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Dirty Weekend

Sat 27 & Sun 28 April, 2019
Save the Date!! Updated info coming soon...........

South Australia's only 24 hour mountain challenge in the Cudlee Creek forest (right next to Adelaide). With 6hr, 12hr and 24hr options, this is an epic adventure and above all a hell of a lot of fun along South Australia's finest MTB trails.

Registrations opening soon

Where, When, What

All other categories finish 2pm Sunday, with a prize ceremony at 2.30pm

What's NEW in 2019
  • The Dirty Espresso 3hr E-MTB Challenge returns
    Sat 27 April 3pm-6pm
  • Camping available from Thursday 25 April
    Take advantage of the public holiday and enjoy an extra-long weekend.
    Make it a fun Friday by ripping it up on the extensive network of trails in the Fox Creek MTB park.
  • The Schools Challenge Trophy returns
    for Youth Team of 4 riders - 12hr and 6hr
  • Plus fun activities for the kids
  • More details coming soon
Prices & Registration
Option $ (per/Member*) $ (per/Non-Member*)
24hr Challenge

- Starts 2pm
SOLO $120 $135
$110 $125
Team of 4*
$100 $115
12hr Challenge
8am-2pm SUNDAY
SOLO $110 $125
$100 $115
Team of 4*
$90 $105
Youth Team of 4** $65 $80

Starts - 8am SUNDAY
SOLO $80 $95
$70 $85
Youth Team of 4** $45 $60

3pm - 6pm SATURDAY

Please note that online registrations close at 5pm on Wednesday 2 May.
Late registrations will be accepted on event day only - $10 late fee applies.
Arrive early with hard copy registration form completed.

Click Here for Terms & Conditions of Event Registration

* Riders in Duo or Team of 4 categories share the load, riding relay with only one team member on the track at any one time.

** Squirt Lube 12hr and Roof Rack City 6Hr Youth Team category for riders aged 14 - 17
A supervising adult must be in attendance at all times
(Riders aged 12 - 14 permitted only with suitable mountain biking experience and prior approval of Event Manager)

Registration Includes.

  • Dirty Weekend T-shirt
  • Ride guide with comprehensive ride information, equipment & regional information
  • Track map
  • Fully signed & supported 10km track
  • Experienced marshals & support crew
  • Programmed activities & entertainment
  • First Aid
  • Snacks including biscuits, cake & fruit
  • AvantiPlus Woodville neutral mechanical back up & support (fees apply for parts)
  • Squirt Bike Wash & Lube Station
  • Event Water station, Nippy's fruit juices plus hydration product, tea & coffee
  • Forestry SA Event Village with expo displays/retailers
  • Camping Saturday night, with dedicated area for solo riders; option to camp Sunday night
  • Toilets & showers
  • Shelter with refreshments & hot food from All Fired Up wood oven pizzas and Cafe 2 U
  • Licensed Bar in the Event Village
  • Chill Out Lounge
  • Power station with battery charging facilities - bring your own battery charger
  • Rider number plate
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Event Strategies / Race Result timing system
  • Music to keep you amped
  • Dirty Weekend bling and surprises
  • MTB Forest Fairies
  • Massage therapy (charges apply)
  • Spectacular sunset (weather permitting)
  • Experience of a lifetime

Event & Venue Details
Updated 2019 details coming soon

Click on the following links to find out all you need to know about Dirty Weekend.

  • The Dirty Weekend Experience
  • Event Categories & Prizes
  • The Village and Venue
  • Site Plan
  • Site Access Map & Opening Times
  • Event Schedule
  • The Track
  • Timing and Lap Recording
  • Rules and Responsibilities
  • Training and Preparation
  • First Aid, Medical Help and Emergencies
  • Onsite catering - details coming soon
  • More details coming soon....
  • Dirty Espresso 3hr E-MTB Challenge

    Short, sharp and intense like a good Espresso should be and as sweet as you like!!
    For those who have joined the growing ranks of E-MTB riders we've got a new challenge for you to take on. You might be using some E-assistance but that's what this challenge is all about.

    There's just a single OPEN SOLO category on offer to test your E-legs over 3 hours of power-assisted pedalling using a separate course to the main event to keep it fair for the unpowered brigade.

    E-Bike Rules & Regulations

  • E-mountain bikes must comply with South Australian standard relevant to "Pedelec power assisted bicycles" i.e.maximum 250w power output using pedal-assist system only. View SA Compliance Details Here
  • Competitors are allowed to use ONE BATTERY ONLY for the event. It is not permitted to carry a spare battery or change batteries during the event.
  • Riders should ensure that their battery is fully charged before the start
  • Bikes with a separate throttle control are NOT permitted.
  • The manufacturers e-bike factory speed limiter must not be tampered with.
  • 25kph is the max speed the bike is allowed to travel assisted by battery/motor.
  • All sensors are not allowed to be re-positioned or changed from manufacturer's original position.
  • Electronic settings relating to Wheel Circumference must not be tampered with.
  • Dirty Weekend Schools Challenge Trophy

    The Dirty Weekend Schools Challenge Trophy returns in 2019.
    Get a group of your school mates together and include your schools name when you register a Youth Team of 4 in either the Squirt Lube 12hr or the Roof Rack City 6hr event. Points will be awarded for participation and placings.
    The school with the highest number of accumulated points at the conclusion of the event will be awarded the Dirty Weekend Schools Challenge Trophy.
    Click Here for more information

    Volunteering at Dirty Weekend

    We're always after eager volunteers to assist at the event.
    Please contact office@bikesa.asn.au if you'd like to volunteer at the Dirty Weekend in 2019

    Sponsors and Partners

    Thanks to our supporters