My Next Challenge helps you find your next mountain biking event in Australia. Whether you are looking for your next race or multi day endurance event, this is the place to find your next mountain bike ride.

16 Mountain Bike events
SEVEN 2021
image descriptionNannup WA

SEVEN is a gravel challenge starting and finishing in Nannup, Western Australia. The SEVEN 125km challenge takes on ten peaks and 3000m+ of elevation. In addition, there are also shorter distances available; the FIVE has 1600 metres of climbing and the THREE has 1100 metres of climbing.

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Sunshine Coast MTB Festival
image descriptionEwen Maddock Dam, Sunshine Coast QLD

Sunshine Coast MTB Festival will take place on the 29th and 30th of May 2021. The event is hosted in conjuction with the TreX Cross Triathlon Series. The course is made up of a 9. 5km lap that dives in and out of the ferned rainforest.

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2021 Bayview Blast
image descriptionBayview Conservation Park, Redland Bay QLD

The RATS Cycling Club annual Bayview Blast will be held on 12-13 June 2021. Hosted at Bayview Conservation Park, Redland Bay, there is a distance for everyone including four kids races, 25km rides and the half marathon 52km and full marathon 96km categories.

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Great Outback Escape
image descriptionAlice Springs NT

The Great Outback Escape is a Bicycle Network event offering a unique nine-day premium cycling event through Central Australia. Participants will get to experience the stunning scenery of the West MacDonnell Ranges, Kings Canyon and the iconic Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by bike.

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C2K Bike Ride 2021
image descriptionCairns to Karumba QLD

Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride is a truly epic adventure that you will talk about for a lifetime. Whether you are a rider (road or dirt), a supporter or a volunteer, there is a place for everyone on the 2021 Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride.

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The Paluma Push 2021
image descriptionPaluma QLD

The Paluma Push is a race via the Paluma Dam through World heritage rainforest and cattle property to Hidden Valley cabins. Three courses are available, 42km, 53km and the competition course which is 70km.

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Wild Dog Enduro in Whyalla SA
image descriptionWhyalla SA

The Wild Dog Enduro MTB event will take place over the weekend of the 14th and 15th of August 2021. The event is held in Whyalla on the beautiful Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. The event includes the Short Course: 40 mins timed 1.

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The Redback 2021
image descriptionAlice Springs NT

The Redback multi stage MTB race in Australia's Northern Territory will take place from the 20th to the 23rd of August 2021.  

This award-winning event offers four days of incredible mountain biking, with all races beginning and finishing in Alice Springs.

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Terra Australis Bike Epic
image descriptionCape York QLD

The Terra Australis returns on the 1st of September 2021. This multi-day self supported ultra endurance event is a 6,250km ride from Cape York in Queensland to Wilsons Promontory in Victoria.

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Wollombi Wild Ride 2021
image descriptionHunter Valley NSW

Wollombi Wild Ride is a recreational Mountain Bike Event intended for riders of all standards. With 3 separate courses to pick from, all courses are not very technical and are mostly on fire trails and gravel roads.

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AMB 100 Marathon
image descriptionStromlo Forest Park ACT

The AMB 100 is a mountain bike race held in Stromlo Forest Park in Canberra. Riders can choose to take on 1, 2, 3 or 5 laps of the 25-28km circuit. Three laps completes the classic marathon and five laps completes the miler.  

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Great East Rail Trail Ride 2021
image descriptionEast Gippsland Rail Trail VIC

The Great East Rail Trail Ride is a fully supported three day cycle ride along the East Gippsland Rail Trail. Each day has a riding distance of 30-40 kilometres with extra riding available for those who want it.

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Crocodile Trophy 2021
image descriptionCairns QLD

The Crocodile Trophy is one of the toughest and definitely the most legendary MTB stage race in the World and has its home in the heart of one of the most beautiful holiday destinations on earth: Tropical North Queensland in Australia.

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Ignition Mountain Bike Festival 2021
image descriptionFalls Creek VIC

The Ignition Mountain Bike Festival will take place from 19 - 21 November 2021. Held over three days in Falls Creek, Victoria, the weekend offers gravity shuttles, backcountry rides, MTB skills, Women's Group Ride, Bike Mechanics a Bright Brewery Beer Hall and more.

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Jetblack 24
image descriptionRydal NSW

Jetblack 24 is a 24 hour mountain bike challenge which will take place at Lithgow’s XC Track in Lidsdale State Forest, New South Wales.

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Snowies MTB Festival 2022
image descriptionThredbo NSW

The Snowies MTB Festival will take place from the 4th to the 6th of February 2022 in the Snowy Mountains, New South Wales. 2021 details:

The Wild Brumby is a 6 stage race over 3 days covering 128km of mountain terrain including over 90% single track riding.

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