Check out some of the vendors and activities available at DerbyFEST
Check back regurlarly to see who else has joined our epic list
Canyon - Test Ride the Spectral and Strive Bikes
Canyon will be bringing along a fleet of Spectral and Strive bikes to test ride, there will be twelve bikes in total!
Get a preview of the bikes by clicking below
Both bikes are perfectly suited to the Derby Trails!
Borys Zagrocki - Extreme Bicycle Stunts
Borys Zagrocki is a professional Mountain Biker & Trials bicycle rider, coach & performer.
Borys has been riding for over 17 years, starting in Europe and developing his skills throughout Asia and Australia. Borys Zagrocki holds 2 Australian National Elite Championships and performs regularly around Australia and overseas.
Boris will be doing daily performances over the weekend as well as running some fun (all ages) competitions on the pump track – longest skid, slow race, highest bunny hop etc.
He’ll also be running 30 min skills workshops (bookings essential and opening soon)!
Shape and Ride - Group Skills Sessions
Shape and Ride will be offering group skills sessions through the Friday/Saturday and Sunday. They will also offer ‘walk in’ private skills coaching sessions.
Shape & Ride is a Tasmanian owned and operated business and will be providing participants with an exciting array of skills sessions during DerbyFest. Christa and Loz have everyone covered with sessions including fun games and challenges for all riders from little tikes (ages 6 and under) to beginner adults, a women’s only Flow down Flickety session and intermediate sessions for both kids and adults. There’s even a Balance Bike Race on offer which is sure to be a hotly contested event.
Skills session bookings will open soon so keep an eye out on the DerbyFest FB… for details
Riverside Yoga will be held each morning and will be an informative and ‘busy’ class to warm your body ready for the day. Classes will be suitable for anyone from beginners up to advanced Yoga students. Come as you are, no need for fancy clothes, sporty bodies or any feelings of trepidation. Yoga is for everyone.
Louise has been teaching yoga for over 18 years and was brought up with Yoga, her mother is also a Yoga teacher, and for a long time she truly thought everyone’s parents stood on their head before breakfast.
You’ll need comfy, stretchable clothing that will not bag over your head if your hips are high and your torso is low…
Taco Taco - Mexican Food
Authentic Mexican food with a focus on showcasing Tassie products.
All tacos are gluten free and there is vegetarian options that can also be made vegan. Dairy free options as well.
Derby Bread Shed
Authentic sourdough breads and pastries made by hand at a small scale off grid bakery right here in Derby. The wood fired creations from Derby Bread Shed are fast becoming legendary and just for DerbyFest there’ll be coming in fresh out of the oven throughout the day.
You’ll need to be quick though these tasty morsels will not last.
Little Rivers Brewing Co. makes craft beers using local and imported ingredients from around the world.
Little Rivers has a selection of approachable, easy drinking premium beers and seasonal releases.
Blue Metal Cycling
Based mostly from Derby, specialising in epic multi-day tours, exploring the best gravel routes in North East Tasmania.
Tours range from a 4 day epic, shorter overnight options or single day adventures - expect anything from 50km to 120km's per day dependant on the tour and plenty of glorious elevation!
Dave's Texas BBQ
With menu items including sliced beef brisket and pulled pork rolls as well as sample plates if you really can’t decide, Dave’s Texas BBQ will have you fuelled up and ready to rock after a big day of festivities.
Della Vale Gelato Naturale
Delicious, fresh gelato made from as many Tasmanian ingredients as possible, Tasmanian milk, cream, nuts, honey, fruit, vegies, yoghurt, roasted coffee beans, Anvers chocolate, wines, cheese and herbs all find their way in their delicious creamy gelato. Milk free, gluten free and vegan gelato are all staples.
Dirtsurfer Australia design and manufacture custom-printed mudguards for mountain bikes. Our range of mudguards are the first in a decidedly unsubtle line of products that allow you to protect and style your bike at the same time. With well over 45 designs and growing we’ve taken functional art to a whole new level. Get out there and surf the dirt!
Our products are 100% Australian-made, 100% recyclable and 100% kick-arse and our packaging is environmentally responsible to boot.
White Knuckle MTB
White Knuckle MTB has built an experience like no other. A mobile MTB camper (Mercedes Benz Sprinter) complete with a workshop to keep your bikes running sweet and the stoke levels high. The crew will be on hand with information and merchandise available.
Derby Forest Cabins
Located just 5km from the Blue Derby trail head in the neighbouring Mutual Valley, the Derby Forest Cabins are perfect for finishing your days adventure off in the tranquility that Tasmanian forests are world renowned for. Visit the Derby Forest Cabins team and see what they can do for you.
Bicycle Network Tasmania
Bicycle Network Tasmania will be coming along to promote their 100% free digital self guided cycling routes covering all of Tassie. Loads of resources and programs also on offer to support you to ride your bike more often.
Shimano will be running hosted demo rides so you can test out all the latest and greatest in MTB’s.
They are also bringing along Pro riders Paul van der Ploeg, Michael Ronning and Izzy Flint who will be hanging out and hosting some social rides.
North East Lions Club
Our local NE Lions club will be on hand with some BBQ staples – Sausages, hamburgers, steaks and hot chips