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Green
1 week

Yesterday it was perfect

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Amber
4 weeks

Conditions still good. As previously mentioned just a couple of easily avoidable puddles. Otherwise great.

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Amber
4 weeks

Track was in prime condition for racing on the 18/6/17, just a couple of wet spots.

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Red
5 weeks

Very very wet. Not rideable unless you don't care about damaging the trail. Please give it time after the rain to dry out.

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Green
12 weeks

Awesome XC track is nice and dry. Love the new section under the DH track

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Green
14 weeks

Took the youngster for the Awaba XC club race yesterday.

The track is in very good condition and was nice and tacky.

The fire road in, is pretty wet, but the track it self has...

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Red
23 weeks

I just received the below email so I guess that includes Awaba

Dear riders,

Due to the catastrophic fire conditions forecast for this weekend ALL Stare Forests from Kempsey to...

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Green
38 weeks

Dry with just a puddle at the bottom of the fire trail before the salad bowl.

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Green
45 weeks

Nice and dry.

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Green
52 weeks

Early in the day had many mud puddles but by lunch had dried out and in very good condition.

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Green
1 year

Perfect conditions, no mud, slightly damp in the usual spots. Only issue is the front of the notice board has broken off the sign.

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Green
1 year

Dry & in great condition.

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Green
1 year

What more to say

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Green
1 year

really good today, just a couple of small puddles

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Green
1 year

Rain overnight. Damp early this morning with the odd muddy puddle. Ok overall.

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Green
1 year

Dry.

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Green
1 year

Rode it this morning, tracks varied between dry & sticky in places but are overall pretty good.

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Green
1 year

Dry up until early evening of 21st Jan. Had some rain since then but should be ok providing the rain doesn't set in over the Australia Day weekend. Check BOM radar before your trip there.

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Red
1 year

It's rained a bit lately. I'd keep off until Sunday at the earliest.

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Green
1 year

I only rode the blue loop yesterday, but it was 99.9 dry.
Get out there.

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Red
1 year

90mm plus. Bring your floaties.

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Green
1 year

Track is in great condition with only a couple of sticky spots after recent rain but has firmed up well. Note there is a decent sized hole in the end of the trail boarding coming into vege patch...

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Green
1 year

I rode the blue loop this morning. The track was awesome as per usual. No puddles. (rain due this afternoon though)

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Green
1 year

just after the buttler. when you cross the fire trail and go down the hill. first right hand turn. fallen tree covered in vine blocking the trail. just after the steep block section in to rain...

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Green
1 year

Rode this morning. Track is in very good condition. Puddles only in the deepest darkest pockets.

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Green
1 year

Still working on the lower section of the down hill. XC loops are good - very good. A couple of small (very small- tiney wintsy little ones really) puddles. (Might have trouble finding them...

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Green
1 year

All good

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Green
1 year

a bit powdery in the berm section near the end of the downhill but everything else is dry and good to ride

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Green
2 years

Perfect conditions as of yesterday morning (11th July)

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Green
2 years

Doesn't get much better.

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Green
2 years

All clear. The odd soft spot. Trails are well groomed after port to port

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Green
2 years

All clear. The odd soft spot. Trails are well groomed after port to port

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Green
2 years

Awaba xc open. DH still closed.

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Red
2 years

ALL HMBA Members and users of Awaba MTB Park

**ALL TRAILS CLOSED - both XC and DH**

Awaba MTB Park was inspected this morning after the storms earlier this week and has been deemed...

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Green
2 years

Good conditions for anybody heading up here tomorrow for the race .

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Green
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Red
2 years

How bad is it in AWABA? Had plans to ride there early next week. There is sun on the horizon, but I wonder if it's enough...

Anyone got an update on how much it's raining down there?

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Green
2 years

Dry for the most part. A few soft/Wet patches around but nothing of concern.

The Saladbowl has been bypassed around the large fallen tree to avoid the lake.

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Green
2 years

good conditions, a few soft spots, the salad bowl needs attention, still wet with no sign of the water dissipating. Blood was spilt there today

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Green
2 years

Some very soft sandy corners after the rain & needs a bridge just after Salad Bowl, bit of a pain having to hike a bike across logs, but otherwise all good.

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Green
2 years

No Problems, nice and fast

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Green
2 years

Trail is in good nick. A few puddles but nothing to worry about.

