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Ourimbah Social Ride


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By Pete B - Posted on 29 August 2011

When: 
Sunday, 4 September, 2011 - 08:30

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Duration: 
2 hours
Come Rain or Shine: 
If it's raining, I won't be there.
Ride Database Entry: 
Ourimbah State Forest
Meeting Point: 

Enter via Red Hill Rd, Ourimbah State Forest. On your right will be 'TreeTops' for the kids and it's large-ish carpark. Carry on past there and the first small clearing which is were parking used to be, and is where the 'Browns' single track turns (you might see riders on your left here). Please do not park in this car park.

Parking and official trail head is now designated a further 350m or so up the road where there is a larger area. There's a CCOMTB notice board here by the trail entrance (on the left as you drive up the hill). Park up nose to curb or as directed.

Show on Google maps: Meeting point. Login or register to get directions.
Details:

Do a steady 1st lap, having fun on the berms, drop offs, etc and then do a quicker 2nd lap if anyone is still keen.

This will only be my second time round this trail and I'm keen to learn all the singletrack goodness the place has to offer.

Who's in?
scottyB, Steve 01, Antsonline, Logan, the.flying.al, p2tx8, Pete B, LEX (8 riders)
scottyB Steve 01 Antsonline Logan the.flying.al p2tx8 Pete B LEX
What Happened?

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Antsonline's picture

Hi there Pete. Weather permitting we (myself and mrs) will be coming up for a 3 or 4 lap ride.
We've got some new toys to test out I think so will be swapping on and off bikes each lap to trial new things, but will be there for some fun laps as well as probably some faster efforts. See you up there.

We'll be in a black SUV with the bikes on the back (and probably inside too).

Pete B's picture

Great, I'll keep an eye out for you.

It'd be good to ride with someone experienced, maybe I could pick up a few hints and tips!

Antsonline's picture

Happy to share any hints or tips.

The first one - you only need the big ring for Ourimbah. Eye-wink

See you down there.

LEX's picture

If I'm sober by 7am I'm in.

scottyB's picture

sounds good guys. will see you there

the.flying.al's picture

Will be there with my 16 yo son. Looking forward to a dry course

Pete B's picture

Looks like it's going to be a good ride with a chance to meet plenty of new faces.

I'm looking forward to it Laughing out loud

Jonathan's picture

Anyone on the north shore feeling generous Smiling

Cant really get there and yes, i will chip in for fuel.

Never been to ourimbah and would love to put my new bike through its paces Laughing out loud

This is all assuming im free...

Thanks

Discodan's picture

I'll have to meet my duties and father and son which means I can't make it, bugger

craked's picture

shouldn't fathers day be when dad gets to do his thing? Eye-wink

Discodan's picture

But it means you have endure breakfast in bed, then father's day lunch etc. Only 10 years to go before they've left home Smiling

PS: is that a RG500 in your profile pic? Very tasty

craked's picture

1980 Rg 500 GP bike ,It's for sale at the moment in just bikes !
Ha ha , I'm teaching my youngest to drive at the moment so it won't be long now !

Discodan's picture

That's the real deal then, I'm very jealous. I've always had a soft spot for strokers (H1 500, 350LC, TZ125, RS125) but have got lazy so swapping pistons every 2 weeks wore thin and I went to 4 strokes.

Anyway, apologies for hijacking the thread. I'm sure Craked and I will catch up one day on a ride so we can talk shit about motorbikes

Pete B's picture

Ha ha ha, no worries. Sticking out tongue

ezmo's picture

Hey guys. I'm up the coast for the weekend and am keen to meet up for this. Ridden there a few times over the years but not for awhile. Fairly new to nobmob. Are there max numbers for this? Saw a few have signed up aready. Thanks, Dave.

Pete B's picture

You're more than welcome to join us. It'll be good to meet more Nobmob'ers.

Laughing out loud

p2tx8's picture

Hi guys I just received green light from the Boss.

Pete B's picture

See you all soon.

I'll be in the silver VW Jetta

Pete B's picture

Good ride this morning with a couple of nicely paced laps.

Nice to meet a few follow Nobmob'ers - hope to catch up again soon.

ezmo's picture

Yeah it was cool to meet some new faces. =) Look forward to riding with you's again! Dave

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