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Forrest MTB Club news


After much planning and procrastinating, the Forrest MTB & Cycling Club has made all the pre-planning to stage the first major event for the club.

The event will take place on Sunday 5th July 2009, and will be offering cash prizes of up to $2000.

If you have never raced, or never raced in a 6hour, this event is for you.

Full details and entry information can be found at our event web site,

Great race last Friday and some awesome results.  Callum Middleton continues to show us all a clean pair of heels, but as is common at all FFF's fun and good friends is always at the forefront

Here is the full results.

Full Detailed Results

Fastest Female Laps

Fastest Male Laps

Forrest MTB & Cycling Club

13th March – Friday(of course!)
Presentation and sausage sizzle post race. Hang around for the feral prizes!

REGO from 6:00pm
REGO closes at 6:15pm so we can allocate teams

Laps take approx 5-7 minutes

Forrest MTB & Cycling Club members race for FREE
Non Members - $10
MTBA day licence - $15

Join the club on...

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Forrest is becoming famous for it's world class Cross Country MTB trails.  With over 60k of sweet single track, there is no shortage of XC events coming to town.  However admist all this lycra, sweet and gears, is another side to Forrest.  There is a band of younger riders who are some of the best free-ride and downhillers in the region.

Lead by Rainer Gear, these local rippers can be found tearing up the trails most weekends.  With this type of talent on offer we thought we...

Read more: Forrest Locals can ride!


Otway Odyssey 2009

Over 1700 people were in Forrest this weekend, to experience the now infamous Otway Odyssey.
The race that concludes in Forrest, has quickly become the toughest one day Mountain bike race in Australia.  This year the course attracted a very stong field, and a new course record was set in both the mens and womens category.

Some notable performances by Forrest MTB Club Members:
100K Race
Emma Colson: 2nd Elite Women.

Read more: Forrest MTB Club members perform in Otway Odyssey.

Read more...Young Hamish AKA"The Freakish Giant" Middleton is hammering it up on the Victorian XC Mountain bike circuit.
Having only just turned 13, his mother Marie religiously carries around his birth certificate to prove his age, due to his strength and presence on the bike, competitors and onlookers can be heard questioning if he really belongs in the U15's age category.

So now that we have his age sorted, his ability and love for riding definitely should not be questioned.

Read more: Hamish the Freakish Giant!