The 2021 South Burnett Ride 4 Relay looks set to break its $24,000 fundraising target after a generous last-minute donation.
Cycling fans flicking through the official guide for this year’s Tour de France may well take a second look when they spot the town name “Nanango”.
Yarraman’s Finish Line Festival may become an annual event after its inaugural outing on Saturday drew a bumper roll-up of close to 1000 people.
Nanango played host to 33 cyclists from the Sunshine Coast last week much to the delight of local businesses.
Mountain bike racing will be returning to the South Burnett next month with Wondai hosting Round 1 of the South-East Queensland Mountain Bike Series.
The Link trail that connects Yarraman to Kingaroy via Nanango is barely a year old, but it is now about 60 per cent bigger.
A new adventure tourist experience is a step closer to fruition with the awarding of a design contract for new mountain bike trails at the Bunya Mountains.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The South Burnett’s annual Relay for Life fundraising effort will have a new addition this year: a 330km “Ride For Relay”.
The South Burnett’s new mountain bike riding club hopes to develop extra single riding trails in the Mceuen State Forestry area near Wondai to complement the South Burnett Rail Trail.
A new club for South Burnett mountain bike riders had its first outing in the Wondai State Forest last Sunday.
The first stage of an “End-To-End” bicycle ride along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail will take place this weekend.