WMTBC Newsletter

WMTBC Newsletter May 2014
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MAD XC 1/3
Five riders from the Whitsunday Mountain Bike Club Inc.attended the first of three Cross Country races hosted by the Mackay And District Mountain Bike Club (MAD MTBC) on Saturday at Rowallan Park in Mackay.

WMTBC members commended Mad Mountain Bike Club on their trails and track design finding the course challenging and “full on the whole way”.
Ash Hogan was up against some tough competition taking out 3rd place in the Elite men while Mick Sorley was 5th.
Bob Clanfield, Sam Sorley & Matt Telford also rode extremely well!

MAD have two more XC races coming up; June 7th & 21st: registration 2pm racing 3-5pm. Don’t miss the next one.

3X WORLD 24 HOUR SOLO MTB CHAMPION JESS DOUGLAS is coming to the Whitsundays!!!

July 5 & 6

Jess & Norm will be holding four exclusive workshops on riding tips, tricks, techniques – guaranteed to improve your riding!!

This is going to be an outstanding weekend of learning and riding with an elite World Champion.

We will have a dinner on the Saturday night where we can hear Jess’ story about getting to the top, talk nutrition, training & find out what it feels like to ride for a solid 24 hours!

Book your tickets today!!

Registrations for the Mackay Mountain Marathon are now open!!

This is a great Cross-Country event held in Eungella National Park; there’s a distance and a challenge for everyone!

Click to look at our calendar!


Our Jess Douglas classes and The Dirty Molle Island Escape are set to sell out in record-time.

Please get ready – ask your friends today if they’re going, and check your inbox for the email when rego’s open. WMTBC members will get a discount on entry fees and have an early-bird advantage!!

Only $80 for open membership or competitive membership is $150 and saves you $20 every time you enter a MTBA event

UPCOMING Events / Rides:

Saturday June 7
Ride the Whitsunday Great Walk
Meeting at 7:30am for an 8am depart from 30 Kara Crescent (#1 on map)
Riders must be Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) Affiliated Members (bring your licence for proof) or you will be required to pay $5 for a day licence (cash required on the day). Riders must have spare tubes & puncture repair tools as well as enough food & water to last 4-hours of tough riding. This is a difficult level-four ride of 45km .

Saturday June 7
Mackay: Round 2 of MAD’s 2 hour XC race

Sunday June 15
Townsville: Round 2 of the Gravity Enduro Series

Saturday June 21
Mackay: Round 3 of MAD’s 2 hour XC race

Sunday June 22
Townsville: Round 2 of Rockwheeler’s XC Series

Saturday July 5 & 6
Airlie Beach: Jess Douglas Skills Classes and evening dinner!


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