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So, I've had my old DH frame kicking around for ages. Put it up for sale once or twice with no interest. So it's been just cluttering up my shed and as the young bloke has been getting more and more into riding and smashing rims and what not on the DH trails on his xc bike it's been in the back of my mind to build it up for him.
Going through some of the bits and pieces I had left over from the shop I realised I had most of the things it needed on hand.
Sick little vid by Ty Bowmaker featuring Lithgow local, Joel flowing down his local trails in the calm of an Aussie Autumn. follow the vimeo link for high def
Aussie Autumn is Part 1 in a video series highlighting the seasonal change in the environment, riding conditions and atmosphere of the unique locations Australia has to offer for mountain biking.
Part 1 features 15 year old Joel Willis flowing down his local trails, enjoying the calm Autumn breeze and clear, sunny skies.
Filmed, edited and produced by Ty Bowmaker.
Scotty T has come through with another sick vid highlighting not only all the hard work Skinny Duke and Mal put into the local DH scene but also what sik riders they are!
"After 7 long Months of digging and planning the builders of Lithgow's new DH race track, the Pony Express, finally get a day to enjoy the result of their labour."
An epic edit by Scotty T
5 years ago the Central Tablelands Mountain Bike Club lost the lease on their downhill track up at the State Mine Reserve in Lithgow. This track was a part of both the NSW State Downhill Series and the Australian National Downhill Series. Since then the club has battled through thick and thin trying to find an area suitable to hold both State and National races again. Continued in first comment..