Riding in the Northern Territory
If racing cross country through tight bush trails and fast open tracks appeals to you, then Enduro is a good choice. Riding can range from casual trail rides to Australian Championship events. A motocross or trail bike will get you started.
Darwin Motorcycle club (DMCC) specialises in Enduro events. Visit them in the club section
Bike You Darwin, and Southern Cross Motorcycle Tours are private promoters offering guided trail rides.
Contact their websites directly.
Motocross is one of the most popular off-road sports in the country. It is run on tracks shaped from natural terrain and produces fast, close and exciting racing. Motocross is one of the most physically demanding forms of motorcycle sport which tests the rider and their machine to the limit.
There are several clubs that provide motocross events in the Territory, in the Darwin area contact Top End Moto Cross Club (TEMCC) and Acacia Hills Motocross Club (AHMA).
In Alice Springs, Contact the Alice Springs motorcycle Club.
Find them in our club Section.
Quads racing in the Northern Territory is, conducted on a dedicated Quad Racing Track located at the Hidden Valley Motorsport Complex.
Contact Territory Quad Association.
Road racing is a very popular form of sport thanks to Australian riders making it big on the prestigious MotoGP and world Superbike stage. There are many categories of road racing, from stock-standard production machines through to rapid-fire Superbike and Supersport machines.
Top End Road Racing Association (TERRA) hosts regular race meeting at the Hidden Valley Motorsports Complex.
The clubs motto : “Run what ya brung”
Speedway is an adrenalin packed sport which consists of bikes without brakes and very little suspension tearing around a fully fenced oval circuit. Speedway riders enjoy high adrenalin and explosive action. Competitors can ride solo or as a team with a sidecar.
There are currently 3 speedway venues in the NT, however there are no functioning clubs offering motorcycle speedway.
Dirt track racing is an exciting branch of off-road racing which is conducted on closed dirt tracks of up to 1800m in length. The tracks are varied with left and right-hand bends. The surface is graded dirt. All you need to get started is a motocross bike and the appropriate riding gear. For the serious competitor a more specialised dirt track machine called a slider is used to compete.
There are currently no educated dirt track clubs operating in the Northern Territory.
Guided Trail Rides
There are several private promotors affiliated with MANT that provide guided Trail Rides as a commercial operation.