Brought to you by Rapid Ascent, the team behind signature events like the Otway Odyssey and the Anaconda MTB Enduro, this is a custom designed mountain bike festival based at Buller featuring a range of dynamic mountain races. The Bike Buller MTB Festival presented by Giant brings all that is great about mountain biking to the one spectacular location for a huge weekend of riding, single track, bikes, fresh air and fun.
Races included as part of the long weekend schedule include:
Stage 1 - A Stirling Circuit: 50km cross country (XC): over Mt Stirling and back again on the incredible ‘Stonefly' single track and other flowing trails all in a magical alpine setting. 30km option also available (called stage 1b)
Stage 2 - The Brakeburner Enduro: a 4.5hr mutli-lap enduro down a flowing XC-downhill course where you catch the lift up as part of each 6km lap until the final 12km descent Super D Mt Buller to the food, fine and music festival at the bottom of the Mt. Suitable for XC bikes.
Stage 2b The Mt Buller Super D: a friendly 12km top to bottom race down a flowing 1,100m vertical descent to festival at the base of the hill. Suitable for XC bikes.
Stage 3 - Cornhill cranker: 25km XC: on the flowing singletrack around the Mt Buller village and neighbouring Corn Hill
Stage 101 - The Kids Race - 10km: held on the single track around the village - designed to give kids their own fun MTB experience
Do one race or do them all, riders of all abilities welcome to participate and enjoy the atmosphere.
ALSO - the 2013 event also coincides with the March Long Weekend and the popular ‘Picnic in the Park' food, wine and music festival so there is one massive party in the middle of it all and plenty for non riders to enjoy as well.
So all in all, the Bike Buller MTB Festival presented by Giant is designed as a super fun mountain bike event for everyone; racers can race, recreational riders can enjoy the trails and the scenery, non riders can do their own thing and we can all get together to enjoy a good party on Saturday night. This is what riding is all about!
PLUS - Saturday night sees the famous Merrijig Rodeo happening, about 30 mins drive from Mt Buller. A rolicking good time, this is High Country culture at its finest! If you are interested in a bus service from Mt Buller to Merrijig please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we can guage interest in supplying a bus service.