A new adventure tourist experience is a step closer to fruition with Western Downs Regional Council awarding the design contract for new mountain bike trails at the Bunya Mountains.
A cool and damp morning wasn’t enough to stop a brave bunch of cyclists from completing the Brissie To The Bay ride on Sunday … only they weren’t in Brisbane!
Yarraman residents will also be celebrating after Friday’s announcement of Building Better Regions Fund projects, with $27,750 Federal cash to flow to the town.
Another cycling record has tumbled on the South Burnett Rail Trail.
More than 180 cyclists raced around Kingaroy’s streets on Sunday, braving blustery winds – and steep hills – to compete for line honours in the Queensland Road Race Championships.
Severals roads in Kumbia and Kingaroy will be closed this weekend for a major cycling event
Kingaroy looks set to play host to between 300 and 350 cyclists in early September, along with their friends, family, teams, support crew, media and fans.
The South Burnett and Brisbane Valley Rail Trails are now connected, thanks to a joint initiative by Nanango’s Heritage Bank and local cyclists.
A 240km ride to commemorate the 80th anniversary of a cycling record that still stands will be held on Saturday, June 8.
The South Burnett Regional Council will begin running a free 10-week program on the South Burnett Rail Trail soon to encourage more women and girls to take up cycling.
An endurance cycling race held on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail last Saturday drew more than 142 competitors, though only 132 managed to finish the gruelling course.
The McEuen Forestry area at the end of Wondai’s Mackenzie Street is becoming a popular playground for mountain bike riders.
Local MP Deb Frecklington has delivered an early Christmas present to Nanango resident Jakeb Dugdell who was one of four successful applicants in Round 4 of her Local Hero Grants program.
The South Burnett Mountain Bike Club has received approval to begin construction of a dedicated series of cycling trails through the Mceuen forestry area near Wondai.
Another little piece of South Burnett Rail Trail history was made on Saturday night when the South Burnett Mountain Bike Club held the first-ever public “Pizza Ride” between Kingaroy and Wooroolin.
A special social bike ride is being organised up and down the D’Aguilar Range to coincide with Blackbutt’s Avocado Festival on September 9.
An Extreme Challenge Bike Ride along the entire 167km length of Brisbane Valley Rail Trail between Wulkuraka to Yarraman on Saturday drew 119 riders, almost four times more than organisers expected.
When participants in South Burnett Relay For Life begin their long night of walking around the main oval at Kingaroy Showgrounds in October this year, they’ll have some new companions.
Kingaroy resident Josie Potter is licking her wounds but is back in one piece after her eventful Brissie To The Bay fundraiser for MS Queensland.
The South Burnett Mountain Bike Club has held two rides this year, both along different routes, and they’ve been very well attended.