Your guide to racing Gravity Enduro

Riding Gravity Enduro

So you’re thinking of having a go at this thing they call Gravity Enduro, but like lots of people, you don’t really know what to expect, how to prepare for your first race, and what exactly you will need.

Gravity Enduro (GE) is a very laidback and social style of racing, and is great for a bit of friendly competition between mates!

Gravity Enduro racing at First Turkey MTB Reserve #1
photo by kind permission Allan Reinikka Photography @ arp33.com

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2018 Rocky MTB 3 Hour Day/Night XC

Rocky MTB 3 Hour Day/Night Team & Solo XC

This event has been rescheduled to 17 March due to bad weather. Click here to see the new event details.

Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club is holding its annual pre-season 3 hour XC day/night race on Saturday 24 February 2018. This is a social cross-country event catering for solo riders, teams, and juniors.

Whether you’re a novice or seasoned pro, come along – It’s a heap of fun racing through kilometres of native bushland and a great chance to meet new riding buddies. Continue reading “2018 Rocky MTB 3 Hour Day/Night XC”

The Lighthouse Hub is haunted

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The Lighthouse hub at First Turkey Mountain Bike Reserve is a popular pit-stop for riders. But did you know that it also bears a curse?

Back in 1872, an old miner named Harry built a hut on the very slab where we park our bikes today.

An avid cyclist and founding father of Rocky MTB, Harry ventured out one morning to polish the wheels on his penny farthing before heading off to the quarry.

But alas, his life was suddenly cut short. As Harry exited his hut, he tripped over an empty rum barrel that someone had carelessly discarded outside his door, and he fell down the cliff and died. Continue reading “The Lighthouse Hub is haunted”