About MTB Wagga Inc
MTB Wagga was formed in July 2005. We now have over 90 members with a range of club activities.
We have an emphasis on both social and competitive Mountain Biking, we strongly encourage junior and beginner participation.
We actively participate in respecting and protecting the places we ride – in partnership with Land Managers and other user groups and through the development of sustainable trails, rehabilitation and revegetation.
Wagga Wagga is located approximately 5 hours from Sydney, 5 hours from Melbourne, 2.5 hours from Canberra and 2 hours from Beechworth in the Riverina. The Murrumbidgee River runs right past our main street. Wagga has a rich sporting background with many national and international sport-stars establishing their sporting careers in Wagga Wagga.
As Mountain Bikers, we have access to many great riding locations including
- Pomingalarna reserve
- Willans Hill
- Silverlite Reserve
- Livingstone National Park
- The Wiradjuri trail
- Plum Pudding reserve
- Tumut bike track
Just to name a few!
Many of these areas offer great single trail riding through native bushland.
MTB Wagga has acheived some significant milestones since its formation:
- Access to two Rural Lands Protection Board sites (Plum Pudding and Brick Kiln Reserves).
- Affiliation with MTBA and IMBA.
- Wagga Wagga 6 Hour MTB Race.
- A number of social rides and events catering for our junior, senior, social and competitive riding.
- Inclusion of mountain biking in the draft Livingstone National Park Management Plan.
- Partnership with Wagga Wagga City Council to develop the Plan of Management for Pomingalarna reserve.
- Providing ongoing stewardship with WWCC and assisting with the coordination of rehabilitation and maintenance of Pomingalarna Reserve.
- Re-establishment of the “Friends of Pomingalarna” to protect and preserve the reserve and maintain a sustainable multi-use trail network.
Should you wish to join our club, or if you are visiting Wagga and are looking for that perfect single track, or are just looking to get into a new sport, please contact us.
mtb wagga events
MTB Wagga events
MTB Wagga Inc is an active Mountain Bike Club and holds numerous events throughout the year. Events cater for all levels of riders and riding styles.
The Riverina Alpine Mountain Bike Open -RAMBO- interclub series is based around North East Victoria and Southern New South Wales.
The 5 race series is held over the Autumn & Winter months and is based on a 3 and 1.5 hour enduro format.
The series caters for all levels of riders and is a fun and affordable way to participate in enduro racing and experience a variety of cross country trails in the local area.
The 2018 R.A.M.B.O endurance series is on again with the last round held at Pomingalarna Park, Wagga Wagga.
- Solo 3hr
- Pairs 3hr
- Solo 1.5hr
- Kids (under 15)
Series entry $70
Single race entry $25
Registration from 8.30am
The Tumut 3hr MTB Event is held annually at the Tumut Mountain Bike Park. ( Tumut MTB)
Plate collection and registration changes 9.30 am to 10:30am (novice entries) 11.30 am (3 hour) ( late fee applies for entries on the day)
- 1 Hour Novice Event starts 11.00 am
- 3 Hour Enduro starts 12.00 noon
Riverina All Schools MTB Challenge
20/21st October 2018
The Riverina All Schools MTB Challenge brings together junior mountain bikers from across the Riverina. School teams of 3-4 riders will race 25 minute laps in a 4h team relay (2 hours riding time for primary school teams). There will be Male, Female and Mixed categories in each of the 4 age divisions:
- Senior: Years 11 & 12
- Intermediate: Years 9 & 10
- Junior: Years 7 & 8
- Sub Junior: Years 5 & 6 (Primary Schools)
Technical aspects include 1-2 roll over logs, one small rocky section and a couple of dips to ride through. We generally run a course induction the day before the race so riders can familiarise themselves with the track.
The team with the most number of laps completed in the 2 or 4 hours, respectively, will be the winner. Points will be awarded for participation as well as category results to determine the Riverina All Schools XC MTB Champion.
The Wagga Wagga 6 Hour Enduro is one of the club's most significant events in the racing year. Utilising the highly popular Pomingalarna Park trails the 12KM track offers a strenuous but rewarding racing experience.
In our 12th year, MTB Wagga is once again proud to be running the much loved and family friendly, MTB Wagga 6 Hour. All the usual team, junior and senior categories will be available to enter, along with the hugely popular 30 minute Under 12 event. All at the same value for money entry fee – $40 solo, $30 team riders and $20 for U17 riders.
Daylight Savings Series (Summer Series)
During the daylight savings months MTB Wagga holds a fortnightly self-seeding handicap XC short course event on Tuesday evenings. These short course events are designed for 1st time competitors and more experienced riders. Each short course is use for two events.
Registration time: from 5:30 PM on race days
Race Times: Fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons during summer starting the first week of November till the end of Daylight Savings (except during holidays - January hiatus).
Juniors (under 12): 6:00 PM start time - 30 minute race
Adults: 6:30 PM start time
Daylight Savings Series events require MTBA Race Membership or a day license which can be purchased at event registration.