Every Saturday afternoon DORC host a social mountain bike ride in different locations around the Darwin area. The aim of these rides is to get all level riders together to enjoy our sport and trails in a friendly supportive environment. These rides can help familiarise you with our local trail networks. They are also a great opportunity to meet other like-minded people.
This Sat 3 Oct ’20 the social ride will be at the Old Pine Forest, Howard Springs.The meeting point for this ride will be at the entrance to the Old Pine Forest on Howard Springs Rd. Travel past the Howard Springs Rd/Stow Rd intersection approx 300m on the left hand side of Howard Springs Rd. Please arrive at 4:45pm for a 5:00pm start.
This ride will be two laps around the trail network in the Old Pine Forest area.
Post ride rehydration is a byo affair.
As part of our COVID-19 plan we are required to collect names and phone numbers of everyone participating in our events. These will be used for contact tracing in the unlikely event that an outbreak does occur. We also encourage everyone to download and install the COVID Safe app.
|Location||Old Pine Forest|
|Meeting point||Howard Springs Rd, Howard Springs|
|Date||Saturday 3 Oct ’20|
|Time||4:45 pm for a 5:00 pm start|
The ride will be at an easy pace and will be approx 1.5 hours in duration. There will be plenty of breaks to regroup and catch your breath on the way around.
You will need a mtb in good working order, a helmet, enclosed footwear, gloves and a minimum or 2 litres of water will be required now that the weather is warming up. Riders please be self-sufficient with water, spare tube, pump and tyre levers, etc.
You do not need to be a DORC/MTBA member to participate in these rides. However, for insurance purposes, you will need proof of membership with DORC/MTBA or be prepared to sign a waiver.
It is the responsibility of the rider to ensure that they have a current MTBA Licence, take advantage of the MTBA 2 month free trial by the link below, this is to make sure we follow the MTBA club and insurance requirements.
All we ask is for new riders to sign up for a free 2 month free trial MTBA membership. It only takes 30 seconds to sign up.
If you do not take advantage of any of the options above you must understand that you are not covered by the MTBA Insurance policy for public liability or personal accident cover. You engage in this activity at your own risk and you are responsible for any expenses should you be held liable for a negligent act or should you suffer personal injury or property damage.
If you are not a DORC/MTBA member you will be required to sign a waiver before starting the ride.
Please see the ride leader before the start of the ride.
Feel free to message us for more info.
Enjoy the Ride!