Rider Briefing | Fox Superflow® Rockhampton QLD 2023

Welcome to the Fox Superflow® sealed by Stan’s in Rockhampton!

Welcome to Round 3 of the QLD Superflow 2023 season. Returning back North to the Central QLD region of Rockhampton. We always enjoy reuniting with our North QLD riders and friends and seeing the volume of riders from South East QLD making the road trip up. The tracks at First Turkey are well worth the visit with so many more available to enjoy. Buckle up we are in for some hectic racing this weekend!

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

First Turkey MTB Park, 249 German St, Norman Gardens QLD, Australia Click here for directions!

This event is supported by Rockhampton Regional Council. Rockhampton’s premier mountain bike trail network, First Turkey, is situated on the side of Mount Archer (Nurim) National Park offering 33 trails for all skill levels. Our event hub will be located within the grassy parkland area.

The Event Hub has ample onsite parking for all with plenty of space for team/family/group marquees. If you are setting up a marquee come close to the event hub area, everyone is welcome.

Social catchup for all the Rocky Trail racers. Sat arvo join the CREW for pizza and drinks under the redbull tent on site. Let Jo know if you are joining us. Sunday night still in town lets celebrate another cracking weekend of racing with dinner at a local venue. Chat with Jo

Parking:

  • Ample on site parking – look for the Flags in the carpark and drive into the large grass area. Do not park in the residential streets!

Track Guide

This weekend 3 Fox Superflow tracks are operating both days with the added PRO track on Sunday only.

  • Fox – Fan favourite Megatron. Length 1.9km Vert.190m
  • Stan – Ever popular K-9. Length 1.6km Vert 180m
  • Lazer – The Clubs choice for “best bang for your buck” “Whiteys” into “Cactus”. Length 1.2km Vert. 100m
  • MTB Direct PRO Stage (Sunday only) – For the Pro’s “Jackhammer” into “Smoke Screen”. Length 1.6km Vert. 190m

Note the Rocky Trail Academy is on Friday! Tracks are not the same as the Superflow so you are welcome to practise.- Click here for info!

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.

Camping & Accommodation

Please note, official camping is not allowed at the event. Please see our destination guide for all the accommodation options available, including a group booking offer and airport shuttle services from the CQ University. Click here for the #rockytrailracer Destination Guide to Rockhampton!

Event Services

  • At this race you get to clock in times on both Saturday AND Sunday, you don’t have to pick a race day. You are all awarded for the extra travel to the great trails at Rocky!
  • Registration Tent with live timing, merch and race info
  • Redbull Tent
  • Spuds to Go will be serving up the best lunch in Rocky!
  • Coffee 2 U 4 U on site both days
  • Giant Rockhampton Neutral bike support in case of a mechanical
  • Music and live race updates
  • Professional First Aid
  • 3 Port a loos on site
  • Limited water on site – please bring amply personal supply

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

Perfect Racing conditions – 12c/25c – sunshine all day

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, full weekend of racing available . This event offers the PRO Stage on the Sunday in addition.

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

Superflow® PRO Stage Format: 4 TIMED Tracks (ie, one additional one to the 3 stages), 5 runs, Fastest on each counts. You get the Pro Result in addition to the 3-stage classic format. More info & Pro Format FAQ’s here…

REMEMBER NO VEHICLE OR TOW SHUTTLES ALLOWED.

  • At EVERY RACE we are offer 3 epic, gravity enduro stages called Fox, Stans & Lazer, plus an additional 4th Pro Track for this event.
  • Racing is all weekend .
  • 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.

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.

Insurance

Have you got your insurance sorted for the day? 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/

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.

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? STANS IS THE SPOT TO GRAB A PHOTO 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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