PEMBERTON

Kicking off 2019, we are seeking summer shelter in the cool Karri Forrest of Pemberton Mountain Bike Park. Being dry and loose at this time of year, we hope to bring you some new features which weren’t available in Winter of 2018. Plenty of accommodation opportunities and swimming areas around to soak up the Pemby vibes.  

Premium Registration Close Tuesday midnight before event

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Late Registration Close Friday midnight before event

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Race Date

Sunday, 24th Feb 2019

Practice – Sat, 23rd Feb

Race Location

Pemberton MTB Park

Pemberton, WA

Race Briefing

Whippets 8:15am

Main Event 10:15am

Race Start

Whippets 8:30am

Main Event 10:30am

Race Finish

Whippets 10:00am

Main Event 1:00pm

Presentations

Whippets when ready

Main Event 1:30pm

fAST FACTS

  • ENTRIES LIMITED TO 320 AND MAY SELL OUT PRIOR TO TIMERS EXPIRING.
  • DURING LATE REGISTRATION PERIOD, A $15 LATE FEE APPLIES AND LUNCH NOT CATERED FOR.
  • AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT AND REGISTER EARLY!
  • NEW COMPETITORS TO THIS SERIES CAN COLLECT RACEPLATE AT MORNING CHECKIN
  • PLEASE BRING YOUR RACEPLATE IF YOU ARE A RETURNING COMPETITOR TO THIS 2019 SERIES.

 WAGE WHIPPETS U13

Our young guns will be setting the pace with their racing to commence before the Main Event. If you are getting in some last minute practice, you must give way to racing Whippets. Failure to do so may result in injuries and a 5 minute time penalty will apply to Main Event competitors . Please move aside and cheer them on! Parents/guardians are welcome to shadow the Whippets and is encouraged for their confidence and safety. Whippets must return to the Centre of Gravity to return wristbands. Presentations will follow as soon as possible with certificates awarded to all and medals awarded to Top 3 competitors. Whippets light lunch is also provided when ready/where available.

SANCTIONED mtba tier 2 event

Tier 2 – 1.00x National Cup Points earned for this event. WA Gravity Enduro has all 7 2019 events registered with the MTBA National Cup system allowing competitors to set their ranking against all Australian MTBA Recognised Events. 

Latest Event Information

 

08/01/2019 Registrations are now open! Head to https://eventplus.net/WAG19

Pemberton Mountain Bike Park

A picturesque mountain bike park with a heap of extra activities to be had during your visit, The Pemberton Mountain Bike Park is a jewel hidden beneath towering Karri Trees deep in the south-west of the State.

Keeping cool in the warmer summer months, Pemberton is a brilliant location with fast flowy trails and some rocky sections thrown in for good measure.

Accommodation is a short wheelie from the trails with the neighbouring Pemberton Caravan Park being upgraded with new toilets and camp facilities, ‘glamping’ options, camping and caravaning. Plus the Pemberton Town Centre is a short walk or ride with many other accommodation options, food and drink and other facilities available.

We look forward to kicking off 2019 at Pemberton!

Course Map

The course map is released on the Monday prior to the event to assist with limiting practice as much as possible to assist with a level playing field. Additionally, this assists with trail sustainability and limits maintenance.

For events at private locations, we will release as soon as possible. For events in public MTB areas, we usually release the Course Map on the Monday before the event weekend.

As usual, the Course Map is the intended race course, but is always subject to changing trail conditions, people flying over-the-bar’s, Act’s of God, Act’s of WAGE, weather conditions and spider-webs.

Gravity Enduro Mountain Bike Race

Multi-stage race. Timed descents and untimed climbs

Sign-posted and bunted course

Don’t cheat yourself or your mates – stay on track

St John Ambulance on-site

Professional Medical Assistance available

Toilets

Portable or connected nearby

Race Village

Great atmosphere, questions answered and supplies

Volunteers and Fund Raising

Perks for vollies and funds donated to the trails

Gift Vouchers and Prizes

Heaps of prizes ready to be won for all

Elite's and Professionals

Cold hard cash for the cream-of-the-crop

Professional Race Timing

We use the best Enduro World Series system

Hydration and Sustenance

Free water and free light meal with Prem. Registration

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enter? Easy. Just click on the ‘ENTER NOW’ button located throughtout the website. This will take you to your registration portal. If you are new to the registration portal, a one-time profile will need to be filled out. Returning competitors simply enter their email address, select their event and arrive at the Race Village on race-day to collect your timing chip and raceplate.

How much does it cost? We strive to keep our entry fees as affordable as possible. Entry fees vary based on your category and start from only $29 for the Under 13’s. Insurance selection and location can slightly vary the price, but we try to stay as consistent as possible.

Where is the course map? Gravity Enduro is all about riding the course with little to no knowledge of the course. This helps create a more level playing field and better tests your mountain biking skills. We usually release the course map on the Monday before the weekend’s race.

Do I have to go to race briefing? Yes. Race briefing is mandatory and occurs at the race village 15 minutes before race start. It is essential that you get a full report on the course (and any potential changes), safety requirements and to ensure everyone starts the race from the same location.

Can I shuttle between stages?  No. Anyone caught doing so will be automatically disqualified.

I missed registration! We can accept late registration online and on the day plus a $15 surcharge. Places are limited and may not be possible if the event is sold out.

Can I get a refund? From the Monday at 9am before the race weekend, refunds, transfers to other competitors or credits are not possible. Before Monday 9am, yes, we can offer a full refund minus 10% administration fees. 

PLACES ARE LIMITED AND ENTRIES MAY CLOSE BEFORE THE SCHEDULED CLOSING TIMES WHEN FULL.