Rider Briefing Alpenflow and Fox Superflow® VIC Rd1+2 | Mt Buller 2022

Welcome to the Fox Superflow® 2022 Series START of the VIC Series at the Mt Buller Resort – Round 1 on Sat and Round 2 on Sunday of the Alpenflow EPIC Weekend with Rocky Trail!






1400 – 1700 Registrations Open Village Square


(Trails excluding those listed for racing are open to the public)

0700 – 1700 Registrations Open
0800 Course swept
0800 – 0815 Marshalls Briefed and deployed
0830 – 0845 Compulsory Rider Safety Briefing
0900 – 1330 Racing – Rocky Trail Academy (“Copperhead”, “Family Trail”, “Soul Revival”, “One Tree Hill”, and “Gang Gangs” are closed for racing. All other trails are open to the public)
1345 – Course sweep deployed
1345 – 1415 Presentations Village Square

  • RACING: Rocky Trail Academy | High Country Schools MTB Comp
    Trails used: “Copperhead”, “Family Trail”, “Soul Revival”, “One Tree Hill”, and “Gang Gangs”
    1. Top section of Copperhead finishing near kids trails
    2. Start at Village Square, Family Trail, Soul Revival, One Tree Hill
    3. Gang Gangs

Saturday – Fox Superflow® R1, Alpenflow Epic XCM Ride

(Trails excluding those listed for racing are open to the public)

0700 – 1100 Registrations Open
0800 – 0845 Gravity tracks swept
0845 – Epic Ride Mt Buller compulsory rider call-up
0900 – Start Epic Ride Mt Buller race start
0900 – 1700 – Epic Ride Mt Buller. (Family Trail, Soul Revival, One Tree Hill, Gang Gangs, Mt Buller Epic Trail, Delitite River Trail, River Spur Trail, Stirling Circuit Rd, Cornhill Rd, Split Rock, Family Trail). Trail access: general riders NOT signed up in the Gran Fondo-Style ride are asked to be respectful of event participants out on track and organisers will convey the same sentiment to its riders.
0900 – 1530 – Racing Fox Superflow | Race 1 (ABOM, Copperhead. Up-lift shuttled, fee included in entry.)
1630 – 1700 Presentations Village Square

Sunday – Fox Superflow® Rd 2

(Trails excluding those listed for racing are open to the public)

0700 – 1100 Registrations Open
0800 – 0845 Gravity tracks swept
0900 – 1530 – Racing Fox Superflow | Race 2 (Misty Twisty, Clancy’s Run, Gang Gangs. Uplift: riding to starts, no shuttles allowed.)
1615 – 1645 Presentations Village Square
1700 Australian MTB Film Fest

ABOUT the venue

Mt Buller Resort, VIC

Magnificent views, fresh mountain air and a cool summer climate to provide the ideal setting to enjoy a wide range of alpine activities on the Alpenflow EPIC Weekend at Buller.

Here is the link to our detailed Location information, including accommodation booking, resort and event services as well as maps.

Briefing: Fox Superflow®

Riders, you are in for a treat!

  • 2 days of Superflow Racing – 5 awesome tracks – Alpine descents plus one day of shuttles, unique to this venue only!
  • Select Saturday only OR Sunday only or join the masses and race BOTH days. So many options.

Heads up:

  • All track runs are live timed so check your result as you cross the line.
  • This weekend we have Rd1+2 of the 2022 Fox Superflow® VIC SERIES.
  • PRIZE Ceremony: MTB DIRECT sponsors over $20,000 worth of online vouchers this year across the series for your next shopping spree on their site for 1-2-3 category podium getters!
  • Giveaways from our sponsors KRUSH & event local brewery Bridge Road Brewers
  • Event Hub located at the Clock Tower, live DJ music keeping the hill rocking with Rocky Trail Radio powered by earSHOTS
  • Join the crew for daily presentations at 4.30pm Sat and 4.15pm Sunday before the
  • Aus MTB Film Fest Launch at 5pm on Sunday
  • Check out the Detailed track conditions report below

