Are you ready to Otway?

Australia’s premier mountain bike marathon, The Otway Odyssey and The Great Otway Gravel Grind (The GOGG) are coming up soon!

Presented by Focus, the Odyssey mountain bike marathons return for a 12th year on 24-25th February 2018 with 100km, 50km, 30km and 10km options.

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The GOGG is back after its successful debut this year, too, with 49km and 97km races on the smooth rolling dirt roads of the Otway Ranges.

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A special focus is being applied to female riders in 2018, with the Odyssey Angels program providing resources, skills and information to help improve access and increase the fun for female racers.

Enter online today - www.OtwayOdyssey.com.au

 

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