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    Where will you be riding this weekend?

    This Friday I have the day off so I want to go riding. I am thinking either Fox Creek or Eagle Park ( I am in South Oz) Does anyone know the status of the the tracks?

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    Sydney to Gong, its for charity so its ok that im riding a road bike on the weekend!!!

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    Didnt manage to get out last time so its Foxy tomorrow Time to test out the new FSR setup on the Spesh at the downhill tracks!

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    Saturday - Stromlo
    Sunday - Sparrow Hill

    Yeeha! Can't bloody wait!

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    Dont bother going anywhere in a national park in SA today total fire ban means they are closed. Ididnt find out until I got there. I tried the linear park track that goes from the hills to the beach. I did 45 Km didnt go all the way to the beach just to Adelaide from the hills I havnt ridden that far before in one go. I think my legs hate me!

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    maybe Youies on Sunday

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    Local trails around Bendigo - what I have not yet decided. Spoilt for choice really.
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    I was there once near Bendigo, rode these trrails about 10mins from town and wow, was nice. Had to work Sat but I went Youies on Sunday and golf in the avo

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    Wannabe, there is a huge network of trails around here. It's great.

    I waited until Sunday when the trails had dried out a bit - got a bit of rain here on Saturday but the next day it was largely dry.
    Less isn't MOAR

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    Garmin 24 !

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    If there is no total fire ban again I will be at Fox creek on Friday

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    Hoping to try out the new Urban Mtb Park in North Sydney. Only if it stop raining......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben_M View Post
    Hoping to try out the new Urban Mtb Park in North Sydney. Only if it stop raining......
    Where's that???

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    Quote Originally Posted by bloodpuddle View Post
    Where's that???
    This link should give you some good info here!!. For what it is you would think it would be easier to find info on it, hard to find much on it.

    Basically it has a 1k bit of single track, a pump track and a skills section. Not a whole lot but I think it should be fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben_M View Post
    This link should give you some good info here!!. For what it is you would think it would be easier to find info on it, hard to find much on it.

    Basically it has a 1k bit of single track, a pump track and a skills section. Not a whole lot but I think it should be fun
    Ok thanks. That one I'd heard about - have been meaning to get there. I thought you meant something in Nth Sydney (the suburb)!

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    Ha, no im from the country so we just call the whole place Sydney.

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    Plenty Gorge some time this afternoon, from Greensborough/Bundoora side. Doubt we'll get over the river for the longer stuff on the north/east, but it's a bit sensitive over there since someone has been cutting new trails with too much weedspray and lopping young trees, and upset the Ranger who has closed at least part of the new stuff since.
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    Hopefully riding Bruce Ridge, any Canberians know where the best place to park is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben_M View Post
    Hopefully riding Bruce Ridge, any Canberians know where the best place to park is?
    Have a look on Trailflix. Gives you a bit of info.

    TrailFlix - Bruce Ridge

    Coming from Yass, take the Gungahlin drive exit. Its finished now. dual lane all the way. Take the Belconnen Way exit. Then after a bit veer left. Think the sign says to North Canberra or something. You will come to a roundabout. Go left onto Dryandra St. The parking area is just up from there on your left. Last time i just parked on the dirt on the side of the road and rode back down to the bike path (this was because i saw a magpie swooping ppl who road straight through from the big wide parking area). Head west on the bike path that takes you to Bruce Stadiium. Before you get to the underpass, you head off the bike path and should come to a gate. Chuck your bike over and you should see some singletrack.

    The first time i did it, i went clockwise or went left from the gate but i think anti-clockwise is the go. Last time i headed right (basically west)

    The map pretty much shows it all

    http://www.trailflix.com.au/tfx_new/...ge/topomap.pdf

    If you look on google maps, most of the trails are in that pocket between Gungahlin Drive and Belco way. It says Bruce Ridge Nature reserve.

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    Ah sweet, thanks. Why didn't I think of Trailfix..........

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    Lysterfield

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    Will be at St. Andrews at 10 tomorrow morning.

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    Anyone riding tomorrow - Wednesday? Castlemaine? Smiths Gully? I've got the day off.

