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2015 Oceania Mountain Bike Championships

Posted in Local Area & Events @ Jan 4th 2015 12:46pm - By Administrator
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Big crowds are expected during the 2015 Oceania Mountain Bike Championships, which will be run in conjunction with the Toowoomba round of the 2014-15 National Series. To be held in Jubilee Park, in one of Toowoomba’s largest parks, with spectacular views of Locker Valley. and a mecca for mountain bikers, bush walkers, runners and horse riders. Toowoomba Mountain Bike Club and the Queensland Government will host this prestigious event, which will attract over 400 riders and media.

Toowoomba Mountain Bike Club, formed in 2005 and has been instrumental in the construction and maintenance of trails for the Toowoomba community. With a member base of 115 riders, they have hosted large scale events, including the Sunshine Series, rounds of the South East Queensland Gravity Enduro Series, as well as many other State and Club events. This will stand them in good stead to deliver the 2015 and 2017 Oceania MTB Championships. In 2006 the club won the Queensland Outdoor and Recreation award in the category of best recreation organisation and won the Association of the Year at the 2007 Darling Downs Sports Awards.

COURSES
Cross Country, Enduro , Eliminator tracks
- Over 500 meters of single trail climbing on Toowoomba's mountain side. Tracks are predominantly dusty and rocky with small sections of rain forest like terrain. Technical uphill sections quickly followed by short sharp descents and flowy switch backs. Plenty of log jumps, hops and and drops and gnarly rock gardens.

DH track
- The track holds two 25 foot jumps, a gnarly rock garden followed by what's known as Jared's booter, named after co-designer (Jared Graves), one of the fastest sections on the track. This is a black diamond run and extremely dangerous track.

2015 Oceania Mountain Bike Championships will be from 26 February to 1 March 2015 at Jubilee Park, Toowoomba.

If you are planning to attend this event, you may want to book our Toowoomba Apartments. Our accommodation is just a few minutes away from Jubilee Park.

We offer a selection of two bedroom apartments. The spacious two bedroom apartment features a separate powder room, individual laundry facilities, a fully equipped kitchen, kitchen utensils and appliances, reverse cycle air conditioning, two flat screen TVs, a DVD player, NBN wireless internet access, and more. Suitable for four guests, our apartments are ideal for families, friends and colleagues. Book your next holiday at our accommodation.

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