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Amber
2 years

I'm fairly new to Awaba so have yet to see it in all it's stages of rideability. However, the track was quite slippery in places this morning (particularly that one clay corner where I hit the...

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Green
2 years

Trail is in fine fickle. Some minor debris here and there so watch how you go. Plenty of Wallabies and Roos along with the resident Lyrebird fanging across the trail around 'The Log' area too....

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Green
2 years

Rode the track yesterday arvo. Quite good condition overall. There are a few trees down, but the trail fairies have sorted it out.

As I live in the area, I can quite safely say that...

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Green
2 years

Rode at lunch time today. Track was all dry and trees had been cleared/re-routed, thank you very much to the people who did that work. Storm with heavy rain just came through late this afternoon...

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Amber
2 years

Definitely no moisture issues, track is nice dry but there are a couple of massive trees that have blown over. Requires carrying your bike through the bush to get around them.

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Red
2 years

Trees down on a lot of the trail. Best to keep off until the trail faries have sorted it.

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Green
2 years

Seems to have missed the overnight rain. Dry with only a few puddles and emminently rideable. First time here and a little disappointed, not very technical at all. Guess it would be fun racing on...

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Amber
2 years

Went there for a ride after a meeting up the central coast. Car park was awash with running water, mud and raining at 2pm. Gave it a miss. Didn't want to be wet and muddy for the drive home....

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Green
2 years

Hot and dry this afternoon. Would some one please confirm there are deer at Awaba, if not I was so hot I was hallucinating.

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Green
2 years

Good to ride. Slightly damp but not a puddle in sight.

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Green
2 years

Excellent condition. Dry.

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Green
2 years

Now nice and dry. Keep an eye out for a couple of washed-out sketchy sections.

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Green
2 years

Still in great condition with only a few small puddles.

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Green
2 years

In good condition considering the amount of rain we've had. A few small puddles that was all.

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Red
2 years

It goes without saying after all this heavy rain, please give the trail a few days to dry out and recover.

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Green
2 years

Very clean trail post big race last weekend. Dry 'n good.

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Green
2 years

Terrific condition. Ready for the big race on Sunday.

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Green
2 years

After the recent downpour, trail damp with the odd puddle but all good to ride.

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Green
2 years

As one would expect, trail dry and good.

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Green
3 years

Trail in great nick.

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Green
3 years

Track in good condition. Had to stop and dismount a few times to remove large branches and various sized twigs following the high winds here so take it easy on the trail folks unless you like...

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Green
3 years

Only the very occasional small puddle, but the rest of the track is dry and awesome!

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Red
3 years

Wet and getting wetter.

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Green
3 years

Dry.

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Green
3 years

Dry and getting dryer. The odd bog holes nearly dry.

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Green
3 years

Mostly dry except for the odd bog patch to ride through.

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Green
3 years

A little rain overnight. I thought there might be some hero dirt.

Well, there wasn't this arvo. It was damp, but just too much damp for hero dirt. Most corners were a little slippery....

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Green
3 years

Great conditions today. Just a few small bog holes.

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Green
3 years

Good conditions out there today.A couple little slop holes easily avoided. Lets hope the rain stays away.

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Green
3 years

The trails were fantastic today

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Amber
3 years

Lots of puddles, ruts, washouts etc. Track is in shit condition generally, don't go there if you don't need to.

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Amber
3 years

Lots of hero dirt! And... dozens of mud holes. It will require a drought / OR / multiple build days to fix all the mud holes.

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Amber
3 years

some muddy lots of puddles

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Green
3 years

A+ Quick! Get there now before the rain comes back. The tracks nice n tacky.

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Red
3 years

Very very wet. It will take a long time to dry out... Sad

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Green
3 years

Track is in very nice condition. There is only a couple of small puddles on the whole track and the rest of the track is just about perfect.

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Green
3 years

Still damp in places but all good to ride.

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Green
3 years

Still damp in places but all good to ride.

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Green
3 years

Not too bad for a shred, however there is a tree blocking the track in one spot.
Some very slippery sandy corners from all the rain, and there are some areas slightly eroded due to water...

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Amber
3 years

Quick look this morning. I only rode the 1km between the main car park & Siberia. It's damp & okay in most places where I was, but I'm more than certain that the rainforest & clay...

