Junior Social Ride

Sunday 22nd July 2018

The junior social ride is on again.

This week we will meet at the shed entrance to the new pine forest.

Opposite the Howard Springs Reserve entrance on Howard Springs Rd.

Meeting time will be 3:45pm for a 4:00pm start

The ride will last for approx 1.5 hours.

You will need a bike in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed shoes and plenty of water.

If you are 10 years old or younger, please bring a parent or carer with you for the ride.

If you are not a DORC/MTBA member you will be riding at your own risk.

Skills Course

Half Day MTB Skills Course

Negotiating Trail Features

Sunday 29th July 2018

8:00 am – 12:00 noon

New Pine Forest Howard Springs

DORC will be running a half day clinic for beginner to intermediate MTB riders who are interested in building on their skill set so that they can ride smoother, faster, safer and with more control.

The course will be run by qualified MTBA, PMBIA instructors and will cover negotiating trail features.

You will learn how to:

    • use your body position to get more from your bike,

    • lift the front/back wheel, both wheels, and

    • negotiate trail features ( rollovers, logs, rocks and roots, etc) with confidence and finesse.

This clinic is for beginner to intermediate riders who would like to improve their skills in negotiating trail features.

Riders wishing to attend this course must be over 18 years of age and be members of DORC and MTBA.

The session will cost $50 per person with all proceeds going to DORC.

Places are limited to 8 riders.

Register for the course here

For more information contact Geoff Fox 0427611702 or gj.fox@bigpond.com


Saturday Arvo Social Ride

If you are not travelling to Katherine for the 4 hour race this Saturday afternoon and you would still like to get out and about on your mountain bike, never fear.

DORC will be holding a social ride on Saturday 14th July 2018. This week we will be riding the Old Pine Forest at Howard Springs.

Meeting at the entry to the Old Pine Forest, on the left side of Howard Springs Rd approx 200m past the Stow Rd intersection.

Arrive at 4:45pm for a 5:00pm start. This will be an easy ride that is suited to all level of riders. There will be plenty of breaks to regroup and have a chat or catch your breath if required.

You will need a mtb in good working order, a helmet, enclosed shoes and plenty of water to get you through.

All riders are welcome. If you are not a DORC/MTBA member you are riding at your own risk.


DORC Saturday Social Ride

This Saturday, 7th July 2018, DORC will run a social ride at the new pine forest, Howard Springs.

Starting from the Stow Rd entrance at 4:45pm for a 5:00pm start.

This is for riders of all ability and there will be stops to regroup along the way.

Ride time will be approx 1.5hrs.

Please ensure that you have a MTB in good working order, helmet, and enclosed foot wear. Bring plenty of water