FINAL EVENT INFORMATION: We encourage all riders to download and read the 'Event Program' before race weekend. This contains all the final event information like schedule, course maps, race rules, and more… and is essential reading for competitors. CLICK HERE FOR MORE
Categories and prizes
Combined races categories
A combined race category for gravity riders to determine an overall weekend winner. Race the two designated gravity events to contest the Gravity Gods combined races category - your race times will be added together with the winners being awarded the exclusive 'Gravity God / Goddess’ title.
- ABOM Downhill.
- Gravity Enduro (the overall winner must ride the pro course only).
A combined race category for X-Country riders to determine an overall weekend winner. XC riders must compete in the two designated XC events to contest and we will add up your your race times with the winners being recognised as the weekend's XC Whippet champions (male and female).
- 42km Epic Trail point to point
- 20km Corn Hill grand prix
Individual race categories
The following categories will be recognised across all events.
Age categories will be taken from your age on 31st March, 2019:
- Under 15 - male and female
- Under 17 - male and female
- Under 19 - male and female
- Sport - male and female
- Expert - male and female
- Elite - male and female
- Veteran (30-39yrs) - male and female
- Masters (40-49 years) - male and female
- Super Masters (50+) - male and female
- E-bikes *
CLICK HERE for an explanation of these categories and guidelines on which one to select.
* E-Bikes are welcome
We welcome anyone riding a pedal assisted e-bike into any of the races conducted over the weekend. E-bike riders will start with all other riders but will be competing just against other e-bike riders and not against those riding a traditional bike.
Pedal assisted e-bikes may not have a power output greater than 250watts or a powered speed faster than 25km/hr.
The Gravity Enduro event forms part of the Victorian Enduro Tour, as such, all Shimano Bike Buller Festival events are aligned to the Tour's categorisation system. Your age category is determined by your age on the day of the final race of the series on 31 March 2019.
Medals and/or prizes will be awared to 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category in each race as well as for the combined race categories.
No age categories or overall places will be recorded in any of the kids specific rides as they are based around participation and encouraging every rider to give it a go and have fun on their bikes.
Victorian Gravity Tour
The Gravity Enduro race held on Sunday will be round #3 of the 2018 - 2019 Victorian Gravity Tour. Click here for further details on the Tour
- Race 1, 10 – 11 November 2018. Albury Wodonga MTB Club
- Race 2, 22 – 24 February 2019. Mt Beauty.
- Race 3, 9 - 10 March 2019. Shimano Bike Buller Festival.
- Race 4, 30 – 31st March 2019. Falls Creek