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Glenrock Trailwork - Seismick - Saturday 15th of September

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When: 
Saturday, 15 September, 2018 - 09:30

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Ride Database Entry: 
Glenrock State Conservation Area
Meeting Point: 

On-site - Seismick Trail

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The next Glenrock Trailwork day will be held on Saturday 15th of September.

We will be working in the area of Seismick Trail.
The work will be rebuilding the whole trail and in particular reshaping the berms. They will need to be hand packed with shovel and McLeod, so the more hands - the better.
The NPWS Field Officers have been on-site moving material to build this and we should be able to achieve a great result with substantially bigger berms – Oh yeah!
The NPWS Ranger, Kate will be providing a BBQ lunch for all volunteers to keep the energy levels up.

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Glenrock Trailwork Clay Quarry - Saturday 23rd of June

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When: 
Saturday, 23 June, 2018 - 09:30

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Ride Database Entry: 
Glenrock State Conservation Area
Meeting Point: 

The Lower Old Clay Quarry - Below 6 Shooter

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Next build day will be on Saturday the 23rd of June.

We will be working in the same area as last build day, the lower Clay Quarry.
Bad weather immediately after the work was done meant that the trails didn’t have a chance to pack down before it was impacted by torrential and on-going rain
This is not meant to be a big day and we are not planning to build any new trail or features, we are just doing a general tidy-up of the previous work and checking drainage.

No lunch or drinks will be supplied so please bring your own snacks and water.

Meet on-site at 9.30am

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Glenrock Trailwork - Clay Quarry - Saturday 2nd of June

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When: 
Saturday, 2 June, 2018 - 09:30

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Ride Database Entry: 
Glenrock State Conservation Area
Meeting Point: 

The Lower Old Clay Quarry - Below 6 Shooter

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The next Glenrock Trailwork day will be held on Saturday 2nd of June
We will be working in the area of the old clay quarry, below 6 Shooter jumps.
The work will be rebuilding and rerouting the trails from the Cliff Jumps and 6 Shooter to make way for the new Pump/Jump Track and Skills Precinct and provide access to the area

Really big news for this build day is the Specialized and Drift are on-board with sponsorship and support. They will be providing extra tools a BBQ and drinks! Whoo!

Meet on-site in the lower quarry at 9.30

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Knapsack Build Day 10th February 2018

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When: 
Saturday, 10 February, 2018 - 08:00

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Ride Database Entry: 
Knapsack Reserve
Meeting Point: 

Lovers walk Firetrail Gate, get onto Barnet St and head north uphill, the gate and parking is just past the 'S' bend.

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All are welcome!!!

Start at 8:00am at this stage at the start of Lover's Walk.

Plan of works: Still working this out with BMCC for XC. DH with Synergy and Clinton.

Blue Mountains City Council have hired Adrian from Synergy to lead the Maintenance days.

Trail maintenance will only run for 6hrs. To get the most out of it, please arrive early and be ready to start.

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Glenrock Trailwork 6 Shooter

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When: 
Saturday, 9 December, 2017 (All day)

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Ride Database Entry: 
Glenrock State Conservation Area
Meeting Point: 

On Site 6 Shooter

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6 Shooter jumps are looking a bit sad so we will be bringing in some more material and doing some building up and re-shaping the jumps to give proper kicker and landings.

Be there - on-site about 9.30 am

Bring gloves, shoes, drinking water and a yellow GTA shirt if you have one

Tools will be supplied

I will be working with the NPWS guys during the week to get materials on site so we should only have to do the finishing and shaping work.

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Bit of Casual Trailwork - Kenny's

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When: 
Monday, 20 November, 2017 - 15:00

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Meeting Point: 

Kenny's Trail

Been really struggling to find time for a formal build day this month with so much happening in Newcastle.
As usual there are quite a few smaller jobs that need doing around the trails so I'm hoping to hold a couple of casual 'drop-in' style sessions of an afternoon this week.
At this stage I hope to be around the start of Kennys tomorrow (Monday 20.11.17) from about 3pm. The small drop-off after the first L hander needs rebuilding (again) and there are a few 'potholes' forming along the trail.

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Glenrock Trailwork & BBQ - Lower Quarry - Rhythm Section

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When: 
Sunday, 15 October, 2017 - 09:30

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Ride Database Entry: 
Glenrock State Conservation Area
Meeting Point: 

On site - Lower Quarry - Rhythm Section

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Location changed - Now working on the jumps in the lower quarry the area shown on the NPWS map as "Rhythm Section".

We will be rebuilding the old worn-out humps into something decent and hopefully building a couple of new features as well.

Meet on-site at 9.30 am.

Wear shoes and gloves, please. A yellow GTA shirt if you have one - otherwise I will provide one on the day.

We will also be having a BBQ and drinks after while we watch the Grom's session the jumps.

We will supply tools.

If you're not sure where this is check the 'Meeting Point' above and view map in satellite.

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Glenrock Trailwork on Shaft Jumps Area - Cancelled

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When: 
Sunday, 15 October, 2017 - 09:30

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Ride Database Entry: 
Glenrock State Conservation Area
Meeting Point: 

On site - Lower Quarry - Rhythm Section

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Work on the Shaft area jumps has been cancelled for now and the location changed - Now working on the jumps in the lower quarry the area shown on the NPWS map as "Rhythm Section".

We will be rebuilding the old worn-out humps into something decent and hopefully building a couple of new features as well.

Meet on-site at 9.30 am.

Wear shoes and gloves, please. A yellow GTA shirt if you have one - otherwise I will provide one on the day.

We will also be having a BBQ and drinks after while we watch the Grom's session the jumps.

We will supply tools.

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Glenrock Trailwork - Dr Seuss

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When: 
Saturday, 2 September, 2017 - 09:30

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Meeting Point: 

On site, Dr Seuss trail - Western end

Meeting on-site at Dr Seuss trail at 9.30 am.

We will be working on rebuilding the trail with better drainage and some slight re-routes. Also repairs to the work previously done by the NPWS excavator.
The amount of work we achieve or even attempt will depend on numbers.

Please wear shoes, bring some gloves and drinking water. Wear a yellow GTA shirt if you have one otherwise I will supply them on the day.

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Club Working Bee

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When: 
Sunday, 26 November, 2017 - 10:00

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Ride Database Entry: 
Lake Canobolas Mountain Bike Park
Meeting Point: 

Lake Canobolas Road. About 50m past the entrance to Lake Canobolas picnic area, on the opposite (right) side of the road there is a carpark and track map.

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This is the last weekend before the Orange Inter Club, the biggest race of the year for the Lake Canobolas Mountain Bike Park. Time to give the tracks a tidy to put our best foot forward for the big event.

Start: 10am
Free BBQ Lunch: 1pm
Finish and Social Ride: 3pm

If you can come out anytime between those hours it would be much appreciated.

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