Melrose Blog

15 / Feb / 2017

Your Ticket to Ride! Mountain Bike Festivals

Looking for something to do in the coming months?   How about joining us at one of our upcoming Mountain Bike Festivals!  Calendar and links below!  See you there!   March 3rd – 5th:  Sedona Mountain Bike Festival The Sedona MTB Festival is 3-day mountain bike celebration that will include a Main Expo/Festival, Bike Demos, Shuttled Rides, a Beer Garden, great Bands for and a whole lotta sweet RED SINGLETRACK! March 24th – 26th: Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival What goes on at the Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival… Wake up. Drink Coffee. Eat Breakfast. Grab Demos. Meet up with new friends. Ride Bikes. Grab a shuttle! Dinner, Live Music, and Beer at the Expo. Find your way to bed. Call home. Sleep. Wake up. Repeat. Call home- tell ’em you’re staying a little longer- you just heard there are four more Over the Edge locations and you gotta ride ’em all! April 27th – 30th:  Fruita Fat Tire Festival Join us on […]

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28 / Jun / 2016

Melrose Fat Tyre Festival 2016

Done and Dusted – come ride with us 2017!  

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30 / Nov / 2015

Melrose Riding Adventures

‘The hills don’t seem as steep or as daunting as they did on my first ride,’ I think to myself as I shift my ass to the nose of my saddle, swat flies from my face and keep my eyes on the crest of the hill.  The climbs here are longer than what I am used to.  The first day that I rode, I huffed and I puffed my way up the hills and even had to walk up part of one.  Two weeks later now and I find those same climbs to be fun for their terrain transitions from dirt up onto a rock ledge and different turns as they wind their way through the farm land. The narrow tracks here demand my attention at all times.  There have been many moments where my wheels have strayed from the dirt onto the long grasses that flank these tracks and […]

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15 / Oct / 2015

18 hrs of Melrose Video

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03 / Aug / 2015

Melrose moving on up

  OTE MELROSE are still on a high from our Fat Tyre Festival which was on June Long weekend  – with record numbers we are super stoked on how the festival went! The Modular Pump Track – ACTION TRAX was a highlight for the kids and big kids! We will put some video footage up soon! Our events team have secured funding for the next 3 years to help us with the Fat Tyre Festival and 18 hrs of Melrose. Thank you – South Australian Tourism Commission We have had great success securing land next to the caravan park so we can build more family /  intermediate trails – which means Mum and Dad are happy sipping on their chardonnay while the kids are busy riding the trails close by. The bike skills station is almost complete – again near the caravan park. Everyone can test their skills on the intermediate […]

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