One of the most respected and historic mountain bike marathons on the australian calendar returns in 2018 in a partnership with it's sister event the ' great otway gravel grind' (gogg) the otway odyssey was one of the first mountain bike events in the country to embrace the marathon format in 2007. Mountain bikes aren't just for the kids did you know there it is a world-renowned sport and the otway odyssey and great otway gravel grind (gogg) attracts not only fierce competition but competitors from all over australia you'd be forgiven your idea of mountain bike riding is from your childhood and surprised by the. Entries have opened for australia's most respected mountain bike marathon, the otway odyssey presented by focus which will see two new gravel road races added in 2017 line-up over the weekend of 24th-25th february for ten years, riders have travelled to the famous otway rainforest of forrest in south-western. Peta mullens claimed her fourth victory at the renowned 100km otway odyssey mtb marathon presented by focus, in forrest victoria today, saturday 25 february 2017, with tasman nankervis conquering the men's race the eleventh edition of the otway odyssey confirmed its' status again as the most. Otway odyssey mtb courses the otway odyssey courses have a solid reputation including some solid hills, some solid single track and provide some solid smiles at the end of the day if you are up for a challenge that delivers a massive reward, the otway odyssey is for you mountain bike riders will be taken on an. Otway odyssey (giant odyssey) the otway odyssey is the ultimate mountain bike marathon in australia with challenging, scenic, fun and flowing mountain bike courses each race includes some of the best mtb single track in australia, centred around the mountain biking mecca of forrest in the great otway national park.
The 11th otway odyssey was run in mild conditions on dry trails, a perfect mix for excellent racing in the men's and women's fields. Odyssey angels let's do this girls rapid ascent welcomes you to the odyssey angels a range of initiatives to support and encourage greater female participation at the otway odyssey and great otway gravel grind (gogg) powered by women for women, we can do this odyssey angels is as much about. Find out the latest news, stage reports, race scores and expert analysis from the 2010 otway odyssey cyclingnewscom: the world centre of cycling. The otway odyssey backstory if you have just tuned in to the otway odyssey ( where have you been) or maybe you're new to the event thanks to the introduction of the great otway gravel grind, then here is a bit of background so you can catch up to the rest of us because the otway odyssey has been around for a while.
Find out the latest news, stage reports, race scores and expert analysis from the 2011 otway odyssey cyclingnewscom: the world centre of cycling. Odyssey angels facebook group a new facebook group for female riders in the otway odyssey mtb and gravel grinds has been created what are you waiting for – head on over and join us join here this is a closed group set up and administered by women for women this is a place to meet, chat and.
The otway odyssey and great otway gravel grind presented by focus is one of australia's most respected off-road cycling events thanks to the quality of the courses with lung busting hills, blitzing descents and an electrifying race atmosphere that welcomes any rider – mountain bikers, roadies and gravel grinders all your. After a 3 year break from xcm racing and an 18 month hiatus from racing in general, i was excited to get back the 'eye of the tiger' at one of my favourite events on the australian mtb calendar- the otway odyssey i always had painful yet fond memories of this race and the 2016 edition would mark the 10th.
A week late, but a great race this is a proper marathon mtb race my race calendar each year takes shape around 4 key races these are races that i consider to be the 'classics' monuments in australia marathon mtb the giant odyssey is the first of the year (for information, the others are the convict,. The otway odyssey is one of australia's classic xcm races - and for 2017 the following day will have two gravel grinds making a weekend festival.