The new addition to the programme this year are the two Mountain Bike Racing events – Cross Country and Enduro. Both events are to be coordinated by Sergeant Brett Barnes and Sergeant Dave Flood, both are not strangers to the NSW Police & ES Games, having coordinated, competed and held long term positions within the NSW Police Mountain Bike Club.
The events will be held at Green Valleys Mountain Bike Park, Tongarra. This venue is a boutique Mountain Bike park on private property at the foothills of the Macquarie Pass National Park, Tongarra.
More information regarding this amazing venue can be seen via their website – www.greenvalleysmountainbikepark.com or facebook – Green Valleys Mountain Bike Park.
On the Parks website there is a Location Map (from google maps), on the Contact Us page (right at the bottom of the page).
Competitors are to ride or walk the course prior to the event, with practice sessions starting from 8.00am to 9.30am. Racing will commence at 10.00am.
Schedule for the day is:
Please contact the Sports Coordinator Sgt Brett Barnes, Bike Training on 02/8788.5164 or Eaglenet: 85164, for further information in regards to the course and any other equipment you might need.
In both the MBR – Cross Country & Enduro events the following age categories will apply for both male and female divisions:
Male & Female: 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
Do not scare easy! Australian Standard Approved helmets must be worn by participants at all times. No dangerous riding will be tolerated.
Helmet is mandatory, gloves and glasses recommended. Please also be aware that sun protection is also a must for all two events and hydration packs are advisable for the cross country.
Fitness is also recommended. Start training now to maximise your enjoyment in October!
Format will be looped XC course using standard XCO format. Competitors will complete 3-4 laps of the course (to be determined). Males and females, all ages will be required to complete same number of laps.
Participants are asked to bring with them their own drinks.
Trail Map (below)