SHIMANO BIKE BULLER MTB FESTIVAL

09 MAR 2019

 

 

This revolutionary event brings all that is great about mountain biking to the one location for a huge weekend of bikes, single track, fresh air and good times at a spectacular mountain top destination.

The 2019 weekend will be an incredible celebration of all things mountain biking with a broad range of races for all types of riders. Add in a full social calendar with spectator events, MTB movies, bike expo, kids rides and a huge food, wine and music festival and this is the ultimate biking weekend

Who: Mountain bike riders of all levels and riding styles
When: Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th March, 2019 
Where: Mt Buller, Victoria, Australia
What: A 2 day mountain bike festival on the spectacular trails at Mt Buller in the breathtaking Victorian Alps. The event coincides with the renowned ‘Picnic in the Park’ food, wine and music festival


 GRAVITY RACES:
ABOM Down Hill 
Gravity Enduro 
Super-D

• XCOUNTRY RACES
20km Corn Hill grand prix

42km Epic Trail - point to point

• SPECTATOR EVENTS:
16” Dual Slalom
Pump Track Pursuit
Picnic in the Park

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW - CLICK HERE

 
Schedule
Day/Date Description
Friday 8 March
4:00pm-7:00pm Rider Registration in the Village Square / sponsors expo and entertainment
6:00pm onwards Welcome drinks at The Whitt - Bike Club of Victoria, Summit Road  
Saturday 9 March
7:00am-4:00pm Rider registration in the Village Square
8:00am-4:00pm Sponsors' expo open in the Village Square
9:00am RACE START: Epic Trail point to point 42km
9:00am-4:00pm RACE STARTS: ABOM Downhill racing
10:00am-5:00pm PRACTICE: Gravity Enduro course open for practice
3:00pm START: Kids Village Ride
4:30pm-6:00pm ATC Slopestyle event ON
6:15pm-7:00pm 16" Dual Slalom ON
7:15pm PRESENTATIONS Day 1 racing at Dual Slalom finish line
Sunday 10 March
7:30am Registration marquee opens
8:00am RACE START: Corn Hill Grand Prix
8:45am Rider briefing for the Gravity Enduro
9:00am-5:00pm Wave starts... Gravity Enduro
12:00pm-6:00pm Picnic in the Park, Mirimbah Park
2:00pm-4:00pm Wave starts: Mt Buller Super D
7:30pm Presentations Day 2 (Mt Buller Cinema)
8:00pm onwards FREE MTB movie in the Mt Buller Cinema 

 

Trail Closures

Saturday 9 March 

Please click here to view the trail closure map for Saturday 9 March

Trail Closed
ABOM DH Trail 8:45am-4:30pm
Australian Alpine Epic Trail race (segment closures as follows):
Family Trail/Soul Revival/One Tree Hill/Gang Gang's 8:45am-9:45am
Stonefly climb 9:30am-12:30pm
West Summit trail/Stirling trail/Fork Creek trail/Upper Baldy trail/Baldy loop/TBJ 10:00am-2:00pm
Hut trail/Razorback trail/No 3 Rd/Pinnacle track 11:00am-5:00pm
Epic descent/Plain Creek Track/Carters Rd to Mirimbah Park 11:00am-5:00pm
Kid's Village Ride (segment closures as follows):
Family trail/Soul Revival/One Tree Hill/Split Rock 2:45pm-4:30pm

PLEASE NOTE: non-competition riders wishing to ride the Australian Alpine Epic Trail are asked to commence their ride after 10:30am to avoid race traffic.

 

Trail Open
Copperhead (with chairlift access) 8:30am-4:30pm
International (with chairlift access) 8:30am-4:30pm
Outlaw (with chairlift access) 8:30am-4:30pm
Family Trail 9:45am-2:45pm
Soul Revival 9:45am-2:45pm
One Tree Hill 9:45am-2:45pm
Gang Gang's 9:45am-2:45pm
Picnic Trail All day
Wombat Trail

All day

Split Rock 9:45am-2:45pm
Corn Hill All day
Trigger Happy All day
Medusa All day
Misty Twist All day
Clancy's Run All day
Stonefly All day
Delatite River Trail (access from Corn Hill Rd & Box Corner link trail) All day
Woody's Shortcut All day
Plough Shed Entry All day
River Spur Trail All day
Pump Track All day

 

Sunday 10 March

Please click here for the trail closure map on Sunday 10 March.

Trail Closed

Family Trail

8:00am-5:00pm
Soul Revival 8:00am-5:00pm
One Tree Hill 8:00am-5:00pm
Gang Gang's 8:00am-5:00pm
Picnic Trail 8:00am-5:00pm
Cornhill Trail 8:00am-3:00pm
Woolybutt 8:00am-3:00pm
Trigger Happy 8:00am-5:00pm
Medusa 8:00am-5:00pm
Misty Twist 8:00am-5:00pm
Clancy's Run 8:00am-5:00pm
Wombat Trail 8:00am-3:00pm
Split Rock 8:00am-12:00pm
Delatite River Trail 1:00pm-5:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: access to Delatite River Trail prior to this time is strictly via Corn Hill Rd to the Picnic Table junction or via the Box Corner link trail off the Mt Buller Tourist Road, this applies to all patrons of Picnic in the Park who wish to ride to Mirimbah Park
Woody's Shortcut 2:00-5:00pm
Box Corner Link Trail 2:00-5:00pm
River Spur Trail 2:00-5:00pm
Plough Shed Entry 2:00-5:00pm
Outlaw 9:00am-5:00pm
International 9:00am-5:00pm
Copperhead 9:00am-5:00pm

 

Trail Open
ABOM DH trail (with chairlift access) 8:30am-4:30pm
Pump Track All day
Australian Alpine Epic Trail open from Telephone Box Junction or from Mt Buller strictly via Corn Hill Rd/Howqua Gap/Circuit Rd/TBJ All day
Delatite River Trail open until 1:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: access prior to this time is strictly via Corn Hill Rd to the Picnic Table junction or via the Box Corner link trail off the Mt Buller Tourist Road, this applies to all patrons of Picnic in the Park who wish to ride to Mirimbah Park

 

Monday 11 March
Trail Open
ALL TRAILS

ALL DAY

 

 

Accommodation

There are a range of  accommodation options available on Mt Buller including self-contained apartments, comfortable lodges and hostel style beds. Visit the accommodation section of the Mt Buller website or call 1800 BULLER (285 537).






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