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Gravity Series #2: Ricochet Rumble

Sunday 16 Jan, 2022 2022-01-16 08:30:00 2022-01-16 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Gravity Series #2: Ricochet Rumble Get excited for Round 2 of the Thredbo Gravity Series! Ricochet Rumble is your chance to turn up the speed dial and push the limits on Ricochet and Home Run. Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

Let’s get ready to Rumble!

With the first round in the books, racers will know who to look out for at the start line before throwing in the pedal strokes to get more points in the bank. Ricochet Rumble is your chance to turn up the speed dial and push the limits on Ricochet and Home Run.

Every event entry goes in the draw to win a Shingleback bike rack of their choice. Winner will be drawn at Chainless Champs.

Registration closes midday Saturday 15th Jan.

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  • Race Time1:00pm
  • CourseRicochet to Home Run
  • CostTBC
  • PresentationsAlpine Bar
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Race Course

Flow trails are an easy and fun way to get into gravity racing which brings us to round 2 of the Gravity Series, the Ricochet Rumble.

The first section of the course will be the highly popular Ricochet Trail which peels off Easy Street into some of the most flowing sections of track in the bike park. This low intermediate master piece will get riders into a good rhythm before they drop into the steeper turns on lower High Noon & the lower part of the All-Mountain Trail. Racers will then take a breath at creek station before a pinch climb to the top of Home Run, the final stage of the super fun Ricochet Rumble.

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Registration

Entry Fee

  • Ricochet Rumble only: $45
  • Gravity Series All Event Entry: $199

Categories

  • Open Men
  • Open Women
  • U19 Men
  • U19 Women
  • U17 Men
  • U17 Women
  • U15 Men
  • U15 Women
  • U13 Men
  • U13 Women
  • Masters Men 30+
  • Masters Women 30+
  • Masters Men 40+
  • Masters Women 40+
  • Masters Men 30+
  • Masters Women 30+
  • Masters Men 50+
  • Masters Women 50+

All competitors must have an AusCycling Race Membership or purchase a day license here on the day of the race.

The Thredbo Gravity Series is also conducted under the guidelines provided in the AusCycling Member Protection Policy.

Registration closes midday Saturday 15th Jan.

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Schedule

8:30am-12pm: Plate collection at Guest Services Valley Terminal

9:30am-12:30pm: Unofficial Practice

1:00pm-4pm: Ricochet Rumble Racing

6:30pm: Presentations at the Alpine Bar

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Music & Presentations

Head to the Alpine Bar on Sunday 16 January from 3pm โ€“ 6:30pm for live music with presentations for the Gravity Series round 2 and 3 from 6:30pm. DJ’s will also be spinning tunes at the Pump Track Party from 4:30pm – 6pm!

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COVID-19 Safety

All Gravity Series events are run in compliance with an approved COVID Safety Plan and AusCycling guidelines. Social distancing will be enforced at all event areas including start lines, finish lines & presentations. Sanitising stations will be offered and enforced at all event areas including registration offices.

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FAQs

Does the entry fee include a lift ticket?
No. MTB lift passes can be purchased online here.

Can I race on any bike?
Yes, however it must have 2 working brakes & front suspension. An enduro style bike will be best for this event.

Can I have more than 1 run?
No. All competitors will only get 1 race run.

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Mandatory Protective Equipment

All competitors must wear a minimum of knee pads, full finger gloves and an open face helmet.

*Knee pads are available for rent at the Thredbo MTB Rental store located at Valley Terminal.ย 

Enquiries

Check out the other events in the Gravity Series:

Pump Track Party – Jan 16 | Supertrail Scramble – Mar 6 | Chainless Champs – April 24

For any enquiries about this event, please email: mountainbiking@thredbo.com.au

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