Rockwheelers News

Paluma Push – Volunteers Needed!!

May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Push is 10 weeks away and it is getting critical with having sufficient volunteers to help! We need at least 10 x Course Marshals (5 x teams of 2) 2 x Timing Marshals 2 x Start Line Marshals 2 x Sponsor Tent Attendants 2 x Rest & Recovery Zone Attendants (next to First Aid)…

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Paluma Dam Road Closures

April 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

***PALUMA DAM ROAD IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*** For those who were unaware, the Paluma Dam Road is closed, and no access is possible at this time. Following the unprecedented monsoon in February, Townsville City Council crews have closed Paluma Dam Road (Mount Spec Forestry Road) to ensure community safety until further notice. The gates…

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May Double Header – GE1 & XC1 in the same weekend

April 13, 2019 | 1 Comment

The Townsville Mountain Bike Festival & National Marathon Round may be posponed until 2020, however we will still run our local club events on this weekend, including a rescheduled XC1 Saturday 11th May: Gravity Enduro Series Round 1, Sponsored by Crank’d Cycles Sunday 12th May: Cross Country Series Round 1, Sponsored by Bike Fix…

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2019 Townsville Mountain Bike Festival / MTBA XCO Postponed until 2020

April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Members of Townsville’s Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club are gutted that this year’s MTBA National XCM and Townsville Mountain Bike Festival has been postponed until 2020. Club volunteers have been working tirelessly to repair trails following an unprecedented weather event dropped more than a year’s worth of rain over the city causing widespread flooding and significant…

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DH1 Results

April 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Results are in from DH held last weekend – well done to all our riders, and thank you to our wonderful volunteers. Thank you to series sponsor Jackson + Semler Projects Overall Results Podium Results

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XC1 Cancelled

March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately we have made the decision to cancel XC1 which was scheduled for this weekend. This decision was made due to prevailing weather, and inspections of the trails – everything is soaked, and event with two days of sunshine (with none forecast) it’s unlikely they will dry out in time. I believe if you have…

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