Rider Briefing | Fox Superflow | Silvan VIC

Welcome to the Fox Superflow at Silvan in VIC. This is some general information for race participants and visitors to the Dandenong Ranges National Park on the weekend.

Registration still OPEN!

What awaits you: the Fox Superflow enduro-style MTB action with loads of send, massive gnar, spectacular climbs, fast and flowy descents for the gravity guns.

Get ready for an absolute adrenaline rush as you smash down our Superflow race tracks to hunt down those precious seconds for the win! We can’t wait for you to hit the trails at Silvan thanks to the awesome support by the Yarra Ranges Mountain Bikers. At this Fox Superflow event you can do your 15 race runs and you choose either Saturday or Sunday as your race day when you sign up online.

We have you covered across the weekend with many local businesses coming out and supporting the event.  Remember:

  • registration will stay open all weekend so spread the word and grab your mate to join and become a rockytrailracer!
  • At this Fox Superflow event you can do your 5 race runs on one day – you pick Sat OR Sun.
  • All track runs are live timed so check your result as your cross the line.



We are so grateful for the outpour of support and enthusiasm by our Rocky Trail riders through 2020. We have been able to deliver successful events through the support of our. Community and with their assistance to ride within the constraints COVID 19 presented. We need to continue to comply to social distancing and other COVID rules to continue to run events.

A lot of thought has gone into this Rider Briefing and we expect all competitors and non-racing visitors to comply with how this event will be run. It is very challenging and a privilege to host this event and participate in this race – we appreciate your cooperation.

  • Maintain social distancing at all times in the open air event hub and when purchasing food and drinks. Face masks are not required outdoors but it is always a good idea to carry one if you intend on going into one of the Buller shop outlets.
  • We are tracking all event participants – non-racing supporters and ANY visitor at the venue are required to sign in at the registrations tent or use the QR code posters available around the event hub:

We can wait to see you smashing it! – Remember, your race photos are included in your entry, be sure to download them after the race and share your stories using:



ABOUT the venue

Dandenong Ranges National Park opposite Silvan Reservoir Park – Stonyford Rd, Silvan VIC 3795

Event Hub will be situated on the “Pipeline Track” near the finish of the “Downhill Track #4”. Here is a map of the trails we will be racing on. Track descriptions are below the map and for more details check out the Rider Briefing, which will be published in the week before the race.

Event location info

The trails at Silvan Reservoir are inside the Dandenong Ranges National Park. Being a National Park there is no camping and no dogs permitted.

The event hub and parking will be within the park approximately 300m from the entrance off Stonyford Rd. Caution should be taken turning off Stonyford Rd as the road is narrow and the turn has some limited visibility. From the gate approximately 40m vehicles will turn right and follow the signs and the directions of the parking marshals. 

Expand section below for parking map:

Parking map

Nearest camping – mention that you’re a #rockytrailracer and they’ll look after you:

Visitor information:

Event Format

You pick your day of racing = almost 7 hours of timed racing with all the support you need.
The Fox Superflow format provides so many options to the rider;
Tackle the 15 timed runs or just do one on each track.

Don’t forget liaison to the starts are not timed, so grab you mate, friend, mum or dad and enjoy the leisurely ride to the top then be rewarded with sweet flowy long tracks straight back into the event hub. Remember no shuttling allowed!



8.00 am – 1 pm Registration open
9 am – 3.30 pm Race runs – you can choose the order in which you do your race runs.
You get up to 5 runs per track and the fastest one counts.
3.30 pm Last Race Run


8.00 am – 1 pm Registration open
9 am – 3.30 pm Race runs – you can choose the order in which you do your race runs.
You get up to 5 runs per track and the fastest counts.
3.30 pm Last Race Run

At this round you can do your 5 race runs on each of the 3 tracks on one day (fastest on each counts!).


  • A virtual podium presentation will be posted online after the race.
  • Rocky Trail podium place race plates will be posted.

Race tracks used

  • FOX Track: “Temple of Zoom” 1.7km 150m vertical drop.
  • STANS Track: An off camber corner sends riders down MELBA track fireroad for a flying 600m before sketchy off camber puts you onto Twisted Sister and 3 flat corners before some fresh sketch drops you into the choicest sections of “Bakers Dozen”. 1.5km km 150m vertical drop.
  • LAZER Track: “Downhill track #4”. 900m 140m vertical drop. Finishes in the Event Hub
  • Un-timed Liaisons: will use the “Pipeline Track” and “Track 12”

Attention: Riders please carry plenty of water!

Event Support:

We thank the support of the local business across the weekend;

  • Food Salt and Pepa Food Truck
    • Salt & Pepper Calamari $16
    • Prawn Roll $16
    • Whiting & Chips $16
    • Chips $7
    • Gourmet Garden Salad $10
    • Loaded Feta Chips $10
  • Coffee Van – “Its Time 4 Coffee” will be serving from before 8am.
  • Physio: MobileOsteo will be providing services.
  • Visiting the region and looking to explore –
  • Tech Support: Yarra Valley Cycles will be have a shop and provide some neutral support. Stop by and check them out!
  • Product showcase: Krush, 299
  • RedBull & Choonz: The sweet tunes of Rocky Trail Rradio powered by earSHOTS will be filling the air across the weekend. Come and grab a cold Redbull and enjoy.