Race tracks

Saturday tracks – updated condition report

Link to Sat Google race map here or via LOCATION PAGE

  • STAN – Copperhead top to bottom – mixed bag of new soft tracks up high leading into some awesome new rollers, doubles, berms making you smile forever. Tracks will improve across the day with more wheels. Fastest times predicted early afternoon
  • FOX – Abom – Fantastic, nicely compacted, lots of flow and running fast.
  • Shuttles operated by ATC Shuttles – departing from Tirol carpark. Look for the Rocky Trail Flags and query line. Note Blue Dirt public shuttles will be operating for riders who are riding the open tracks only International and Outlaw. Ensure you line up in the correct line.

Sunday tracks – updated condition report

Link to Sat Google race map here or via LOCATION PAGE

  • FOX – Clancy track – Freshly groomed alot of fun but watch out for soft corners in the early stages of the race. Tracks will improve across the day with more wheels. Fastest times predicted early afternoon
  • STAN – Misty Twisty – Best track of the weekend, new work, so much flow, smiles all around.
  • LAZER – Gang Gang – close to home and so much fast flow and fun. Track conditions are perfect.

Event Format

The Fox Superflow® format provides so many options to the rider, tackle the the timed runs up to 5 times or just do one on each track. The fastest time on each track counts. You can do the rac tracks in any order. Don’t forget liaison to the starts are not timed, so grab your mate, friend, mum or dad and enjoy the leisurely ride to the top then be rewarded for your effort.

Briefing: Alpenflow XCM Ride

This Gran Fondo-style marathon Alpenflow EPIC Ride promises an Alpine cross-country adventure like no other! You will cover 2640vm of elevation along the Epic Trail. Over the past 12 months lots of trail upgrades have been completed which will make for an awesome day out.

Race track map

This is a cross-country adventure at altitude at its best, let the trails do the talking: Australian Alpine Epic Trail, Delatite River Run, River Spur, Circuit Road, Cornhill Road plus Split Rock then keep going on an ‘epic climb’ for the full distance (~70km). 

Tracks used

  • We start in the heart of the Buller Village and are heading East on the Family Trail, making our way via Soul RevivialOne Tree Hill and Gang Gangs to the main Australian Alpine Epic Trail.
  • We stay on the full Australian Epic Trail with an awesome descent into the first Finish 1 at Mirimbah Park. Finish there and enjoy the company of your family as they await you to get a ride back up to the Buller Village.
  • The full distance racers will continue on the Delitite River Trail.
  • On the menu then to climb up: River Spur TrailStirling Circuit RdCornhill RoadSplit Rock and the Family Trail towards the Finish 2 at Village Square!

One the day

  • Collect your race plate and be ready for RIDER CALL UP at 8.45
  • Collect your Rocky Trail socks at registration and grab a group photo before leaving
  • Giveaways from our supporter No Worries Industries – the “No Worries Anti friction chamois Cream”.
  • First pit stop on the ride will be located at Telephone Box Junction with chicken wraps, redbull, fruit and snacks on offer. Amenities available
  • Regroup at Mirimbah Park before the ride home. 
  • This is the spot where family or friends can pick you up.  Let us know if you need help with a ride.
  • Return to the Event Hub and enjoy the celebrations and acknowledgments  at the 4.30pm village presentation.


Race plates with passive timing chips, automatic race timing and LIVE results online all day.

Event parking

All event participants are asked to park in the vicinity of the Mt Buller Village and surrounding streets/avenues, there is a large car park behind Village Square Plaza, plenty of spots along Summit Road past the Clocktower and also along The Avenue immediately behind the Kooroora Hotel.
You will find that there are plenty of spots close to the event hub in the Village Square – we ask you to follow the signage.
Please do not park in either the Lower Tyrol car park or at Spurs (top of the gravity zone) as these areas are reserved for the Blue Dirt MTB shuttle pickup and drop down locations and vehicles only. Thank you for your understanding.

