Welcome to the Simpson Desert Bike Challenge - the 30th edition of the annual mountain bike challenge across the Australian Simpson Desert covering roughly 500km over 10 stages.
This is my overland and mountain bike adventure for 2016...
The event will start on the 27th September 2016 in Purni Bore, South Australia and finish five days later in Birdsville, Queensland.
|Simpson Desert Bike Challenge - 2015 Route|
|Typical track conditions|
Race Event Website: DesertChallenge.org
We will be fundraising for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Australia. Take a look at the following page:
Here are a few extra details:
The Support Vehicle: 2007 Toyota Prado GXL 3.0 Diesel with long range fuel tank, 220l of water, roof rack, fridge, UHF radio, tyre compressor, rear drawers (mostly containing food).
The Bikes: Specialized Fuse 27.5x3.0 6Fattie and Specialized fatboy
Training: Check out my profile on Strava
Equipment: To be confirmed
Martin's riding Stats for 2016:
- Stage 1: Strava Segment
- Stage 2: Strava Segment
- Stage 3: Strava Segment
- Stage 4: Strava Segment
- Stage 5: Strava Segment
- Stage 6: Strava Segment
- Stage 7: Strava Segment
- Stage 8: Strava Segment
- Stage 9: Strava Segment
- Stage10: Strava Segment
The Strava Segment details and current leaderboard: