14 miles
Distance
2,566 ft
Climb
-2,563 ft
Descent
225 ft
High Point

Course subject to change before and on race day

Stage 1: (updated 15Jun2016)
Don't get too distracted with the views of Magnetic Island, Townsville's northern beaches or Coral sea. You'll need focus all your senses and faculties to hang onto this joyful roller coaster ride thru jungle, mangroves and open Savannah country. Some of the sweetest single track in the universe.

Local Trail Association
Townsville Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club (www.rockwheelers.com.au)
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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Targa 2016 - Pallarenda Stage mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    13 ft
  • Altitude start
    36 ft
  • Altitude end
    39 ft
  • Grade
    0.003%
  • Grade max
    -42.636%
  • Grade min
    41.656%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Smedley's
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 3:37am
      Apr 19, 2020
      Fully cut and no worries to ride. A fair bit of grass now lying on the trail but not too much trouble. See photos.
      Lagoon Trail
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 1:43pm
      Apr 18, 2020
      Lots more foot traffic at the minute!
      Under The Radar
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 1:43pm
      Apr 18, 2020
      Shelley Cove trail
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 1:43pm
      Apr 18, 2020
      All grass has been cut now (including Smedley's). Some scouring (not getting any better) and a fair few loose rocks.
      UTR Smedleys Link
      Apr 17, 2020 @ 1:21pm
      Apr 17, 2020
      Small erosion ruts but easily rideable reporter
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