Epic Mountain Bike & Gravel Events in Australia’s Favourite Locations!
4 huge events in the Nations Capital!
The Rocky Trail Explorer Series is the ultimate mountain bike & gravel adventure for riders looking to explore the stunning scenery and challenging terrain of Canberra.
From experienced riders to those new to the sport, the Rocky Trail Explorer Series offers a range of events to suit all levels.
From gravity to gravel, marathon to grass roots, this series promises to be an unforgettable journey through some of the most breathtaking trails in Canberra.
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Check out these epic events..
Saturday 17 September 2023
AMB 100 Marathon
Spring racing in the Capital! The sweeping climbs, rocky descents and flowying trails at Stromlo mean that it gets you into a rythm that makes it one of the most fun and rewarding races you’ll ever do.
Take on this marathon on giant circuit at Stromlo Forest Park – you pick your distance! Do one cheeky lap, two to catch the racing bug or three for a classic marathon… 5am start and sunrise lap for the 100-miler anyone?
FRIDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER, 2023
ACT Schools Comp – North Stromlo
The Rocky Trail Academy is all about fostering the grass-roots development of the cycling sport and are part of our junior rider development program.
Geared towards secondary school students these events are held on a Friday and not only engage youth in healthy social and active recreation but brings a heightened appreciation of nature, the environment, self-reliance , self-learning and independence, all as part of riding a bike in the outdoors.
23RD-24TH SEPTEMBER, 2023
Fox Superflow® Stromlo North ACT
Supported by Events ACT, this race will take you to the northern trails of Stromlo Forest Park and guaranteed to make your frothing gravity mountain bikers’ hearts skip a beat! Superflow racing is your mountain bike life with the volume turned up!
This is enduro racing with new friends and without a tight schedule. Work with your crew and other racers to figure out the best order to race, get strategic! Elite racer, grom or noob, any age, will have a blast: there are no harsh cut-off times or start orders, which means whatever category you’re in, you can ride together and each lock your own best race run in!
SUNDAY 22 October 2023
Effervelo Champagne Gravel Quest
Effervelo is Rocky Trail’s new Gravel Ride Event! We’re on a mission to connect riders and capture the excitement and buzz of gravel riding, sending you on a quest for Champagne Gravel! Choose from three distance challenges designed to push your limits.
The inaugural Effervelo Gravel Ride in the Brindabellas takes you on curated routes, low-traffic gravel roads, just 30min outside of Canberra. Soak up the peacefulness and connect with nature’s wild beauty!