England and Hughes light up The Redback

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Former professional road racer Michael England and Edwina Hughes have been crowned the champions of The Redback 2016, the six-stage, four day mountain biking stage race in Alice Springs across arguably some of the most amazing courses in the whole of Australia.

Pain, sweat and gears for Atkinson

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Dual Olympian and world champion triathlete Courtney Atkinson is about to pack his bike, boards and brawn, and leave the Gold Coast behind to seek out some challenges of a different kind.

Shaun Lewis on riding and The Redback

Friday, June 24, 2016
We sat down with Shaun Lewis, The Redback (2013) runner-up, Swell Specialized team rider, Australian representative at World Championship level in both XCO and XCM. Take 5 and get to know the man a little better…

Early Bird Special - Lasseters Hotel

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Book before 30th April to receive a FREE room upgrade at Lasseters Hotel, 4 star luxury accommodation in a prime Desert Springs position.

Book your 2016 mountain biking holiday to central Australia with The Redback

Monday, March 7, 2016
The Redback provides four days and six stages of some of the most inspiring mountain biking Australia has to offer, racing along the jaw-dropping trails around Alice Springs, Northern Territory.

Rapid Ascent's John Jacoby wins prestigious adventure award

Thursday, October 29, 2015
John Jacoby, founder and Director of Rapid Ascent, has won the prestigious Australian Geographic Society “Adventurer of the Year” Award, as announced at the awards presentation in Sydney on 28 October.


Race Day

17 Aug 2017 7:00AM