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By Stringybark - Posted on 31 May 2012

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.
Sunday, 16 September, 2012 - 08:30

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

5 hours
Come Rain or Shine: 
I'll be there, no matter what the weather.
Ride Database Entry: 
"Hidden Valley" at Coolah
Meeting Point: 

Coolah Sport & Recreation Ground (3k south of Coolah) on Leadville/Dunedoo Rd.


Mountain Bike XC at Coolah (3hrs west of Newcastle, 70mins north of Mudgee). Experience an unspoilt wilderness through natural snowgum, stringybark & applegum forest...have your thrill at Stringybark Hill, Piccaninny Ridge, Banshee Pass or Eagles Nest. Want an exhilarating ride ?...there's no better place than "Hidden Valley". The course is 90% smooth, flowing singletrack...there's rugged ridges, smooth firetrail, dry creek beds, grassland, thick forest, kangaroos, goats, wallabies & more. It's well signposted with plenty of passing opportunities & 100% rideable for the average's not intimidating or too extreme, but don't worry, it'll wear you out. Camping available at start/finish (3k south of Coolah) Accom & all services in town. One, two or three laps of a 25k course. Entry fee: 25k-$55 50k-$65 75k-$75. Registration: Sat 15th 3-4pm or Sun 16th 7-8am. Race start: 8.30am Sun 16th. This event is run with the kind help of local landholders & volunteers for community benefit. How about a ride Saturday ?...there's Coolah Common, Mt Hope Rd, Pandora Pass, Coolah Tops Nat Park or beautiful Coolah Creek Rd. These are not organised rides...they'll cost you nothing. We'd love to see you here...whatever you choose, you'll have an unforgettable ride. For information & entry: email Photos Coolah Bikeworx on Facebook

Who's in?
wazza, Stringybark, Freddie49r, spida, giards
wazza Stringybark Freddie49r spida giards
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Lach's picture

I can't make the September date this year, but do get out to Mudgee from time to time and was wondering if this track was open for riding other than for this event?

If it is, how do you find it?

Would make a good road trip week with the Back Yamma on the weekend before and a stop and Orange on the way in between!! Bit of fun to be had in the hills around Mudgee as well.

Stringybark's picture

Sorry Lach, unfortunately, it's one day only as it's on private land with access through more private land...pity. I guess I'm lucky to have the use of it at all. Regards Kev

Lach's picture

Good luck with it, hope it goes well.

Stringybark's picture

Thanks for your support Lach, we'd love to have you here next year.

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