Rider Briefing | Fox Superflow® Buller VIC 2023

Welcome to Round 2 & 3 of the Victorian Series of the Fox Superflow® sealed by Stan’s at Buller Bike Park!

This is your Rider Briefing for the event – check out the Virtual Rider Briefing from our Events Team and scroll down for important race-specific info. You will find links to all the important details and if you have any questions, always email us at ride@rockytrailentertainment.com (or click on the messaging button on your screen) and always happy to chat at rego too!

Virtual Rider Briefing

Event Sponsors

THESE EPIC PARTNERS MAKE SUPERFLOW® POSSIBLE:


Important race info

About The Venue

Mount Buller Alpine Resort, 15 Village Square, Mount Buller VIC 3723 | CLICK HERE for directions.

  • The Event Hub will be centrally located in the Village square under the clock tower central to all the mountain bike trails. If you are not staying on the hill please park in the designated carpark areas near the Village square.
  • This is the only area to find food, drinks and toilets on the Hill.
  • The Spurs car park is closed due to construction.
  • The Cornhill Road is closed so you can only access the trails via the designated mountain bike track or walking tracks. 
  • No access via Mt Buller Road – another construction site.

Track Guide

This weekend offers VIC Rounds 2 and 3 of the Fox Superflow®. 

Round 2 = The Gravity Trails – Abom/Copperhead/Outlaw = Shuttled Stage

  • 3 TIMED TRACKS, 5 RUNS, FASTEST ON EACH COUNTS!
  • We have made a few minor changes to the OUTLAW track for the weekend so check the new map and description online.
  • Shuttles are provided by Blue Dirt Shuttles for all registered riders. 
  • All riders will be issued a coloured wristband, which must be worn to access the shuttles. Each day has a different colour.
  • No self-shuttling is allowed.   

Round 3 = The Cornhill Trails – Gang Gang/Misty Twisty/Clancys Run = Pedalled Stage

  • 3 TIMED TRACKS, 5 RUNS, FASTEST ON EACH COUNTS!
  • All tracks are in great condition and with the midweek rain we are looking forward to some fast times.
  • No self-shuttling is allowed.   

Click below for race map and track descriptions:

Venue Guide

If you’re new to Rocky Trail and Fox Superflow® racing – welcome – and if you are one of our seasoned #rockytrailracers, thrilled to have you at the start line! We launched a brand-new website for the Fox Superflow® and it has all the important info in a new Venue Guide Section. From now on, this is where we will drop all the race-specific info and we’ll be sending a reminder out via this Rider Briefing ahead of the race too:

Destination Guide – Plan your Trip!

Australia’s new MTB & Alpine Lifestyle event for nature and outdoor experience lovers. Everything you love about ‘rocky trails’ in the one spot at Mt Buller! Get ready for a 3-day event by Rocky Trail Entertainment at Mt Buller Resort! Rocky Trail will stage all these activities in the majestic Alpine surrounds of Mt Buller and Mt Stirling and deliver amazing adventures and experiences.

Alpenflow Epic Weekend sponsors:

Event Expo – see Event Services Tab

Food Services

Amenities

  • Public toilets are only available at the Buller centre in the Village square.
  • For the Gravity riders – one portaloo is located in the lower shuttle carpark.

Weather information

The weekend weather is looking good with sunny skies.  Low of 6 to a high of 14.  Remember, you are in the Alpine region so pack the winter woolies for any weather changes.


Race Format

Early registration will be available across the weekend.

  • Saturday only and 2-day racers can collect race plates from 3pm Friday
  • Sunday only racers can collect race plates from 3pm Saturday.
  • Click here for Race Guide
  • Click here for FAQ’s
  • Click here for Race Rules
  • Click here for eBike Policy. All eBike riders will need to sign the physical waiver at registration to confirm compliance

Registration from 7:30am to 1pm and racing starts at 9am. You can clock in times until 3:30pm – check the schedule tab in the Race Guide on the event website for more details. Scroll past the Venue Guide on the website and you will find detailed info on the Race Format and Additional Guidelines.

EMERGENCY CONTACTS:

Race Director – Bob Morris 0458 299 558
Event Director – Jo Parker 0424 955 332
Event Manager – Ian Mortenson 0413 386 249
Event Manager – Martin Wisata 0403 090 952

General Race Information

We are guaranteed a great weekend and look forward to seeing you all here!

  • All track runs are live timed so check your result as you cross the line.
  • PRIZE Ceremony: MTB DIRECT sponsors over $20,000 worth of online vouchers for this year’s series for your next shopping spree on their site for 1-2-3 category podium getters!
  • Giveaways from our sponsors.

Rider List And Live Results

Race plates with passive timing chips, automatic race timing and LIVE results online all day.

Timing

All weekend you can find links to Rider List and LIVE Results via the drop-down menu from the event page on our website! Before the race day the page will display the RIDER LIST and from the race start onwards it will switch to LIVE then on Sunday after the race to final results. You can check these now and throughout the weekend via your mobile devices – to reduce touch points we will not have any public display computers on-site.

Insurance

You don’t need to be a member of any cycling association to race with Rocky Trail. Some offer great insurance packages which are worthwhile checking out and you are in charge of your own health insurance when racing with us.

Flip Insurance is a new Event Partner for Fox Superflow® and Rocky Trail cross-country events; you can find some more information here:
https://rockytrailentertainment.com/flip-insurance/

Event Updates During The Race/Weekend

We always announce any major updates mainly via the Facebook event page, as well as our news blog and email newsletters. Please feel comfortable to register knowing we will refund or transfer your entry if required.

Event Photos

We can’t wait to see you smashing it! Remember, your race photos are included in your entry. Be sure to download them after the race and share your stories with eeeeeveryone using:

#ROCKYTRAILRACER #FOXSUPERFLOW

Volunteers Welcome

We need your help this weekend with marshalling two of the road crossing points. Give a couple of hours that would be amazing.

Rocky Trail is always looking for crew to support the riders. If you can lend a hand, complete our online form https://rockytrailentertainment.com/home/volunteering/ or contact Jo at jo@rockytrailentertainment.com to be part of the team. Riders luv seeing supporters at our events.

Rocky Trail Merchandise

  • Rocky Trail Jerseys designed by Dharco ($75-$85)
  • New in: Rocky Trail X Sendy Hoodies $65 and T-shirts $35
  • Socks $15
  • Mudguards $20
  • Rocky Trail hats made from recycled materials “eco-choice” – $30
  • Available from the Rocky Trail rego desk all weekend!

Now Get Ready! See you at the start line!

Listen to Rocky Trail vibes to get ready or on the way to the race and connect with fellow #rockytrailracers via our FB Group!

Any questions?

Talk to us via our online chat – click on the orange circle symbol on your bottom right screen corner and we’ll be right with you! (We always love talking bikes, racing and riding!)

See you soon.

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