In 2019, the Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race launched and it was well-received. The event team mapped out a 3 day point-to-point route leading from Derby, to Weldborough, down the Bay of Fires Trail and to St Helens. It was a veritable tick list of must-ride trails in one of the world’s most popular mountain […]
A rider’s advice for the Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race
The 2023 Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race lands on the dirt at Derby and surrounds on March 16, bringing 3 days of mountain bike fun to the north east of Tasmania. This will be the third edition of the popular mountain bike stage race, and there are a few changes to the Dragon Trail in […]
What’s new at the 2023 Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race in Tasmania?
In late 2019, Australian mountain bikers were delivered a treat; a 3-day mountain bike stage race on some of the best singletrack in Australia., and even the world. Geocentric Outdoors had launched a daring new event, racing point-to-point from Branxholm to St Helens in the north-east Of Tasmania, going through Derby and the Blue Tier […]
Train with Mind Matters Athlete Coaching for the Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race
It’s one thing to enter a mountain bike stage race like the Dragon Trail, but how do you truly prepare? Riding your bike more before an event is a good start, but there’s more to it than that if you want to know you’ll get through the event and have fun – or be competitive. […]
What to pack for the Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race
Stepping back from even the slightest inkling of performance anxiety, any mountain bike stage race should be viewed as a multi-day mountain bike holiday. But bike races and holidays alike tend to go better if you take what you need. Point to point mountain bike stage races have some slightly more unique demands, as once […]
7 reasons to ride the Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race
Despite being postponed from 2020 to 2021, the inaugural Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race went off with a bang in March 2021. The concept of three days of mountain biking linking popular trails is nothing new. But there was a lot that made the Dragon Trail event unique, right from the get go. Here at […]
King Island: An untapped cycling gem
Team rider Justin Morris recently took to the remote island of King Island with his CX bike to explore what the island had to offer,
The Devils Cardigan gravel race sets the scene in Tasmania with epic course and conditions!
Gravel racing has been taking the US cycling scene by storm for a few years now. With the ascension of a now world renowned races such as Unbound Gravel (formerly Dirty Kanza) gravel racing in parts of the northern hemisphere has become a legitimate professional discipline and arguably trumping in popularity the traditional road racing […]
Who can win the Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race?
This Thursday the Dragon Trail MTB Stage Race begins in Branxholm, in north-east Tasmania. The three day mountain bike stage race has been a long time coming. After a lot of excitement for the inaugural edition in 2020, the event was postponed to 2021. And to be honest, some may not have been sure everything […]
National XCO titles
For an Australian XCO racer, the National Championships is the biggest race of the year, I have been trying to take the green and gold for 8 years, and have had nothing else on my mind for the last 12 months. This might seem obsessive, and it probably is, but everyone gets into sport for […]