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Phat Tyre Sunday at Tampines

Get your best tyres out!






The 3rd off-road, cross-country mountain bike race organized by DirTraction! Here’s your chance to experience a brand new extended jungle trail and a first roll over the other knoll of the Tampines MTB Track!Prior to race day, DirTraction will be conducting a basic bike clinic on Saturday, 4 August 2007.
We hope to spread the enthusiasm of mountain biking to more bike enthusiasts, and help newbies improve their skills.
Click here to sign up and for more information. DirTraction will also be supervising ongoing trailworks to ensure that the race course is safe for you to ride on during race day. To make this race a more enjoyable one, we are in the process of looking for new vendors for our bazaar booths to be based at our Phat-Tyre Pasar Malam on race day. If you are interested in setting up a booth, please contact us For those of you who missed out on our limited edition DirTraction sweat wicking t-shirt , you can purchase them for $20 at the registration booth.We look forward to seeing you and hope you will join in the festivities on race day, and take on the big bikechallenge on Phat-Tyre Sunday! It ain’t over til the Phat-Tyre swings!


Sunday 19th August 2007


7.30 am to 1.30 pm


Tampines Mountain Bike Park

How to Get There?

Located north of cross-junction of
Tampines Ave 7 and Tampines Ave 9.
Turn off @ Pasir Ris Drive, turn into
Tampines Ave 12 from Tampines express way (TPE).
Opposite Sun Plaza park

Click here for map on how to get there


Which category
can I join?

Kids D – Kids D Course – 2 Laps
Kids C – Kids C Course – 2 LapsBoys DIV B – 3 Laps
Boys DIV A – 3 Laps
Men Senior B – 3 Laps
Men Senior A – 3 Laps
Men Masters – 3 Laps
Men Open – 6 Laps
Women Open – 3 LapsLap Distance
Kids D – approx 500m per lap
Kids C – approx 1km per lap
Others – approx 7km per lapClick for Race Categories LimitationNew combined category!SINGLE SPEED-CYCLO CROSS – 3 Laps
No age limit/genderSingle Speed :
MTB bike frame with fixed gear 26 or 29inch wheels.Cyclo-cross :
Cycle-cross bikes similar to ‘road’ racing bikes or MTB frame with drop or flat handle bars with 700c wheels only. Fixed or multi geared

What is the RACE COURSE like?



What RULES must I follow?

Click here for the rules and regulations applicable to DirTraction MTB XC Races.Please note the following additional rules for this race :-Registration
  1. Participants must bring along receipts/payment acknowledgement slip for verification purposes.
  2. Participants are to present photo identification on demand during registration and tag collection.
  3. Race day registration close 30mins before commencement of race.
  4. Race tags must be collected 15mins before commencement of race.
  5. Allow participants whose race begins before your to collect their tags first.
  6. No switching to other categories as originally signed up.
  7. Race fees are not refundable once paid, whether in the event of cancellation of race due to bad weather and other reasons.


  1. Results from the previous race will determine the first 10 ‘call-to-line’ order.
  2. For the MENS OPEN category only, riders lapped by the leadrider will be asked to stop upon arrival at the next start/finish point. In the results, he will be marked as a ‘finisher’ with the number of completed laps indicated.

Tentage and Advertising Material

  1. Team tentage shall only be placed in the designated area.
  2. Display of any banners or advertising material shall be confined within each individual tentage.
  3. Unauthorized distribution of promotional material, paid or unpaid is not allowed.

What is the programme for the day?


7.30am Registration Open
8.00am Men Open
8.04am Men Senior A
8.08am Boys DIV B
8.12am Women’s Open
10.00am Kids DIV C
10.15am Kids DIV D
10.30am Men Masters
10.34am Men Senior B
10.38am Boys DIV A
10.42am Single Speed / Cyclocross
10.45am Prize Giving for FIRST wave and SECOND wave participants
1.00pm Prize Giving for THIRD wave participants

Prizes + Lucky Draw

What will
I get?

The top 5 participants to cross the finish line with get a trophy. We are constantly looking for sponsors for the top placings, so don’t be surprised if you get a little more than your prized trophy!All other participants who finish the whole race course will get a finisher medal.And all participants who have registered for the race will get a momento race tag, massage and physio discounts from core-concept and a nice BMC water bottle too!

here’s a sneak peek on what goodies available for grab!

MENS OPEN cash prize
1st Prize – 300 SGD
2nd Prize – 200 SGD
3rd Prize – 100 SGD
4th Prize – 80 SGD
5th Prize – 50 SGD

Top 5 for each category stand a chance to get these prizes too!

  • H-Gear Elite Disc Brakes worth $400
  • Kenda Tires worth $90
  • Kenda Caps and T-shirts
  • Uvex FP1 Helmets worth $250
  • The North Face Vouchers
  • KMC Chain vouchers
  • Strong Massage vouchers


  • Fox Racing Shox F80 RLC worth $1195
  • Fox Racing Shox Float F100 R Disc worth $900
  • Fox Racing Shox Vanilla R Disc worth $750
  • Iron Horse Sage 1.0 worth $595
  • The North Face Angstrom 25 pack worth $196
  • The North Face Circe pack worth $96
  • The North Face Paige pack worth $56
  • SURLY frame and fork model 1×1, worth $500
  • Uvex Crow Pro eyewear worth $160
  • Salsa Rims worth $100-150
  • Service Vouchers worth $30 – $80
  • Kenda Jersey worth $80
  • Goodridge brake hose vouchers worth $165
  • Cyclogy bike services vouchers
  • Passi:one bike services vouchers



Now, onto more important matters :
you guys will get a chance to be the first few bikers to race on the new extended Tampines trail. We took great pains to add that to our mountain biking trails list! Hope you’ll enjoy the ride!


Is there more?
All participants who have registered, paid the entry fees and personally present at the lucky draw will stand a chance to win prizes from the luck of the draw! Don’t forget to produce your number tag when collecting your prize! Tune in for more!





How do I register?
You may register online
(click here for online registration)oroffline by visiting Swiss Valley Bike Shop .
(Cash payment only, strictly no NETS payment allowed)
Offline Registration Form for Printing (PDF format)

When must I register by?
Deadline for registration is
8pm, Tuesday, 14th August 2007.
After this date, DirTraction will not be accepting any online or offline registration, except for race day registration. An additional admin fee of S$20 will be chargeable on top of the normal race fee for all categories. So, do remember to register early!

What are the registration fees
19yrs and below – SGD15
20yrs and above – SGD25
Late admin fee – additional SGD20


Many Thanx!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our sponsors and partners for believing in us and the sport of mountain biking, and most of all, the participants, the volunteers and the DirT fellows who worked hard to get you these great prizes!




Official Technical Wear

Event Energising Partner
Official Bike Fitting and Performance Testing Partner
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Event Sponsors :logo-fox-sm







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Supporting Partners :logo-nparks




Results click here for a copy of the results (PDF format)




Who are we?

DirTraction is a privately-owned organization which seeks to promote mountain biking to adventure junkie Singaporeans, as well as to provide professional World Class racing conditions to bike lovers in Singapore.The organization’s core business is in the planning of regular mountain biking activities, including races and bike festivals, the development of cross discipline races, conducting bike clinics for entry-level bikers, as well as trail-building and maintenance of offroad trails in Singapore. DirTraction’s vision is to cultivate Singapore’s community of outdoor sports lovers and to grow their sense of adventure for the future.For more information, click here.