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Social Rides

The Forrest MTB & Cycling Club regularly run social rides.  Thursday nights are our regular night Brew Crew ride.
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Another awesome little event down here in Forrest.  We had cracking conditions, a fast track and 50 odd eager peopel to take it on.

With shuttle buses on hand all riders were given 3 runs each down the famous Red Carpet at Forrest.

Final results in each category below.

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Our now WORLD FAMOUS New Years Day race is on again!

Don't miss out on this awesome little Sunday Session to clense you from your New Years excesses.

Please register your interest via the form below and we'll see you there.

DETAILS

  • Location: Bottom of Red Carpet (trail #3)
  • Date: 1st January 2012
  • Time: 1pm
  • What: Timed runs down Red Carpet with Shuttle bus to take you to the top.

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One of Forrest's favorite adopted locals is returning yet again.  The current World 24 Hour Solo champion and current Australian Marathon champion, Jason English will be coming to our little village for the 2011 Forrest Festival.

Jason has always been a keen supporter of our events and loves spending time in Forrest.  This time around he is carrying an extra title of DAD.  Jason's wife Jen recently gave birth to their first child so we might just see a more mature...

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Chef / Experienced Cook

Forrest Brewing Co. is looking for a Chef / Experienced Cook. Here's your opportunity to move to the bush, ride the trails as much as you like, join the brewery team and make your mark!

Since opening the Forrest Brewery has established a bustling clientele of mountain bikers, weekend types and district people. The cafe and the beers have built a great reputation and we're getting set for a busy summer...

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Well it's only taken some 12 years to realise, but yesterday Forrest residents were surprised and shocked when their mobile phones started ringing.

Yes that's right, we now have full Telstra Next G mobile reception.  We are led to believe that Optus and Vodafone coverage will come online in the very near future.

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If you answered yes, then read on.

IMBA-AU is the Australian branch of the International Mountain Bike Association.  IMBA's charter is to assist with trail advocacy and land access for Mountain Bikers.

Without trails, we don't have a sport... period.

So if you love riding, then you simply MUST support IMBA-AU.  Memberships are only $45. Your money goes towards funding this growing organisation and to allow them to do the work that is required in...

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Initial planning has started for what will hopefully become the premier event on the Otways calendar.

The Forrest (feral) Festival will be staged over a weekend and will include a 3 stage Mountain Bike event, conducted over 2 days.
Along with the MTB event, will also be a festival with a very typical "Forrest" flavour.

More information will be made over the coming weeks.

Stay tuned to the official website > www.forrestfestival.com.au

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Photo Russ Baker
Well it's over again for another year and what a race it was.  Sprint finishes and 400 happy riders.

Check out the full write up here > http://www.forrest6hour.com.au/wow-what-an-event

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With typically sunny Forrest winter skies, the starter sent approximately 120 riders on their way for the first ever GMBC Forrest 3 hour.

The Geelong Mountain Bike Club did their usual professional job in all aspects, whilst the Forrest club prepared and marked out another "killer" course.

See full story and results here > http://www.gmbc.com.au/index.php

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Forrest MTB and Cycling Club and GMBC have combined efforts to bring you a race on the 30th April.

No, it’s not a 6 hour, no it’s not at the You Yangs, but it may still be a little bit crazy!

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