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Red
3 years

I would say it would be quite wet as Cooranbong had 156mm of rain overnight.

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Green
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Red
3 years

A few laps at lunchtime today was great! But there was a huge deluge of rain around 3pm... and it's still raining at my place now. (just a few kms away)

Keep off until the rain lifts...

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Green
3 years

Trail good. Damp with the odd small puddle.

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Red
3 years

Wet, wet, wet. Sustained rainfall over the weekend will take a while to drain and dry out.

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Green
3 years

Did a few laps this morning. Trails are in awesome shape. Just enough rain last night to make it nice and tacky with out being wet.

Probably 3 puddles on the whole loop.

Get in...

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Green
3 years

Always a great ride. Very dusty and a bit sketchy in some parts. A couple of the bridges are missing planks. All rideable.

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Green
3 years

Red trail dry and perfect.

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Green
3 years

It appears the Awaba tracks were very thirsty. After the rain there is only a few small puddles, the rest is tacky & great to ride.

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Green
3 years

Rode there this morning all good

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Green
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Green
3 years

Very dry and dusty. Brake bumps going into corners. Very slippery pretty much everywhere - just from the dust...

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Green
3 years

Rode 2 laps of the Red loop and one of the Yellow, for a total of nearly 30k on our annual Father's Day ride. This was my first time at Awaba and the track appeared to be in perfect condition....

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Green
3 years

track was dry & dusty today trail fairies were out doing an awesome job repairing bridge & trail @ top of camel back climb,which was great, gave me a chance to rest on my 5x red loop epic...

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Green
4 years

Rode red loop and blue loop and there was only very minor puddles on the trail in a few places so I would call it green.

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Green
4 years

99% of the track is nice and dry. There are a few wet patches on one of the fire trails but that's about it.

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Red
4 years

Based on trail reports from the forum, I thought I would update the trail status accordingly.

Please update if you have better or more recent information.

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Green
4 years

The track is in (surprisingly) great condition. All the recent showers haven't really hit here too hard. There are a dozen or so small puddles around the track, but great overall. The forecast...

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Green
4 years

One or two pools of water and patches of mud but overall good riding conditions.

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Green
4 years

just had a little mud hole out the back of the courseon the red loop

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Amber
4 years

Went for a quick night ride last night. (Tues night). I only rode the blue lap.

The track is damp in general with not many puddles at all. Quite good really. Just beware of a few...

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Red
4 years

There has been a nasty amount of cloud over the Watagans all day & NobMob weather shows a fair bit of rain has fallen

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Green
4 years

Done two laps of red loop and,its about as good as it gets!

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Green
4 years

A few puddles about the place but in the main the track is in good order

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Green
4 years

A few puddles about the place but in the main nice and tacky.

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Red
4 years

Looks like they are getting bucket loads of rain....

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Green
4 years

Ridden on 17th April. Good conditions, just a few puddles here and there.

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Green
4 years

A few patches of mud and the odd puddle but overall pretty good.

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Green
4 years

XC trail A1....about three boggy spots....otherwise awesome.

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Green
4 years

XC is in good condition. A few tacky spots but otherwise in perfect riding condition. DH trail is also awesome! I need to try and come up here more often. Well worth the drive.

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Amber
4 years

rode today at 10am, 95% dry, a few damp patches leading up to the murderhorn, but pretty good all up, a couple more dry days will be nearly perfect

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Red
4 years

Multiple reports of an ark heading east from the base of the Camelback climb ...

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Amber
4 years

Still wet on the back loops mainly through Wayne's world, the murderhorn etc. surface is mainly hard with only a few boggy holes. Lots of topsoil has washed away showing rocks and roots. A couple...

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Red
4 years

40mm thus far, plenty more to come.

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Green
4 years

Hero dirt. Plus a few small puddles. The track is great but the weather forecast isn't looking so good. The organizers have a tough call to make for Saturday. On a personal note......

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Green
4 years

Bit wet early, but dried out nicely after a couple of laps.

By lunch it was as good as it gets for MTB'g, awesome grip.

Thanks guys for some of the track work done recently. Haven't...

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Green
4 years

all good today

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Green
4 years

I just got a message from Dallas at HMBA who does a lot of the Awaba trail work. He said;

, I rode the track this morning.
The track has no bad wet areas just a few muddy...

