." ... See MoreSee Less
WATCH | Enjoy the team vid of Tracey Hannah and her podium run at the recent UCI Mountain Bike WC at Vallnord, Andorra.Another steep track for the books, with Tracey getting an excellent 3rd and Alex coming down in 21st place! Once again a top weekend of riding bikes fast for... ... See MoreSee Less