Established in 1988, Canberra Off-Road Cyclists (CORC) is the largest mountain bike club in Australia. CORC affiliated with Mountain Bike Australia in 1999 as an MTBA Foundation Club. The CORC membership base also covers nearby regions such as regional NSW and northern Victoria, with members joining the club from right across Australia.
CORC offers a variety of competitive and social activities for riders of all ages and abilities. The club runs about 70 racing events each year, ranging from weekly dirt-crits to the biggest 24hour race in the world, the Australian 24hour Mountain Bike Championships. The club also runs major national and international level events each year.
Activities run by CORC
- Junior activities and development
- Women’s development
- Club races (Cross Country, 3 hour & Dirt Crits series)
- The Australian 24 hour championship
- Trail advocacy, development and maintenance
- Email newsletter, Facebook and Twitter groups
Benefits of membership
CORC offers a variety of competitive and social activities for riders of all ages and abilities. Being part of CORC is a great way to meet fellow riders, improve your riding skills and support mountain bike trail access in the ACT. Part of the membership fee is an insurance component which covers public liability. Members also receive discounts of 5-10% discount on parts at most specialist bike shops in the Canberra region.