Spokes NT Saturday – Pine Forest

It’s been 6 weeks since we’ve ridden the Pine Forest and we’re having withdrawals!  So this Saturday, we’re going to address that situation.

For those that haven’t ridden there, this is a great ride for both novice and experienced riders.  And we’re a fun bunch to ride with.

Meet: Corner of Stow Road and Howard Springs Road
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm start.

Bring the usual.  Basic spares and water.  Helmets are essential.

See you on the trails!

Spokes Saturday Ride – Charles Darwin National Park

This Saturday, we’re off to Charlie D.  This is a great place to ride Mountain Bikes, with a great variety of terrain for all levels of rider.

We’ll do an easy to intermediate ride (mostly easy, but there may be a couple of short sections, which beginners may prefer to walk their bikes).  Everyone is welcome!

Meet: Winnellie Hotel, at the rear car park.
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm start

Bring sufficient water and spares.  Helmets are essential!

See you on the trails!

Spokes NT Saturday Ride. Holmes Jungle.

This Saturday, we’re going somewhere a little different.  Holmes Jungle is a lesser known spot around Darwin.  There’s some trails, some forest and some fun to be had.  We try to get there at least once a year.

Meet: Holmes Jungle Car park
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm start

Bring: The usual.  Basic spares, water.  Gloves are recommended, helmets essential.
From time-to-time.  Biting insects have been known to prevail in the reserve.  Be prepared if you’re of the tasty-to-insects type of person.

See you on the trails!

Spokes NT Saturday – Spokes Track.

This Saturday, we’re going local.  The Spokes Track. A nifty little challenging nugget of a trail close to the shop.  It’s a short, punchy little track.  Following that we’ll drift off around the Howard Springs area for a bit of a poke around.

As usual with most of our rides, this is suitable for novices and beginners. Please note there are some short sections of the Spokes Track you may feel more comfortable walking, but hey, that’s fine. There’s no hurry of rush, and plenty of stops along the way to catch up and re-hydrate.

Meet: Spokes NT Store
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm Start.

Bring your bike, water and basic spares. Helmets are essential.

See you on the trails!

Spokes NT. Saturday Ride. Going Urban

It’s about time we did an urban ride.  So, we’ll do an urban ride!

We’ll tour around the city and ride a few hidden urban obstacles.  There will be drops, ledges and stair rides. Urban rides are great for riders of all abilities and fitness because every site has an option to ride as much or as little as you like.

Meet: Stokes Hill Wharf.
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm start.

Following the ride, we’ll be stopping at the wharf eatery for dinner if you’d like to join us.

See you on the trails!

No Spokes NT ride this weekend

Hey, there’s no ride this Saturday.  We’ll be keeping our powder dry (and our bikes clean) for the Spokes NT Challenge race at Charles Darwin National Park.

Starting early on Sunday morning, there’s plenty of options to suit entry level and experienced riders alike.

Or just come along and say hi!

The following Saturday, we’ll resume the Saturday afternoon fun.

 

Spokes NT Saturday – Race Preview

This Saturday, we’re going to Charles Darwin National Park to preview the race route for the Spokes NT Charles Darwin Challenge, which will be held on 9th July.

This will be an easy ride, beginners are welcome to join.  The pace will be easy and there will be plenty of chances to catch up and re-hydrate.

There’s plenty of options for the race itself, with options for novice and experienced riders alike.  You should check it out on the DORC web site.

Meet: Winnellie Hotel, at the rear car park.
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm start

Bring sufficient water and spares.  Helmets are essential!

See you on the trails!

Spokes NT Saturday – Pine Forest

Ian’s away this week, doing the Katherine to Darwin Challenge.   Sooo, Simon will be leading the ride.  Pine forest.

The pace and the trails with both be easy.  This is a ride perfect for beginners.

If fun is something you enjoy, then you’ll like this ride.

Meet: Corner of Stow Road and Howard Springs Road
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm start.

Bring the usual.  Basic spares and water.  Helmets are essential.

See you on the trails!

Spokes NT Ride – Hidden Valley Explore

This Saturday, we’re going on an exploring ride.  We’re going to see if we can find the long lost motorbike trails in the Hidden Valley area.  A few years ago, these made for some good riding.  With the development of Tiger Brennan drive, they appear to have fallen into disuse.  We’re going to see what there is.

There won’t be any hidden treasure, apart from trails to ride, and maybe a refreshing drink at the end.

This will be an easy to intermediate ride.  We won’t know what’s out there until we find it!

Meet: Winnellie Hotel, at the rear car park.
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm start

Bring sufficient water and spares.  Helmets are essential!

See you on the trails!

Spokes Saturday Ride – Pine Forest. Easy Ride

This Saturday’s ride will be at the Pine Forest.  It will be an easy ride.

It will be suitable for beginner riders.  The pace will be easy, and there will be plenty of stops to catch up and rehydrate.

If you wish to get a little more rowdy, remember that DORC are having a downhill event on Saturday afternoon.

Meet: at the Northern Entrance, Howard Springs Road.
Time: 4:45 for a 5pm start.

Bring sufficient water and spares. Helmets are essential.

See you on the trails!