If you are a mad keen mountain bike racer, like an occasional social ride, or want to improve your skills, then join the Castlemaine Rocky Riders.

Why join – events, club rides, great prices and gear

Your membership fee covers your Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA) licence and accident insurance, and entitles you to:

  • join club and social rides (weekly Wednesday nights and monthly Sunday mornings)
  • save yourself $25 each time you enter an MTBA-affiliated event (by not having to buy a day licence)
  • attend mountain bike skills days (and be mentored by an experienced member rider)
  • race in Dirt Crits (on Thursday evenings during daylight saving hours)
  • access club equipment such as bike travel bags, leaf blowers etc.
  • buy your super smart and comfortable club kit at subsidised prices.

I want to join the Rocky Riders now.

The club owns some handy gear, which you can access at races and other events. So join up with other club members under our marquees, and share some hospitality with our bbqs, all of which is accessible from our nifty club trailer. Find out more about our club equipment.

Support cycling in your area

By joining the Rocky Riders you meet other riders in your community and support trail development, access and advocacy in Central Victoria.

Types of memberships

Senior, Junior and Dirtmaster competition

This includes club membership and an MTBA competition licence, which provides 24/7 insurance cover while riding your bike. This means you don’t need to purchase a $25 day licence at competitions.

Value-add (Cycling Australia, BMXA and ADCC upgrade)

This option is for roadies and BMX riders who want to do some mountain bike riding. It includes club membership and a discounted MTBA competition licence, which provides 24/7 insurance cover while riding your bike, and you won’t need to purchase a $25 day licence at mountain bike competitions.


If you are not intending to enter races, this if the membership option for you. It includes club membership and an MTBA social licence, which provides 24/7 insurance cover while riding your bike and you won’t need to purchase a $10 participation licence at club ride events.

Non-riding member

If you don’t ride but find yourself at Rocky Riders events you take the non-riding membership It means you can use our gear, vote at the AGM and generally support what we are doing.

Membership fees

Fees subject to change. See the MTBA Membership Types for full information.

  MTBA Rocky Riders Total
Senior competition $129 $20 $149
Masters 7+ (60+ years of age) $93 $20 $113
Junior competition (U19) $93 $10 $103
Dirtmaster competition (3-12 years old) $45 $5 $50
Senior Value-add (CA, BMXA, ADFC & TA) $90 $20 $110
Junior Value-add (CA, BMXA & TA) $70 $10 $80
Social rider $60 $20 $80
Social rider (Junior) $40 $10 $50
Non-riding member $45 $0 $45