Welcome to Ingkerreke Commercial Mountain Bike Enduro

Welcome to an incredible riding event in Australia's Red Centre.

Australia's iconic Red Centre will host a feast of multi-day mountain biking goodness with the award-winning Ingkerreke Commercial MTB Enduro* packing in five days of incredible riding along the sweet single tracks and trails that explore the inspiring landscapes of the MacDonnell Ranges around Alice Springs, NT.

Riders will race through seven stages, enjoying the camaraderie of a shared challenge and emerge from the red centre dust with mountain biking tales tall and true (retold with poetic licence while recovering around the hotel pool each afternoon).

WHAT 5 day, 7 stage mountain bike stage race
WHEN 20th - 23rd August, 2015 (date and new details tbc end Sep 2014)
WHERE Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia (the Red Centre!)
WHY For the MTB experience of a lifetime
ENTRIES      Entry includes ALL LOGISTICS, an official event jersey for all 7 stage racers, plus more!


The Ingkerreke Commercial MTB Enduro (ICME) captures the spirit of the Red Centre by leading riders on a true off-road journey through the heart of Australia – complete with dust, sweat and tears along single tracks and 4wd trails that offer plenty of riding variety over the course of the week's riding... and all your logisitics covered!

Alice Springs is surrounded by kilometre after kilometre of hand built single track made especially for mountain bikes, which combined with the expanding network of 4WD tracks, dirt roads and access tracks, delivers is plenty of adrenalie-pumping riding in a place where the sun always shines.

C'mon, come eat up some serious dust with us in Australia's stunning heartland.


Video highlights of the 2014 event captured by rider Norm Douglas:

Also check out Rapid Ascent Events on Facebook for some great photo albums from the event. 


Check out this short clip filmed in March 2013 by the guys from FLOW Mountain Bike and Race Director John Jacoby.

If you'd like a copy of the FREE Ingkerreke Commercial MTB Enduro DVD, please email erica@rapidascent.com.au with your name and address.


* The 2011 event won the NT Tourism Brolga Award for the BEST FESTIVAL OR EVENT in the Northern Territory in a coup for mountain biking and tourism in the state. 


Latest News

Mather and Bennett are King and Queen of the red centre again

Friday, May 23, 2014
Ben Mather and Jo Bennett have won the five-day, seven-stage 2014 Ingkerreke Commercial MTB Enduro; just as they did together in 2009.

James Downing and Imogen Smith took ownership of the long stage

Thursday, May 22, 2014
James Downing powered home through the BMX track to win Stage 6 at the Ingkerreke Commercial MTB Enduro today; however Ben Mather still holds the yellow jersey series lead.

Mather hammers home to take the stage win and series lead

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Ben Mather absolutely blew the other riders away to take out the Ingkerreke Commercial MTB Enduro Stage 5 Night Race by over two minutes, and steal the series leader jersey.

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