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Aug 22 2019

The Redback

  • Australia (AUS)
  • Off-Road Cycling
  • Solo
  • Multi Day Event

Length: 4 days
Location: Alice Springs, NT

22-25 August 2019

Alice Springs is surrounded by kilometre after kilometre of hand built single track made for mountain bikes by mountain bikers, and this award winning event allows you to race the trails with an awesome 4-day, 6-stage event designed for everyone!

What's to love about The Redback?

  • Easy race logistics (stay in the one location; airport pickups + more!)
  • Ideal climate (blue skies; 23degs average)
  • Endless KM's of single track
  • The terrain and scenery
  • Friendly social atmosphere
  • Choose to race 1 stage, or all of them!

The single track around Alice Springs really has to be ridden to be believed and if you have not been to Alice Springs before you'll be blown away by the quantity and quality of riding, along with the jaw dropping Red Centre landscape. 


4 day, 6 stage mountain bike stage race

Race all 6 stages OR pick and choose the stages you want to do!


Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 August, 2019


Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia (the Red Centre!)


For the MTB experience of a lifetime




Personalised group name event branded T-Shirt, for groups of 5 or more '6-stage riders'. CLICK HERE

"A fantastic MTB experience! Great trails, great people, great fun. Take it as hard or as easy as you like, just go out and enjoy the amazing trails set amongst incredible scenery. I'll definitely be back next year!" Ben C (2018 participant)

Latest News Article

Course Records Blown Apart at The Redback 2019
Paul Van der Ploeg thumped the final right hand corner into the Mercure Hotel on Sunday morning in Alice Springs to claim his 5th stage win Read More

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