Special Events

Head for the Hills is constantly working hard to deliver regular development programs, but every now and then something super special pops up! Guest coaches, trips and opportunities to ride with the pro’s all live on this page.

Connor Fearon demonstrates line choice through corners

Connor Fearon in a guest coaching session

Intro to Gravity Enduro Racing – Eagle MTB Park

Get a feel for Gravity Enduro racing without the pressure of the clock or the need to complete all of the stages. Head for the Hills will take you on a guided ride on some of the Gravity Enduro SA race stages, finishing just in time to watch the main event start!

Recommended Age:12 +

Details

Details for the Intro to GE Ride are:

Date: Sunday July 5, 2020
Recommended Minimum Age: 12 years
Cost: $15 per rider
Max Group Size: 8 riders per group
Start & Finish: Eagle MTB Park – Enter via Monument Car Park (map here)
Time: 8:00am – 10:00am
A mountain biker rides around a bermed corner

Gravity Enduro racing is a great mix of competitive and social riding

Please Bring:

  • Bike in good working order
  • Full-faced helmet, knee & elbow guards, full finger gloves & long sleeve jersey/shirt (all compulsory)
  • Water & snacks
  • Weather appropriate clothing

The aim of this program is to give riders an opportunity to gain experience on actual race tracks before committing to a full race event. Although these rides are guided by accredited coaches, we highly recommend participants have attended some formal skills development sessions and talk to their coach before booking to ensure they are ready for this program.

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Eagle MTB Park XCO Course Recon Ride

Get a jump on your competition at the AMBC XCO race at Eagle MTB Park! Head for the Hills coach Griffin Knight is leading a guided course recon ride on Saturday July 25. Get tips, ask questions, test sections and line up with confidence on Sunday!

Recommended Age:15 +

Details

Details for the XCO Recon Ride are:

Date: Saturday July 25, 2020
Recommended Minimum Age: 15 years
Cost: $15 per rider
Max Group Size: 10 riders per group
Start & Finish: Eagle MTB Park – Enter via Monument Car Park (map here)
Session Times:
Session 1 9:00am – 11:00am
Session 2 11:30am – 1:30pm
A group of mountain bike riders prepare to race in Anstey Hill Recreation Park

Pre-riding the course before race day is crucial to prepare properly

Please Bring:

  • Bike & helmet in good working order
  • Water & snacks
  • Weather appropriate clothing

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