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Red
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Green
4 years

Perfect conditions. Only 3 small puddles on the entire loop. There is a tree down blocking the track on the back part of the loop just before you cross the northern most fire trail on the...

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Green
4 years

Awaba is open again.

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Red
4 years

State Forests have advised HMBA that the trails will be closed on Friday 18th Jan due to predicted high fire hazard.

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Green
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Green
4 years

State Forests and HMBA have reopened Awaba.

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Red
4 years

just wondering if you could tell me some other downhill trails. ive ridden awaba, ourimbah, glenrock, and one mt sugarloaf track.

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Red
4 years

HMBA have been advised by Forests NSW this evening that all State Forests, including Awaba MTB Park, are to be closed from Friday the 11th through to and including Sunday the 13th January due to...

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Green
4 years

Lots of debris on trails. I cut the sidewall of my rear tyre on something. Other than debris, all good. On the up side, there was a gentleman in a newish white dual cab Hilux clearing trails...

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Red
4 years

Awaba will be closed on Tuesday 8th January due to extreme fire danger. Please observe all closures.

From the State Foests

UPDATE: 7 JANUARY, 2013
All State forests...

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Green
4 years

Beautiful, hardpacked, and NO MOSQUITOS.

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Green
4 years

Gorgeous. No problems except bloomin MotoX riders riding the bike trails!

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Green
4 years

Beautiful. No problems.

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Green
4 years

Excellent conditions. I forgot how stunningly beautiful the Awaba trail is!

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Green
4 years

Dry than a nuns... but the trail fairies have once again worked their magic. Excellent riding and conditions, and not humid, even in the salad bowl.

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Green
4 years

A few small puddles but in very good condition. Nice and humid even at 6:30 this morning.

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Green
4 years

Rode a club round yesterday. Just damp enough to give that 'super grip'.

Track is in great condition.

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Green
4 years

Did a few laps on tuesday 13/11/12. Track was awesome as usual. Some of the corners on the fast decents are rutted and you bounce around a bit, but adds to the fun. You have to go wide on the...

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Green
4 years

Good conditions today,recent rain hasn't affected anything and was very grippy and fast.Perfect day for a ride

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Green
4 years

Lots of debris on the track today, cleared a lot of it, must have blown a gale last night. Other than that it's dry and dusty.

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Green
4 years

Dry and dusty. Great conditions. Access road to carpark has some potholes and may worry vehicles with very low clearance.

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Green
4 years

Misty rain this morning didn't even get to the dirt. Rad, fast and rad.

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Green
4 years

rode there today and it was all dry and allsome get out there

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Green
4 years

Rode on 19-Sep. OK after some rain the previous 2 nights. A few puddles around but nothing to spoil a good ride.

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Green
4 years

Just a more recent update. Green for sure.

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Green
4 years

Conditions this afternoon were pristine! No issues at all and possibly the best I've ever seen it at Awaba. All sections green and good to go! The forest also provided a nice escape from the wind...

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Green
4 years

Rode this morning and it is as close to perfect as you could ever want. It is dry without being loose, and grippy enough to let you rail corners with complete confidence. There has been some...

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Green
4 years

What a difference a week makes, track is tacky with no significant surface water/mud issues anywhere.

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Amber
4 years

Just got back from Awaba. Tracks not too bad. It's slippery down the short steep section that has the road matting/plastic blocks laid down. Just before the Vegie Patch sign it's a bog and...

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Amber
5 years

A few little muddy sections that will dry out if the rain stays away - otherwise pretty good.

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Red
5 years

Heavy rain of the last few days has left the track pretty boggy. Did one lap this morning but declined any further, just finished cleaning the bike.

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Green
5 years

Nearly all the water has dried up and the track is as awesome as ever.

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Amber
5 years

Very damp throughout and plenty of sludge around the trails. A week of sunny weather needed to dry it out

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Green
5 years

all good

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Green
5 years

Green. 2 small bogs left.

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Green
5 years

Good conditions today. The track has dried out nicely except for 8 or so bog holes that will take a while to dry up. (especially just around 'vege patch') I hope this sun stays around for a...

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Red
5 years

Don't bother. Soooo much rain.

