53.5 miles
Distance
4,718 ft
Climb
-4,597 ft
Descent
745 ft
High Point

Note: Ross River Dam trails in this route are for authorised Rockwheelers members only i.e. those who've completed the online induction, signed-in and adhere to all conditions of entry. Fines may apply.

Three MTB venues in one ride: Cape Pallarenda, Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve, Ross River Dam.

Linked by road, cycle tracks and other tracks.

Detailed Description
2015 Targa Townsville is a 53 mile intermediate race route located near Townsville. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 32 trails. This route climbs 4,718 ft with a max elevation of 745 ft then descends -4,597 ft.
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Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club (www.rockwheelers.com.au)
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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for 2015 Targa Townsville mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 21 min
  • Altitude change
    119 ft
  • Altitude min
    3 ft
  • Altitude start
    36 ft
  • Altitude end
    154 ft
  • Grade max
    -42.7%
  • Grade min
    50.1%
  • Distance climb
    20 miles
  • Distance down
    20 miles
  • Distance flat
    13 miles
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Under The Radar
Mar 23, 2024 @ 11:09pm
Mar 23, 2024
Extremely overgrown, grass is 8ft high and blocking the trail. Areas where prickle bushes also cover the trail. More like surfing your bike through a wall of grass. Can't wait to ride again when conditions change.
Wobbegong
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