WHEELIE GOOD: Peter Mayer was going sideways around corners all day in Calliope with the Curtis Coast Trail Riders.
WHEELIE GOOD: Peter Mayer was going sideways around corners all day in Calliope with the Curtis Coast Trail Riders.

Good but not so clean fun on trail track

PETER Mayer spent his 26th birthday hot, sweaty and covered in dirt at the Curtis Coast Trail Riders event on Saturday in Calliope.

Mayer zig-zagged around the 16km track, going from two wheels to one for three hours.

He went around the track five times without stopping.

From the camp he could be seen flying out of the finish gate and entering the starting gate to do another lap.

Mayer said it was the perfect birthday present.

"It's a great track with technical stuff, it's rocky and well planned out," he said.

"It's good with heaps of other people which makes it more interesting and deeper lines."

The event wasn't a race but a family day out, especially for Jack Smith.

"My aim today was to beat my dad," he said.

"You win if you stay on the bike. I'm still riding and he has done his knee so I think I've won."

It was the first time Jack had ridden in six months.

"The trail is excellently marked and the spot of rain this morning keeps the dust down," he said.

"It's great conditions, you can't really beat this."

After all the riding was done the trail riders relived their best moments in the camp.



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