2017 Dirt de Femme
Sunday 7 May 2017
The 2016 Dirt de Femme has been run and won by the talented Emily Parkes, receiving the winners cheque of $500.00.
Cycle Education is a proud sponsor, organiser and suppor of women into mountain biking.
The 2016 Dirt de Femme is now in it's 4th year with new and exciting sponsors, cash prizes, junior entry discounts and lots more.
This year there is on offer are two excellent courses offering a fun and exciting challenge. Our course planners will provide you with a bit of a challenge but will let you embrace the fun of riding through some of the best tracks in Canberra. (We might be just providing a little extra excitement on the track) – Ohhh yes we have big plans…..
NEW: Cash Prizes for Elite category - This years event introduces a competitive spin with cash prize, 1st to 6th in the LONG course only .
Come on girls have you got the legs to ride a 45 km hot lap? Yes, the Dirt de Femme is about participating but by offering two course distances we can entice the serious swift chicks and wave some dollars to help with your racing season.
SPONSORS: We welcome Peter Blackshaw Weston Creek & Woden to be the first to jump on board as our gold sponsor. Also new for 2015 is Frameskins and our past great sponsors: Cycle Education, Nitelights, Liv/Giant, OnyaBike & Mount Majura Vineyard.
For full details including registrations and race information view the website:www.dirtdefemme.com.au
2017 Women & Girls Training with Dirt de Femme 7 sessions
Designed for those entered into the Dirt de Femme and wanting to polish their skills and knowledge racing on the dirt. Designed to increase their confidence, knowledge and fitness and importantly; keep the rubber side down.
For the Nervous Novice to the Fast Fun
Double the fun each week with a mix of
- Skills training (includes fitness) - Sunday's
- Information sessions
- Fitness rides (practice learnt skills) - Thursday's
$160.00 (full adult package of 7 sessions)
*Junior Girls Coaching (10 - 18yrs) - $100.00
DROP IN session - $35.00 each, (please email us know if you want to drop in to help with instructors numbers)
Brought to you by Cycle Education.
NEW DATES: APRIL 2017
- Session 1: Sunday, 9 April - 8:30 to 10:00am
- Session 2: Thursday, 13 April - 5:45 to 7:15pm (LIGHTS required - sunset 6:44pm)
- NO SESSION EASTER SUNDAY
- Session 3: Thursday, 20 April 5:45 to 7:15pm (LIGHTS required - sunset 6:35pm)
- Session 4: Sunday, 23 April - 8:30 to 10:00am
- Session 5: Thursday 27 April 5:45 to 7:15pm (LIGHTS required - sunset 6:27pm)
- Session 6: Sunday 30 April - 8:30 to 10:00am
- Session 7: Thursday, 4 May 5:45 to 7:15pm (LIGHTS required - sunset 6:19pm)
The Cycle Education's fabulous female coaching team is once again proud to offer you a fantastic opportunity to participate in the discounted Dirt de Femme training courses.
Each session will focus on training and preparation for riding your mountain bike preferable, but not a requirement, for the Dirt de Femme Event. Focus is on training both Skills and Fitness in either the Long Course - 45 km or Short Course - 21km. This will help increase your confidence, mountain bike techniques for various obstacles, including single track.
Instructors: Raynie McNee, Kaz Walker, Pam Price, and Alysha McNee bringing you many hours of experience with bums in saddles. Qualified Cycling Australia's MTBA Coaches.
All riding participants must provide a copy of their current MTBA or Pedal Power Membership number. For riders 10+ years.