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Manly Dam - Consultation & Free BBQ #1

When: 
Sunday, 12 January, 2014 - 12:30

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Manly Dam
Meeting Point: 

Picnic Area 1 - just inside the main gate

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Warringah Council have a community consultation session AND FREE BBQ for 2 hours this coming Saturday 12th Jan from 12:30-2:30PM to discuss the draft plan of management. If you are planning a few laps of the dam please drop by and talk with the rangers and register your interest and views on MTB access and trail development at the Dam. This will be the last opportunity to have our say before the new Plan of Management is finalized.

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Yellomundee Track Maintenance

When: 
Saturday, 11 January, 2014 - 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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WSMTB is holding a Track Maintenance morning at Yellomundee Regional Park, 8.30am Saturday 11 Jan 2014. ALL WELCOME. Please bring line trimmers, cutters, shovels, wheelbarrow, and a ute or two. For safety wear long trousers, boots, hat, etc.

BBQ lunch provided by WSMTB.

We need to trim back grass edges, carry out general repairs, and progress the sustainability upgrades to the track. The entrance ramp to Max's Bridge will be replaced.

Keep an eye on the WSMTB FB page for any last minute updates.

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Yellomundee Track Maintenance

When: 
Saturday, 12 October, 2013 - 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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WSMTB are holding a Track Maintenance morning at Yellomundee Regional Park on Saturday 12 Oct, 8.30am to around midday. All welcome!

There will be some normal maintenance activities (edges etc), plus further repairs to the track in preparation for the summer races.

Bring normal tools (cutters, trimmers, shovels, ect), plus wheelbarrows and a ute or two. Wear boots, long trousers, gloves, hat.

Keep an eye on the WSMTB FB page for any last minute updates (fire warnings etc).

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OMV Maintenance Day

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When: 
Saturday, 5 October, 2013 - 14:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Old Man's Valley
Meeting Point: 

End of Quarry Road, Hornsby - Parking is well signposted, directing cars to park at the END of the road. If this is full, park in the Dural Street carpark.

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Monthly trail maintenance of OMV • NEW TRAIL BUILD - STAGE 2!
NEW trail build session is happening on Saturday the 5th October @ 2pm. (always 1st Sat of the month)

Again, a BIG thank you to those who volunteered and turned up on the last maintenance day. We had 15+ turn up and a lot was achieved again. Well done to all!

Here is the programme for the day:

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Royal National Park Trail Maintenance

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When: 
Saturday, 19 October, 2013 - 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: 
Royal National Park
Meeting Point: 

Royal National Park Area Office

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Sorry - cancelled due to staff being called away to deal with bushfires.

Royal National Park trail days currently take place every 3rd Saturday of the month, 9am, meeting at the Royal NP Area Office (on Farnell Ave).

The days generally involve track maintenance works and the purpose is a partnership between NPWS and mountain bike riders to undertake works to allow the continued sustainable use of the tracks for mountain bike riders.

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Official Opening of Knapsack Downhill Track

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.
When: 
Saturday, 21 September, 2013 - 09:30

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: 

Barnett St Entrance Lover's Walk

We ask visitors to please park here to not affect the residents. Plenty of parking plus amenities.

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Official BMCC opening of the Downhill Trail at Knapsack Reserve.

Bring bikes for some photo ops.

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Yellomundee RP - track maintenance

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When: 
Saturday, 14 September, 2013 - 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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WSMTB are holding a track maintenance morning at Yellomundee RP on Saturday 14 Sept, 8.30am. All welcome! Please bring loppers, shovels, spades, wheelbarrows etc. Wear boots and long trousers. Hat and gloves recommended.

We will be continuing our improvements to make the tracks more sustainable in the long term, plus a bit of regular maintenance.

BBQ lunch provided by WSMTB. Keep an eye out here and on the WSMTB FB pages for updates.

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Manly Dam - trail maintenance afternoon

When: 
Saturday, 21 September, 2013 - 13:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Manly Dam
Meeting Point: 

we'll meet near the intersection of Cootamundra Dr and Monserra Rd on the Allambie side of the trail.

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register here on Nobmob if you have a login or RSVP to manlydam@trailcare.com.au
details will be provided closer to the day.

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Manly Dam - volunteer day

When: 
Saturday, 24 August, 2013 - 13:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Manly Dam
Meeting Point: 

King Street (near corner with Arana Street), Manly Vale. You know - outside Manly Hydraulics Lab.

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cancelled due to low numbers!

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OMV Maintenance Session

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When: 
Saturday, 7 September, 2013 - 14:00

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

Ride Database Entry: 
Old Man's Valley
Meeting Point: 

End of Quarry Road, Hornsby - Parking is well signposted, directing cars to park at the END of the road. If this is full, park in the Dural Street carpark.

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Monthly trail maintenance of OMV.
The regular track maintenance session is happening on Saturday the 7th September @ 2pm. (always 1st Sat of the month)
It's also the general election day so recommend you get your vote in the morning if you intend on attending the trail session.

Again, a BIG thank you to those who volunteered and turned up on the last maintenance day. Once again we had 20 turn up and a lot was achieved. Well done!

Here is the programme for the day:

~ Corral rocks to protect tree trunks and other plants
~ Armouring to protect tree roots

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