Social Rides

This Saturday afternoon DORC will be holding the social ride at Charles Darwin National Park. 

We will be meeting at the carpark inside the front gate at 4:45 pm for a 5:00 pm start on Saturday 5th Jan ’19.

All riders are invited and welcomed. The ride will be at a medium pace and there will be plenty of stops along the way to regroup. Duration will be approx 1.5 hours.

All you need is a MTB in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed shoes and any spares that you think you may require. A minimum of 2 litres of water is essential, as the weather is getting hotter.

You may need to cover up or take other forms of protection against the biting midges in Charles Darwin this time of year.

You do not need to be a member of DORC/MTBA to attend the social rides; However, you will be riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by personal injury insurance as one of the benefits of membership. To #beadorc click here. 

DORC Junior Social Ride

Sunday 6th Jan ’19, 3:45 for a 4:00 pm start at the entry point to the Old Pine Forest at Howard Springs.

This week’s junior ride will be at the old pine forest All the junior DORC’s can get some singletrack time on these great trails. The ride will be at a moderate/easy pace and all juniors are welcome. This ride will go for approximately 1.5 hours.

You will need a bike in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed shoes and plenty of water. All riders 10 years of age and under, will need to be accompanied by a parent/carer.

You do not need to be a member of DORC to participate in these social rides; However, if you are not a member you are riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by injury insurance when riding. Click on the link to #beadorc.

Last Saturday Social Ride for 2018

This week we will take a spin around the new pine forest at Howard Springs.

The ride will start from the Stow Rd/Howard Springs Rd intersection. Please be there Saturday 29th Dec 18, at 4:45 for 5:00 pm start. This ride will go for approx 1.5-2 hours in duration.

The DORC Saturday arvo social rides are suitable for all riders. There will plenty of stops along the way to regroup. You will need a MTB in good working order, a helmet, gloves, enclosed footwear, any spares that you may require and plenty of water.

Everyone is welcome and you do not need to be a member of DORC or MTBA to participate in the social rides; However, DORC/MTBA members are covered for personal injury insurance. Non members are riding at their own risk. To #beadorc click here.

Saturday Arvo Social Ride

Saturday Arvo Social

This Saturday afternoon DORC will be holding the social ride at Charles Darwin National Park. 

We will be meeting at the carpark inside the front gate at 4:45 pm for a 5:00 pm start on Saturday 22nd Dec.

All riders are invited and welcomed. The ride will be at a medium pace and there will be plenty of stops along the way to regroup. Duration will be approx 1.5 hours.

All you need is a MTB in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed shoes and any spares that you think you may require. A minimum of 2 litres of water is essential, as the weather is getting hotter.

You may need to cover up or take other forms of protection against the biting midges in Charles Darwin this time of year.

You do not need to be a member of DORC/MTBA to attend the social rides; However, you will be riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by personal injury insurance as one of the benefits of membership. To #beadorc click here. 

DORC Junior Social Ride

Sunday 16th Dec 18, 3:45 for a 4:00 pm start opposite the entrance to the Lee Point Caravan park.

This week’s junior ride will be the Lee Point Trails. All the junior DORC’s can get some dusty berm busting goodness on these great trails. This ride will go for approximately 1.5 hours.

You will need a bike in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed shoes and plenty of water. All riders 10 years of age and under, will need to be accompanied by a parent/carer.

You do not need to be a member of DORC to participate in these social rides; However, if you are not a member you are riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by injury insurance when riding. Click on the link to #beadorc.

Saturday Afternoon Social Ride

Saturday Arvo Social

This Saturday afternoon DORC will be holding the social ride at the Old Pine Forest, Howard Springs.

We will be meeting at the entry point to the old pine forest. Approx 300m past the Stow Rd, Howard Springs Rd intersection on the left hand side. 4:45 pm for a 5:00 pm start on Saturday 8th Dec. Rain or shine we will still be riding.

All riders are invited and welcomed. The ride will be at a medium pace and there will be plenty of stops along the way to regroup. This is a nice easy ride and perfect if you are thinking about joining in for a group/social ride.

All you need is a MTB in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed shoes and any spares that you think you may require. A minimum of 2 litres of water is essential, as the weather is getting hotter.

You do not need to be a member of DORC/MTBA to attend the social rides; However, you will be riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by personal injury insurance as one of the benefits of membership. To #beadorc click here. 

Junior Social Ride

Junior Social Ride

Sunday 2nd Dec 18, 3:45 for 4:00 pm start at the New Pine Forest, Howard Springs Rd, Howard Springs. We will meet at the old shed carpark, opposite the entry to the Howard Springs reserve.

Ride duration will be approx 1.5 hours where we will ride some of the pine forest trails and have a play at Gravity Cavity.

All riders will need a bike in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed footwear and plenty of water. Please ensure that your handle bar ends have solid plugs.