Event Activation and Sponsors

We thank the support of our great sponsors and local partners;

  • Tech Support: Fox Factory Australia – great time to chat about the latest Shock technology and your service needs.  Stop and say hello to the crew
  • KRUSH – complimentary bike wash and giveaways across the weekend
  • MObile Ostepath – Feeling sore or need a stretch.  Looking for better race results.  Have a chat to Emma how she can help you
  • 299 Bikes – Check out the Local merch provider
  • earSHOTS – Our resident DJ Mista Nige will be on-site ‘entertaining’ you the whole weekend with thanks to and powered by earSHOTS! You’ll get discount off your earSHOTS so you can have one ear on the ground & another on the sound! Code: ROCKY in the online shop!

Australian Film Fest

Join us on Sunday at 5pm in the Buller Cinema! – An initiative in the form of an Australian Film Fest to help build the profile of filmers and content creators and connecting to brands. Riders, brands, communities, bike parks, anyone who wants, can enter a film. 

We will show all entered films, which will be judged for 7 days on their online performance and engagement. Find out more…

Weather information

Weekend weather –

  • Sat – sunny skies with temp mid teens, great conditions for riding
  • Sun – slight chance of rain -10-15c

Always prepare for Alpine conditions. Attention: Riders please carry plenty of water!


You don’t need to be a member of any cycling association to race with Rocky Trail. Some offer great insurance packages which are worthwhile checking out and you are in charge of your own health insurance when racing with us.

First Fox Superflow?

Yeow!! Welcome to the Rocky Trail Tribe! It’s a very chilled out vibe, you’ll see and you can make the day YOUR adventure. All our crew are very chatty, so do talk to them at rego and at the starts, they will be more than happy to support and talk you through things. Come to the rego tent first to pick up your plate and then it all falls into place. Here are some blogs that may be helpful, plus we are emailing the rider briefing out today as well:

Rocky Trail Merchandise Range

  • Limited stock, new designs dropping in 2022! Get Rocky Trail T-shirts ($35) and hoodies ($65) for that post-race recovery chill!
  • Socks $15
  • Mudguards $20
  • NEW Rocky Trail hats made from recycled materials “eco-choice” – $30
  • Available from the Rocky Trail rego desk all weekend!

New Jerseys

Event Photos

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

Volunteers welcome

Rocky Trail is always looking for crew to support the riders. If you can lend a hand either Saturday or Sunday complete our online form https://rockytrailentertainment.com/home/volunteering/ or contact Jo at jo@rockytrailentertainment.com to be part of the team. Riders luv seeing supporters at our events.

Event updates during the race / weekend:

We always announce any major updates including any new COVID restriction announcements mainly via the FB event page, as well as our news blog and email newsletters. Please feel comfortable to register knowing we will refund or transfer your entry if QLD tips upside down like the other states.

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! Before the race day the page will display the RIDER LIST and from the race start onwards it will switch to LIVE then on Sunday after the race to final results. 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.

Emergency contacts:

Race Director – Martin Wisata 0403 090 952
Race Director – Bob Morris 0458 299 558
Event Manager – Jo Parker 0424 955 332
Media Liaison and Comms – Juliane Wisata 0416 737 972

COVID-specific Event Guidelines

How are we running this event and how do we keep you safe?

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:
    • If you are showing any signs of the cold or flu.
    • If you have a fever.
  2. ON RACE DAY: There are a few important changes on how we run things on the day:
    • ACCESS: Race tracks are closed to the general public.
    • 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.
    • RACING & ETIQUETTE: Please adhere to SOCIAL DISTANCING rules!
      • 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.
      • Race results are LIVE throughout the day.
      • Access race results via the website.
      • Giveaways for every racer.

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.