Challenge open for female mountain bike riders

The Mountain Bike Challenge will attract a big field.

The Mountain Bike Challenge will attract a big field.

The Bendigo Mountain Bike Club is preparing for its third annual Mountain Bike Challenge for women and girls.

The May 27 event is based around fun and the club encourages all women and girls who have an interest in bike riding to attend the event.

The challenge is a relay marathon event, with riders completing a 6km loop as many times as they can over a two or three hour period. 

Sponsored by The Bendigo Club, Bendigo Cycles, Yogaharra and Fusion Physio,  $2500 worth of prizes are on offer including a specialised mountain kike for all online entries.

The event kicks off at 9am at the club’s home in Wattle Drive Spring Gully.

Online registration open until Wednesday, May 23 at www.entryzone.com.au