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French Line Route Survey – 2015

In 2015 the Simpson Desert Bike Challenge featured a new route traversing the French Line.   Video of the French Line Survey – Alan Keenleside (Race Director) Here is a blow by blow description of what to expect when you tackle the big dune country. So what’s it going to be...
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Are you tough enough….or crazy enough?

Story from ‘The Australian’ lifestyle magazine, 18th April 2015 Entries are open for the 2015 Simpson Desert Bike Challenge. Any takers? Before you get a rush of blood to the head and sign up, you should know that this 480km, five-day race from Purnie Bore to Birdsville, across the heart...
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May Newsletter – Tubeless and Puncture Management, Legends Return

This month we feature some great advice and video on managing tubeless tyres and punctures on your fatbike. Also the return of the silly old fart (legends) plus the meanderings of Grim through outback Australia. Not to mention some very interesting sponsor messages about Fat Tyres and Comfy Handgrips. CLICK...
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November Newsletter – Race Report Feature

This month featuring: When things go wrong Amazing Fundraising Race Directors blow by blow report Winner Ronn Slusser’s story Click Here for the November Newsletter...
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2013 Race Updates

You’ll get the blow by blow account as the drama unfolds with details of the winners, losers and carnage.   Day 5 – Final Placings 5th Oct 2013 Well it’s all over now bar the drinking. Ronn Slusser rode a strong and consistant race winning every stage. While Ronn had a...
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2013 Rider Profiles

The Lineup for 2013 Click on image for information, use <- and -> for next and previous   Riders with no picture Rider: 13 Name: Doug Mitchell Category: U40 – Male Desert Attempts – 1st timer Race Strategy : At the time of going to print we hadn’t heard from...
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April Newsletter now available

Features this month include:- Cool Bike Frame could be yours Track conditions in the desert Desert Romance Wayne’s world gear report ….and more...
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Muru Cycles donate a very cool bike frame

Simpson Desert Bike Challenge would like to announce that we have Muru Cycles on board for 2013. Muru have generously donated one of their Witjira Frames, with the SDBC logo sandblasted into it! We plan to offer this frame to the highest bidder at our charity auction at the end...
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Mud Mud Mud – revisiting 2004

The 2004 Race was not the toughest year due to cooler climate and firmer sand….but ooh the mud. Storms moved in dumping massive amounts of water in the desert.  Have a look at these photos from the event. PS. See if you can’t spot a much younger more virile Grim in...
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