I'm predicting another 'test day' fiasco this coming Saturday similar to the Glenrock/Specailized event.

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Red
5 years

Great track conditions this morning. (Friday morning) I was aiming for 3 laps, but on my 3rd lap the rain came down. I made a bee line for the carpark. With the current forecast, I'd say that...

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Green
5 years

Great today

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Green
5 years

99.9% dry. Still some big bog holes near the 'vegie patch'. I'm not sure if these bogs will ever dry out...

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Green
5 years

I only rode the yellow loop - which was good. Hero dirt! The red loop according to other riders was damp to wet...

For all those who havent been here for a while, mother nature has...

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Green
5 years

Perfect today.

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Green
5 years

The trail fairies have been hard at work and have done an awesome job. Still some work to do but all the water has gone. Still some sludge areas in the section just before veggie patch and in...

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Amber
5 years

This is from the offical hmba website;

Start: 31/03/2012
Although the XC Trail is still not in pristine condition, the fine weather has helped dry things out to the point that further...

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Green
5 years

From the HMBA website.

Although the XC Trail is still not in pristine condition, the fine weather has helped dry things out to the point that further damage to the trail should not occur...

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Red
5 years

XC Network - Still closed. We will be doing a full trail audit next week, but at the moment there is still a lot of groundwater bubbling to the surface, combined with the mess left from the...

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Red
5 years

Awaba is now officially closed due to bad weather

http://hmba.asn.au/?q=node/400

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Red
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Amber
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Green
5 years

seems pretty good to me, there is maybe 10 meters of Bailey's that is a mess but that's about it

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Red
5 years

Too wet to worry about. The usual wet low lying areas are really bad, but normally ok bits are also very wet. One puddle was half wheel depth. Had to carry bike around several spots to avoid...

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Amber
5 years

Mostly dry but some very muddy patches worth respecting.

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Amber
5 years

went out this morning. only a couple of puddles in areas but can be avoided without damage to the surrounding bush. just on the edge of being perfect traction. the drive in is the tricky part...

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Red
5 years

Headed out to Awaba today at about 11.00am for a look it was under water not riderable with out destroying your bike and the trails,Hopefully it dries up soon!

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Amber
5 years

only a guess,but from the big nasty rain clouds that have been hovering over the Watagans all day-must of had some rain

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Green
5 years

Was dry this afternoon, but looks like there was a bit of rain since then.

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Green
5 years

most of the puddles have cleared up now, little bit washed away in places

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Red
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Green
5 years

Dry and dusty with plenty of tree branches across the track making things tricky...

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Green
5 years

Damp in some of the lower parts but not wet.

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Green
5 years

Possible showers meant for today, but at 5.00pm the track is 100% good to go.

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Green
5 years

All is good!

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Amber
5 years

Perfect this morning! (Wednesday) But rained this arvo... I wasn't there when the rain poured down... but it was intense at my place for 1/2hr - & it looked heavier towards Awaba. Take...

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Green
5 years

Perfecto!

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Green
5 years

Arrived at 0731, rain had finished, track is near perfect. Even better on 2nd lap. Go for it!

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Red
5 years

7:10am - Dec 31. Now parked @ Awaba waiting for rain to stop. Looks like it has been raining for most of the night. Currently raining hard. Clouds hovering over these ranges. Track looks very...

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Green
5 years

99.9% dry. It was meant to rain slightly today... but it didn't....

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Green
5 years

29Dec2011. 99% good today, just a few patches of mud. Big puddle on the fire trail just before getting back on to the track before the salad bowl and a patch of mud on the steep descent before...

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Red
5 years

Wet, really wet!

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Green
5 years

This is an update from Sunday. Any soft sand had been compacted nicely and the big puddle was filled with some logs/branches so all good.

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Green
5 years

Only two puddles. there's a few areas of soft sand on the corners so a little care needed but all good.

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Amber
5 years

A few muddy patches, including one large boggy patch that riders have bypassed on the left resulting in trail widening. A few sections of the single track are suffering from gully erosion, as is...

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Green
5 years

98% dry Smiling

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Amber
5 years

The Blue Loop isn't too bad at all. Only a very small number of small wet potholes, but mostly okay. BUT - more rain is due today, tomorrow, etc...

3 things to watch out for. 1) LOTS of...

