Rider Briefing | Fox Superflow® Cooma NSW 2023

Welcome to the Cooma Fox Superflow® sealed by Stan’s in the Snowy Mountains, supported by the Snowy Monaro Shire Council and Snowy Mountains Tourism!

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

Situated a short 10min drive from Cooma town centre, the event hub is located at the bottom of the Mt Gladstone trails.

Turn into Greendale Road from Snowy Mountain Hwy and follow the orange signs to the carparking area. Parking will be split into 2wd parking and 4wd parking areas. Check out the parking map online

Track Guide

  • FOX – Starting next to the comms tower, riders will bomb Rubber Side Down. Length 1.0km Vert 125m. LIAISON options (un-timed);
    Quickest to the start is via “East Fire Trail” and “Kick Start my Heart”, Easiest climb to start Mt Gladstone fire trail onto Longview.
  • STANS – Sharing the first 50m of the FOX track before staying left to run Shred Flanders. Length 1.6km Vert 140m. LIAISON options (un-timed);
    Quickest to the start is via East Fire Trail and Kick Start my Heart. Easiest climb to start Mt Gladstone fire trail onto Longview.
  • LAZER – Gladiator onto Dead or Alive to finish on the fun stuff with whale tails and jumps. Length 2.4km Vert 140m. LIAISON options (un-timed);
    Quickest to the start is via East Fire Trail and Kick Start my Heart. Easiest climb to start Mt Gladstone fire trail onto Longview.

NOTEThe local club has requested all riders not shortcut the switchbacks on the liaison climbing track. Please follow the signs and do not cross bunting.

Destination Guide – Plan your Trip!

We invite you to explore the beautiful Snowy Mountains Region while you’re in the area for our event – Cooma and surrounds has so much to offer!

Event Services

  • The crew from Grindstone Coffee will be on site both days ready to serve your first coffee for the day
  • Rotary Club of Cooma will have lots of hot food available over the weekend. Last year the homemade soup cups and fresh bun was a huge winner when the temps dropped.
  • The team from Rhythm Sports the local adventure store will be out supporting all the riders. Stop and check their display of some cool gear.
  • The Crofto team will have an awesome range of MTB clothing on show and to buy!

Look out for the Random Draw sponsor prize winners across the weekend. To find out if you are winner, check your online results during the day and collect your prize. Note – All prizes need to be collected at the event otherwise the prize is forfeited.

Weather information

Weekend weather conditions have been changing daily. Current forecast is cloudy skies with the high chance of showers. It will be chilly so bring plenty of layers or grab yourself a Rocky Trail Hoodie- top of 12c

Recycle – Reduce Waste 

Rocky Trail is committed to reduce land waste from events. We ask all participants to take home your waste and sort into your household bins. Limited bins will be on site.

Race Format

Superflow® Race Format, pick Sat or Sun as race day.

Fox Superflow® Classic Format: 3 TIMED TRACKS, 5 RUNS, FASTEST ON EACH COUNTS!

REMEMBER NO VEHICLE OR TOW SHUTTLES ALLOWED.

  • At EVERY RACE we are offer 3 epic, gravity enduro stages called Fox, Stans & Lazer.
  • Racing is spread over 2 days, you choose what day you race.
  • Racing starts at 9:00 am and you have till 3:30 pm to complete a minimum of 1 run per track to get a placing.
  • You choose what order you ride the stages in.
  • Ride each stage up to 5 times each, thats up to 15 race runs in total (if you have the legs!)
  • Stages are an average of 2-3 minutes long, with untimed liaisons so take your time and chat with your mates.
  • Return to the race village at any time for food, support or to rest!
  • Technical assistance is permitted anywhere outside of your race runs.
  • The fastest time on each race track gets added up to the final result across skill and age group classifications.
  • More info here.

Race Guide

Early registration will be available across the weekend.

  • Saturday racers can collect race plates from 3pm Friday
  • Sunday 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

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.

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/

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.

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 – Keen for a photo the FOX track is the spot this weekend.

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 Petrol blue colour range for 2023 : Rocky Trail X Sendy Hoodies $65 and T-shirts $35
  • Socks $20
  • Mudguards $25
  • 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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