Looking for a fun family activity to start off the school holidays? Join us for a fun afternoon of mountain biking at the Old Howard Springs Pine Forrest, Sunday 28th September. Click on the link for all the details.
On Sunday the 5th October DORC will be holding an Urban Quiz Ride. If you think you’ve got the skills to pedal your trusty steed and answer questions, click on the link below to discover all the details.
This week night ride will take us out along Dripstone Cliffs to the Casuarina Coastal Reserve. Meet in the park across from the Beachfront Hotel at 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start.The ride will take in some of Casuarina’s single track, including the Blair Witch trail, which is an intermediate skill level trail.
Please ensure you have lights appropriate for night time off road riding, a helmet, water and food. As always we will end the ride with a beer at the Beachfront Tavern.
Any questions, please call Dave on 0477434647.
This weeks adventure departs from the Palmerston Water Tower @ 6:30pm. From here we head out along the Spokes Track (intermediate), then take the back way out to the Old Howard Springs Trails (easy). From here we’ll ride the front section of the New Pine Forest Trails (easy) before cruising back to the Palmy Tavern for a cold bevy.
Ride distance should be around 30km at a moderate pace. Please ensure you have a helmet and good quality lights. Questions?? Ring me on 0477434647.
See you in the dark.
The DORC I.T beavers have sent through the following message:
‘We are trialling a new race timing app that will allow results to be shown live via phone and iPad app. I’d you would like to test this part out with us tomorrow download webscorer fan for android or iPhone at www.webscorer.com under the products tab at the top. We will provide a link tomorrow to the results once the race has kicked off”.
Please keep in mind this is a TEST run for future races. If you love playing with apps, get on the internet thingy and download the app. Please note: DORC takes no responsibility for the failings of software developed by others outside of the DORC I.T department.
This weeks ride will start at the Hidden Valley Tavern. From here we will head across to the Hidden Valley moto trail and into Charles Darwin NP. Once in Charlie D we will complete a lap of the 6hr track before heading back to the Hidden Valley Tavern for a frothy and a yarn.
Meet at the Hidden Valley Tavern @ 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start. Ride is a mixed difficulty rating with some difficult sections. Ride distance should be around 20 – 25km. Please ensure you have a helmet, a mtb bike, water and lights appropriate for riding offroad at night.
If you have any questions regarding the ride please contact me on 0477434647.
The Blue Cycles 6 Hour is a timed event. Ride as many laps as you can in the time available. Form a team of friends to share the load! There are also 1 hour and 3 hour options available.
Updated start times:
3 Hour race starts at 9am
1 Hour race starts at 11am
Hit the link for full race details
This weeks ride will start from the Hidden Valley Tavern at 6.30pm (meet at 6.15pm). The ride will take in the moto loop at Hidden Valley before heading over to Berrimah Hills for a loop or two. As always the ride will finish back at the Tavern for a couple of frothies and a few tall stories.
Ride distance is around 20 – 25km and suit intermediate and more advanced beginer riders (if that makes sense).
Please ensure you have a helmet, water, a mtb in good repair, tools, spares and most importantly good quality lights.
If you have any questions please feel free to call me on 0477434647
Andrew has generously offered to lead a social ride on the Monday Public Holiday. So if your not consuming coldies at the races and are looking for something to do…………head over to the Charles Darwin NP gates at 3.30pm for a 3.45pm spin around the CD trails and the Pumphouse track.
Ride duration is roughtly 2 hours and rated intermediate (some of the Pumphouse Track may require walking).
For those who are keen, the ride will conclude at the Dinah Beach YC for a couple of coldies and a tall tail or two.
As the ride takes in some of the more rocky and remote areas of CD, please ensure you have tools, spare tubes, plenty of water and food to maintain energy levels. Insect spray is also a must.
As always, please ensure you have a helmet and a smile on your dial.