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Red
5 years

Going from Fi's comments and using a bit of common sense I marked it red.
http://...

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Green
5 years

the track is all good just have to watch out for the tree that fall on the track and is laying over the track you just had you get off your bike and walk around it for now it is on the red loof...

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Green
5 years

All good on the red loop. Watch the scrub turkey around 6k in just before the big drop. Was very hot in the scrub, take your water.

Get into it.

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Green
5 years

All dry for the red loop.

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Amber
5 years

All the higher areas are well drained and holding up well.

Some lower areas have a few puddles and are a little sloshy.

the newish sections on the red loop were actually really dry...

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Red
5 years

50mm of rain overnight has smashed the area-todays XC race has been called off!

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Green
5 years

Dry and dusty although the rain is meant to be on its way.

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Green
5 years

Rode on the weekend - was definitely feeling like summer... super warm and the track was dry and dusty, getting a bit loose in places. Just the usual summer conditions tho no major issues. Good...

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Amber
5 years

All the trails are nice espically sniggle.

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Green
5 years

The council has cut back the overgrowth on the firetrails. A good time to go riding in Jesmond. All fast and dry. Good conditions on Train, Ninja Monkey and the Walking Track

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Green
5 years

Despite a few mm of rain, the track was its usual self - awesome! Maybe 10 very small puddles over the entire course.

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Green
5 years

Track is in great condition all round. Very grippy.

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Green
5 years

Went for a spin this afternoon. Trail is generally in very good condition. A couple of minor puddles around the trail and the descent immediately after the bridge at the top of the Camel Back...

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Green
5 years

Went out before work for a few laps. Was a little worried due to last nights rain, but the trails are spot on and the bike was still clean at the end of the ride.

Pick of the sections...

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Green
5 years

Stunning day at Awaba today.

Can't fault the trail anywhere. Super tacky with absolutely no issues.

My pick of the trails today;
- decent off the top of the red loop
- the...

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Green
5 years

Has been given the all clear from Dallas at HMBA, who states tracks are drying up & Awaba is now open!

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Red
6 years

offical notice on www.hmba.asn.au has the Awaba track CLOSED due to extreme rain-an inspection when it stops raining will be conducted...

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Green
6 years

There were a few slippery patches on the first couple of laps however it was all good by lunchtime. The new section of track seemed to handle the traffic ok.

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Green
6 years

can not rember what couler the track was but there was a tree brench that brock off it tree and hanging over the track you can ride around it but you must slow down a lot to get around it safey...

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Green
6 years

Trails are sweet. Rode the XC today and other than the water in the rainforest after the salad bowl, the XC loops are pristine. There is a maintenance day this Sunday so the trails should be...

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Green
6 years

Tracks in awesome condition. Only one wet spot in the salad bowl. Access road a little weathered but still navagatable.

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Red
6 years

Awaba is officually closed by the club. This weekends club round has also been cancelled.

The club is currently putting up closed / enter at own risk sign at the entrance of the track....

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Red
6 years

Has been pouring rain all night and is still dumping down

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Green
6 years

Quite dry and no wet bits at all.

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Green
6 years

Based on the below I'll give it a green

I rode a few red loops of awaba xc yesterday ( Tuesday 7th ) and it is fine. 99% dry with a one or two damp patches that are easily...

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Red
6 years

Wet, wet, wet.

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Green
6 years

Another 3mm of rain overnight Sunday to 9am morning so the track was damp but just tacky not muddy. A few mud puddles here and there but minimal. A decent amount of rain is forecast over the next...

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Green
6 years

Only one or to damp spots, no puddles and nice and tacky out there today...

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Green
6 years

nice 'n' dry out there today,but as previous report said many corners have multiple braking ruts which can sometimes slow your flow on the track.

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Green
6 years

Perfect !!!

track has bed in well over the last 12 mths. unfortunately a lot of the fast cnrs now have breaking bumps, almost caught me a couple of times on my first lap hitting cnrs at...

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Green
6 years

Rode the red loop today. Brilliant condition - no mud, great traction. Should be great for you guys racing the club round on Sunday.

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Green
6 years

Rode the red loop today - condition is brilliant. No mud, great traction.

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Green
6 years

Rad however it poured down as we left.

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Green
6 years

All good

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Green
6 years

99% dry, just a few small wet/boggy spots-will only be drier if rain stays away as sun was out & breeze blowing.

