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Newbie: looking for a ride

David Mapletoft's picture

By David Mapletoft - Posted on 25 June 2011

Joined this site today after meeting briefly a cyclist named Giles aka 'Hat Hill' whilst I was on an outing collecting kindling.

I have a bike that is basic, and not much used. I have ridden the Oaks trail once, over an easy 3 hours.

I am looking for other people of similar experience - next to none - (or those very patient and willing to teach some skills about riding off road).

I live in Wentworth Falls at present and would rather do some local rides ie Blue Mountains of no more than 2-3 hours duration, with an easy grade.


PS is it ok to post my contact details here?

paulwhitfeld's picture

Hi David,

Welcome to your new world of MTB... Smiling

there are some geat rides around Wenty... great singletrack in Nth Leura...
Narrowneck in Katoomba and some great trails in Blackheath...

Best to pop into BikeMinded on the Highway and have a chat to the guys there. They will give you all the info you need and maybe hook up for a spin...

The Brown Hornet's picture

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BM Epic's picture

Listen to the Brown Hornet, he with the wisdom of solomon and the patience of the dalai lama!
Would love to help you out, and i'm sure there are quite a few here that also would like to help!

Chuck's picture

Hey David,

I once met that Giles guy out on the Oaks track. Smiling

Anyway, like the others I too am patient when it comes to riding. So feel free to contact me if you want to ride around the lower mountains.

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