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
Ignition Mountain Bike Festival
image descriptionFalls Creek VIC

Blue Dirt Mountain Biking presents Ignition, a three day long mountain bike weekend festival 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 Wild Wombat
image descriptionBatemans Bay NSW

The JetBlack Wild Wombat is a mountain biking weekend held in Batemans Bay in New South Wales. The event kicks off on Saturday with a sand and dirt criterium race and on Sunday, the “Wild Wombat Slingshot” lets you chase your personal distance goal on the 7.

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Cannonball Mountain Bike Festival 2019
image descriptionThredbo NSW

Australia’s biggest gravity inspired mountain bike festival returns to Thredbo in 2019 from the 4-8th December. Events on offer include the Pump Track Challenge on Thredbo’s Village Green, the Whip Wars Big Air, the All-Mountain Assault, the Flow Motion Cup and the Australian Open Downhill.

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Snowies MTB Festival 2020
image descriptionThredbo NSW

The Snowies MTB Festival will take place from the 14th - 16th of February 2020 in the Snowy Mountains, New South Wales. 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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Mind Body Bike Women's Festival
image descriptionMt Buller VIC

A weekend designed exclusively for women. Escape to the fresh alpine air of Mt Buller, Victoria, for a weekend focused solely on you. Reconnect, re-engage and recharge… Offers Beginners Bike Skills, Intermediate Bike Skills and Gravity Bike Skills.

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Otway Odyssey MTB Marathon and Great Otway Gravel Grind
image descriptionOtway National Park VIC

The Otway Odyssey MTB Marathons offer a range of distances to suit all abilties from 100km to the 10km kids and juniors ride. There is even a grommets ride for 3-8 year olds. Enjoy lung busting hills, blitzing descents and kilometre after kilometre of flowing trails.

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Shimano Bike Buller Festival
image descriptionMt Buller VIC

A 3 day mountain bike festival on the spectacular trails at Mt Buller in the breathtaking Victorian Alps. The event features a packed schedule of racing for all types of riders, including downhill, gravity enduro and cross country races, as well as spectator and kids events.

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Dragon Trail MTB
image descriptionDerby TAS

The Dragon Trail is a 3 day XC MTB Race through the beautiful Tasmanian wilderness. Covering approximately 150km over 3 days with over 3,000m of ascent and descent. Participants will take in Derby, Blue Tier, the Bay of Fires and St Helens awesome MTB trails.

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Jetblack 24
image descriptionRydal NSW

The 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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Monaro Cloudride 1000
image descriptionBentSpoke Brewing Co Elouera St BRADDON ACT

The Monaro Cloudride 1000 is a mountain bike endurance ride that traverses the ridgetops of the Great Dividing Range through the Monaro region of South East Australia.

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

The Sunshine Coast MTB Festival will return to Queensland on the 18th of April 2020. The event is hosted in conjuction with the TreX Cross Triathlon Series. The course is made up of flowing single track trails through rainforest within the Beerwah State Forest. Choose your distance from 47.

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2020 Northcliffe Karri Cup MTB Challenge
image descriptionNorthcliffe WA

One of Western Australia's largest and longest running mountain bike events - the Karri Cup is held in the Southern Forests around the lower south west town of Northcliffe. Compete over 100km, 50km or 25km individually or as a team.

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The Gibb Challenge 2020
image descriptionKimberley WA

The 660km, 5 day team relay MTB challenge returns on 10 - 14 May 2020. The event raises funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia. Beginning in Kimberley, partipcants will ride to the world acclaimed, million acres El Questro Wilderness Park.

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SEVEN 2020
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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Port to Port
image descriptionNewcastle NSW

Port to Port is a 4 day MTB stage race held in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. Taking place on the 21 - 24th of May 2020, the event includes around 195km of riding and 3,000m of climbing across the 4 days.

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Gears + Beers Festival 2020
image descriptionVictory Memorial Gardens, Wagga Wagga NSW

The Gears and Beers Festival in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales is a must do event for cyclists around the country who enjoy a quality beer at the end of a ride.

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