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Round 2 - Dial Range / Penguin


  • Penguin Mountain Bike Park 175 Ironcliffe Rd Penguin, TAS, 7316 Australia (map)

After a very successful trial event earlier this year, we are going to head back to the epic trails of the Dial Range for round 2. This event will once again be run over 2 days and include the legendary trail in Marcelo's backyard, along with the epic mountain top descents. Mount Gnomon Farm will again be partnering with our event to add a bit more class to the weekend. Entries opening soon. 

Camping

Camping will be available on Friday and Saturday night at the Gnomon Farm. $5 PP - $10 Per Family / Per Night

Toilets - YES / Power NO / Showers - N0 -  but we are looking into hiring showers in town Saturday Evening / Spectacular outlook and awesome vibe - HELL YES!!

An Epic Adventure In The Wild Mountains That Make The Dial Range

To eliminate an epic liaison stage between the Leven River and Mt Dial we have made the decision to run this event over 2 days.

Day 1 - Consists of Stage 1 on the legendary trails in Marcelo's backyard and Stage 2 will start from the top of Mt Dial and descend all the way back to near the MTB park. 

For the adrenaline junkies, we will then have a slope style contest on the crazy features at the Penguin MTB Park before calling it a day.

Day 2 - Start and finish at the Gnomon Farm. Stage 3 will be the one for the speed freaks on the Sth Duncan trail then stage 4 will be the epic descent from near Mt Duncan to the Leven river. This stage is raw, steep in places and ENDURO AS. . . . . You know what.  The perfect finish to an epic adventure near the sleepy coastal town of Penguin.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Day 1 - Saturday - 16km + practice laps at Marcelo's

Day 1 car parking - There is very limited parking at Marcelo's. Please park at the MTB park and commute to Marcelo's (5 minutes). If you have family/friends attending to give you a good heckle and show some stoke, then you are welcome to park at Marcelo's. If you turn up to Marcelo's with competitors only you will be turned around so please take note. Saturday's proceedings will finish at the MTB park.

In order to manage numbers on the top of Mt Dial and ensure minimal impact, we are going to split into 2 groups on Day 1. Group one will race stage 1 and group 2 will race stage 2 before swapping. A start list will be available prior to the event to highlight which group you are in. Both groups will meet at the Penguin MTB Park post race.

  • 9am - Rego opens at Marcelo's - Stage 1 open for practice. Pre ride of Marcelo's is a requirement! No pre ride - NO RACE!!
  • 11.45am - Event Breifing
  • 12 Midday - Stage 1 & 2 Start
  • 2.00pm – Stage 1 & 2 Stage Start
  • 4.30pm - Slopestyle Contest- Penguin MTB park - Enter on the day
  • 6.00pm - Dinner at the Mount Gnomon Farm (Optional)
  • Day 2 - Sunday - 17km

  • 8.45am - Event Briefing
  • 9am - Event Start/Finish at Gnomon Farm
  • Complete stage 3 & 4 - Sth Duncan and Mt Dial
  • 11.30am - Presentation
  • 12 Midday - Gnomon Farm Open Day

CLICK HERE FOR GOOGLE MAP SHOWING KEY LOCATIONS

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE MAP

STAGE PREVIEWS

Stage 1      Stage 2      Stage 3      Stage 4

 


A huge thank you to Guy from the Mount Gnomon Farm the Cardona family and the local Parks and Wildlife for all their support in bringing this one together. 

Earlier Event: October 29
Round 1 - Hobart
Later Event: February 11
Round 3 - Meehan Range