Each year the Mountain Bike club holds the Down South MTB Festival to raise money to continue to maintain and develop the trails around the Dunsborough MTB Skills Development Park. This year we are again working with the MRORCA club to organise a weekend of mountain biking fun, including serious racing, skills clinics, kids races and more… Click Here
You don’t have to be a country club member to join in on any of these group rides, but you will need to wear an Australian standards cycling helmet and suitable footwear/clothing. Please refer to our GROUP RIDE web page for important details on all of our rides.
Saturday mornings 6.30-9.00 meet outside of The Green Room on Seymour Blvd in Dunsborough.
Tuesdays and Thursday mornings 6.30-7.45 am meet outside of Christian Fletcher Photo Images on Dunn Bay Road in Dunsborough.
Tuesdays and Thursday mornings 6.00-7.00 am meet outside of The Green Room on Seymour Blvd in Dunsborough.
Friday mornings 9.00-10.00 am meet at the country club.
Visitors are most welcome to join in on any of our group road-bike rides (free), or to pay a $5 user fee to go explore the club’s mountain bike trails for up to 5 days (all funds raised go towards trail maintenance). Please register and pay at the Clubhouse on Gifford Road.
Other useful links:
West Australian Mountain Bike Association (WAMBA) is the state representative body for the West Australian mountain bike community. A volunteer organisation, WAMBA works collaboratively with key stakeholders to identify, develop and sustain mountain bike experiences in Western Australia. And also acts as a resource for clubs looking for help on trail advocacy and grants, and co-ordinates the racing calendar.
Covering the Meelup, Secret Whicher and Middle Earth trails, the Cape Mountain Bikers group advocates for the creation of sustainable trails in the City of Busselton, Western Australia.
For all of your local bike needs: hire, repairs, parts, accessories and even a new bike, swing into Bike Shed Dunsborough on Clark Street. They’ll look after you with honest, friendly and professional service. Lee and Graham offer advice about hiring, buying or riding the most appropriate bike and gear for you!
They’re open Mon-Fri 9.30 am – 5 pm, and on Saturday from 9.30 am – 1.00 pm.
If you live local or are heading Down South for a well earned break, RideLocal offer mountain biking instructor led rides or courses to learn new tricks and/or refine existing MTB skills. These rides and courses are designed to help riders feel more comfortable and gain confidence when tackling the Dunsborough-Meelup mountain bike trails.
Margaret River Find the Fun!
Mobile App for Android and Apple devices. Works without the Internet. Works in all of those pesky mobile black spots. Never get lost again on the trails! The App shows you where to start and finish and where you are at any given time on the trails. Shows you the complete country club trails, as well as road rides and the best of the region’s mountain biking areas. The main group road-bike rides are all mapped and described in the App, so if you should get dropped, you can find your way back to the coffee shop. Developed by two Dunsborough locals. Get it today! It’s free and very handy. Go to Google Play or the App Store now.
Bike fit tips
Local physio and rider Ben Liston has put together a page of useful tips for making sure you are comfortable on your bikes. Check it out here!