Bright is a choice choice for national champs. Bravo MTBA! With racing on super fun squiggle starting at the edge of town plus brewery’s, coffee, restaurants, rivers and mountains what’s not to love!
Headlines – Jared Graves is back!
Weather – Its gonna be a hot one. Sat – 31degrees, Sun – 32, Monday 32. This weather will certainly have an impact on Monday’s longer
Current World 24hr and Australian Marathon champ Jason English will fly into Melbs on Friday arvo. Then drive to Bright to race both Saturdays Elite Mens XCO and Mondays XCM. He is also mentoring a bunch of students on the fine art of Mountain Biking and they are along for the ride…its going to be a busy weekend!
HD - Firstly congrats on a huge 2013- another world title and an Oz
Bright local "Woodie" kindly gives herodirtblog an insight into this weekends XCM Nationals course. Sounds fun!!
The course is a 25km lap format with 3 laps for elite riders. Each lap takes in a wide variety of terrain which can be split into roughly four distinctly different sections.
The lap starts at the event village on Coronation avenue and immediately starts climbing for over a
Bright is the popular choice for this weekends Australian Mountain Bike National titles. Racing for the green and gold hooped jersey's will be fierce across all categories! Bright cycling legend Rod Browning gives herodirtblog the low down on the XCO track
Distance - 6.03km a lap.
Length - Expect 6 or 7 laps for Elite categories adding up to approx. 90mins of racing.
Fast racing in packs was the theme at The Moama XCO national series rd 3.
Wow its been quick three round national series from Adelaide to Buller and now to this weekends final round in Echuca/Moama
Headlines – Ehuca/Moama Mountain Biking...is that a thing? As a destination it was a surprise announcement but rider feedback has been positive so far. Michael Cosbie noting that the fast nature of the course is a good point of difference from a hilly Buller