Rider Briefing | Fox Superflow® | Nerang Gold Coast QLD

Welcome to the Gold Coast Fox Superflow® sealed by Stan’s at Nerang National 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

checkout the full details below, including the new 2024 PRO format

Event Sponsors

THESE EPIC PARTNERS MAKE SUPERFLOW® POSSIBLE:


Important race info

EMERGENCY CONTACTS:

Race Director – Bob Morris 0458 299 558
Event Director – Jo Parker 0424 955 332

Location & Tracks:

Address: 8 Hope St, Nerang QLD 4211, Australia

Nerang National Park – Hope Street Nerang QLD (click for directions)

Bathed in sunshine from the ocean to the hinterland, the Gold Coast is Australia’s best known and loved beachside city. Only 12km from Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast, Nerang National Park is home of one of the trail networks of the Gold Coast MTB Club.

Event Services

  • Check out the great bargains on offer at the Bikecorp – Leatt tent
  • Shredding Trails will have cool gear on show and for purchase
  • Registration Tent with live timing, merch and race info
  • Mountain bike equipment displays and demonstrations
  • Music and live race updates
  • Professional First Aid
  • Public toilets are located towards the clubhouse building below the canteen.
  • Mechanicals Astroboy Racer will be the tech support for the weekend
  • 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.

Food & Drinks:

  • Dapper & Chic onsite from 10am both days
  • Groupset Coffee onsite Sunday only!
  • Water – Bring your own supplies, we expect a hot weekend. Drinking water taps available near the clubhouse
  • Marquees welcome. see the crew and set up in the event hub area.

Race Format

Superflow® Classic + PRO Format: Pick Sat or Sun as race day. Additional 4-stage PRO Race on Sunday.

  • Classic Superflow®: Riders may pick Saturday OR Sunday as their Race day.
    • 3 TIMED TRACKS, 5 RUNS, FASTEST ON EACH COUNTS!
  • Superflow® PRO: If you do the PRO format your entry gives you 2 days of racing.
    • Ride Saturday in the Fox Superflow® with up to 5 runs of each of the 3 tracks – you get a valid Saturday result for this classic format and this is included as a “practice day” on those 3 stages.
    • Ride Sunday in Fox Superflow® PRO with 1 single run on each of 4 tracks (3 plus the additional 4th PRO Stage).
    • In the PRO Race format , competitors will have to adhere to a strict start order and time frame – schedule below:

Superflow® PRO – SCHEDULE & START ORDER for THIS SUNDAY:

  • 11:00-11:30 LAZER
  • 12:00-12:30 FOX
  • 1:00-1:30 STANS
  • 2:00-2:30 MTB/MAXXIS PRO

REMEMBER NO VEHICLE OR TOW SHUTTLES ALLOWED.

New: GASGAS Electroflow™

Awesome to have GASGAS on board for our Electroflow™ eBike-specific classification! These bikes have just hit the Australian market – they have Spanish roots and are part of the Austrian-based Pierer Mobility Group (which Rocky Trail’s Austro-Australian Founders secretly love!), where the technology that goes into the big line-up of models benefits of the state-of-the-art manufacturing facility right in the heart of Europe.

These bikes are a bit CHEEKY, they’re all about FUN, ROOSTING, they’re ready shred and ROCK – we reckon they’ll fit right into our Rocky Trail community vibe, literally boosting the GASGAS Electroflow™ into its next chapter of the Superflow® history.

You’ll be able to demo and test ride these awesome bikes at MANY events across NSW, VIC, QLD and the ACT, of course! Let’s go!

Race Guide

Early registration will be available across the weekend.

  • 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
  • All track runs are live timed so check your result as you cross the line.
  • Prizes – Podium Gift Vouchers by MTB DIRECT for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each category will be emailed AFTER the weekend. Gift vouchers can be redeemed on MTB Direct’s extensive range of mountain biking gear and accessories.
  • New in 2024: MTB Direct Spirit Award Winner – one rider per race will be selected by the Rocky Trail panel based on merit, including determination, grit, endurance and engagement. The Spirit Award Winner will receive a MTB Direct Gift Card.

Destination Guide – Plan your Trip!

Accommodation:

Our event venue at Nerang MTB Park (in the National park) is only a 30min drive from the NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park and just a short drive up from the Gold Coast. 

How to Book: 

  • Address: 117 Brisbane Rd, Biggera Waters, QLD 4216
  • The Holiday Park is offering Rocky Trail Racers and Visitors a 10% discount from 01-03 March 2024.
  • To book, call or email the NRMA Jindabyne Holiday Park directly and quote the Reservation #220117Click here for contact details.

Weather information

Hot summer days with late afternoon storms. Slip Slop Slap the sunscreen and drink plenty of water. Both days a high of 30c

What else is on?

A good 300+ Rocky Trail Academy racers are on course on the Friday. Their race will finish at 1:30pm. Check the website for the tracks they are using, if you’re planning to come early and ride on the Friday. Check in with the crew and they can point you in the right direction.

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. Please sort rubbish into the waste bins and recycle bins. All Rocky Trail Events are Nature Tourism Eco-Certified. Find out more…

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 Content

We can’t wait to see you smashing it! After the event we will provide links for you to access content from the race. Be sure to download them after the race and share your stories with eeeeeveryone using:

#ROCKYTRAILRACER #FOXSUPERFLOW

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

Volunteers Welcome

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 light and dark blue colour range for 2024 : Rocky Trail 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!

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