HMBA XC Race Report – Awaba – Round 5 – 18/07/21

This months round found us affected by covid restrictions once again, so our numbers were down on previous rounds. (Thanks to all those who stayed away because of restriction rules) The sun was shining on a perfect winters day. The trails were riding as good as they ever have.  Our course had us heading straight … Continue reading HMBA XC Race Report – Awaba – Round 5 – 18/07/21

HMBA XC Race Report – Singleton – Round 4 – 20/06/21

The club June XC race was run at the Singleton Maison Dieu TSR track this month trialing a more standard graded set lap format rather than the previous 3 hour races that have been run in Singleton. We will be asking for feedback from the club members on the race format for the non-Awaba rounds … Continue reading HMBA XC Race Report – Singleton – Round 4 – 20/06/21

HMBA XC Race Report – Round 3 – 16/05/21

The first Winter Round of racing saw a brisk start for riders, as the temps stayed under 10 degrees for the start of the race. The bacon was sizzling on the BBQ and the coffee was brewing at the Van. The Kids XC Race was first off at 8:30 on the development track, with great … Continue reading HMBA XC Race Report – Round 3 – 16/05/21

HMBA XC Race Report – Round 2 – 18/04/21

After the showery day Saturday, Sunday turned out fine and sunny for the second round of XC racing at Awaba for 2021. Dean had set a sympathetic "6km" course to welcome everyone back from the Easter Chocolate binge with the course having as little climbing as is probably possible for the Awaba trails (but seemingly … Continue reading HMBA XC Race Report – Round 2 – 18/04/21

HMBA XC Race Report – Round 1 – 17/01/21

Racing got back underway on Sunday 17/1/21 for the new year - fingers crossed we can pull together a full season. Congrats to Liam McGuire and Olivia Gollan for taking Mens and Womens line honours - always a tough ask after the Christmas lay off. Thanks to Mark W for the below thoughts on XC … Continue reading HMBA XC Race Report – Round 1 – 17/01/21