Win entry to three great MTB races

Want to get out there and take on some of the best races Australia has to offer?

This great offer from Rapid Ascent is your Golden Ticket to mountain Bike glory in 2020! That’s free entry* to Rapid Ascent’s three mountain bike events in 2020:


- Otway Odyssey MTB Marathon – Forrest, VIC (100km or 50km): Saturday 22 February

- Bike Buller MTB Festival – two day event at Mt Buller, VIC (Downhill or XC races): 7-8 March
- The Redback – four days, six stage MTB event in Alice Springs, NT: 20-23 August


Come and race Rapid Ascent’s most respected mountain bike events in 2020, from sweet single-track marathon courses, to super-fast downhills at Mt Buller; and experiencing the ultimate MTB holiday in Australia’s red centre.

*Golden Ticket is for race entry only at each event, valued at $1,000. Any accommodation or travel costs are on the competitor.

Bicycling Australia

Here is the latest cycling news from Australia and around the world, plus an offer for you to receive a free RidePac wallet + invite to join our weekly virtual training ride on Zwift.

Mobile phone, credit card, ID, cash and cycling … it’s always a juggle isn’t it. Ask 10 ten riders and you’ll probably get 10 different opinions on how best to carry those ‘don’t leave home’ essentials when out on the bike.

During the previous nationwide lockdown the sport of cycling enjoyed boom times with local bike shops reporting some of their busiest periods ever. Bike shops will remain open and again are expected to be extremely busy.