Riders 10 years and under must be accompanied by a parent/carer. All riders are welcome and do not need to be members of DORC/MTBA. However; if you are not a DORC/MTBA member you are riding at your own risk. Members are covered by MTBA injury insurance.

Saturday Social Ride

Saturday Arvo Social

This Saturday afternoon DORC will be holding the social ride at Charles Darwin National Park. 

We will be meeting at the carpark inside the front gate at 4:45 pm for a 5:00 pm start on Saturday 24th Nov.

All riders are invited and welcomed. The ride will be at a medium pace and there will be plenty of stops along the way to regroup.

All you need is a MTB in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed shoes and any spares that you think you may require. A minimum of 2 litres of water is essential, as the weather is getting hotter.

You may need to cover up or take other forms of protection against the biting midges in Charles Darwin this time of year.

You do not need to be a member of DORC/MTBA to attend the social rides; However, you will be riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by personal injury insurance as one of the benefits of membership. To #beadorc click here. 

Social Ride

Saturday afternoon social ride

This week we will take a spin around the new pine forest at Howard Springs.

The ride will start from the Stow Rd/Howard Springs Rd intersection. Please be there Saturday 17 Nov 18, at 4:45 for 5:00 pm start. This ride will go for approx 1.5-2 hours in duration.

The DORC Saturday arvo social rides are suitable for all riders. There will plenty of stops along the way to regroup. You will need a MTB in good working order, a helmet, gloves, enclosed footwear, any spares that you may require and plenty of water.

Everyone is welcome and you do not need to be a member of DORC or MTBA to participate in the social rides; However, DORC/MTBA members are covered for personal injury insurance. Non members are riding at their own risk. To #beadorc click here.

Sunday afternoon junior social ride

Sunday 18 Nov 18, 3:45 for a 4:00 pm start at Charles Darwin National Park. Meeting at the carpark just inside the front gate. Weather permitting, we can spend some time doing laps on the pump track, followed by a spin through the park on some of the new trails. This ride will go for approx 1.5 hours.

You will need to bring a parent/carer if you are 10 years or younger, a bike in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed footwear and plenty of water to get you through the ride.

Everyone is welcome and you do not need to be a member of DORC or MTBA to participate in the social rides; However, DORC/MTBA members are covered for personal injury insurance. Non members are riding at their own risk. To #beadorc click here.

Social Ride

As we all should know, the Monsoon Madness pairs race will be held this Sunday afternoon 11 Nov 18, at Lee Point. If you haven’t registered yet click here.

DORC will host a nice easy social ride around the Old Pine Forest on Saturday afternoon 10 Nov 18, just to stretch those legs  leading up to the race.  This will  give you Sunday morning to race prep your bike.

Meeting time will be at 4:45 for 5:00pm starting from the entry point to the Old Pine Forest, Howard Springs Road. This is approx 300 meters past the Stow Road intersection, on the left hand side of Howard Springs Road

This will be an easy paced ride, suitable for all riders, with plenty of stops to regroup. The duration will be approx 1.5 hours. If you have been thinking about joining the social rides and are unsure about the trails or staying with the group. This is a great  ride to get you started.

All the usual details apply. You will need a MTB in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed footwear, any spares that you might require and plenty of water to last the duration of the ride.

You do not need to be a member of DORC to participate in these social rides; However, if you are not a member you are riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by injury insurance when riding. Click on the link to #beadorc.

Social Rides this Weekend

Monsoon Madness race course preview ride

Saturday 3rd Nov 18, meeting opposite the Beachfront Hotel, Nightcliff at 4:45 for a 5:00 pm start. This week’s ride will be at Lee Point. We will do a lap of the race course for Monsoon Madness (which is on the 11th Nov 18) If you haven’t registered for this fun pairs event, sign up here.

The ride will go to the start point for the race, opposite the Lee Point Caravan Park entrance. You can choose to join the ride at this point around 5:20 pm. From here we will do a lap of the race circuit and also some of the other trails if time permits. Ride duration will be approx 1.5 hours. Then it will be back to the beachfront for a cold drink.

You will need a MTB in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed footwear, any spares that you may require and plenty of water.

You do not need to be a member of DORC to participate in these social rides; However, if you are not a member you are riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by injury insurance when riding. Click on the link to #beadorc.

DORC Junior Social Ride

Sunday 4th Nov 18, 3:45 for a 4:00 pm start opposite the entrance to the Lee Point Caravan park.

This week’s junior ride will be the Lee Point Trails. All the junior DORC’s can get some dusty berm busting goodness on these great trails. This ride will go for approximately 1.5 hours.

You will need a bike in good working order, helmet, gloves, enclosed shoes and plenty of water. All riders 10 years of age and under, will need to be accompanied by a parent/carer.

You do not need to be a member of DORC to participate in these social rides; However, if you are not a member you are riding at your own risk. DORC/MTBA members are covered by injury insurance when riding. Click on the link to #beadorc.