27 August 2021 -
28 August 2021
Two options:
1) Ride the full length of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail in under 24-hours from Esk to Wulkuraka to Esk to Yarraman and return to Esk. BVRT E2Ex2 x 322 km
2) Ride 150 kms from Esk to Blackbutt and return to Esk in under 12-hours
The E2Ex2 starts at 7.00 pm on Friday night and runs all night and through the following day.
The BVRT 150 km starts at 5.00 am on Saturday morning and runs until 5.00 pm
This event will be the fourth BVRT Ultra Extreme 322 km gravel cycling distance challenge on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail. Last year there were over 70 starters and two E2Ex2 records were broken- in 2021 it will be bigger and better.
Everyone's a winner - just completing the course is a major achievement.
This is 24-hour gravel adventure cycling for a total distance of 322 km with a net height gain of 375 metres on a challenging track.
Following the code of the Tour Divide, this "challenge is based on the purest of wagers: the gentlemen's bet or agreement. Nothing to win or lose but honor."
The only prize will be the satisfaction of a completing the challenge and all finishers will get a custom BVRT E2EX2X24 or BVRT 150x12 cycling jersey custom designed for this event.
Participants are expected to be self-sufficient, but there will a safety team available to give assistance if required. There will be food bag drops at Fernvale, Esk, Moore, and Yarraman.
Mobile phone, GPS and power-banks, adequate water, powerful off road lights and sufficient batteries to last 10 hours, a basic first aid kit including TWO snake bite bandages (one is not enough), a puncture repair kit and basic tools, and light-weight, warm clothing are all essential kit.
This is an event for experienced and very fit cyclists only. It's unsuitable for anyone who has not had experience of riding 150 - 300 km off-road in a single day.
This event is unsuitable for anyone who has medical problems unless certified as fit to do it by your doctor.
Bicycles must be suitable for riding off-road – mountain bikes, cyclocross bikes or gravel bikes only.
Please join the private BVRT E2Ex2/150 Facebook Group where participants can ask questions, share information, offer training advice, and hang out with fellow participants:
Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Users Association reserves the right to postpone this event in the event of adverse weather conditions or other such factors that could affect the safety of participants.
We are all ambassadors for our sport - the BVRT code of conduct must be followed at all times.
You take part in this event entirely at your own risk.
 Event information
Friday, 27 August 2021
Saturday, 28 August 2021
See map below
Registration is closed
322 km
Starts at 7:00 PM

Price per participant
Price $160.00 + fee
Fee: 5% per participant
150 km
Starts at 6:00 AM

Price per participant
Price $140.00 + fee
Fee: 5% per participant

BVRT 24-Hour Challenge 2021

  • Brisbane
  • Australia