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QPWS is back-burning at Parklands

QPWS is back-burning at Parklands

Back Burning is happening near the transmission towers

FYI folks! Just heard from Ranger Eugene that QPWS is burning around the transmission towers at Parklands tomorrow (Wed 18/07/2018).

Radar Hill road will be shut from the top (towers) right down to the bitumen at the bottom (highway side).

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Warburton Mountain Bike Destination Project

Warburton Mountain Bike Destination Project

Yarra Ranges Council along with Parks Victoria, Dept. Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Melbourne Water, and Vic Roads are seeking input on their upcoming Warbuton Mountain Bike project. The project will be building a trail network within the Yarra Valley which is 90km east of the Melbourne CBD.

Warburton is set to become one of Australia’s premier mountain bike destinations with planning well underway for approximately 160 kilometres of trail in the surrounding area. The project is now at the Master Planning stage which includes a detailed assessment of potential alignments and impact assessments.

Consultation with adjacent land owners has been conducted during May and June. The public are invited to contribute to this project by providing input into the trail alignment, the mix of trail grading and supporting facilities and services.

This project is being coordinated by a partnership comprising of Yarra Ranges Council, Parks Victoria, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Melbourne Water and Vic Roads.

You can find their survey > HERE <

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Cystic Fibrosis Charity Race Day RESULTS

Cystic Fibrosis Charity Race Day RESULTS
Ben Harris representin'!

Hi Folks,

The Fraser Coast lads came down and did well… really well!

The Cystic Fibrosis Charity Race Day has successfully concluded and it would seem everyone really enjoyed themselves. Photos and an event write-up will be uploaded by the end of the week but for now here are the race results. Congratulations to Jamie Cardiff (2hr winner), Chris Bond (1hr race winner) and Kara Reading (Fastest Female) and also best crash prize winner Jason Taylor. A great big thanks to all racers, spectators and our volunteers. And another big thanks to Paul and Trish Vandeleur for hosting us on their beautiful land.

Here are the results:

And a big kudos to our sponsors Beerwah Cycles, Brouhaha Brewery, EnPlusOne, Giant Sunshine Coast, Hit Bikes, Mountain Bike Australia, Palmwoods Physiotherapy, Peter Legge Photography, Subway GlenviewVenture Cycles and Vivelo Sports.

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Cystic Fibrosis Charity Race Day Update

Cystic Fibrosis Charity Race Day Update
We got riders, we got sun and we got hero dirt!

It’s ON!!

Put your racing legs on!

We’ve had a last minute rush of participants sign-on so everything is going ahead as planned! It’s going to be a good day with a good amount of riders, good weather and good beer (Paul also has a fire drum ready to go to keep us warm).

Times

  • Check-in opens at 7.30am. We will be there ready to sign you in and hand out the number plates so come out early to have a practice lap and get your bearings.
  • Race 1 (1hr) – starts at 8.30am
  • Race 2 (2hr) – starts at 10am-ish
  • Prizes and beer – 12 noon-ish (once the 2nd race has finished)

Food and drinks

We are putting on a free sausage sizzle and will have water and soft-drinks available. Trish might be baking some delicious sugar-coma causing cakes or slices too! There will be beers from Brouhaha Brewery available for a gold coin donation after the races.

Presenting “Little Rocketman”

Prizes

In addition to the prize for the winners, we have a heap of prizes donated by our sponsors which will go into a lucky draw so everyone has a chance to win. We will have a prize for other things as well such as best leap over Paul’s new jump feature “Little Rocketman“.

Parking and Spectators

Below is the map showing where to park and where to spectate. We don’t want cars along the side of driveway this time as it’s a bugger moving them all out and we need the space for overtaking.

Parking and Spectator Zone Map

More Information

We are having a charity race day at Paul’s Place on Sunday 15/07/2018 to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis Queensland.

  • Cost: $30.00 for the day (plus MTBA race day license if required)
  • Where: Paul’s Place (32 Ruwoldts Road Dulong)
  • When: Sunday 15th July 2018 – first race starts at 8:30am
  • What: 1-Hour Race (MTBA Come’n’try event, 12yo+, free insurance) / 2-Hour Race
  • Who: Everyone! (need a mountain bike and helmet though)

Registration links

Big thanks to our sponsors Beerwah Cycles Brouhaha Brewery EnPlusOne Giant Sunshine Coast Hit Bikes Mountain Bike Australia Palmwoods Physiotherapy Peter Legge Photography Venture Cycles and Vivelo Sports

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Bushrangers Cystic Fibrosis Charity Race Day – 15/07/2018

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Bushrangers Cystic Fibrosis Charity Race Day – 15/07/2018
New date - see you on the 15/07/2018

Put your racing legs on!

OK Folks! We’ve picked a new date and made a few changes.

  • First race is a 1-hour endurance race for people wanting to give racing a try for the first time. Open to all (ages 12+). It will be an MTBA “Come ‘n’ Try” event so all racers get free race insurance!
  • Second race is a harder 2-hour endurance race. Rider who gets the most laps in the 2 hours wins! MTBA Race membership (or day licence) is necessary.
  • We’ve removed the e-bike race altogether. We’ll gauge interest and look into a dedicated race for them later.

Here are the details

We are having a charity race day at Paul’s Place on Sunday 15/07/2018 to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis Queensland.

  • Cost: $30.00 for the day (plus MTBA race day license if required)
  • Where: Paul’s Place (32 Ruwoldts Road Dulong)
  • When: Sunday 15th July 2018 – first race starts at 8:30am
  • What: 1-Hour Race (MTBA Come’n’try event, 12yo+, free insurance) / 2-Hour Race
  • Who: Everyone! (need a mountain bike and helmet though)

Registration links

Big thanks to our sponsors Beerwah Cycles Brouhaha Brewery EnPlusOne Giant Sunshine Coast Hit Bikes Palmwoods Physiotherapy Venture Cycles and Vivelo Sports

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