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.


20 Mountain Bike events
Convict 100
image descriptionSt Albans Region NSW

The Convict 100 MTB marathon race due to take place on the 2nd of May 2020 has been postponed until the 1st of August 2020.

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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 15th and 16th of August 2020. 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 2020
image descriptionAlice Springs NT

The Redback multi stage MTB race in Australia's Northern Territory will take place from 20 - 23rd of August. 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 2020. This multi-day self supported ultra endurance event is a 6,250km ride from Cape York in Queensland to Wilsons Promontory in Victoria. In addition, the event has 5 shorter legs individual legs.

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Wollombi Wild Ride 2020
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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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 10 - 13th of September 2020, the event includes around 196km of riding and 4,300m of climbing across the 4 days.

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Alfred 6 Hour - EVENT CANCELLED
image descriptionBright VIC

The Alfred 6 Hour 2020 event has been cancelled.  

The Alfred 6 Hour is a charity mountain bike race in Bright, Victoria. The event raises funds for Emergency and Trauma care at the Alfred Hospital.

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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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Great East Rail Trail Ride 2020
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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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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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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Crocodile Trophy 2020
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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Cape to Cape
image descriptionMargaret River WA

The Cape to Cape is a four stage, four day mountain bike challenge covering 205km and 2,500m of climbing over the four days. The event is held in Margaret River, Western Australia riding from Cape Leeuwin lighthouse and finishing at the Margaret River Distillery.

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

Sunshine Coast MTB Festival due to take place on the 16th of May 2020 has been postponed to the 24th of October 2020. The event is hosted in conjuction with the TreX Cross Triathlon Series.

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Life Cycle for CanTeen OffRoad Challenge 2020
image descriptionCollie WA

Life Cycle for CanTeen is a charity biking challenge in Western Australia which raises funds for young people dealing with cancer in their family. The Life Cycle OffRoad challenge is being planned for the 31 October - 1 November 2020.

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Ignition Mountain Bike Festival 2020
image descriptionFalls Creek VIC

Save the date for the Ignition Mountain Bike Festival, a three day long mountain bike weekend festival in Falls Creek, Victoria which will be held on the 20 - 22 November 2020.

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Snowies MTB Festival 2021
image descriptionThredbo NSW

The Snowies MTB Festival will take place from the 5-7 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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Otway Odyssey MTB Marathon and Great Otway Gravel Grind 2021
image descriptionOtway National Park VIC

Save the date for the Otway Odyssey MTB Marathon and Great Otway Gravel Grind 2021 on the 20th of February.  The 2021 Otway Odyssey 100km course will start in Apollo Bay and cross the Otway Ranges to finish at Forrest.

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Dragon Trail MTB 2021
image descriptionDerby TAS

The Dragon Trail MTB event will return on the 18 - 20 March 2021.  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.

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Monaro Cloudride 1000
image descriptionBentSpoke Brewing Co Elouera St BRADDON ACT

The Monaro Cloudride 1000 will return on the 2nd of April 2021.  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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