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Time is Running Out – High Country Women’s Cycling Festival

Have you heard about the High Country Women’s Cycling Festival? Do you, or someone you know like the idea of cycling up Mount Buffalo with 150 other women, followed by a Lycra lunch party to celebrate your achievement? You’ll want to register and then head to Bright on 29-31 March for the second ever High Country…

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Peaks Challenge is a Wrap for 2019

The 10th edition of Peaks Challenge Falls Creek took place over this past weekend and, on behalf of everyone here at Ride High Country Central, we’d like to congratulate everyone of the  1,400 plus riders that crossed the finish line. Thanks and congratulations also need to go to the team from Bicycle Network for running…

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Rail Trail Extension Announced: Bright to Harrietville

In another great boost for Ride High Country, Alpine Shire have been successful in securing $1.3 million to link Harrietville and Bright with a shared trail as part of the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. Senator Bridget McKenzie was in Harrietville yesterday to announce the funding. Alpine Shire will contribute a further $1.3 million…

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High Country to be the Home of TWO Epic MTB Trails

Just announced: Victoria’s High Country will soon be home to Australia’s only two EPIC mountain bike trails. Joining Mt Buller’s Australian Alpine Epic, the Beechworth to Yackandandah Epic Mountain Bike Trail will soon be a hero of the Ride High Country network, thanks to a grant from the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund announced…

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Final Soup Boys Hosted Ride This Weekend!

If you are a fan of the 7 Peaks, or the Soup Boys for that matter, you’ll probably know that we have run three Hosted Rides already this season…but this Saturday marks the last opportunity for you to join the Ride High Country x Soup Boys team as we tackle Falls Creek. So, if you…

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Reminder: Shimano Bike Buller Festival Next Weekend

Are you dreaming of a revolutionary MTB event that brings all that is great about the sport, to one spectacular High Country location, for a huge weekend of bikes, single track, fresh air and good times for all types of riders? The Shimano Bike Buller Festival is on next weekend! Gravity Enduro Cross Country Downhill Kids…

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Cyclist Magazine and ‘Victoria’s Epic Alps’

Cyclist Australia/NZ magazine recently visited the Victorian High Country to take on some of Australia’s most epic climbs! Tawonga Gap, Falls Creek, Mount Hotham, Buffalo and The Horn. The Peaks Challenge might take some 4,000-plus metres of climbing in one day but the team at Cyclist were in no rush on their trip. They rode it all…

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Mt Buller Hosted 7 Peaks Ride – This Saturday

What are your weekend riding plans? If you’re into tackling mountain climbs, we hope that you’ll be joining us at our third 7 Peaks Hosted Ride, this Saturday, to Mt Buller. Once again, the Soup Boys will be on hand to help you conquer one of the most picturesque climbs around. No matter whether this…

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AMB Magazine Loves the High Country

Do you love mountain biking? Have you seen the latest edition of Australian Mountain Bike Magazine? No? Well you’d better get yourself down to your local bike shop or newsagent and grab yourself a copy. The team over at AMB recently completed a tour of some of the lesser known High Country mountain biking destinations,…

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Pinkbike Rides the High Country

The world renowned mountain bike website, Pinkbike.com, recently published a story about a three day adventure in the Victorian High Country. They follow a group of group of ‘average Joe’ mountain bikers who hit three of Australia’s most iconic mountain bike parksover a long weekend: Bright Mystic, Yackandandah and finally Falls Creek, just in time…

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Adaptive Cycling Opportunities at Falls Creek

Paralympian Mark Soyer and Disabled Wintersport Australia (DWA) CEO recently visited Falls Creek to asses the resort’s suitability for adaptive mountain biking opportunities on their already extensive mountain bike network. Mr Soyer, a two time paralympian and Australia’s fastest man on a sit-ski, took to the trails in an adaptive mountain bike to demonstrate what…

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Mystic MTB Moves to the Next Level

 A new beginner mountain bike trail, Mystic Park trail head, skills park and pump track will be developed in Bright this year in a major revamp of the old Mystic trail head, which will close when the area is harvested next month. The scheduled harvest of a lower section of Mystic Park will begin on…

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Join us at the Tour Down Under

Heading to the TDU this year and looking for a ride? In conjunction with our good friends at MAAP, Ride High Country is hosting a Willunga Hill Ride on Sunday 20 January. We’ll meet for coffee at the MAAP Pop-up before riding out to watch the final stage finish at the classic Willunga Hill.  The…

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Shimano Bike Buller Festival: 9-10 March 2019

Are you dreaming of a revolutionary MTB event that brings all that is great about the sport, to one spectacular High Country location, for a huge weekend of bikes, single track, fresh air and good times for all types of riders? The Shimano Bike Buller Festival has what you are searching for: Gravity Enduro Cross Country…

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7 Peaks Hosted Rides – next up Mt Buller

With the new year comes New Years Resolutions. Is one of yours to climb at least one of the 7 Peaks in 2019? Come and join Ride High Country’s much loved ride leaders, the Soup Boys, for our first 7 Peaks Hosted Ride for the year. We’ll tackle Mt Buller together on Saturday 9 February,…

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