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Knapsack Build Day - April 18th

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When: 
Saturday, 18 April, 2015 - 08:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Knapsack Reserve
Meeting Point: 

Southern end of Barnet St, (below the oval).

A small area for parking is available opposite to the gate across the road

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Meet at 8:00am at the southern end of Barnet St, (below the oval).

Plan is to build a new track and close a less used track. This will help establish the mapped XC circuit.

Blue Mountains City Council have hired Adrian from Synergy to lead the Maintenance days.

Trail maintenance will only run for 4hrs. To get the most out of it, please arrive early and be ready to start.

***EXTREMELY IMPORTANT***

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Knapsack Build Day - March 21st

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When: 
Saturday, 21 March, 2015 - 08:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Knapsack Reserve
Meeting Point: 

Lovers walk Firetrail Gate, get onto Barnet St and head north uphill, the gate and parking is just past the 'S' bend.

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Sorry Guys, Synergy have had to cancel.

Next build day is on April 18th

We will need a big turn out as we are looking to get roughly 100m of new trail in.

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Yellomundee Track Maintenance

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When: 
Sunday, 15 March, 2015 - 08:30

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Yellomundee Regional Park
Meeting Point: 

There's a car park (click for foggy picture) on Springwood Road - just down the way from Hawkesbury Heights if you're looking for a suburb name.

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All welcome!
Prior to the start of the WSMTB club XC series (22 Mar) the track will need a brush up and some sustainability works. So bring cutters, line trimmers, shovel, wheel barrow and a ute or two. For safety, wear boots, long trousers, gloves and hat. WSMTB will be providing a BBQ lunch and soft drinks.


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Yellomundee Track Maintenance Sunday Jan 11th

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When: 
Sunday, 11 January, 2015 - 08:30

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Yellomundee Regional Park
Meeting Point: 

There's a car park (click for foggy picture) on Springwood Road - just down the way from Hawkesbury Heights if you're looking for a suburb name.

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All riders and friends are welcome to come and help out maintain the great tracks at Yellomundee. BBQ lunch and drinks afterwards by WSMTB. Bring cutters, line trimmers, shovel, wheelbarrows & a ute or two. Wear boots and long trousers, hat & gloves. See you there!

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Knapsack Rip and Brush + BBQ and Ride

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When: 
Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 09:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Knapsack Reserve
Meeting Point: 

Lovers walk Firetrail Gate, get onto Barnet St and head north uphill, the gate and parking is just past the 'S' bend.

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Part of the trade off agreement to get the new trails we need to formalise a loop. The day will be focused on ripping and brush matting trails that are no longer required.

We will be working a short stint from 9 to 12.

Council will be providing lunch and Adrian from Synergy is bringing the BBQ.

For those interested, we will finish the day with a social lap around Knapsack so bring your bikes.

All are welcome, best tools to bring are Matics and loppers.

***Important***
If you are coming please click the link to show it or send an email to contact@bmorc.com

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Yellomundee Track Maintenance

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.
When: 
Saturday, 29 November, 2014 - 08:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Yellomundee Regional Park
Meeting Point: 

There's a car park (click for foggy picture) on Springwood Road - just down the way from Hawkesbury Heights if you're looking for a suburb name.

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

All riders and friends are welcome to come and help out maintain the great tracks at Yellomundee. BBQ lunch and drinks afterwards by WSMTB. Bring cutters, line trimmers, shovel, wheelbarrows & a ute or two. Wear boots and long trousers, hat & gloves. See you there!

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Knapsack Volunteer XC & DH Build day - Saturday 22nd November

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When: 
Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 07:20

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Knapsack Reserve
Meeting Point: 

Lovers walk Firetrail Gate, get onto Barnet St and head north uphill, the gate and parking is just past the 'S' bend.

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

The meeting will take place at the front gate of Lovers Walk (Barnett St), please be ready with tools in hand at 7:20. At this time we will move to the work site for the day and a briefing will take place.

Blue Mountains City Council have hired Adrian from Synergy to lead the Maintenance days.

The day will be focused on the XC trail. However Synergy will have a team on the DH so any volunteers wishing to work on the DH are welcome.

Trail maintenance will only run for 4hrs. To get the most out of it, please arrive early and be ready to start.

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Knapsack Volunteer XC & DH Maintenance day - Saturday 8th November

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When: 
Saturday, 8 November, 2014 - 08:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Knapsack Reserve
Meeting Point: 

Lovers walk Firetrail Gate, get onto Barnet St and head north uphill, the gate and parking is just past the 'S' bend.

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

The meeting will take place at the front gate of Lovers Walk (Barnett St), please be ready with tools in hand at 7:50. At this time we will move to the work site for the day and a briefing will take place.

The day will be focused on the XC trail with the potential for additional work on the DH.

Blue Mountains City Council have hired Adrian from Synergy to lead the Maintenance days.

Trail maintenance will only run for 4hrs. To get the most out of it, please arrive early and be ready to start.

***EXTREMELY IMPORTANT***

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Knapsack Volunteer XC & DH Maintenance day - Monday 13th October

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When: 
Monday, 13 October, 2014 - 07:30

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Knapsack Reserve
Meeting Point: 

Lovers walk Firetrail Gate, get onto Barnet St and head north uphill, the gate and parking is just past the 'S' bend in the road.

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

The meeting will take place at the front gate of Lovers Walk (Barnett St), please be ready with tools in hand at 7:50. At this time we will move to the work site for the day and a briefing will take place.

The day will be focused on the addition of one XC trail and the closure of 2 sections of trail. (This is part of the formalisation and rationalisation of a XC circuit). Synergy will also have some of their crew working on the Downhill so volunteers are welcome to choose to work with them on the DH trail.

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Knapsack DH Volunteer Maintenance day - Saturday 27th September

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When: 
Saturday, 27 September, 2014 - 08:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Knapsack Reserve
Meeting Point: 

Lovers walk Firetrail Gate, get onto Barnet St and head north uphill, the gate and parking is just past the 'S' bend.

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

Offical start time is 8am, please try to arrive atleast 15mins early.
Offical Meeting Location is the intersection of the DH trail and Lovers Walk. Parking is still outside the gate so be prepared to carry your tools to the meeting spot.

The day will focus on the DH trail.

Blue Mountains City Council have hired Adrian from Synergy to lead the Maintenance day.

Trail maintenance will only run for 4hrs. To get the most out of it, please arrive early and be ready to start.

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