Jared Graves’ Australian Adventure

In pursuit of singletrack, surf & sun with Giro's Adam Craig & Kelly McGarry in Graves' native Queensland

Jared Graves is one of the most well-rounded riders in mountain biking with success in 4X, downhill, BMX and now enduro. Giro visited Graves’ hometown and explored Queensland, Australia, with American enduro haunch Adam Craig and Kiwi freeride star Kelly McGarry to check out the trails and learn what makes Graves so fast. In addition to kangaroos and snakes we found Graves busy cultivating a cycling mecca in Toowoomba, with dozens of dedicated mountain bike trails, a booming bike club and a local race series.

The trio discovered a bit of everything in this part of Australia: rugged singletrack, a freeride hotspot, good surf and a picture-perfect backdrop:


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