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Victorian Downhill Series 2016/17 – R4 Mt Buller
January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017
Hit the new year hard at Mt Buller, Round 4 of the Victorian Downhill Series powered by Chain Reaction Cycles (VDHS).
The downhill racing in Victoria picks up again on Jan 21st & 22nd at Mt Buller and the marks penultimate round of the 2016-2017 series. The excitement begins as soon as you’ve checked in at the Chain Reaction Cycles registration tent. There will be rocks, berms, roots and ramps all under the tree cover of Mt Buller before bursting out into fast flowing sections.
Who can ride?
You don’t have to be a pro to come and give downhill a try at the VDHS either. There are categories for Beginner, Hardtail, Sport, Expert and Elite Riders, with categories further split into male age groups and a separate female elite category. If you want to find out more about categories check out the Age Groups page and The Start Gate page on the VDHS website.
How can I register to race?
If you haven’t registered to race yet, what are you waiting for? The VDHS and Chain Reaction Cycles have teamed up with Nukeproof (Principle Bike Partner of the VDHS) to offer one lucky registrant the chance to win a jaw dropping prize . All registrants are entered into the draw to win a Nukeproof Pulse Comp 2017 Bike Frame and Sam Hill finishing kit. Click on the banner below to register (registration opens soon).
Where can I find out more about Nukeproof?
If you you want to get your hands on the latest Nukeproof bling or get the Sam Hill look you can shop the full range on the Chain Reaction Cycles website.
I’ve registered, what do I need to bring with me?
If you have signed up, you are probably excited about getting on the road in January. If you haven’t been to the VDHS before you might be asking yourself what you need to pack or if there are any bike preparations needed.
“You can find a full checklist of everything you will need to race and some top setup tips …. on the VDHS website”
January comes round quickly and with the holidays falling in December it’s the perfect time make sure you and your bike are race ready. You can find a full checklist of everything you will need to race and some top setup tips on the Rules & Regulations and DH Setup 101 pages on the VDHS website. If you need to pick up a few parts, some protective clothing or you want to treat yourself to a whole new downhill machine you can find everything on the Chain Reaction Cycles website.
Our Top Tip: The holiday season gives you lots of prep time, and you can make lots of savings in the Chain Reaction Cycles Christmas Store.
Still not sure what it’s all about?
If all that hasn’t got you stoked yet, check out the video from last years race below.
If you liked the video, you can check out more videos and pictures from Chain Reaction Cycles by using the social links at the bottom of this page.