BOM Bom State Forest is quickly becoming known as the 'Place to Race' for mountain bike riders and Saturday's successful G-Bomb 12hr Enduro paid testament to that.

Race director Michael Powell said it was a fantastic day of both social and competitive riding with everyone finishing the enduro with great pace.

"Everyone had a great time out in Bom Bom," he said.

"It was a terrific day and night, and another successful year of running the G-Bomb event."

Powell said this year there were more kids involved than ever before with about 233 riders additional to the kids involved in the dirt master series.

"It is fantastic to see all the young guys and girls getting involved," he said.

"This race is aimed more at the novice and beginner riders, and acts as sort of an introduction to 6hr or 12hr team mountain biking events.

"Seeing the further development of juniors into the sport is wonderful and allows us to keep gearing this race towards them."

 

The Green Machine team from the Taree Pit Riders Club were the overall winners on the day with a finish time of 12:21:28.9.

Not far behind them was the Grafton team, the Bom Bom Roving Marshalls, who acted as competitors and race marshalls for the event.

The Grafton Cycle Club is preparing to host another mountain biking event soon called the Bom Bom Blitz with a special guest rider.



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