Redback MTB Stage Race

The Redback is a 4 day, 6 stage MTB race on the dusty trails surrounding Alice Springs in the very heart of Australia. With an infinite trail network and blue skies that stretch to the horizon – it’s the perfect holiday escape for single track die-hards.

What’s NEW for 2023?

  • NEW event structure with ‘A-Line’ (long) and ‘B-Line’ (short) course options.
  • NEW partnership with the local Central Australian Rough Riders MTB club.

What we love about The Redback

  • Easy race logistics – stay in the one hotel; roll to the start lines; NO car or support crew needed!
  • Conducted on the infinite single track network around Alice Springs – epic riding
  • NEW long and short options – so riders of all abilities can be part of it
  • Beautiful mid-winter riding – under clear blue skies with low 20’s temps
  • Friendly, social atmosphere – great for groups of mates + solos
  • Delivered with a personal touch – owned & organised by riders for riders

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