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.


12 Mountain Bike events
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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Dirty Weekend
image descriptionCudlee Creek forest SA

Bike SA's Dirty Weekend is South Australia's only 24 hour mountain challenge. Taking place in the Cudlee Creek forest, there are 6hr, 12hr, 24hr and 3hr E-MTB options. The track is an 11km loop, mixing single track, access roads, climbs and descents, with alternate lines around technical sections.

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Convict 100
image descriptionSt Albans Region NSW

The Convict 100 MTB marathon 2020 race has been postponed to the 1st of May 2021.  Back for its 16th year the Convict 100 is one of Australia's most challenging MTB marathon races following the historic Convict Trail through the Dharug and Yengo National Parks.

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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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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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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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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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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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