Cyclocross (sometimes known as CX) is a mix between road roading and cross country mountain biking. Races generally happen in the Winter and Autumn over short courses with racers avoiding obstacles (which may require dismounting), riding on grass, gravel, step hills and more. It’s a muddy, fun experience for all ages of riders.

Race Overview

Cyclocross (CX) Racing involve multiple laps of a short, non technical, mixed terrain circuit. Racing will be the “mini – enduro” format with who ever completes the most laps in 45 minutes being declared the winner. Where CX differs from traditional Cross Country Racing is the addition of barriers, run ups and other sections of track where participants need to dismount and run with their bikes. There will be barriers at St Virgils and a run up as well.

Bikes

All types of bike (and rider) are welcome to get involved, and get rad! (as long as they have 2 working brakes, and bar plugs in the handlebars)

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Schedule

Sun 17th June

Racing

10:30am – younger kids 4 – 9

11:00am – older juniors and seniors

Racing will be 45 min plus one lap

 

Licencing

Riders in the main race will need a current MTBA or Cycling Australia Licence.

A day racing permit will be available and must be purchased on the day details here. Please bring correct change.

You can also take out an 8 week trial membership with MTBA which is free of charge details here.

You can also have the option of a 3 race licence with Cycling Australia follow this link.

Getting There