No doubt you will have enjoyed the recent very wet weather. After a few years, we have a proper wet season. We do ask riders, please respect the trails are closed at Casuarina Coastal Reserve (including Lee Point) and Charles Darwin National Park. All trails at these locations are closed until the weather clears, the trails dry, and the damage is repaired. It's frustrating … [Read more...] about Wet Season Trail Closures
Hydration for Mountain Biking in the Top End We have some pretty specific needs for keeping well hydrated doing sport in the Top End, with strong heat and humidity, there's a real risk of the heat taking a heavier than usual toll. We reached out to the College of Health and Human Sciences at CDU for for their expert advice. They were kind enough to help us out with some … [Read more...] about Hydration – The basics
With the announcement by the NT Government of the Roadmap to new Normal, it's time to think about events and where we are at with regards to mountain bike activities. Behind the scenes, we've been making plans, pruning trails and getting ready. DORC Race Events DORC Races and events will pick up with the planned schedule. The events that were missed, we will do next … [Read more...] about Returning to normality
We have a couple more notifications of trees down in Charles Darwin National Park. One is on the Spitfire Trail, the other on Three Sisters. Please ride with awareness and caution. You can view the trail reports on Trailforks. As part of our memorandum of understanding with Parks and Wildlife, the trees have been reported and will be cleared in the next few days. … [Read more...] about Trees Down. Charles Darwin National Park.
A new Top End mountain bike trail map is available for local and visiting mountain bikers to navigate the shared-use trails at Charles Darwin National Park and Casuarina Coastal Reserve, as part of the NT Government’s $1 million investment in the NT Mountain Bike Master Plan. The new map includes descriptions of the trails, difficulty rating and helpful information. It is … [Read more...] about New MTB Trail Maps