(20km South of Townsville)
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Off ‘n’ On Bikes
37 Ross River Road, Townsville
Shop I7 Domain Central, 103 Duckworth Street, Garbutt
Top Brand Cycles
200 Charters Towers Rd, Hermit Park
The DH track at Mt Stuart was Townsville's first official mountain biking dedicated venue with permission from Townsville City Council to hold regular events and training here. This track has been built by many hardworking volunteers and under the steerage of Rockwheelers MTB.
The track is fast and flowy with lots of berms, a couple of drops and some nice big jumps.
The Stuart [XC] tracks are steep, rocky, twisty and unforgiving with plenty of obstacles to over come. However for better riders it is an excellent riding challenge. There is now a beginner's track in the area which is also challenging for newbie's. This area is used by motorbike trials riders, 4WD's and the Army, and the pistol club is close by so keep your head down.
Source: Townsville Rockwheelers
The [DH] run is approximately 2.8 kilometres long and regularly sees riders hitting 60km/hr, taking approx six minutes to complete a run.
Source: Enduro Magazine
28 February 2012