The Bike Buller Mountain Bike Festival presented by Giant is a revolutionary bike event that brings all that is great about mountain biking to one spectacular location for a massive weekend of riding, single track, bikes, fresh air and partying at a place that is renowned for "good times". This is what mountain biking is ALL about...
When: Saturday March 9th - Monday 11th of March, 2013 (March long weekend VIC)
Where: Mt Buller, Victoria, Australia
What: A 3 day mountain bike festival on the spectacular trails at Mt Buller in the breathtaking Victorian Alps. The 2013 event coincides with the renowned ‘Picnic in the Park’ food, wine and music festival happening in the middle of it all.
Who: Mountain bike riders of all abilities - recreational to racers
EVENT PROGRAM - (ENTRIES CLOSE - 9am (AESDT) 7th March, 2013)
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 multi-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. This is 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.
All in all, the Bike Buller MTB Festival 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!
The 2013 Bike Buller MTB Festival EVENT PROGRAM containing all the logistical details such as schedule, course maps, race start arrangements plus additional info can be downloaded HERE
and we encourage all riders to read it (twice!) prior to the event.
Looking forward to seeing you there!