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Lantana Lash II @ Yellomundee

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By ChopStiR - Posted on 13 May 2012

Saturday, 9 June, 2012 - 08:00

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

4 hours
Come Rain or Shine: 
If it's raining, I won't be there.
Ride Database Entry: 
Yellomundee Regional Park
Meeting Point: 

There's a car park (click for foggy picture) on Springwood Road - just down the way from Hawkesbury Heights if you're looking for a suburb name.

Show on Google maps: Meeting point. Login or register to get directions.

WSMTB and BMORC are inviting everyone to come along and help make a dent in the Lantana infestation that is taking over Yellomundee.

• When: Saturday 9 June, 2012, from 8am to about midday (but anytime you have free would be greatly appreciated).
• Where: Meet at Yellomundee RP top gate
• Wear: Boots, long trousers and long sleeved shirts. NPWS will provide gloves, but bring some if you have them.
• Tools: Bring loppers, sheers and/or Saws. NPWS will provide some tools, and chemicals.
• Lunch: TBC, will either be a BBQ or BYO

As a thanks, NPWS are currently in negotiations to have Nic Bowman from IMBA-AU run a free Workshop in trail sustainability. Priority spacing for this workshop will be given to those Mountain Bike Riders who attend the Lantana Lash. This workshop is ideal for anyone involved or wanting to get involved with trail care maintinance.

So come on down, its not as bad as you may think, You can see the result at the end!

Who's in?
Nerf Herder, The Brown Hornet, Chuck, ChopStiR, moggio, trim, DigDig, Dagashi, Username2, patricksta, Bop (11 riders)
Nerf Herder The Brown Hornet Chuck ChopStiR moggio trim DigDig Dagashi Username2 patricksta Bop
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DigDig's picture

bumping so peeps dont forget.

Chuck's picture

Bump again!

moggio's picture

Looking forward to this actually!!!

Will NPWS have their food trailer then... that thing rocks!

ChopStiR's picture

Paul said he will have Lunch for us, is there is something particular we want to do let us know. He had mentioned some ideas like a BBQ or some BBQ chooks. I can let Paul know after this weekend.

moggio's picture

Though actually I am trying to lose a few kgs.. the gut has grown of late so maybe suggest a salad trolley.

DigDig's picture

no way meat only.

DigDig's picture


moggio's picture

Yeah more bumpage... looking forward to this.

Currently got some car electrical problems so be warned someone may need to jump start me (I will provide the cables).

Nerf Herder's picture

Good turn out .... would be nice to have 20 of us hacking away Smiling

trim's picture

I'll try to bring along something unhealthy for morning tea...

Username2's picture

Bring on the Lantana!!!

ChopStiR's picture

Dont forget to bring your own drinking water!!!

moggio's picture

Thanks for that... good to know. Guess it will be the camelpak

DigDig's picture

Another good day today apart from the group of riders droping there rubbish in the car park not cool dudes.Nice view of the river that section now THANKS to all.

moggio's picture

Was all good and satisfying... and no ticks!

I enjoyed the suzuki sierra 4wd too!

Nerf Herder's picture

Was a lot easier the 2nd time round I reckon ... and Jacob is such a cool and interesting person to talk and listen too (for a long hair regener that is Smiling ... Jokes) I reckon Michael's has a good idea re getting Jacob in for another plant id workshop at Knapsack.

I wanna do another day maybe near the creek crossings next time, bit like a cave in there with the lantana. I'll ask my Filo brothers to come give us a hand next time ... might have to put some mud guards on though.

Ray R's picture

Thanks all for another good day's work!

The public car park is always attracting rubbish - From what I have picked up, I reckon about half is from MTB riders who should know a lot better (V cans, GU, etc), the other half is from people who just drive in and park. It's this rubbish you really have to be careful with as I've encountered used needles, nappies, broken glass, condoms, bottles/cans, food wrappers etc.

However, it is worth cleaning up - as rubbish attracts more rubbish!

Ray Rice

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