Would you like to join us for a tough social ride over the D’Aguilar Range to Reedy Creek?
When: 7.30am, Saturday, 17 September 2016.
Meeting point: Corner Mount Brisbane Road and Chambers Road, Mount Brisbane. Google Map Ref: https://goo.gl/maps/f9CHtd1DSY32
Approx distance: 43km with about 1,500m of elevation. The ride will take about five hours and we should be back by 12:30pm.
A challenging 15km climb to Kluvers Lookout gaining over 900 metres in elevation.
Great views out to Moreton Bay from the Lookout
A pleasant 15km descent down the other side of the D’Aguilar Range along a little known horse trail.
Impressive views of Mount Byron from the Reedy Creek valley.
Pleasant rainforest trails along Byron Creek.
A white-knuckle downhill run to finish the ride.
This ride is not for beginners.
You need to be comfortable with riding uphill for almost two hours.
You need to be comfortable with long fast descents.
You need to be able to safely ride a steep downhill horse track.
This ride goes through “Byronvale” a private property. The route is not normally accessible to the public. This might be your only chance to ride some of these trails.
Social pace. We won’t leave anyone behind.
There are no shops, toilets or water-refill points along the way. The only place you might be able to get water would be at Byron Creek, about 35km into the ride.
There are a few steep climbs.
There are a few steep descents.
There are one or two places you might get your feet wet.
Bike in good condition
Plenty of water and snacks
Tools / Repair kit
Sense of humour.
Mountain Biking is a dangerous sport. You ride with us at your own risk.
We strongly suggest you join Mountain Biking Australia, which gives you personal accident and public liability insurance.
You can get a FREE trial 8-week membership here: http://www.mtba.asn.au/membership/free-trial-membership/