News Break: DORC World First!!

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.

 

Charles Darwin Night Ride Wednesday 20th August.

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.

Dave.

Blue Cycles 6 Hour

6 hour poster v2 1000pxDORC welcomes Blue Cycles as the sponsor of our 6 hour race.

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

Register Online now

Hit the link for full race details

 

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Hidden Valley/Berrimah Hills Night Ride. 6/8/14

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

Dave.

 

Long Weekend Social Ride. Monday 4th August.

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.

Family Social Ride Howard Springs, Sunday 27th July

This Sunday DORC will be hosting a family social ride at the Howard Springs trails. The ride is open to all ages and levels. The only requirement is that riders must not be still on training wheels. Of course you will need a suitable bike, water and helmet.

The Howard Springs trails are a great place to introduce yourself to the fantastic sport of mountainbiking, as they are flat, easy to navigate and offer easy lines around obstacles. Alternatively, you could give some of the harder obstacles a go with advice and encouragement from your fellow mountainbikers.

So get out those bikes, bring the kids or the better half and enjoy an afternoon of mountainbiking with like minded souls. Ride will start at 4.00pm, and finish no later than 5.00pm. Meet at the trail entrance on Howard Springs Road at 3.45pm. Entrance is located on the right just before the Howard Springs Nature reserve turn off.

If you have any question please contact Dave on 0477434647.