Round 1 – Stromlo

Date

Saturday 13. April 2019

Round 1 – Stromlo

Be a #rockytrailracer at the Shimano MTB Grand Prix and join fellow mountain bikers for a ‘seriously fun’ racing experience! You’ll be in for classic cross-country lap racing at its best – race solo or in teams for four or seven hours!

Race on Saturday, explore on Sunday! This will be the 10th Anniversary Shimano MTB GP race edition at Stromlo Forest Park and the inaugural series event in 2019. Note that this is a stand-alone event and also offers points for a series ranking – everyone is welcome! We’ll get some local intell to put together an awesome racing circuit with some of the most popular trail sections and always aim to feature some hidden gems that will make any mountain biker’s heart skip a beat! Bring the family along for a perfect long weekend autumn riding getaway in the Capital!

For more details about the series, visit the overview page.

Location

This is the trackmap of the 2018 track – in 2019 we will come up with something fresh again.

Stromlo Forest Park

More information about Stromlo Forest Park can be found here: www.stromloforestpark.com.au

It is a public MTB track and you can ride it in the lead up to the race. You can camp at the Stromlo car park and event centre on the Friday night.

Schedule

Friday
All day The track is marked and you can practice on it but we won’t have any services (marshalls, first aid) in place

Saturday
7:00-8:00 am Registration open to pick up your number plate.
8:45am Rider briefing, be race ready.
9:00am Race start – FAST GP + FURIOUS GP
approx. 11:00am Kids race
1:00pm Race finish – FAST GP
2:00pm Ceremony – FAST GP
4:00pm Race finish – FURIOUS GP
5:00pm Ceremony – FURIOUS GP

2018 Highlight Reel