What a weekend it was in the mighty Otways

What a weekend it was in the mighty Otways for the Otway Odyssey presented by Focus and inaugural Great Otway Gravel Grind!

The eleventh edition of the Otway Odyssey confirmed its status again as the most challenging yet rewarding mountain bike marathon in Australia, courtesy of the thirst-building single track terrain. Over 1,200 mountain bikers hit the Forrest trails on Saturday for the 100km, 50km and 30km races.

And over 300 riders raced in the Great Otway Gravel Grind (The GOGG) the following day which led them along a scenic and at times challenging ride on the dirt roads winding through the Otway Ranges, across 97km and 49km courses.

We hope you had as much of a blast as we did, and we thank you for joining us on the weekend! Well done to all riders on their races, and we hope you enjoyed your post-race celebrations and relaxation.

Check out news from the weekend here, and here.

And jump over to the Facebook page for photos from the day.

If you raced and would like to purchase your race photos, head to Supersport Images.

We are currently locking in the dates for next year, but in the mean time – enjoy your riding! And we’ll see you in 2018! 

The Otway Odyssey and Great Otway Gravel Grind 2017

The Otway Odyssey

The Otway Odyssey presented by Focus is one of Australia’s most respected off-road cycling events thanks to the quality of the courses with lung busting hills, blitzing descents and an electrifying race atmosphere that welcomes any rider – mountain bikers, roadies and gravel grinders.

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