Revered as some of the finest singletrack in the country the Port to Port have made a conscious effort to string together one of the funnest stages of any MTB stage race in Australia. Riders were spared any long significant hill climbs today much to the relief of most riders after the brutal climb of […]
Port to Port stage 3 up and down the mountain we go!
The longest and most difficult stage of the Port to Port is agreed by most to be stage 3. In years past this has been the stage where teams are able to create bigger time gaps to gain or solidify the race lead. This year was shaping up to be no different with close racing […]
Port to Port stage 2: Thrills and spills at Killingworth
Stage 2 of the Port to Port MTB stage race was spoken highly of from competitors who raced a similar course in 2018, high expectations were justified as riders roared through the hard pack yet flowy singletrails of the Southern Hunter Valley. With narrow margins on the GC for the men’s pairs an exciting race […]
High drama on Port to Port stage 1 as interstate riders take the spoils.
The Port to Port now in its 6th year has undoubtedly become one of the premier MTB events on the Australian calendar. With hundreds of riders coming from all over the country and world to compete, news of the race’s amazing trail network and slick organisation has spread far and wide over the race’s short […]
Port to Port stage 4: The Beach Finale!
The final stage of the Port to Port aptly wrapped up today in the Port city of Newcastle just north of Sydney. Famous for it’s coal port and steelworks, the strong working class heritage of this town has forged many a strong athlete over the years including 2nd place at this year’s MTB XCO national […]
Port to Port stage 3: The ‘Queen’ stage
After a day up and down the mountains of the Hunter Valley yesterday, riders would have no respite today with the longest stage of the race on the menu including a lap of the world class Awaba singletrack and an epic climb up to the slopes of Mount Faulk. Last night riders and spectators alike […]
Newcastle puts on a perfect show for Round 3 of the SRAM Singletrack Mind Series
There can be only one word to describe Sunday’s SRAM Singletrack Mind Series event and that’s “perfect!” Glorious spring weather greeted riders as they rolled to the start line for Round 3 of the 5 event series and with mild temperatures all day, a course that was in excellent condition and a large, high quality […]
Newy Cogheads: Riding for Heart Kids Challenge
This is the transcript of the discussion between Bill Smith and Andrew Gresham, who started the Newy Cogheads, based in Newcastle NSW Australia. They run a series of group rides around Newcastle, NSW, Australia – and are raising money for the Heart Kids Challenge. Like any group of riders, they are just keen to get […]