Event Facilities:

  • TOILETS: will be provided
  • WATER: No portable water is available on site, so don’t forget to bring your supply.
  • MEDICAL: on-site in the event centre medical support and roaming out on track.

Event Photos:

Outer Image Collective photographers will be on site to snap that action photo you have been dreaming about.


The Victorian weather Gods are playing their usual tricks and will probably provide all 4 seasons over the weekend. Be prepared for some isolated showers and potentially some cool temperatures.

Event updates during the race / weekend:

We always announce any major updates mainly via the FB event page, as well as our news blog and email newsletters:

Rider List and Results

All weekend you can find links to Rider List and LIVE Results via the drop-down menu from the event page on our website! You can check these now and throughout the weekend via your mobile devices – to reduce touch points we will not have any public display computers on-site.

Check out our other Victorian events and see you on the weekend!

Emergency contacts:

Race Director – Bob Morris 0458 299 558
Event Manager & Media Liaison – Jo Parker 0424 955 332

COVID-specific Event Rules

How are we running this event and how do we keep you safe? By limiting the rider field to 300 per day you can see right away that we still err on the side of caution. So please understand if some of the rules appear harsh, but we need to ensure that we can keep racing in this new world.

  • Social Distancing: Our main request is that you follow the Covid-Safe rules and regulations as laid out by the ACT Government and observe strict Social Distancing Rules throughout your race day. A lot of thought has gone into this Rider Briefing and we expect all competitors and non-racing visitors to comply with how this event will be run. It is very challenging and a privilege to host this event and participate in this race – we appreciate your cooperation.
  • Non-racing supporters and ANY visitor at the venue are required to sign in for an Event Access Pass ahead of the race as we are tracking all event participants! – Request your Access Pass AHEAD of the event via these links:

Rocky Trail Covid-19 safety guidelines:

  1. BEFORE THE RACE: If any of the following applies please contact us immediately.
    We will transfer or refund your entry but you CAN NOT PARTICIPATE in the event:
    1. If you are showing any signs of the cold or flu.
    2. If you have event the slightest fever (we have facilities on site to test and will send you home immediately if you have fever).
    3. Please be aware that we will and are ready to shut down and postpone the event if direct Federal or State Health orders change in the event lead up until Friday.
    4. For details regarding event transfers or to cancel an entry, please refer to our policy.
  2. ON RACE DAY: There are a few important changes on how we run things on the day:
    1. ACCESS:
      • We have exclusive use of the trail network.
      • if you are spectating on your non-racing day, please check in online and report to the Rego tent as a supporter/visitor.
      • You can practice on non-racing days, but we won’t have any services (marshalls, first aid) in place.
      • Volunteers are welcome, again come out and bring your bike if you have one.
    2. RACE PLATE: You can pick up your race plate with the timing chip from the rego and info point – check the schedule for opening times.
      • This way we avoid queues near the registration area.
      • If you queue up at a start line please leave a bike length between each other.
      • Overall we don’t expect much queuing as the field will spread quickly.
      • When you finish your race please give each other as much space as possible.
      • No hand-shaking permitted at event.
      • Please understand that we need to be very strict on this . Non-compliance will result in revoking race access or disqualification.
    4. CHEERING: Keep 4m distance to the race track!
      • If you ‘hackle’ or encourage other riders on their race run please do so at least 4m away from the race track.
      • Shouting is a known source of virus transmission and we MUST minimise the risk there. Non-compliance will result in revoking race access or disqualification.
      • Race results are LIVE throughout the day.
      • Access race results via the website.
      • Giveaways for every racer
      • IMPORTANT: CHECK YOUR RACE RESULTS with us or as soon as you cross the line! The top three podium getters in each age category will receive their podium medal.
      • No ‘snot rockets’ (blowing your nose without a tissue) in the vicinity of other people.
      • Hand washing stations and sanitation stations are available at the venue.
      • Please regularly clean your hands with an alcoholic-based hand rub or wash hands with soap and water (especially after going to bathroom, before eating, after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing).
      • Riders and visitors are encouraged to wear (cycling) gloves when picking up number plates.
      • Unless from the same family, we discourage you from car-pooling to the venue.
      • Every person at the event (including non-racers) need to register.
      • Racers will be tracked with race plates.
      • Non-competitors will need to sign on via the online system.

Enforcement of COVID Safe Plan

If we see blatant breaches of those rules we will ask you to leave the event. You are not only potentially endangering other racers, but also the future of our business.

We recommend but won’t enforce that all event participants use the Covid Safe App to assist health authorities with tracking potentially.

Please understand that the team won’t shake hands, hug, high five or fist bump anyone and will be trying keep some distance to all riders during registration, start and finish. There will be a lot socially distance elbow bumps from us, which is almost as good .

Now, get ready!

Do you have any questions?

Talk to us via our online chat – click on the orange circle symbol on your bottom right screen corner and we’ll be right with you! (We always love talking bikes, racing and riding!)

See. You. Soon.