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2023 AB Mechanical Gravel Championships - Powered by Giant Rockhampton

Sun, 3 Sep 2023
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2023 AB Mechanical Gravel Championships - Powered by Giant Rockhampton

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The 2023 AB Mechanical CQ Gravel Championships is co-hosted by Rockhampton MTB and Cycling Clubs on Sunday 3rd September.


Start/Finish Hedlow Creek Reserve Lake Mary Road, Lake Mary QLD 4703

The course

99% Gravel roads. You will require a basic level of experience and confidence in mountain/gravel biking and a good level of fitness and endurance. All 3 courses will be clearly marked with signage & arrows. Each track junction will have a sign with directions on which way to go, depending on which distance you are completing. There will also be course marshals at each significant turn. See maps and course descriptions for more detail.


There are multiple checkpoints along this course. Please make sure that you are aware of the checkpoints applicable to your distance.


Early Bird Pricing (Prior to 26th August)
* Long Course (70km) $30
* Medium Course (36km) $25
* Kids Gravel Grubs $5

Regular Pricing (After 26th August)
* Long Course (70km) $45
* Medium Course (36km) $35
* Kids Gravel Grubs $5

IMPORTANT: All Junior (U15 & U17) competitors in the Medium Course event MUST have a chaperone ride with them at all times. Please highlight chaperone details in the comments section of your entry

Schedule of Events (Sunday 3rd September)

Time Activity
7.00 - 7.45am Race number collection & Sign in
7.50am Compulsory Race Briefing (all events)
8.00am Race start (Long Course event)
8.30am Race start (Medium Course event)
8:45am Kids Gravel Grubs event

IMPORTANT: All competitors must be at the event hub and attend the race briefing prior to the first wave of riders leaving to ensure that no unnecessary traffic is present on the race course

Athlete Guide & Event Information

Event Information click here

All entrants must have a valid AusCycling Race (Road or Offroad) Licence. An Event Licence may be purchased no earlier than the day prior to the event if required through AusCycling.


We thank the following sponsors for coming onboard to sponsor our events:

AB Mechanical
Giant Rockhampton
Dean McLellan - Ray White Rockhampton
Milne Brothers
Olman Constructions
Faces by Ains
Morrison CQ Agencies
Wards Brewery


Silvia Smith (0400 483 102), Kyle Brannigan (0408 455 588) or Jake Keleher (0411 085 583)


Entry prices

Online pricing:

70km (long course)
36.5km (medium course)
Kids Gravel Grubs

A payment card fee may apply (calculated at checkout).

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