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Green
6 years

Despite recent rain, dry as a tack. Ditto those few loose sandy right-handers...Ride with confidence at the mo...

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Green
6 years

not wet at all!-but there is some loose sandy corners that are becoming a bit sketchy for the unwary!

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Green
6 years

Ssssssssssssswwwwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeettttttttttttt! Rockier and rootier than I remember, but tacky and even dusty in places. No mud or puddles after the recent rain. BTW, have they...

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Green
6 years

Hot dry and dusty

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Green
6 years

Awesome, awesome, awesome. First time riding there yesterday, the tracks were excellent and we had a ball. Kudos to all those involved in creating and maintaining this great track!

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Green
6 years

rode the red,blue and yellow loops this morning 10am. trails holding up well after the showers only a few puddles, looks like someone fixed the planks on bridge after camelback climb. first time...

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Green
6 years

Had a spin this afternoon.

Obvious that there has been a lot of rain in the last few days, but the trails are generally dry (read tacky). There is the odd puddle and the rainforest and...

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Green
6 years

a touch drier than Monday-just look out for Goanna on the fast right hander down past the mail box-would be a shame to accidentally tag it!

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Green
6 years

Tacky=Grip=Fun.-only a couple of small mud patches,which are nearly dry.

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Green
6 years

Did a few laps earlier today before it got too hot.

Trail is dry. Very dusty in spots. Back section through the flush is dry as well. No real issues to report, just keep an eye out for...

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Green
6 years

rode there this morning...all good

the areas of the red loop that were boggy are now dry, but still a little soft....

I went OTB over there....so be carefoool......

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Amber
6 years

Lot of maintenance done today. Generally dry and a lot of the boggy sections have been rebuilt. That said the back side of the red loop (the flush) are still holding a lot of water.

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Amber
6 years

Rode multiple red laps on Wednesday and Thursday (ok, so I was in the area and it's too good to pass up!). Large tree fallen across the trail between Cowbell Corner and Siberia. Standing water...

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Amber
6 years

Didn't race today but watched and spoke to others that had.

Some areas are OK, but other areas, most notably Siberia, The Chute and the back of the Red Loop are very wet.

I've not...

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Green
6 years

tops!-will be even better when new overtaking lanes bed in!

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Green
6 years

tracks in great condition,although the timber bridge just after the chute was a little slippery.

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Green
6 years

Trails dry just covered in lots of leaves & small twigs!

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Green
6 years

Went out for a spin at lunch time. Lots of cars and families which was great.

Trail wise it was awesome. A little bit slippery in the low sections on some of the roots, otherwise fast and...

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Green
6 years

no major muddy parts-only a few small bits with sun & wind doing its best to dry these up- the rest nice and grippy!

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Amber
6 years

Pretty wet. DH is very slippery in sections and avoid timber pallets. We walked the steep stuff. XC is ok, just watch that front wheel on the turns, a few clay sections that like to to give you a...

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Green
6 years

Fantastic. All dry. The brand new part of the red loop still needs riding in, but is great fun! (That's right... there's a new addition to the red loop!) Overall distance has been raised...

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Green
6 years

awesome,awesome,awesome, the new section was sweet, and the track just after the murderhorn is real, starwars, return of the jedi stuff!!

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Green
6 years

Rode Aaba today (08/09/10). Track in great riding condition. New section was opened on Sunday.

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Red
6 years

all tracks are trashed from small twigs to spoke/derailer bustin size through to some biggons that would cause injury if hit when falling!

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Green
6 years

all good for club races sunday morning -cannot wait

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Green
6 years

same as it's F3 cousin sweeeeeeeeeeeet!!

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Green
6 years

all good & trail fairies have added some road base to the couple of muddy bits on jungle creek section-imagine how much better this place could be if 1/2 of the people who ride here did some...

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Green
6 years

Go the Flow, only 2 small patches of mud in jungle creek bit!!!

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Green
6 years

The short yellow loop is in great condition! But the slightly longer loop (blue?) does have some very damp patches through that rainforest section. That section almost gets no sunlight at all...

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Green
6 years

rode there this morning, the track is in excellent condition except for the low laying areas just after the steep chute, muddy & slippery down there will probably take a few days with no rain...

