2016 SRAM ENDURO SERIES PRESENTED BY SANTA CRUZ
A scatter format will be run in Toowoomba where participants will be able to complete stages in the order they choose. Under 15 riders will not be required to complete the ‘Frenzied Granny’ stage.
In true Enduro fashion there will be no shuttles on event day. Brisbane Mountain Bike Shuttles will be operating a normal service on the Saturday (July 16).
It is important that all riders attend the mandatory rider briefing before racing begins on event day. This briefing will run through important race information and rules.
SATURDAY JULY 16
SUNDAY JULY 17
10:00 Rider briefing/Start
The race village is located at Jubilee Park. The park is accessible via car from the Warrego Highway. A map with directions is available HERE. More information about the Park and access is available on the Toowoomba MTBC website.
If you are looking at flying in for this event, Toowoomba has recently opened a new airport with direct flights from Sydney. The other nearest airport is Brisbane which is approximately 2 hours’ drive away.
Toowoomba has a range of accommodation options to suit every budget. There is limited accommodation at the bottom of the range however Toowoomba itself is only 20 minutes’ drive from the event site.
BBQ items and cold drinks will be available for purchase at the event village. Toilets (Port-a-loos) will also be located in the village and at the top of Harvey Street.
The Withcott hotel is close to the event venue and does a wide range of counter meals.
Saturday June 4
9:00 Garapine Practice Ride Day – Pleast note: There is a trail maintenance fee $10 per rider for the Garapine Practice Ride Day – please register and pay on arrival (cash or EFTPOS). Riders who are staying in the Garapine accommodation ride the Garapine Practice Ride Day for free. All riders must hold current MTBA membership to ride during the Garapine Practice Ride Day.
2:00 Registration Open
16:00 Registration Close
Sunday June 5
9:00 Rider briefing
9:15 Stage 1 start
Garapine is located at 24 Mountainview Road, Gympie. Follow the Bruce Highway, turn into Traveston-Crossing Road and Mountainview Road is on your left. The Event Village is located within walking distance from the car parking area.
Accommodation is available on Friday and Saturday nights (3rd & 4th June 2016) onsite at the newly refurbished Garapine.
The accommodation facilities are a bit like staying at a backpackers (or going on school camp) with shared bunk-rooms and shared bathrooms. There are a total of 12 bunk rooms, each with their own bathroom featuring 2 showers and a separate toilet. Each bunk room sleeps up to 10 people. Bunk rooms have a mix of single size bunk beds and single beds.
For more information, prices and bookings please visit the official Garapine Website here!
PLEASE NOTE: No Camping is allowed onsite but there is a local camping site availalble in Amamoor. Gympie is the nearest town centre with a range of motel accommodation options.
Shuttles: No private shuttling will be available. Make sure you like The Brisbane Mountain Bike ShuttlesFacebook Page for updates on Shuttles.
Accommodation: Accommodation will also be available over the long weekend. $33 per person per night (BYO linen) in our bunk-style share accommodation rooms. Please visitwww.garapine.com.au/mountain-bike-resort for more details and to book. Food will be available across the weekend.
Garapine Practice Ride Day Enquiries:
Phone: 0484 344 770.
In true Enduro style the Course map will be released the week before the event.
Mount Joyce Event Village is located approximately 1.5km from the event carpark in Secret Valley. Please allow additional time to walk/ride to the village once parked.
Vehicle access from the carpark to the village is restricted to event vehicles. Entrance to the carpark is via the Wyaralong Damgates off Beaudesert-Boonah Rd, Bromelton.
BBQ items and cold drinks will be available for purchase at the event village.
Toilets (Port-a-loos) will also be located in the village.