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    Ridig tomorrow would be nice but I have to work =(

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    Quote Originally Posted by emerthis View Post
    Ridig tomorrow would be nice but I have to work =(
    Ditto!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cowpat View Post
    Anyone riding tomorrow - Wednesday? Castlemaine? Smiths Gully? I've got the day off.
    There's a shuttle day out at the Youies tomorrow I'm pretty sure. You should go get your 6.6 on

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    Quote Originally Posted by nuclear_powered View Post
    There's a shuttle day out at the Youies tomorrow I'm pretty sure. You should go get your 6.6 on
    Yes pretty tempting but my hand's not quite up to that level of punishment yet... Another week should do it.

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    Wanted to say this for a long time. BULLER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Going on Thursday.

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    Stromlo tomorrow, East Kowan/Sparrow hill on friday, Jindabyne on Sat. Bring it on !!

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    might be able to get out for a quick spin to the coffee shop, otherwise nowhere, the weather is meant to be crap in my part of the world and if it is fine then i am painting the house
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    Mud 24, oh wait, I mean the Mont 24. Should be fun, even though I am the heaviest and most unfit I have ever been for an event like this. Lucky there are 3 others to take the load

    Anyone else going?

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    Hi all, my first post here on mtbr ,Riding lysterfield Friday night, only because its close to home,looking for some new places around Melbourne. Anything better than lysterfield????

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    Silvan? Steeper and more technical. Officer or Upper Beaconsfield scout camps.
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    Daisy hill forest Qld It's gonna be sweet !!!

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    Caloosahatchee Regional park in Alva Florida. Weather should be beautiful for a morning ride.

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    Thanks Hud, ill have a look at those places, I'm over lysterfield

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    Hitting up Smiths Gully Sunday morn!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfw View Post
    Hi all, my first post here on mtbr ,Riding lysterfield Friday night, only because its close to home,looking for some new places around Melbourne. Anything better than lysterfield????
    Smiths Gully, You yangs- is that Melbourne still
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    Larapinta trails and probably out kurrajong trail too keen on some epic rides this wend on the new tracer2

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    Easter Monday.

    Howdy team.

    Tomorrow morning Nuclear_Powered, beardi, myself and some others will be heading to the You Yangs. We'll be setting off from the Kurrajung car park at around 1000.

    Come along if you like.

    Wal.

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    Buller o'clock.

    Any tips for the xc stuff up there?

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    Get ready to climb!! I rode there on Aus day and one thing that surprised me was the amount of climbing. Everyone talks about the wicked descents but nobody mentions the climbs. I guess in reality one always goes with the other, but it was a humid day and being unfit it hit me pretty hard. But it was worth it, nice downhills and fantastic scenery, it feels like a back country epic with Huts etc. Its worth a trip upto the summit of Mt Stirling if you are up for it. I rode out to Stonefly via Silk Lane (don't miss the left hand turn onto the single track near the bottom) and back including Misty Twist. Misty twist was good but if you were not feeling great it could be missed. Corn Hill downhill was in my opinion the best one of the day.

    Enjoy!!

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    They had 10cm of snow up there in the last cold snap i believe. Would love to make it but it's probably not likely to happen this season.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben_M View Post
    Get ready to climb!! I rode there on Aus day and one thing that surprised me was the amount of climbing. Everyone talks about the wicked descents but nobody mentions the climbs. I guess in reality one always goes with the other, but it was a humid day and being unfit it hit me pretty hard. But it was worth it, nice downhills and fantastic scenery, it feels like a back country epic with Huts etc. Its worth a trip upto the summit of Mt Stirling if you are up for it. I rode out to Stonefly via Silk Lane (don't miss the left hand turn onto the single track near the bottom) and back including Misty Twist. Misty twist was good but if you were not feeling great it could be missed. Corn Hill downhill was in my opinion the best one of the day.

    Enjoy!!
    Hey Ben, thanks for the heads up.

    I have found it interesting that there isn't a lot of info about on what the climbs are like. I just assumed they were hard.

    Really looking forward to it. Was quietly hoping for some snow, just to make me feel like I was in Scotland again. Sadly, that's not gonna happen.

    Cheers.

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    Plenty gorge tomorrow morn.

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