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Aug 20 2020

The Redback

  • Australia (AUS)
  • Off-Road Cycling
  • Solo
  • Team
  • Multi Day Event
Length: 167 km
Location: AliceSprings/NT/Australia

The award-winning Redback, gives you 4-days and 6-stages of incredible mountain biking in Australia’s red centre.

The event is all about racing some good miles on your bike and then kicking back around the pool with new and old friends afterwards. It’s about riding in a truly awesome location, where the tectonic lines of the MacDonnell Ranges disappear into a distant horizon, with big blue skies, rolling single track and within a majestic desert landscape.

he Stages:

The stages for 2020 provide mountain bikers with “best of the best” riding in Alice Springs:

Stage 1 – Tourism NT 35km
Stage 2 – Rapid Ascent 300m ANZAC Hill Climb – Thursday (PM)
Stage 3 – 22km Individual Time Trial – Friday (AM)
Stage 4 – 22km Night Race – Friday (PM)
Stage 5 – 42.5km Cross Country Race – Saturday (AM)
Stage 6 – Mercure Alice Springs Resort 46km Cross Country Race – Sunday (AM)

Latest Race Report

A New Look Stage Race for Mountain Bikers in the Red Centre
The award-winning Redback MTB stage race is back for 2020 after a significant makeover. The race, with six stages and four days of mountain Read More

Latest News Article

The Redback MTB Stage Race Is Set to Go Ahead This August
Rapid Ascent are excited to announce that the award-winning Redback MTB stage race will go ahead as planned on Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 Read More

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