2022 TAC Mountain Bike Challenge
Friday 4th March - Sunday 6th March
UPDATE - MTB WEEKEND 2022 CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WET WEATHER AND UNCERTAIN CONDITIONS IN THREDBO
Up for some competition?
The second annual TAC Mountain Bike Challenge kicks off on Friday 4th March 2022. The competition includes two events held over two days with the combined points score determining Club MTB Champions in both female and male categories.
Overview of the 2022 Challenge
Friday 4th March
arrival / practice day
Saturday 5th March
MTB Cross Country - Thredbo to Lake Crackenback (or the Fish Hatchery)
10am start / all welcome / free / suitable for MTB Cross Country and E-Bike.
Sunday 6th March
Supertrail Scramble Downhill MTB - Kosciuszko Supertrail
1pm start / more advanced riders welcome / $45 entry fee plus lift ticket / suitable for downhill MTBs
All competitors must have an AusCycling Race Membership or purchase a day licence here on the day of the race.
How to join?
1. Register interest with John Robertson - firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Book your stay at TAC
Day 1 - Saturday 5 March
MTB Cross Country
Thredbo to Lake Crackenback 16.3km (Beer)
(may extend to fish hatchery - extra 20km ) 36km total
A fabulous trail from Thredbo to Crackenback following the river all the way, crossing several bridges and passing through two camping areas along the route. The trail is two way, one to two meters wide and is mostly downhill with a few little climbs to get the heart pumping. Choose to ride back to Thredbo or take the Crackenback resort shuttle (booking required).
Start Time: 10am
Course: Cross Country
Event Cost: Free
Check out the trail details on Trailforks using these links.
Section 1 - Thredbo to Ngarigo 9.1km
Section 2 - Ngarigo to the Diggings 4.6km
Section 3 - the Diggings to Lake Crackenback 2.6km
Day 2 - Sunday 6 March
Supertrail Scramble MTB Downhill
Taking on the easier sections of the Cannonball downhill with a mix of the Kosciuszko Flow, racers will crush upper Cannonball Downhill before switching to the Kosciuszko Flow at Kareela Hutte. Traversing back and forth across the slopes of the Supertrail before racers switch back to the Cannonball Downhill for the next technical section, Bunny Walk. Prepare for high speed gravity all the way from here to the finish line.
Race Time: 1:00pm
Course: Mix of Downhill and Flow
Event Cost: $45 plus lift pass from $89
Registration closes 8am Saturday 5th March - or when sold out.
MTB Lift Pass is NOT included - click here to purchase
AusCycling Event License is NOT included - find out more
Plate Collection from 8.30am on 6 March 2022