Four New Job Roles Open for Application at Westcycle

Western Australia Mountain Bike Strategy  Karri Cup, WA Start of the Trek50 Duo | Photographer: Jon Lloyd 
 Trail fairies working on Luvin Shovels, Kalamunda  WOW cover photo
  • Passionate about mountain biking and looking for a change of career? 
  • Do you have a strong understanding of the local WA mountain bike industry?
  • Put wheel to dirt on trails here, interstate and overseas?
  • Got the marketing &/ or commercial skills and experience to help WAMBA and Westcycle progress and promote key initiatives from the Western Australia Mountain Bike Strategy?

Here’s your opportunity to have a positive influence on the mountain biking industry in WA!

WAMBA has been working hard with the Department of Sport and Recreation and WestCycle in the last few years to secure two new paid mountain bike positions. Thanks to these important partnerships, these roles represent a significant injection of funding into the advancement of mountain biking in Western Australia within the next 12 months.

  • Mountain Bike Operations Manager
  • Mountain Bike Project Manager

Not only that . . . . . . . if you’ve been involved in high performance within mountain biking, or any other discipline/ sport, and want to be a part of defining the Western Australian High Performance plan and pathway for cycling, there’s a job waiting for you as well!

  • High Performance Manager

All the details can be found on the Westcycle website: http://www.westcycle.org.au/vacancies

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 04 September 2015.

Developing our future mountain bikers

Junior Development Camp Pemberton

Registrations for the MTBA Junior Development Camp being held on 6th - 9th October at Pemberton Mountain Bike Park are now open -https://www.registernow.com.au/mtba/ERegister.aspx?E=2671

This camp is not aimed at beginner or top elite riders, but U15 and U17 juniors who already ride/ race and want to improve their skills and knowledge of mountain biking (U19 riders will also be considered). The focus is on all types of riding, as past years have seen both XC and DH riders attend.

This is a great program from Mountain Bike Australia - MTBA to help grassroots junior development in WA.

More information can be found by downloading this document - Pemberton Junior Development Camp

For enquiries, email Rock and Roll Mountain Biking - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Who's up for a Dirty MTBing Weekend in Margs??

It's a double header - Margaret River Off Road Cycling Association - MRORCA are hosting the WAMBA XC State Champs on Saturday 19th September, while Sunday 20th will see Round 5 of the WAGE Gravity EnduroWhy not enter both races??

Wharncliffe Mill Bush Retreat will be hosting the race village all weekend, with refreshments, food, bike repairs and entertainment.

Like the Margs Dirty Weekend Facebook page to stay up to date with the latest on the weekend!

For registration for both events, follow the below links:


If you're not a rider but would like to help out, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Margs Dirty MTBing Weekend

 

 

Congratulations Reece Tucknott, Jordan Prochyra and Sam Hill!!

Reece Tucknott WAMBA XC State Series Race 2 

    Jordan Prochyra WA DH State Series Race 3

                                     Sam Hill Pemberton WAGE

Three of WA's top riders have been selected to represent Australia at the upcoming UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships in Vallnord, Andorra from August 31 to September 6.

Congratulations to Reece Tucknott (XCO), Jordan Prochyra (DH) and Sam Hill (DH) on your achievements. We wish you all the best for the World Champs!

We will be following our Aussie team on Facebook over the coming weeks.

For more info and the latest news, visit MTBA  - http://www.mtba.asn.au/news/2406-australian-team-announced-for-upcoming-uci-world-championships

Photographers: Naomi Halford (L), Kathy Carruthers (T), Anthony Jones (B)

Nominations now close on Tuesday 22nd September

WAMBA would like to advise that the closing date for nominations for the WAMBA National MTB Championships Junior State Team has been extended to COB Tuesday 22nd September (from 31st August).

This gives all of our junior riders the chance to race their respective age groups in the State Championships (DH and/or XC) before submitting their application to be part of the state team.

Further to this, any junior rider who wins their age group race at their state championships will be viewed favourably for selection in the state team.

Selected riders will join other experienced riders who have had great performances throughout the last 12 months - providing that rider chooses to be part of the state team by submitting an application before the closing date of 22nd September.

Download further information and the application form here:

A Word version of the nomination form can be requested by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

WAMBA Junior State Team 

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