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Amber
6 years

Rode Awaba today Trails ok on the Blue loop, a bit muddy on the Red loop. the fact trails are ok is a huge credit to the trail builders.

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Red
6 years

would be way to wet to ride with the heap of rain we have had-as it was getting a soaking on sunday arvo

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Amber
6 years

had a fair bit of rain today,was pouring rain when I left, with huge grey cloud hovering above area- if rain eases in next couple of days will be OK for weekend

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Green
7 years

Brilliant- only small patches of mud-1 puddle of small water

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Green
7 years

HEAVEN!! doesn't get any better!

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Green
7 years

perfect!!,only 2 small patches of easily ridden around mud, go 4 the flow

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Green
7 years

Rode there today for the first time ( on the blue loop )there is a few small patches of water around,mostly OK & tacky-be careful of Clay,roots & logs as very slippery. A big thankyou to...

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Green
7 years

small patches of mud around,mostly OK & tacky-be careful of roots & logs as very slippery

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Green
7 years

Tacky=Grip=Fast=FUN!!!

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Green
7 years

track was perfect today, was a little bit dry and loose but a good sprinkle of rain half way through the day made the soil nice and moist.
only had one issue with the track right after...

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Green
7 years

Perhaps Green is being a bit generous - pretty slippery up at the top beyond CamelBack Hill and on the way down the other side. Clay bits rather soggy and slippy/slidey. Some climbs a bit dicey...

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Green
7 years

perfect!!!!

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Green
7 years

Dry as yesterday, but with the wind there is heaps of sticks across track just waiting to eat spokes & rear mechs

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Green
7 years

nice & dry all bar 1 little mud patch just after Mawkes bridge

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Amber
7 years

Yellow Loop is OK, but there is issues in the low lying areas of the Blue and Red Loops.

If you go, best to stick to the 7km yellow loop.

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Green
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Green
7 years

Remarkable how well this XC track has held up given the amount of rain recently. It was damp but there was no puddles to speak of. Great facility.

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Green
7 years

A bit greasy this arvo some puddles about....

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Green
7 years

As usual the Awaba network is in great condition. No issues on the trails at all and the road in is sweet.

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Green
7 years

Drained remarkably well after some showers.
The new sections were absolutely amazing. Lead up to the Veggie patch was fun with the Sallad bowl and auto alley was some of the best runs had....

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Green
7 years

Simply awesome

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Green
7 years

Awaba is looking great. Dry and super fast. I am loving the new sections. The chute and salad bowl are fantastic.

The new climb needs a little bedding in, but great to see some altitude on...

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Green
7 years

Awaba is looking great at the moment.
- New road is open and access is great for 2wd vehicles.
- New section beyond the chute is open and the old sections are riding fast.

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Green
7 years

Rode here this morning was very nice and 90% dry just the odd wet patch well almost dry mud. I was surpised how it has dried up considering the amount of rain we have had

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Green
7 years

Awaba is fast and dry - great new sections to try also !!

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Amber
7 years

Heavy rain this morning and continuing showers this afternoon have had a major impact on the trails. Trails have gone from firm, fast and tacky to be generally soft with some very sloppy sections...

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Green
7 years

Track is in great condition. Fast and tacky, no dust, no mud as of January 1. If you have a 2wd, make sure you park at the top of the driveway and join the track from there as the driveway is...

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Amber
7 years

Light rain has certainly settled down the dust and created a nice firm packed surface. Trail is a little greasy after all the rain with some small / minor puddles . None to much to worry about....

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Green
7 years

Fast & Dry - Great riding conditions

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Green
7 years

Reports from the trail today is that it is fast and tacky on the downhill sections, no puddles to speak of and the road in is good.

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Amber
7 years

Its been pretty wet on the western side of the lake for the last week, the road in is very slippery and not 2WD suitable until it dries out.

Trail is ridable, but there are boggy sections...

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Green
7 years

The track was in prefect condition for Saturday's race. Brilliant fun!...

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Green
7 years

Sweet trail. Smooth, flowy, twisty, dry and a little dusty. Only about 3 rocks on the whole course. Really nice and fun at the moment - Get There!

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Green
8 years

great trails & getting better all the time the new downhill section on the xc track is fast & fun. Rode some other new sections of track that aren't finished yet with some fun jumps...

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